Brownton/Stewart

02/11/2015 - 9:36am
The Brownton City Council took in comments from a resident regarding its snow removal ordinance at its Feb. 3 meeting, but indicated that it probably will not be making any more changes. In November, the City Council decided to adopt a snow removal policy similar to the city of Glencoe’s, establishing no parking on city streets between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. during the months of November...
02/11/2015 - 9:34am
A motion to repeal the city of Stewart’s rental inspection ordinance failed on a 2-2 vote Monday night. New Council Member Curt Glaeser made the motion after the City Council had a lengthy discussion with resident Keith Fredrickson over the ordinance. Both Glaeser and Council Member Chuck Kruggel (who also took office in January) voted...
02/04/2015 - 9:11am
The city of Brownton is planning at least one public meeting to get input on whether it should continue its participation in the RS Fiber project. The project, which includes 10 communities in Sibley and Renville counties, has a goal of providing fiber optic to homes and businesses as an alternative to traditional copper cabling for phone,...
02/04/2015 - 9:10am
Brownton’s fourth-annual Cabin Fever Days celebration will open Friday night with a comedy show and live band at the Brownton Area Civic Center. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the first show starts at 7:30 p.m. Featured comedians include Ron Lamprecht, a 1988 graduate of Brownton High School and a U.S. Air Force veteran who later turned to...
02/04/2015 - 9:09am
A newspaper owned by a former Brownton resident did very well in the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, with winners being announced at the annual convention last week. Rick Bussler, son of Cliff and June Bussler of Brownton, is the owner and publisher of the Blooming Prairie Times. Among other awards, the Times...
01/14/2015 - 9:14am
On a 3-1 vote Jan. 6, the Brownton City Council passed a resolution indicating that it will use its bonding authority to help secure a loan for the fledgling RS Fiber project. Shannon Sweeney of David Drown Associates, the financial advisor for both RS Fiber and the city of Brownton, said the proposal to bring fiber-optic service to homes in 10...
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