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

A Minnesotan's account of Civil War's turning point: Gettysburg

On the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg, a journal offers a glimpse of the horrors of that battle and the pivotal role played by the legendary First Minnesota Volunteer Regiment.

Updated: June 30, 2013, - 07:01 AM

June 29: DNR yanks research permit from Ely bear expert

DNR Wildlife Research Manager Lou Cornicelli said Rogers’ methods of cozying up to the bears, including hand-feeding, has created a public safety threat.

Updated: June 28, 2013, - 09:29 PM

Cold Spring police chief resigns after 21 years, two high-profile cases

Phil Jones oversaw two high-profile cases and clashed with city leaders.

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 10:44 PM

Duluth spends on trails in hopes of becoming mountain biking mecca

In the latest attempt to shrug off its depressed Rust Belt image and cash in on its hilly topography, Duluth...

Updated: May 27, 2013, - 08:32 PM

No. 4: Remodeler finds comic book worth over $100K in wall at Elbow Lake house

In his decade of working construction and home remodeling, David Gonzalez always dreamed of finding some hidden treasure in the...

Updated: May 23, 2013, - 04:02 PM

Camp Pepin reopens after stomach virus sickens Farmington fifth-graders

Camp Pepin is open again after a flu-like stomach ailment sickened Farmington fifth-graders last week.

Updated: May 19, 2013, - 09:11 PM

New rosy estimates fuel optimism at North Dakota oil boom

From China to Connecticut, investors are pumped about latest U.S. estimates of even more energy wealth waiting to be tapped in the state.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 07:31 AM

Meet meetup.com's Minnesota museum maven

It’s Saturday morning and patrons are filing into the Museum of Russian Art in south Minneapolis.“Are you with our group?”...

Updated: April 13, 2013, - 05:41 PM

Michael Holland: The defense never rests

In today's swamped courts, public defender Michael Holland barely has time to take a breath between his cases.

Updated: April 12, 2013, - 02:03 PM

Little Crow's legacy

He travels far in a failed effort to recruit bands to join the revolt. With a bounty on his head, a decision to slip back into Minnesota proves to be a fatal error.

Updated: April 12, 2013, - 01:31 PM

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