Brownton/Stewart

04/12/2017 - 11:32am
The city of Brownton should finally see the installation of the RS Fiber network this summer, the City Council heard at its April 4 meeting. Toby Brummer of RS Fiber said work on the fiber-to-the-home network should begin in June or July. The fiber network will offer phone, television and internet service to customers. At some point during the construction, probably closer to fall, RS Fiber...
03/21/2017 - 11:28pm
The Stewart City Council awarded the low bid of $831,322.58 to R&R Excavating, Inc., of Hutchinson for the proposed Mill Street construction project. City Engineer Andy Kehren from Bolton and Menk informed the council that five bids were received ranging from the low bid to over $985,000. The sealed bids were opened March 1. The city has...
03/15/2017 - 8:15am
After a year or more of hammering out financing for its street and utility project, the city of Brownton may finally be able to put the project out for bids late this year. The City Council met with John Rodeberg and Chris Knutsen of Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., (SEH), its consulting engineers, in a workshop session prior to its regular...
03/15/2017 - 8:02am
The Brownton City Council has decided to press charges against the owner of a decrepit building on Fourth Avenue N, its main business street. The roof of the building, a former grocery store, has begun to cave in and its brick facade is falling into an empty lot on the south side of the building. The city has placed warning cones around the...
02/15/2017 - 10:21am
The Glencoe-Silver Lake Trapshooting and Skeet team will be able to practice in the Brownton Area Civic Center — but only with a laser trainer. The Brownton City Council, at its Tuesday, Feb. 7, meeting, approved a request from Doug Fegley to use the former wrestling room of the old school building to practice with a laser simulator. But...
02/15/2017 - 10:20am
The city of Stewart may be a “conduit” for issuing bonds for Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) long-term care project. At its meeting Monday night, the City Council heard a proposal to issue conduit bonds to help GRHS fund its major renovation of its long-term care facility. According to John Doidge of GRHS, the health-care...
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