Oct

27

Watershed Academy 101: The Upstream Impacts on Downstream Outcomes

For nearly two years, CURE has developed curriculum in watershed education and exploring ways to disseminate those resources. With 12 Major Watersheds in the Minnesota River Basin, and a total of 81 watersheds state wide…

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Sep

03

Citizen Engagement at Public Hearing Shuts Down Mining Proposal

About three weeks ago, CURE received a call from a landowner because he and three of his neighbors had been notified of a public hearing regarding a variance request from Duininck Inc.: the company wanted to mine gravel less than 500 feet from the Minnesota River. While there were already pits in place from the […]

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Apr

28

Participants Explore Growing Clean Water: Connecting Agriculture and Stewardship

To kick off CURE’s Annual Meeting Day of Engagement, more than 50 people discussed and debated the issues surrounding Growing Clean Water: Connecting Agriculture and Stewardship. This was the second convening of CURE’s Minnesota Rural Progressive Roundtable Series.

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Apr

27

Governor Dayton Recognized by CURE for Buffer Initiative

At CURE’s 23rd Annual Meeting, the organization honored Governor Mark Dayton with the Gary Kubly Good Government Award. CURE’s Board of Directors selected Governor Dayton because of his commitment to advance clean water goals, primarily through his steadfast support for the Buffer Initiative.

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Mar

02

Official Notice of CURE Board of Directors Elections

In 2015, six positions will be up for election and at present, incumbents Glen Jacobsen (Bird Island) and Peter Kennedy (Murdock) will be running for re-election. The annual meeting and election are scheduled for Saturday, April 18 at the Maynard Events Center located at 341 Cynthia Street, Maynard, MN. The CURE by-laws state that directors serve two-year terms […]

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