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New trail segment in Hastings completes 10-mile scenic circuit
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Minnesota teen, missing for 40 years, proven as victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy
Minn. roundup: Insurance company refunding $315,000 to Minnesota drivers
Adele Salon in Hastings gets a new look
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS diver Vova Tipler named 2016-2017 All-American
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
HTA builds new tennis shed at high school thanks to unexpected generosity
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Hastings Hawks beat Austin BlueSox to snap losing streak
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
The show doesn't stop: Woodbury Community Theatre presents 'Legally Blonde'
River City Chorale offers summer performances
PHOTOS: Summer programs engage kids with fishing, birds of prey
River Falls Days weekend schedule
arts and entertainment
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Probate Leola Johnson 17-474
Ardys Mae Frahm, 86
Oscar "Len" Johnson, 101
John T. Chilson, 57
Doris D. Hanson, 76
Irma Christine Robinson, 90
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Letter: 'Good old boys club' alive in Pierce County
The Great Indoors: A vegan option for beer can chicken
Letter: Hootenanny Committee deserves thanks
Viewpoint: Dayton's inability to negotiate in good faith led to Capitol chaos
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June 13, 2017
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
When JP Armstrong sent a 1:30 a.m. email to Deb Larson detailing his idea to perform a series of weddings aboard a parade float, she couldn't...
June 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 26, 2017
Where the buffalo roam
A herd of bison stampeded onto the prairie during Belwin Conservancy's bison release Saturday, May 20. The annual event is in its ninth year...
May 26, 2017 - 10:17am
February 25, 2017
Holding on to history
On a Friday afternoon, Mary Ellen Sax and Linda Quammen spent hours pouring over old photos, newspaper clippings and other paper documents scattered...
February 25, 2017 - 8:00am
August 29, 2016
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
A Wisconsin man is facing five felony charges for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting two women at gunpoint. Washington County Sheriff’s...
News/crime and courts
August 29, 2016 - 5:42pm
August 26, 2016
Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Afton Friday morning for an alleged assault. Deputies responded to the 3200 block of St....
News/crime and courts
August 26, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 17, 2016
A portal through time
New Afton Historic Museum exhibit offers a glimpse into life on the farm What was it like to live and work on a farm around the turn of the 19th...
August 17, 2016 - 4:09pm
June 16, 2016
Afton Apple begins 18th strawberry season
The strawberries are ready to go at Afton Apple, and so is Randy Sambolt, one of the orchard’s longest-standing employees. With a smile on...
June 16, 2016 - 1:39pm
June 14, 2016
More than 6,000 lose power in south Washington County area
More than 6,000 homes in the south Washington County were without power as a thunderstorm rolled through the area Tuesday evening.
June 14, 2016 - 9:12pm
May 28, 2016
Afton resident wins Pulitzer for reporting of Southeast Asian fishing industry with AP
Afton resident Robin McDowell has spent her career traveling around the world as a reporter for the Associated Press. McDowell’s career has...
May 28, 2016 - 8:00am
April 5, 2016
Afton welcomes Islamic center
For the past five years the Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro has been holding worship services in a 2,500-square-foot office space along...
April 5, 2016 - 6:13pm
March 1, 2016
New pub coming to Afton
A new restaurant in Afton is hoping to get back to the roots of the area. Afton City Council approved a liquor license for the Lumberyard Pub during its Feb. 16 meeting following a public hearing. “Thank you for coming to Afton,” Mayor Dick Bend said, “and welcome.” The...
March 1, 2016 - 8:24am
February 12, 2016
Sail Away Cafe in Afton closes
Afton’s Sail Away Cafe has closed. In a post on its Facebook page on Feb. 8, Sail Away Cafe, located at 3121 St. Croix Trail S. in Afton’s Old Village, wrote: “Sail Away is permanently closed. Sadly we did not get enough business to sustain. Great efforts were made but the...
February 12, 2016 - 2:48pm
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
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