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

New recreation area in the works

Eight miles north of where the Mississippi River starts in northern Minnesota, park officials have taken the first step in shaping the state's newest recreation area. An open house Thursday helped kick-start the process to create a master plan to guide development of the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area north of Itasca State Park.

Updated: December 03, 2011, - 09:27 PM

Veteran loves the freedom he lost for 17 months

A WWII airman from Delano, shot down over Germany in 1943, gets a unique thank-you gift from a small Polish town.

Updated: November 11, 2011, - 12:34 AM

At polls, the biggest battles will be over school funding

Campaigns large and small are making grass-roots appeals ahead of a decade-high number of levy requests next week.

Updated: October 29, 2011, - 08:43 PM

Gloves off in jersey dispute with Hockey Hall of Fame

When a fabled father and son donated their Olympic jerseys, were they gifts or loans? The Hall says they're keeping the historic relics.

Updated: October 29, 2011, - 01:09 AM

Odd collection is nearly history

After a lifetime on the bluff tops, a Wabasha collector is selling his museum full of treasures, including every Winchester rifle model ever made.

Updated: October 14, 2011, - 03:44 PM

Velkommen! King Harald and Queen Sonja

Norwegian pride is busting out all over as Minnesota gets ready to play host to Norway's royal couple.

Updated: October 09, 2011, - 11:31 AM

Baby found in river: 'It looked like she just fell asleep'

Despite many clues, the case of a baby found in the river continues to puzzle Winona authorities.

Updated: September 28, 2011, - 07:03 AM

In Twin Cities, a solemn day of remembrance

From blood drives to multi-faith services, Minnesotans paused to remember 10 years later.

Updated: September 12, 2011, - 04:09 PM

Every corner of state will stop to remember

In Minnesota as in the rest of the nation, cities large and small plan gatherings to reflect on 9/11.

Updated: September 11, 2011, - 08:42 AM

Road from 9/11 series: At ground zero, a place to heal

The stories people recall most vividly a decade after 9/11 are the ones laced with grace, illuminated with unlikely connections forged between people.

Updated: September 10, 2011, - 08:52 PM

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