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 small town, he's doctor of everything

Robert Bösl, the only physician in Starbuck, Minn., a town of 1,300, is getting national recognition for his commitment to rural medicine. It’s becoming increasingly rare to find family-practice doctors like him who want to plant roots in rural America.

Updated: January 26, 2014, - 11:14 AM

Seven Corners Hardware, a St. Paul landmark since 1933, to close

The Seven Corners Hardware store is closing in June. A private developer has purchased the property.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 09:53 AM

River search continues as family of fourth victim waits in anguish in Winona

Anguished waiting game continues for the family of the fourth victim believed to be in the river in Winona after last weekend’s deadly crash.

Updated: January 10, 2014, - 10:50 PM

Life in the Boom: Battlefield to oil field

Soldiers fresh from deployments are used to grueling work and separation from families – requirements for work in the Bakken boom.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 03:23 PM

Oil riches call ... and family life back home waits

Workers powering North Dakota's bonanza lead split lives, commuting from afar as loved ones stay home.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 03:22 PM

A year in North Dakota: Stories of people and change

Behind the oil industry's gaudy numbers, you’ll find countless dreamers, schemers and in between.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 03:20 PM

Cast adrift on the ocean of oil

A teacher, a preacher and a cop decide they’ve had enough of the crime, the traffic and the outsiders.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 02:44 PM

Third victim recovered from river crash in Winona; one missing

An SUV leaving a Winona tavern crashed into the Mississippi River. Three bodies have been recovered, while searchers attempt to find one more.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 09:22 PM

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