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...
01/11/2017 - 10:26am
The Stewart City Council breezed through its first meeting of 2017 in about an hour Monday night. The City Council discussed  its proposed north bypass road, to be known as Mill Street, with engineer Andy Kehren of Bolton & Menk. At issue is whether the city should bid the project with turning lanes off County Road 7. The new road...
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...
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