Brownton/Stewart

10/29/2014 - 8:50am
The city of Brownton is searching for a new public works employee after accepting the resignation of 17-year employee Mark Streich. Streich has accepted a job in the private sector and his resignation is effective Nov. 12. The Brownton City Council met in special session Thursday night to start the advertising process for finding a replacement. City Clerk Ella Kruse said Streich has agreed...
10/29/2014 - 8:48am
The Brownton Lions Club will host its annual youth Halloween party Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Brownton Community Center. The event is open to children in sixth grade and under. There is an entrance fee of $3 per child, and a maximum fee of $10 per family. All proceeds are donated to the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf. The...
10/15/2014 - 9:32am
Although the city of Brownton is not considering any major infrastructure improvements until 2016 — after paying off one of its bonds — it needs to get them “on the shelf so they’ll be ready for funding,” the City Council heard at its Oct. 7 meeting. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’...
10/01/2014 - 8:53am
The Brownton City Council will not raise its property tax levy in 2015. The City Council met in special session Sept. 23 to consider its preliminary 2015 budget and levy, and felt it had enough on hand to cover a double-digit health insurance premium increase, an additional amount for storm sewer work, and adding to the fire department’s...
10/01/2014 - 8:52am
New Century Academy, a charter school based in Hutchinson, is considering moving to a new facility, and one of the sites it is considering is the former Brownton school building. Mayor Jay Werner and City Clerk Ella Kruse informed the City Council of the school’s interest at a special meeting Sept. 23. Werner said New Century Academy is...
09/25/2014 - 1:14pm
New Century Academy, a seventh- through 12th-grade charter school in Hutchinson, may be looking to relocated, the Brownton City Council heard at a special meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23. Mayor Jay Werner said he, Council Member Norm Schwarze and City Clerk Ella Kruse have been meeting with New Century personnel about possibly leasing the former...
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