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March 17, 2016
Fly tying for beginners
A fly tying class for beginners will be held Saturday, March 19, at Afton State Park. The clinic is designed to teach basic fly tying with hands on instruction. For details and to register, call 651-231-6968 or email Linda.Radimecky@state.mn.us.
March 17, 2016 - 12:06am
March 16, 2016
No wedding bells in Afton
Well it won't be happily ever after for Afton and the Hoelderles. Afton City Council denied an ordinance amendment, presented by Tom and Clare...
March 16, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 15, 2016
The wedding is off in Afton -- again
Afton Planning Commission decided it couldn't say "I do" to a resident's request. During its March 7 meeting Afton Planning Commission voted...
March 15, 2016 - 1:51pm
SavATree permit moves forward
St. Croix SavATree is one step closer to calling Afton home. Afton Planning Commission gave the greenlight to SavATree's conditional-use permit...
March 15, 2016 - 1:37pm
March 14, 2016
Keeping his head held high
Last November, it was an average day at work for Lakeland resident Dave Jarvis, who owns CURRENT Restaurant and Swirl Wine Bar in Afton. Jarvis...
March 14, 2016 - 12:05am
March 13, 2016
Washington County initiates steps for $20 million bond sale
There's a full slate of capital improvement projects planned for Washington County this summer, and now the county is starting to plan how to...
March 13, 2016 - 12:55am
March 1, 2016
Charges: Suspected car thief leaves his mail in abandoned vehicle
After an incident in Afton, Ethan Paul Quirt, 39, of Minneapolis has been charged with felony theft of a motor vehicle. He is scheduled to...
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March 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
Museum offers hope for future of Afton’s cemeteries
Afton is home to a number of cemeteries from the past, but due to time and the Minnesota elements they are starting to go into disarray, which is why Afton City Council is taking steps to preserve their future. Afton City Council discussed how to maintain its cemeteries during its...
March 1, 2016 - 12:50am
February 29, 2016
Super Tuesday: Local DFL meets at WHS, GOP meets at East Ridge for precinct caucuses
The Presidential election comes to Woodbury on Super Tuesday this year, the first time that the state will enact a Presidential preference ballot,...
February 29, 2016 - 12:13am
February 26, 2016
In Afton, new liquor license requirements include 50-50 sales
Sitting outside by the river with a drink is a pastime enjoyed by many in Afton. And now there might be more options. Afton City Council updated...
February 26, 2016 - 12:22am
February 19, 2016
One of those behind new restaurant in Afton: Joe Mauer's brother Billy
A new restaurant in Afton is hoping to get back to the roots of the area. Afton City Council approved a liquor license for the Lumberyard Pub...
February 19, 2016 - 9:45am
February 15, 2016
Sail Away Cafe in Afton closes
Afton’s Sail Away Cafe has closed. In a post on its Facebook page on Feb. 8, Sail Away Cafe, located at 3121 St Croix Trail S in Afton’s...
February 15, 2016 - 10:18am
February 14, 2016
Is Avonlea's wedding back on in Afton?
Once again Afton residents Tom and Clare Hoelderle are hoping to find the perfect marriage between themselves, their proposed commercial wedding...
February 14, 2016 - 12:44am
February 1, 2016
Council considers allowing up to five liquor licenses
Afton City Council is taking another look at its liquor license ordinance. Council members discussed possible amendments during its Jan. 19...
February 1, 2016 - 12:58am
January 31, 2016
Funding contribution approved
Afton City Council approved funding contribution for the Lower St. Croix Valley Fire District during its Jan. 19 meeting. The city will contribute...
January 31, 2016 - 12:58am