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Jul

11

Join Us! Solar & Wind Field Day, Saturday, July 15, 2017

On Saturday, July 15, CURE members Jim & LeeAnn VanDerPol of Pastures A Plenty and Marv & Judi Boike of Boike Farm are sponsoring a field day featuring their solar and wind installations.  The event begins at 1:00 pm with a presentation by Solar Farm’s James Darabi at Pastures a Plenty (4077 and 4075 110th […]

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Apr

19

Water Action Day at the State Capitol

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, more than thirty members of CURE (Clean Up the River Environment) and the Land Stewardship Project (LSP) boarded a bus heading to the State Capitol from southwest MN to take part in Water Action Day.   Rural Minnesota was well represented, as members boarded the bus from Clarkfield, Appleton, Olivia, Montevideo, Marshall, […]

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Feb

08

Minnesota’s Rural Electric Co-ops are Waging War on Solar

  H.F. 234 eliminates all member/customer protections by eliminating third party oversight of member disputes that are currently under review by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), making co-op boards judge, jury, and jailer of co-op members. Jim Nichols, Lincoln County Farmer and wind turbine owner, has said Rural Electric Co-ops do not fairly consider co-op […]

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Nov

29

I Give to CURE…to Build Civic Leaders Across Rural Minnesota

My name is Erik Hatlestad and I’m a Clean Up the River Environment (CURE) sustaining member, and on staff as the Energy Program Associate. I’ve always lived in Western Minnesota. I love it here. I love our communities and the landscapes that embrace us. Of all of the places in the world I could call home, […]

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Nov

15

I Give to CURE…to Build Communities of Environmental Stewards

My name is Katie Laughlin.  I am CURE’s Communications & Program Associate and I am a sustaining member of CURE.  If you’ll give me a moment of your time, I’d like to tell you a story… When I was ten, my family moved to a farm.  I remember the grove in our backyard most clearly […]

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