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February 23, 2018
Americans Jessica Diggins, left, and Kikkan Randall celebrate winning the gold medal in the ladies' cross-country skiing team sprint freestyle final during the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre. Soobum Im / USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
12 hours 38 min ago
Afton native Jessie Diggins powers up a hill during the 2017 FIS Cross Country World Cup Finals on March 17, 2017, in Quebec City, Canada. Photo courtesy the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Afton native Diggins selected as closing ceremony flag bearer
17 hours 5 min ago
January 5, 2018
Belwin Conservancy Facilities Specialist Eric Palman spent seven hours building a Winter Solstice bonfire with logs and branches collected during routine maintenance throughout the acreage. The whole process took about seven hours. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Afton conservancy celebrates Winter Solstice with public bonfire
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
January 4, 2018
Afton approves $91,000 levy increase
January 4, 2018 - 3:31pm
January 3, 2018
Afton author Diane Dettmann released her newest novel, "On Liberty's Wings," in October. Image courtesy of the author
Author revisits American internment camp survivor's life in new novel
January 3, 2018 - 7:49am
December 11, 2017
Angie Bottemiller's love of all things girly served as inspiration for Perfectly Pink, a new Afton boutique that offers children's clothing as well as a party venue for specialty kids' parties. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
December 11, 2017 - 8:27am
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
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