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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...
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...
February 2, 2010 - 12:09pm
December 4, 2009
City offers an old-fashioned holiday celebration
The Afton Area Business Association is offering a chance for people to get away from the holiday craze, forget about finding the hottest toys and get back to the holiday traditions that originally made the season fun. On Dec. 4 to 6 downtown Afton will be transformed into a winter...
December 4, 2009 - 8:00am
August 3, 2009
Afton discusses adopting turbine ordinance
Wind turbines could possibly be blowing into Afton in the near future. During the July 21 meeting of the Afton City Council, it was discussed whether or not the council should look into writing an ordinance that would deal with wind turbines.
August 3, 2009 - 4:59pm
July 14, 2009
Afton takes its turn at turbine talk
Afton already has a controversial tower in their midst, but could another structure beginning with a 'T' be added into the mix? At the July 6 meeting of the Afton Planning Commission, commissioners heard a presentation from Ralph Jacobson, from Innovative Power Systems, about wind...
July 14, 2009 - 12:49pm
July 9, 2009
County to begin work on County Road 18
Road work on County Road/State Highway 18 in Afton is expected to begin soon after the Fourth of July holiday, Washington County officials said at a June 23 county board meeting. At the meeting, county commissioners voted to award a $4.02 million bid to Tower Asphalt to perform the...
July 9, 2009 - 7:51am
June 17, 2009
Festival has bluegrass, red berries
The 127th annual Memorial Lutheran Church, Afton Strawberry Festival, will be held Saturday, June 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 15730 Afton...
June 17, 2009 - 7:38am