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November 8, 2017
A $100,000 donation from longtime Afton resident Alice Forrest, who passed away in 2008, funded a new sheriff's office facility that will feature a garage and office space. Construction is expected to wrap up early next year. Submitted photo / Washington County Sheriff's Office
Donation funds sheriff substation in Afton
November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 26, 2017
Theresa "Akua" Fenn poses for a photo Saturday at Art in the Park. The Hastings woman routinely travels to Madagascar to prepare the materials needed to make her bags with the help of local women. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Art in the Park brings whirl of color to Afton
September 26, 2017 - 4:17pm
September 21, 2017
Denny VanDenBoom of Hudson, Wis. whittles a stick from a maple tree into a wooden flower during last year's Afton's Art in the Park. File photo
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 14, 2017
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am
July 25, 2017
Gardens of Light Walking Tour showcases Afton, Lakeland and Bayport gardens
July 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 12, 2017
James Lauck
New Richmond man accused of gunpoint kidnapping sentenced
July 12, 2017 - 2:04pm
July 5, 2017
Thousands poured into Afton to celebrate the Independence Day during the city's 119th annual Fourth of July Parade. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia.
Photos: Afton's 119th Fourth of July Parade
July 5, 2017 - 12:22pm
July 1, 2017
The Afton Fourth of July Parade begins at noon, July 4. File photo
119 years and going: Afton gears up for Fourth of July Parade
July 1, 2017 - 8:00am
June 28, 2017
Organizers with the Afton Area Business Association, the festival's sponsor, spent hours dipping chocolate-covered strawberries to hand out. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: Rain not enough to dampen Afton Strawberry Festival
June 28, 2017 - 9:57am
June 13, 2017
Lake St. Croix Beach minister JP Armstrong will be marrying couples during Afton's Fourth of July Parade. Photo courtesy of JP Armstrong
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
June 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 30, 2017
A flash of nature: New Afton Museum exhibit to feature photography of Belwin Conservancy
May 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 26, 2017
Belwin Conservancy in Afton, Minn., held a bison release Saturday, May 20. Festivities began at 11 a.m. with the first truck releasing bison around noon. Jake Pfeifer / RiverTown Multimedia
Where the buffalo roam
May 26, 2017 - 10:17am
May 23, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources declared a no-wake zone on a 50-mile stretch of the St. Croix River starting Wednesday, May 24. Anne Jacobson / RiverTown Multimedia.
DNR enacts no-wake zone on St. Croix River
May 23, 2017 - 11:36am
May 21, 2017
Afton residents have been voicing concerns about loud motorcycles as riders drive through the city.  Submitted photo by Stan Ross.
Motorcycle noise riling Afton residents
May 21, 2017 - 11:09am
April 29, 2017
Afton businesses open during construction
April 29, 2017 - 12:13pm