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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
December 14, 2016
Afton seeks feedback on street repair planning
With a number of Afton roads needing costly repairs, the city is looking for residents' feedback on how the city can solve its road dilema. Repair and maintenance for roads in need could cost about $6.7 million if done at the same time, which is beyond what the city is able to fund...
December 14, 2016 - 2:31pm
November 9, 2016
2016 Woodbury local election results
Editor's note: Election results are unofficial until canvassing. Woodbury Republican newcomer Jason Lewis won in U.S. Congressional District...
November 9, 2016 - 8:48am
November 6, 2016
Q&A with Ward 1 incumbent Bill Palmquist
Bill Palmquist • Age: 50 • Address: 3466 St. Croix Trail S., Afton • Occupation: Independent insurance agent • Education: Bachelor's...
November 6, 2016 - 9:50am
Q&A with Ward 1 Afton challenger Simon Wirth
Simon Wirth • Age: 31 • Address: 4135 Penfield Court S., Afton • Occupation: Stay-at-home dad • Education: Bachelor's of arts in communication,...
November 6, 2016 - 8:50am
Q&A with Afton Ward 4 incumbent Randy Nelson
Randy P. Nelson • Age: 51 • Address: 105 Stagecoach Trail S., Afton • Occupation: Farmer • Education: High school, some postsecondary...
November 6, 2016 - 7:49am
November 1, 2016
Afton Mayor seeks to protect city's rural character
After his first full term as Afton's Mayor, Richard Bend is seeking to retain his office on Nov. 8. Much like his previous campaign, Bend said...
November 1, 2016 - 2:34pm
July 25, 2016
Afton City Hall goes paperless
To cut down on costs and headaches of retrieving documents, the city of Afton is moving to create a paperless office, which would digitize thousands...
July 25, 2016 - 3:22pm
July 14, 2016
Afton gets approval for wastewater treatment project
Afton's wastewater treatment project is a go. After a tight time crunch to get approval before July 1, the Afton City Council approved a contractor's...
July 14, 2016 - 11:43am
June 6, 2016
It'll take a primary to decide Commissioner District 2
Bill Pulkrabek announced and then ended his election bid. But even without the former Washington County Commissioner from Oakdale on the ballot,...
June 6, 2016 - 12:42pm
May 30, 2016
Afton Planning Commission appointment made
Afton City Council appointed Roger Bowman to Afton Planning Commission during its May 17 meeting. Bowman is being appointed to fill the vacant...
May 30, 2016 - 12:14am
May 26, 2016
Emmer endorses Lewis in 2nd District battle
New candidate filings for local elected offices in recent days include: Jason Lewis of Woodbury, Minnesota Congressional District 2; U.S. Rep....
May 26, 2016 - 9:11pm
May 23, 2016
UPDATE: Republicans reload for primary in Congressional District 2
Despite being the GOP-endorsed candidate Jason Lewis of Woodbury faces a Republican primary in U.S. Congressional District 2. Republican Darlene...
May 23, 2016 - 7:19pm
UPDATE: McCollum has a challenger, so does Fenton
Officially, the Washington County Board of Commissioners race is on. The filing period for county, state and federal elections is under way,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:22am
May 18, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota House incumbents file for re-election, and 2 more County Board candidates
Today, two Minnesota Legislature incumbents have filed for re-election. State reps. Kelly Fenton and JoAnn Ward are the only candidates to have...
May 18, 2016 - 5:15pm