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Man arrested in Afton for possible hostage situation
Charges: Burglars admit to arson, spray painting, thefts
Woodbury drinking water OK, city says
Charges: Woman has drugs in purse during 96 mph rush-hour traffic stop
Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
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State's top skaters compete in Woodbury
Girls soccer: Raptors knock off No. 9 Eastview
Girls tennis: Woodbury loses to state champs in first match
Girls tennis: East Ridge beats Henry Sibley 6-1
East Ridge bowling club to hold info session at Pinz
Dogs and ducks: Kids learn life lessons in theater camp
What to do at Woodbury Days
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
Woodbury Days medallion has been found
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June 28, 2016
Communities celebrate Fourth of July
Replace n's with zapdingbats. Photos: 062916.N.SWC.July4Events-parade.jpg 062916.CAL.SWC.FourthParadeDave Dahl hdsht.jpg South Washington...
June 28, 2016 - 11:49am
June 27, 2016
A 'berry' good time at Afton's strawberry fest
Recent flooding that put strawberry farmers’ crop at risk and forecasts for thunderstorms didn’t washout Afton’s annual Strawberry Festival...
June 27, 2016 - 9:57am
June 14, 2016
More than 6,000 lose power in south Washington County area
More than 6,000 homes in the south Washington County were without power as a thunderstorm rolled through the area Tuesday evening.
June 14, 2016 - 9:12pm
June 10, 2016
Bison return to Afton's Belwin Conservancy
The bison will return June 11 to roam 150 fenced-in acres of Belwin Conservancy in Afton. The herd of about 40 animals is on loan from NorthStar...
June 10, 2016 - 7:28am
June 6, 2016
It'll take a primary to decide Commissioner District 2
Bill Pulkrabek announced and then ended his election bid. But even without the former Washington County Commissioner from Oakdale on the ballot,...
June 6, 2016 - 12:42pm
June 1, 2016
Afton street signs for sale
Afton City Council approved a proposal during its May 17 meeting to sell its street signs. Afton is replacing all of its street name signs because...
June 1, 2016 - 7:15pm
May 31, 2016
Time to dwell on the past
One of Afton's businesses has a new owner, but it still has the same old feel. St. Mary's Point resident Heather Schuck is the new owner of dwell....
May 31, 2016 - 5:03pm
May 30, 2016
Memorial Day in Afton
The annual Memorial Day service is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Evergreen Community Cemetery in Afton. The program includes the Hudson Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post No. 2115 Honor Guard, vocal music by MaryLou Clymer, Speaker Pastor Fahs, recitations by Afton-Lakeland...
May 30, 2016 - 12:36am
Afton Planning Commission appointment made
Afton City Council appointed Roger Bowman to Afton Planning Commission during its May 17 meeting. Bowman is being appointed to fill the vacant...
May 30, 2016 - 12:14am
May 26, 2016
Emmer endorses Lewis in 2nd District battle
New candidate filings for local elected offices in recent days include: Jason Lewis of Woodbury, Minnesota Congressional District 2; U.S. Rep....
May 26, 2016 - 9:11pm
May 23, 2016
UPDATE: Republicans reload for primary in Congressional District 2
Despite being the GOP-endorsed candidate Jason Lewis of Woodbury faces a Republican primary in U.S. Congressional District 2. Republican Darlene...
May 23, 2016 - 7:19pm
UPDATE: McCollum has a challenger, so does Fenton
Officially, the Washington County Board of Commissioners race is on. The filing period for county, state and federal elections is under way,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:22am
May 18, 2016
Afton resident wins Pulitzer for reporting of Southeast Asian fishing industry with AP
Afton resident Robin McDowell has spent her career traveling around the world as a reporter for the Associated Press. McDowell's career has taken...
May 18, 2016 - 5:56pm
UPDATE: Minnesota House incumbents file for re-election, and 2 more County Board candidates
Today, two Minnesota Legislature incumbents have filed for re-election. State reps. Kelly Fenton and JoAnn Ward are the only candidates to have...
May 18, 2016 - 5:15pm
May 7, 2016
Afton House Inn serves as Old Village crown jewel
The tiny rural town of Afton may be best known for its proximity to the St. Croix River, but it's also home to some great food and great wine....
May 7, 2016 - 12:01am