Brownton/Stewart

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 received a $500,000 grant from the state...
12/14/2016 - 11:02am
The city of Brownton had just one person show up for its truth-in-taxation hearing Tuesday, Dec. 6. The city is proposing a 1.8 percent tax increase for 2017, which will generate an additional revenue of about $6,700. City Clerk Ella Kruse said the city has started payments on the fire department’s newest truck, which was the reason for...
12/14/2016 - 11:00am
The Stewart City Council swore in its two re-elected council members Monday night — Carol Altrichter and Kevin Klucas — to ensure that it would have a quorum as it moves into 2017. As Monday’s City Council meeting began, the city still did not have a mayor for 2017 nor one more council member. Incumbent Mayor Jason Peirce,...
12/07/2016 - 10:53am
The Stewart City Council, at a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 29, authorized the purchase of a used street sweeper for its maintenance department. The City Council considered three different proposals, and voted to purchase a 2002 Elgin Pelican P that had 4,890 hours and 16,916 miles on it. The asking price was $35,000, but with a trade-in value...
11/16/2016 - 1:00am
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...
11/09/2016 - 10:33am
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...
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