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

Deadline for flood relief extended

New date of Jan. 31 gives homeowners in northeastern Minnesota more time to file for the recovery loan program.

Updated: December 21, 2012, - 09:16 PM

Red Lake: A tragic tie to Sandy Hook

Former Red Lake students journey to Connecticut to offer comfort and "let them know they're not alone."

Updated: December 19, 2012, - 10:14 PM

911 transcript from Decker shooting released; black van sought

Stearns County officials released a three-page transcript one day after authorities offered a $100,000 reward in the case and said they were looking for a black van with a loud exhaust system.

Updated: December 18, 2012, - 08:58 PM

$100,000 reward offered in slaying of Cold Spring cop

Authorities in Cold Spring are looking for a black van and are again searching the Sauk River for a shotgun.

Updated: December 17, 2012, - 10:41 PM

History buff dusts off St. Paul's coldest case

He doesn't own a cellphone. When you spend most of your time ensconced in St. Paul's early history, why bother?

Updated: December 15, 2012, - 06:04 PM

In Minnesota classroom, 7th-graders face news in real time

A glimpse inside one Minnesota classroom on a grim Friday.

Updated: December 14, 2012, - 08:58 PM

Ryan Larson: Free from jail, but not suspicion in shooting

Released Cold Spring suspect is said to have a sharp mind, short fuse.

Updated: December 09, 2012, - 03:13 PM

Search for Decker's killer leads to Mpls, but case remains unsolved

A Minneapolis drug raid didn't help solve the killing of Cold Spring officer Tom Decker.

Updated: December 07, 2012, - 01:50 PM

Details of Cold Spring officer slaying scene emerge

The bartender on her way to empty the trash late last Thursday initially thought officer Tom Decker was using his flashlight to look under a small bus parked behind the bar, but she quickly realized the horrible truth.

Updated: December 07, 2012, - 06:48 AM

Week after slaying, missing gun and unnamed partner a mystery

The initial suspect in the case has been cut loose, investigators remain tight-lipped and the shooting has prompted far more questions than answers.

Updated: December 06, 2012, - 01:01 PM

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