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Spike in hate crimes nationwide, in Minnesota
With improved test scores, Newport Elementary defying expectations for a ‘high poverty school’
Leader of international sex ring that targeted Minn., ND sent to prison
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Girls Swimming: East Ridge's Callie Kunz and Elli Moss compete at state championship on Thursday
From no-hitters to opening days to World Series: Jeff Nelson has seen it all as an MLB umpire
East Ridge, Park, New Life Academy have student-athletes sign their NLIs
Girls Hockey: Park wins an overtime thriller, East Ridge improves to 2-0
Afton Alps to open Friday
2017 story: St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: 12/05/18 Mtg-Capital Improvement Plan Bonds
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Downtown Hastings boutique to close its doors
Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm
After 65 years in Newport, John Bartl Hardware store closing its doors
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Kuemmel's Corner: A look back at the fall season for Park High School
Editorial: Hunt is on, so be on your game
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October 26, 2018
Afton man charged with 43 counts of state tax evasion
An Afton man has been charged with 43 counts of state tax evasion. Hatem Amin Younis, 47, of Afton was arrested in Oakdale on the morning of...
October 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
October 10, 2018
A ban down by the river
Don't call it a plastic ban. It's more of a requirement, Afton City Council member Bill Palmquist said, for businesses to stop using plastic....
October 10, 2018 - 12:21pm
September 26, 2018
Watch: Afton gets artsy
Sunshine and temperatures in the high-60s created a busy weekend for Afton's 40th annual Art in the Park festival. An estimated 10,000 people...
September 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 1, 2018
Your Fourth of July fireworks guide
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY — Most offices and city halls will be closed Wednesday, July 4 in recognition of Independence Day. Here is the...
July 1, 2018 - 10:37am
June 8, 2018
Editorial: Support a community and celebrate together
Cheese and chili, milk and strawberries, rivers and water skis. Music, street dances, craft fairs and food. The annual festival march through...
June 8, 2018 - 5:00am
February 23, 2018
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
AFTON, Minn. — Afton native Jessie Diggins still has the weathered scrap of cardboard that her idol Kikkan Randall signed for her nearly...
February 23, 2018 - 5:34pm
Afton native Diggins selected as closing ceremony flag bearer
Jessie Diggins of Afton will lead the U.S. Olympic Team Sunday during the closing ceremony of the winter games in PyeongChang, becoming the first...
February 23, 2018 - 1:08pm
January 5, 2018
Afton conservancy celebrates Winter Solstice with public bonfire
For the second year in a row, Belwin Conservancy in Afton invited the community to huddle up around a roaring bonfire marking the longest night...
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
January 3, 2018
Author revisits American internment camp survivor's life in new novel
For many Japanese Americans, the trauma of World War II internment camps lingered long after their release. In her newest novel, "On Liberty's...
January 3, 2018 - 7:49am
December 11, 2017
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
Fancy frills and girly garb have become Angie Bottemiller's signature aesthetic. When she attends a birthday party or baby shower, friends can...
December 11, 2017 - 8:27am
September 26, 2017
Art in the Park brings whirl of color to Afton
Art was in the air last weekend in Afton, as visitors gathered for the city's annual Art in the Park Fair. In its 39th year, the outdoor art...
September 26, 2017 - 4:17pm
September 21, 2017
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
Before the autumn colors coat the St. Croix River Valley, local and regional artists will be adding their own flair this weekend during Afton's...
September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 14, 2017
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
A felony first-degree burglary conviction landed Lawrence Murray Best a sentence of less than a year in jail, but the 54-year-old Afton man will...
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am
July 25, 2017
Gardens of Light Walking Tour showcases Afton, Lakeland and Bayport gardens
Local gardeners in Afton, Lakeland and Bayport (Minn.) are weeding and feeding plants and flowers in preparation for the inaugural Gardens of Light Walking Tour on Saturday, July 29. The garden tour is a fundraiser for mental health programming at Oak-Land Middle School in Lake Elmo....
July 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 12, 2017
New Richmond man accused of gunpoint kidnapping sentenced
A New Richmond man accused of kidnapping two women at gunpoint will serve three years in prison for kidnapping two women at gunpoint in Afton...
July 12, 2017 - 2:04pm