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As radio host, Rep. Jason Lewis questioned seriousness of sexual harassment, CNN reports
Todd Bol leaves lasting legacy through Little Libraries
City Council briefs: Interim library opens
Voter guide: Here’s where the U.S. House candidates in CD2 stand on key issues
Water continues to test negative for E. Coli; taste and smell of water may not improve anytime soon
crime and courts
Yanz family makes football history
Raider football beats South St. Paul 35-9 to finish season 7-1
Hastings cross-country teams compete at Metro East championships
Known deer disease EHD discovered in southeast Minnesota
Hastings girls' tennis competes in individual sections
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
MARSHAN TOWNSHIP: Notice of Meeting Change 11/07/18
CITY OF HASTINGS: 10/24/18 Public Accuracy Test of Voting System
PUBLIC STORAGE SALE: 11/06/18, Stephen's Self-Storage, Hastings, MN
F. Joseph Taylor Law Probate Notice: William Joseph McCarthy
Baker Law Probate Notice: Sharon Anderson 19HA-PR-18-755
Farm to Table: Rebel Chef restaurant serves fresh, locally-sourced meat, produce
Minnesota-born SuperAmerica becomes Speedway
New scam on Facebook urges you to forward this message to all your friends. Don’t do it.
New Clinic Director and Owner of MN Spine and Sport
Bye, Goff & Rohde Welcomes New Attorney
Place a Business Announcement
Marilyn L. Steinke
Edwin F. "Ed" Russell
Margaret A. Robinson
Paul N. Reuter
Cleo Merle Endres
50th Wedding Anniversary
LaVerne "Bud" Becker
Hastings Football Connections - Thank You Sponsor's
Tina Folch for House
Letter: When will chlorination end?
Mary for Mayor
Tina Folch Supports Us, Not Insurance Industry
Debunking Misleading Healthcare Ads on Folch
Elect Stan Karwoski
Submit a Political Letter
Real Estate Showcase
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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
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
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...
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....
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
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