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August 30, 2012
Taking care of the trout in Afton
Many people consider Valley Creek to be one of the premier trout streams in the area and Belwin Conservancy is taking steps to ensure its longevity....
August 30, 2012 - 8:09am
August 23, 2012
Balloonists rescued on St. Croix River near Afton
Things couldn't have been more still or calm Sunday, Aug. 11, on the St. Croix River in Afton - and that's exactly what raised a commotion. Dead air in the St. Croix valley caused a hot air balloon loaded with 15 people to stall directly over the river at 7:50 p.m.
August 23, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 8, 2012
Getting together at the Washington County Fair
Thousands of people were out last week enjoying the Washington County Fair. The fair, held Aug. 1-5 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in...
August 8, 2012 - 8:59am
August 3, 2012
Youth Safety Camp held last week
Children always get the importance of safety hammered into them, but do they actually listen? Throw in some fun activities and they just might....
August 3, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 13, 2012
Outdoor dance series kicks off
Put on your dancing shoes and head over to Ojibway Park for the weekly Summer Dance Series. The series, sponsored by Tropical Ballroom and...
July 13, 2012 - 8:00am
July 11, 2012
Beach blanket bonanza at Woodbury's Carver Lake Beach
For most Minnesotans, last week's high temperatures - which saw triple digits - were a cause for frustration and an excuse to stay inside air...
July 11, 2012 - 8:54am
July 5, 2012
Afton City Council to consider community garden idea
Afton is known for its large farmsteads, but a community garden? On July 17 Afton City Council will review a proposal from the Afton Parks Committee to build a community garden in Afton, thanks to a grant from the Lower St. Croix Valley Foundation. Earlier this spring, Afton Planning...
July 5, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 3, 2012
Two geese rearing one odd duckling in Woodbury
George Miller was golfing at Eagle Valley Golf Course last month when he spotted an unusual trio. Two adult geese were shepherding a duckling...
July 3, 2012 - 8:31am
July 2, 2012
Embracing the 'Warrior' spirit (W/PHOTO GALLERY, VIDEO)
Fire. Mud. Tall walls. Obstacles that would make most people turn away lured thousands of brave runners who headed to the hills of Afton Alps...
July 2, 2012 - 9:31am
June 18, 2012
Kafka takes helm at Afton's Belwin Conservancy
A new director has taken the helm at Afton's Belwin Conservancy. Nancy Kafka, of Red Wing, started as the new executive director on June 4....
June 18, 2012 - 4:43pm
Afton May Fair this weekend
Tis the season for celebrating spring and Afton is no exception. The Afton Area Business Association's 20th Annual May Fair will be May 19-20...
May 18, 2012 - 8:00am
May 16, 2012
May 16, 2012: Bargain hunting in Woodbury
Bargain hunters came out in droves last weekend during the annual Woodbury Lions Garage Sale. The 35th annual Lions Garage Sale was held May...
May 16, 2012 - 2:00pm
May 8, 2012
Third annual Bark for Life held Saturday (W/VIDEO)
Man's best friend was celebrated Saturday during the third annual >a href=http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=44577&pg=entry>Bark for Life...
May 8, 2012 - 12:24pm
May 7, 2012
Bailey Elementary supporters make final push for playground funding
Bailey Elementary School is just steps away from giving its playground a facelift. The school is just about $15,000 shy of purchasing a new...
May 7, 2012 - 8:00am
May 3, 2012
River Valley Riders offers a special riding experience in Afton
Woodbury's Miracle Field will provide children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball, but down in Afton the children have another...
May 3, 2012 - 8:00am