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Sea of gray: Groutfit Day and other spirit themes grow popular at East Ridge
The Gaming Goat offers analog fun
Woodbury faces 3.84 percent tax levy increase in 2017
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Woodbury police receive report of UFO abductions
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A busy year for Woodbury diver Miller
Rydberg calls it a career
Girls Soccer: Woodbury controls play in 2-0 win vs. Park
Boys Soccer: Wolfpack, Royals battle to 2-2 tie
Girls Tennis: Woodbury falls in battle for Suburban East Conference title
HealthEast Clinic -- Woodwinds to hold open house Tuesday
Life at the crossroads: ‘Songs for a New World’ examines human response to loss
Residents rally for Big Truck Day
38th annual Afton Art in the Park in pictures
The gift of writing: Local author recognized, donates books
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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...
News/crime and courts
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
January 30, 2016
New Parks Committee appointment
Afton City Council appointed a new member to the city’s Parks Committee last month. Afton resident Lynn Danz Kaye will serve on the city’s...
January 30, 2016 - 12:56am
January 29, 2016
Take a candlelight walk at Afton State Park
A candlelight walk and snowshoe hike is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Afton State Park. The trails will be lit by candles. For details, call 651-231-6968. This event can be counted in the 125 Miles by Bike, Boot or Boat Challenge.
January 29, 2016 - 12:39am
January 28, 2016
St. Croix SavATree receives siding, landscape buffer variances from city
In a rare move Afton City Council went against Afton Planning Commission’s recommendation last week. Afton City Council approved two variances...
January 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
New office assistant appointed
Afton City Council appointed a new office assistant last month. The new office assistant, Cottage Grove resident Deb Meade, replaces former...
January 28, 2016 - 12:57am