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The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has been notified by Nuvera they will be performing a planned software upgrade on Thursday May 4, starting at 12:01 AM for the Brown County area which will affect landlines services.

During this planned upgrade, landline 9-1-1 services will not be available for approximately 30 minutes to an hour. Affected areas include:

Brown County: including New Ulm area, Sleepy Eye area, Springfield area, Sleepy Eye area, Hanska area.

Nicollet County: Southwest portions of Nicollet County to include Courtland area.

Redwood County: Redwood Falls area.

This planned software upgrade will not affect cell phone coverage or ability to call 9-1-1 from a cell phone.