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Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
crime and courts
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
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Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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January 13, 2017
Protecting a son's memory: Afton author Dan Seftick will discuss memoir about son’s climbing death
Afton When he gives a reading from his memoir "Real Mountains," Dan Seftick does so as a parent. "I guess I don't really consider myself an author,...
January 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
August 29, 2016
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
A Wisconsin man is facing five felony charges for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting two women at gunpoint. Washington County Sheriff’s...
News/crime and courts
August 29, 2016 - 5:42pm
August 26, 2016
Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Afton Friday morning for an alleged assault. Deputies responded to the 3200 block of St....
News/crime and courts
August 26, 2016 - 3:42pm
June 14, 2016
More than 6,000 lose power in south Washington County area
More than 6,000 homes in the south Washington County were without power as a thunderstorm rolled through the area Tuesday evening.
June 14, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 5, 2016
Islamic center plan advances in Afton
For the past five years the Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro has held worship services in a 2,500-square-foot office space on Commerce...
April 5, 2016 - 4:09pm
October 22, 2015
Fullness of fall: Check out five great places where you can see vibrant fall colors
They don’t call it Woodbury for nothin’. The beautiful foliage that we can take for granted has peaked in vibrant colors lately -- and the...
October 22, 2015 - 1:38pm
January 1, 2011
Afton Alps co-founder dies
Paul Augustine, a co-founder of the Afton Alps ski area, died Saturday. He was 79. Augustine had been living at the Afton Care Center for about...
January 1, 2011 - 2:49pm
July 21, 2010
Constellations and conservation in Afton
Many consider Belwin Conservancy a great place to observe nature and the land, but next month the Afton destination will also be a place to observe the night sky. In a partnership with the Minnesota Astronomical Society, Belwin is in the process of building an observatory, which...
July 21, 2010 - 12:07pm
June 3, 2010
Selma's Ice Cream Parlour sold
Selma's Ice Cream Parlour is officially no more - at least for the time being, anyway. During a sheriff's sale auction at the Washington County Law Enforcement Center, CorTrust Bank purchased the restaurant, which was in foreclosure, for $746,611.60. Selma's Ice Cream Parlour was...
June 3, 2010 - 8:12am
May 19, 2010
Selma's Ice Cream Parlour hangs up scoop
With Afton's Mayfair quickly approaching, and summer soon to follow, a longtime institution is noticeably absent from town -- Selma's Ice Cream...
May 19, 2010 - 7:58am
May 14, 2010
County Road 18 in Afton will close for a month
Construction on County Road 18 in Afton, from Trading Post Trail to 2,000 feet to the west, will begin May 17, and the roadway will be closed to traffic during the work. Construction is expected to last four weeks. Construction in this area includes moving utilities, installing storm...
May 14, 2010 - 8:02am
April 29, 2010
Wine bar opens in Afton
The Afton House Inn has embarked on a new endeavor with the opening of the new combination wine shop and wine bar Swirl. The store will be located...
April 29, 2010 - 11:17am
February 8, 2010
Weather stops search for missing snowmobiler
Washington County authorities say bad weather may prevent them from resuming the search for a snowmobiler who is believed to have driven his machine into open water on the St. Croix River. "Based on the weather, I'm beginning to seriously doubt that we'll be able to get back out...
February 8, 2010 - 8:55am
February 3, 2010
UPDATED: Alcohol charge filed in connection with deadly crash
Prosecutors allege that a 22-year-old man bought booze for an Afton woman charged in the death of her friend in an alcohol-related car crash. Washington...
crime and courts/News
February 3, 2010 - 2:59pm
February 2, 2010
Afton woman charged in deadly crash
A 19-year-old Afton woman who admitted to drinking hours before getting behind the wheel was charged Monday with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the death of her friend in a car crash. Washington County prosecutors charged Alicia R. Haupert, 14997 Afton Blvd. S., with...
crime and courts
February 2, 2010 - 12:09pm