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May 28, 2016
Afton resident Robin McDowell won a Pulitzer Prize earlier this spring in public service for her worked on an Associated Press series that exposed the use of slaves in the Southeast Asia fishing industry. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Amber Kispert-Smith)
Afton resident wins Pulitzer for reporting of Southeast Asian fishing industry with AP
May 28, 2016 - 8:00am
April 5, 2016
Afton welcomes Islamic center
April 5, 2016 - 6:13pm
March 1, 2016
New pub coming to Afton
March 1, 2016 - 8:24am
February 12, 2016
Sail Away Cafe in Afton closes
February 12, 2016 - 2:48pm
January 1, 2011
Paul Augustine, co-founder of Afton Alps Recreation Area. Augustine died Jan. 1. He was 79. Photo courtesy of Afton Alps.
Afton Alps co-founder dies
January 1, 2011 - 2:49pm
June 17, 2009
Lucky church members clean berries before last year's Strawberry Festival event. Berry cleaning, according to organizers, is one of the favorite chores for members before the festival, getting more volunteers for that activity than for any of the others.
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Festival has bluegrass, red berries
June 17, 2009 - 7:38am
May 28, 2009
Fritz Knaak, Afton's city attorney, is also one of the attorneys working on Sen. Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election recount case against Al Franken. The Minnesota Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in the case on June 1.
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Afton city attorney is a major player in Senate recount
May 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
December 16, 2008
Afton man accused of molesting granddaughters
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Richard A. Balsimo, 62, of Afton, has been charged with two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Afton man accused of molesting granddaughters
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am