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Valley Crossing students achieve success in WordMasters Challenge
Capitol Chatter: Trump seeks 2020 Minnesota win
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Ravine Regional Park reopens
Census: Minnesota's diversity growth continues
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Girls Golf: Sarkar drives (chips, and putts) to be the best
One foot in front of the other: Tierney Wolfgram loves the sport of running
Legion Baseball: East Ridge loses heart breaker to Eastview
Legion Baseball: East Ridge wins in extra innings
Legion Baseball: Woodbury shuts out East Ridge
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
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Heppner's Auto Body to expand Woodbury location
New chiro moves into Hudson Headache office
Woodbury Plastic Surgery Joins Fairview Physician Associates Network; Remains an Independent Clinic
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June 8, 2018
Editorial: Support a community and celebrate together
Cheese and chili, milk and strawberries, rivers and water skis. Music, street dances, craft fairs and food. The annual festival march through...
June 8, 2018 - 5:00am
February 23, 2018
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
AFTON, Minn. — Afton native Jessie Diggins still has the weathered scrap of cardboard that her idol Kikkan Randall signed for her nearly...
February 23, 2018 - 5:34pm
Afton native Diggins selected as closing ceremony flag bearer
Jessie Diggins of Afton will lead the U.S. Olympic Team Sunday during the closing ceremony of the winter games in PyeongChang, becoming the first...
February 23, 2018 - 1:08pm
January 5, 2018
Afton conservancy celebrates Winter Solstice with public bonfire
For the second year in a row, Belwin Conservancy in Afton invited the community to huddle up around a roaring bonfire marking the longest night...
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
January 4, 2018
Afton approves $91,000 levy increase
The Afton City Council approved a 4.5 percent tax levy increase last week as part of the 2018 budget. The $2,133,786 total tax levy, which includes...
January 4, 2018 - 3:31pm
January 3, 2018
Author revisits American internment camp survivor's life in new novel
For many Japanese Americans, the trauma of World War II internment camps lingered long after their release. In her newest novel, "On Liberty's...
January 3, 2018 - 7:49am
December 11, 2017
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
Fancy frills and girly garb have become Angie Bottemiller's signature aesthetic. When she attends a birthday party or baby shower, friends can...
December 11, 2017 - 8:27am
November 8, 2017
Donation funds sheriff substation in Afton
Washington County sheriff deputies will have a permanent office in Afton next year thanks to a generous donation from a resident who died nearly...
November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 26, 2017
Art in the Park brings whirl of color to Afton
Art was in the air last weekend in Afton, as visitors gathered for the city's annual Art in the Park Fair. In its 39th year, the outdoor art...
September 26, 2017 - 4:17pm
September 21, 2017
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
Before the autumn colors coat the St. Croix River Valley, local and regional artists will be adding their own flair this weekend during Afton's...
September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 14, 2017
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
A felony first-degree burglary conviction landed Lawrence Murray Best a sentence of less than a year in jail, but the 54-year-old Afton man will...
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am
July 25, 2017
Gardens of Light Walking Tour showcases Afton, Lakeland and Bayport gardens
Local gardeners in Afton, Lakeland and Bayport (Minn.) are weeding and feeding plants and flowers in preparation for the inaugural Gardens of Light Walking Tour on Saturday, July 29. The garden tour is a fundraiser for mental health programming at Oak-Land Middle School in Lake Elmo....
July 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 12, 2017
New Richmond man accused of gunpoint kidnapping sentenced
A New Richmond man accused of kidnapping two women at gunpoint will serve three years in prison for kidnapping two women at gunpoint in Afton...
July 12, 2017 - 2:04pm
July 5, 2017
Photos: Afton's 119th Fourth of July Parade
Love was in the air during Afton's 119th annual Fouth of July Parade. The annual parade drew thousands to the city's Old Village to not only...
July 5, 2017 - 12:22pm
July 1, 2017
119 years and going: Afton gears up for Fourth of July Parade
Afton's rocky road isn't stopping the city from its annual Independence Day celebration. In its 119th year, organizers are gearing up for the...
July 1, 2017 - 8:00am