Curt Brown

Reporter | General Assignment
Phone: 612-673-4767
In addition to covering regional issues and writing profiles, Curt contributes to the “Escape Artists” travel blog and writes bi-weekly Sunday “My Minnesota” mini-profiles, offering a sense-of-place look at intriguing Minnesotans.

Recent content from Curt Brown

April 11: Dismissed MSU-Mankato coach wins ruling

An arbitrator ruled Minnesota State University-Mankato was wrong to dismiss Todd Hoffner after he was cleared of child pornography charges stemming from nude images of his kids on his cellphone.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 07:14 AM

GM recall reopens wounds for family of a teen killed in crash

She’s faced off against the CEO of General Motors, attended a congressional hearing and filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in Minnesota. Recent weeks have been a whirlwind for Jayne Rimer, more than seven years after her only child was killed in a crash now suddenly linked to a defective ignition switch.

Updated: April 08, 2014, - 09:54 PM

Storm warning: This one could break April snow record

Go ahead and bet forecasters are wrong about the possibly record snowstorm heading our way. The odds -- and science — are against you. But they're saying we could get almost another foot tonight and tomorrow.

Updated: April 03, 2014, - 10:36 AM

Blizzard smacks NW Minnesota; rain, sleet in metro forecast

A March-ending blizzard blinded the northwest corner of Minnesota with more than a dozen inches of blowing snow and winds topping 50 miles per hour Monday.

Updated: April 01, 2014, - 03:15 AM

REVIEW: 'Incident at the Otterville Station,' by John Christgau

NONFICTION: The true story of Minnesota soldiers during the Civil War who helped save the lives of runaway slaves.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 11:25 AM

Rez Radio: 4 tribal stations are thriving Up North

Stations in Indian Country have preserved the Ojibwe language and strengthened community.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 11:33 PM

Minnewaska student wins $70K from school over Facebook post

ACLU sued Minnewaska school after sixth-grader was forced to give up password.

Updated: March 25, 2014, - 11:06 PM

Petition drive hopes to pardon 40 executed Dakota fighters from 1862

Petition to pardon 38 hanged Dakota fighters has until Friday to reach 100,000 signatures.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 11:45 PM

REVIEW: 'Strongwood,' by Larry Millett

FICTION: In Larry Millett’s seventh Sherlock Holmes mystery, a working girl goes on trial in the murder of her wealthy...

Updated: March 23, 2014, - 07:11 AM

W. Minn. star athlete flees bust of underage drinking party, dies

The football player went missing after fleeing a party in western Minnesota last weekend. Officials aren't yet saying how he died.

Updated: March 11, 2014, - 05:52 AM

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