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

In Duluth, trucks are a weighty issue

A discrepancy in weight-limit laws keeps logging trucks off the interstate and puts them on city streets.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 10:45 PM

UMD near top in alcohol, drug arrests

Wisconsin schools rank 1-2-3 in new national study.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 02:52 PM

Painter finds grace and beauty in the eye of the cow

Kari Maxwell drives a white 1998 Subaru station wagon with 250,000 miles — and a pair of ever-present rubber wading...

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 04:32 PM

Guilty frac sand protesters say they won't pay fines in Winona

A Winona County jury found 20 protesters guilty of trespassing, but some said they won’t pay restitution.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 08:16 PM

Civil rights giant Matthew Little had 'a fierce sense of justice'

More than 300 people, including the state’s top political and community leaders, poured into a Minneapolis church Saturday to remember civil rights giant Matthew Little.

Updated: February 02, 2014, - 02:48 PM

Polk, Pine, Nobles counties are Minnesota's worst in voter access

A report ranks Polk, Pine and Nobles counties at the bottom in voter access.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 07:00 PM

Former MSU-Mankato coach gets a new chance at Minot State

With child porn case dropped, Todd Hoffner is hired by Minot St.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 06:31 AM

Plans underway for a new textile factory on Wabasha's bluff top

A handbag and apparel entrepreneur is teaming up with a contractor to turn a defunct bluff-top museum into a new Wabasha.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 11:38 PM

Winona County bus driver charged with DWI after crash with kids aboard

The school bus driver was swaying with poor balance and smelling of alcohol when Winona County authorities responded to a crash.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 01:40 AM

Obituary: Dr. Robert Vaaler was fond of babies – and the flute

After tense days at the hospital, treating the tiniest patients as a neonatal anesthesiologist, Dr. Robert Vaaler would turn to...

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 10:49 PM

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