Brownton/Stewart

11/16/2016 - 12:00am
A Brownton woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 22 near 150th Street on Friday, Nov. 11. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Kaitlyn Knick, 23, of Brownton, was southbound on Highway 22 in a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix at about 8:30 a.m. and had slowed to turn onto 150th Street when her vehicle was rear-ended by a 2006 Dodge Caravan, driven by Bobbi Jo Luckhardt, 37, of...
11/09/2016 - 9:33am
The Brownton City Council approved a $1 increase per 1,000 gallons for its sewer utility at its Tuesday, Nov. 1, meeting. The new usage rate will be $9 per 1,000 gallons, up from the previous rate of $8 per 1,000 gallons. City Clerk Ella Kruse said that had not it been for some unexpected repair bills — $21,000 worth — the sanitary...
11/08/2016 - 10:05pm
Incumbent Mayor Norman Schwarze and incumbent city council members Tim Olson and Brian Dressel were re-elected to their respective seats in Brownton, according to unofficial election results. Schwarze was relected with 228 votes to challenger Tyler Raddatz' 101. Dressel received 228 votes and Olson had 206. Candidates Tina Fahey and Larry...
10/12/2016 - 8:03am
A resident is interested in buying the former east wing of the Brownton school building from the city of Brownton, but there are quite a few hurdles to clear, first. Mark Johnson told the Brownton City Council at its Oct. 4 meeting that he is interested in buying the building, but recognizes there are issues. “I still have interest, but...
09/14/2016 - 7:51am
The Stewart City Council received six bids for its proposed north access connector road been County Road 7 and Form-A-Feed. Andy Kehren, engineer with Bolton & Menk, presented the bid information to the council Monday night. Kehren said the new road was bid as both a base bid for just the road, and with an alternate to provide a passing...
08/10/2016 - 9:09am
Two years after initiating a comprehensive street and utility project, the city of Brownton is still struggling to nail down the financing. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’s engineering consultant, told the City Council Aug. 2 that Rural Development has yet to approve the city’s application for funding....
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