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May 26, 2017
Where the buffalo roam
A herd of bison stampeded onto the prairie during Belwin Conservancy's bison release Saturday, May 20. The annual event is in its ninth year...
May 26, 2017 - 10:17am
May 23, 2017
DNR enacts no-wake zone on St. Croix River
Authorities are advising St. Croix River boaters to operate watercrafts at slow speeds between Taylor Falls, Minn. and Prescott, Wis. starting...
May 23, 2017 - 11:36am
May 21, 2017
Motorcycle noise riling Afton residents
On sunny weekend afternoons, residents along Afton Boulevard have had to contend with the thundering sound of motorcycle groups, which they say...
May 21, 2017 - 11:09am
April 29, 2017
Afton businesses open during construction
The road sign says closed, but the businesses are not. As bulldozers and other heavy machinery move tons of earth to build a city sewer system...
April 29, 2017 - 12:13pm
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...
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...
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