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November 20, 2018
Afton renews contract with Washington County Sheriff's Office
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is set to continue providing law enforcement to cities including Afton. Afton, which has contracted with...
November 20, 2018 - 12:31pm
November 17, 2018
Comedy show coming to Afton House Inn
Minnesota Comedian of the Year Scott Hansen will be entertaining at the Afton House Inn on Friday, Nov. 23. Hasnen has appeared on HBO, Showtime,...
November 17, 2018 - 8:00am
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