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

Little Crow: Terror spreads across the prairie

Little Crow's men hand white leaders one humiliation after another, killing hundreds of settlers and soldiers. But his control of the war begins to slip.

Updated: August 15, 2012, - 08:38 PM

Little Crow: Terror spreads across the prairie

Little Crow's men hand white leaders one humiliation after another, killing hundreds of settlers and soldiers. But his control of the war begins to slip.

Updated: August 14, 2012, - 05:27 PM

Little Crow: 'When men are hungry, they help themselves'

With his people starving and treaty payments too late to help, Little Crow is pushed toward war. A bloody confrontation lights the fuse.

Updated: August 14, 2012, - 01:06 PM

In the Footsteps of Little Crow: A man lost in history, Part 1

The darkest chapter in Minnesota's past, through the rise and fall of one Dakota leader.

Updated: August 12, 2012, - 09:27 PM

In the Footsteps of Little Crow: Born to lead, Part 2

In the final years of traditional Dakota life in Minnesota, Little Crow's mother prepared him to lead his people in a time of wrenching change.

Updated: August 12, 2012, - 09:16 PM

A man lost in history

The darkest chapter in Minnesota's past, through the rise and fall of one Dakota leader.

Updated: August 11, 2012, - 11:53 PM

150 years later, war's wounds still cut deep

Minnesota is divided on how best to commemorate the U.S.-Dakota War, which left hundreds dead and ended in the largest mass execution in U.S. history.

Updated: August 11, 2012, - 06:47 PM

Why Little Crow?

The history beneath our feet laid the foundation for what Minnesota would become.

Updated: August 11, 2012, - 06:41 PM

Minneapolis mother of 4 fills Twin Cities' bike-camp void

Twenty miles in a day is (little or) no sweat to this group of kids and their parents.

Updated: August 04, 2012, - 07:07 PM

Obituary: Sally Herbst looked out for a neighborhood

Frogtown business woman connected people.

Updated: July 31, 2012, - 11:49 PM

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