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Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
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Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
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Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
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Viewpoint: Friends in Need gets ready for 2016 holiday season
Letter to the editor: Jurgens promises to work for us
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Letter to the editor: Peterson has courage, work ethic to get job done
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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
July 2, 2008
County board races see early activity
Three of the five commissioner seats on the Washington County Board of Commissioners are up for election this November, and so far two of those three seats have challengers. District 5 The District 5 election will feature at least two candidates. Former Woodbury City Council member...
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am