CURE BlogWritings and posts on all the latest activities at CURE

Mar

11

How to Convert Empty Grocery Store into Geek Entertainment Center and Maker Shed

While Morris, Minnesota may not be able to support two large mainstream grocery stores, who’s to say that one man’s old, vacant store is not another man’s emerging world for entertainment and invention? One of the site’s hottest pursuers? A thirteen year old inventor and community leader,  Ben Goldstein. Instead of limiting the choice for […]

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Mar

10

How to Welcome and Get to Know the Hispanic Community in Morris, Minnesota

Cristina Montanez, a Spanish and psychology major in her senior year at the University of Minnesota Morris, asked neighbors at the Morris Listening Session on February 21st if they were interested in helping her brainstorm how to integrate and get to know the Hispanic population.  The population has risen 274% in Morris over the past […]

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Mar

09

How a Community Gives Voice to Preserve Rare and Scenic Beauty

“Capture the Essence,”  the idea Joanne Svendsen proposed to talk about at the Clinton Listening Session filled two tables and a dozen chairs.  This was the beginning of a community effort that in sixty days has now grown to more than 100 people who are coordinating strategies and working through the local township, CURE and […]

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