Afton Alps is hosting its annual Fall Fair, one of the Midwest's largest ski and snowboard swaps. Skiers and snowboarders can sell their current gear and upgrade their equipment for the 2015-2016 season.
My son signed up for fall soccer, which means we spend a lot of time in our minivan. My middle child plays the string bass, so she can't exactly walk or bike her music lessons with an instrument that is literally bigger than she is.
Loring McAllister, left, of Afton, laughed with deputy sheriff Mark Rindfleisch and Carol Bjorklund, of Lake St. Croix Beach, at Coffee with a Cop. It's early on a summer morning and the patio at Sail Away Cafe in Afton is filled with people dining in the sunshine.