Jan

21

Spring & warm weather on your mind? It’s time to meet Adam Flett.

Last week, we caught up with Adam Flett, the Stewardship Coordinator at Friends of the Mississippi River (FMR), to ask him a couple of questions about his work. You will have a chance to meet Flett in person if you attend CURE’s Mid-Winter Gathering this Thursday, January 23rd, when he will be traveling to Granite [...]

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Jan

08

Itching to get outdoors? Do it with CURE this year.

After the past week of sub-arctic temperatures, the staff at CURE is gearing up for an exciting 2014 Events & Adventures series! Get a glimpse of what to expect this year and let us help you start planning your outdoor activities for 2014.

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Dec

09

MCAD Concludes Upper MN River Valley Greater Minnesota Arts Initiative’s 2013 Project

In October, individuals from the area were invited to attend a weekend-long ‘Activate Vacant Space Workshop’. Local community members collaborated with students from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) and design professionals to brainstorm ideas for two specific projects. By Ariel Herrod, CURE Program Assistant.

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Oct

01

Mussel Field Day on the Minnesota River with Bernard Sietman

By Kylene Olson, Executive Director of the Chippewa River Watershed Project and a CURE Member A group of 16 river enthusiasts gathered at Memorial Park on the Minnesota River in Granite Falls this past Saturday for a Mussel Field Day with Bernard Sietman from the MN Dept. of Natural Resources, one of two specialists in [...]

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Sep

18

Steger Braids Science with Moral Duty to Creation Care

By Sally Jo Sorensen. Speaking to over 200 people gathered in the sanctuary of Granite Falls Lutheran Church for a forum on “Clean Energy, Climate and Health,” polar explorer Will Steger paused before a slide of a magnificent polar bear standing on an ice floe. “I believe it’s a moral issue,”  he said, “As a [...]

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