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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
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
May 13, 2016
The Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro is planning to build a new Islamic center on Hudson Road, in Afton. Afton City Council approved a conditional-use permit during its April 19 meeting. (Submitted graphic)
Afton Islamic center approved
May 13, 2016 - 10:42am
August 12, 2015
Patrick Puhalla
Boater in fatal 2013 Wisconsin crash sentenced to jail, probation
August 12, 2015 - 5:40pm
June 5, 2015
Bison herd arrives in Afton June 6
June 5, 2015 - 11:53am
October 18, 2013
The group included, front from left, Ben McNamara, Derek Werner, Connor Renn, Cody Blauwkamp and Nolan Wade; middle, Jaxon Renn, Ryan Berns, Jacquie Gasmen (adult leader) and Ken Merchak (Scoutmaster); back, Nathan Gasmen, Tyler Werner, Alex McNamara, Kollon Merchak, Mike Renn and Tim Werner (both adult leaders). Submitted photo.
Scouts go hiking
October 18, 2013 - 10:33am
June 16, 2013
Afton's Strawberry Fest June 22-23
June 16, 2013 - 4:23am
January 2, 2013
Submitted photo.
Afton church celebrates 150 years Jan. 13
January 2, 2013 - 4:28pm
October 21, 2009
The late Joseph J. Casby and his wife, Sylvia, of Hudson posed for a rare photograph on the 50th anniversary of their marriage. "Dad was very much a family-oriented guy," says Casby's son, Kurt. Submitted photo
Casby family donates money for Afton observatory
October 21, 2009 - 2:33pm
March 18, 2009
School briefs
March 18, 2009 - 11:02am
February 5, 2009
Outdoor events
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Artists needed for art fair, gallery
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am