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Charges: Woodbury restaurant manager embezzled thousands
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
State opinion: Woodbury police improperly withheld data
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Police roll out body camera pilot program
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
PHOTO: Local 4-H receives grant
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Striking up a community band: Musicians sought from Woodbury
Still at bat: Senior softball team at the center of comedy at Black Box
arts and entertainment
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Letters: Provisional ballots just make sense; foreign aid pays off
Letters: Yearning for 'bit of podunk'; Speak up about public transportation
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Letters: City birthday boosted Heritage Society; Bulletin improving lately
VIEWPOINT: Lawmakers aim to make Met Council accountable
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April 20, 2017
Afton to create habitat for endangered bee species
The city of Afton plans to create new habitats for an endangered bee species, amid concerns the city’s downtown construction project could...
April 20, 2017 - 12:31pm
April 14, 2017
Afton's Diggins looks ahead to the Olympics after standout season
Even the best skiers in the world need a break sometimes. A break is exactly what World Cup cross-country skier and Afton native Jessie Diggins...
April 14, 2017 - 4:56pm
March 11, 2017
Art show reception
Squire House Gardens in Afton is holding an art exhibit featuring six local Minnesota artists at its annual spring show, "Life Here." The show runs from March 11-26 and will include the work of Derk Hansen and Richard Meacock, both of Afton; Kristin Grevich of Medina; Ruth Johnson...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 11, 2017 - 8:17am
March 1, 2017
Failing bridge in Afton could cost $75,000 to replace
A recent state inspection found one Afton bridge to be in need of replacement. Afton City Engineer Diane Hankee said during a Feb. 21 Afton City...
March 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
Manning Avenue to undergo construction
Beginning this year, Manning Avenue — also referred to as Minnesota State Highway 95 — will be undergoing a three-year-long construction...
March 1, 2017 - 9:29am
February 25, 2017
Holding on to history: Afton Historical Museum in the running for federal grant
On a Friday afternoon, Mary Ellen Sax and Linda Quammen spent hours pouring over old photos, newspaper clippings and other paper documents scattered...
February 25, 2017 - 9:28am
February 17, 2017
Belwin Conservancy will hold open house Saturday
The Belwin Conservancy is inviting the public to get out of the house and enjoy the nature surrounding the St. Croix Valley during its open house...
February 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 9, 2017
Protecting a son's memory: Afton author Dan Seftick will discuss memoir about son’s climbing death
When he gives a reading from his book "Real Mountains" Jan. 7 at Valley Bookseller in Stillwater, Dan Seftick will be doing so as a parent. "I...
January 9, 2017 - 8:39am
December 26, 2016
Afton approved 2017 city budget and 9.84 percent tax levy
Afton residents and businesses will see a 9.86 percent increase in the taxes they pay to the city next year, one of largest increases in recent years. The reason for the sharp increase in this year's budget and tax levy is largely due to the city needing funds for street maintenance...
December 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 15, 2016
After Como Zoo stay, police horses find permanent home in Afton
ST. PAUL — After a short stay at the Como Zoo, the St. Paul Police Department's horses have settled into a more permanent pasture. In...
News/crime and courts
December 15, 2016 - 4:16pm
December 14, 2016
Downhill ski season is here (barely) as slopes open around Minnesota
Downhill ski season is here — just barely. Afton Alps in Washington County announced its opening at 3 p.m. Thursday, one of a handful of alpine ski destinations beginning to open throughout the state. The ski hill celebrated the announcement by posting a video of an Elf on...
December 14, 2016 - 2:31pm
Afton seeks feedback on street repair planning
With a number of Afton roads needing costly repairs, the city is looking for residents' feedback on how the city can solve its road dilema. Repair and maintenance for roads in need could cost about $6.7 million if done at the same time, which is beyond what the city is able to fund...
December 14, 2016 - 2:31pm
December 9, 2016
Belwin Conservancy to light up the St. Croix valley with winter solstice bonfire
The Belwin Conservancy will be lighting up the longest night of the year during its inaugural winter solstice bonfire. The event features a...
December 9, 2016 - 11:10am
December 5, 2016
Afton and Woodbury shine during weekend holiday events
Afton and Woodbury lit up the night this weekend with holiday events. The Afton Area Business Association sponsored a Friday evening and Saturday...
December 5, 2016 - 11:20am
November 9, 2016
Differing views must be respected, 834 School Board electees agree
Two-thirds of the so-called "GPS" ticket won a right Tuesday to be on the Stillwater Area School Board. Newcomer Sarah Stivland and incumbent...
November 9, 2016 - 10:07am