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Bus aide charged in molestation case resigns from South Washington County Schools
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Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
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
Fashion show will kick off spring anti-hunger campaign
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Lyle A. Heuer, 66
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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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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to get away from the holiday craze, forget about finding the hottest toys and get back to the holiday traditions that originally made the season fun.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
May 28, 2009
Afton city attorney is a major player in Senate recount
Afton city attorney Fritz Knaak may have his work cut out for him in Afton, but there is another case currently commanding his attention -- Minnesota's...
May 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
May 27, 2009
Afton May Fair is May 30-31
May is almost coming to a close and that means only one thing for Afton residents -- May Fair is almost here. Every year, hundreds of people come out for the annual event that celebrates everything great about spring and summer. The 17th Annual Afton May Fair will be May 30 and...
May 27, 2009 - 11:12am
May 13, 2009
County to start CR-18 project in Afton after Fourth of July
It's a nearly 5-mile stretch of road, that according to county public works officials, is in dire need of repair. And it leads into the heart of downtown Afton. This summer County Road 18 will get much more than a facelift. From Manning Avenue to St. Croix Trail, Washington County...
May 13, 2009 - 9:31am
December 18, 2008
Stealth tower raised -- finally
Afton's "stealth" tower -- one that masquerades as a pine tree -- has finally taken root in Afton. The radio communications tower, which hasn't...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Afton man accused of molesting granddaughters
An Afton man was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for an incident involving two of his juvenile granddaughters. Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested Richard Allen Balsimo, 62, at his Afton residence on Thursday, Dec. 11. He was taken...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Afton man accused of molesting granddaughters
An Afton man was charged Monday with two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for an incident involving two of his juvenile granddaughters. Washington...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Afton man arrested for alleged criminal sexual conduct with minor relative
An Afton man is being held in the Washington County jail over the weekend for allegedly committing criminal sexual conduct against one or more female relatives who are also minors. Washington County deputies arrested Richard Allen Balsimo, 62, at his Afton residence Thursday, Dec....
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Snow lovers flock to slopes
It's not often that you hear the sentiment that Minnesota winters are "nice and mild." But that's just what one woman had to say as the slopes...
November 19, 2008 - 7:56am
October 16, 2008
Stealth tower contract awarded
What's tall and green but turns blue in the sun and sticks out like a sore thumb? The answer, some residents of Afton are afraid, will be the Washington County stealth communications tower, destined for installation at 15326 Afton Hills Court. Washington County commissioners voted...
October 16, 2008 - 8:23am
August 6, 2008
Assumed Name Amendment: Afton Plastics
AMENDMENT TO CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME AFTON PLASTICS STATE OF MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 Filed July 25, 2008 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer...
August 6, 2008 - 10:00am