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January 5, 2018
Belwin Conservancy Facilities Specialist Eric Palman spent seven hours building a Winter Solstice bonfire with logs and branches collected during routine maintenance throughout the acreage. The whole process took about seven hours. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Afton conservancy celebrates Winter Solstice with public bonfire
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
January 3, 2018
Afton author Diane Dettmann released her newest novel, "On Liberty's Wings," in October. Image courtesy of the author
Author revisits American internment camp survivor's life in new novel
January 3, 2018 - 7:49am
December 11, 2017
Angie Bottemiller's love of all things girly served as inspiration for Perfectly Pink, a new Afton boutique that offers children's clothing as well as a party venue for specialty kids' parties. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
December 11, 2017 - 8:27am
November 8, 2017
A $100,000 donation from longtime Afton resident Alice Forrest, who passed away in 2008, funded a new sheriff's office facility that will feature a garage and office space. Construction is expected to wrap up early next year. Submitted photo / Washington County Sheriff's Office
Donation funds sheriff substation in Afton
November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 26, 2017
Theresa "Akua" Fenn poses for a photo Saturday at Art in the Park. The Hastings woman routinely travels to Madagascar to prepare the materials needed to make her bags with the help of local women. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Art in the Park brings whirl of color to Afton
September 26, 2017 - 4:17pm
September 21, 2017
Denny VanDenBoom of Hudson, Wis. whittles a stick from a maple tree into a wooden flower during last year's Afton's Art in the Park. File photo
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 14, 2017
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am
July 25, 2017
Gardens of Light Walking Tour showcases Afton, Lakeland and Bayport gardens
July 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 13, 2017
Lake St. Croix Beach minister JP Armstrong will be marrying couples during Afton's Fourth of July Parade. Photo courtesy of JP Armstrong
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
June 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 26, 2017
Belwin Conservancy in Afton, Minn., held a bison release Saturday, May 20. Festivities began at 11 a.m. with the first truck releasing bison around noon. Jake Pfeifer / RiverTown Multimedia
Where the buffalo roam
May 26, 2017 - 10:17am
May 23, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources declared a no-wake zone on a 50-mile stretch of the St. Croix River starting Wednesday, May 24. Anne Jacobson / RiverTown Multimedia.
DNR enacts no-wake zone on St. Croix River
May 23, 2017 - 11:36am
December 15, 2016
Horses from the St. Paul Police Department’s mounted division enjoy the weather from their pen Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the Como Zoo in St. Paul. (Courtesy of Jackie Scherer Photography)
After Como Zoo stay, police horses find permanent home in Afton
December 15, 2016 - 4:16pm
October 20, 2016
Hastings corn maze a nod to first responders
October 20, 2016 - 10:46am
August 29, 2016
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New Richmond man charged with kidnapping two women in Minnesota
August 29, 2016 - 1:59pm
July 5, 2016
Daytime burglaries on the rise in Afton
July 5, 2016 - 12:50pm
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