CURE BlogWritings and posts on all the latest activities at CURE

Jul

23

Chippewa River Day Paddle with Eleven Adventurers

ELEVEN ADVENTURERS GATHERED at Lentz Landing to paddle the Chippewa River on Saturday morning. CURE river adventures partner, Wild River Academy, led first timers and experienced paddlers on a three hour paddle. The excursion started at Lentz Landing and ended at the Lion’s Park in Watson. It was a perfect day for a trip down the […]

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Jul

08

Lac qui Parle Lake Morning Bike Ride

CURE Board Member, Brian Wojtalewicz, writes a weekly column for the Appleton Press. Here is an opinion piece about a biking experience at Lac Qui Parle Lake. On this morning’s bike ride around the south end of Lac qui Parle Lake, I saw a flash of brown movement in a beanfield on my left, to the […]

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Jun

04

Over 100 people paddle the Minnesota River for the first time

During our most recent event, the Minnesota River History Weekend and Minnesota State Water Trails 50th Anniversary, over 200 paddling theater goers got in to canoes and kayaks to experience a one-of-a-kind performance on the Minnesota River. Over 100 of those individuals paddled the Minnesota River for the first time in a canoe or kayak. […]

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Oct

19

Building the Road by Walking: The Dakota War Remembered

At CURE, we have a saying that also sums up our approach to our work:  “we will build the road by walking.”  Simply put, this means that whatever the issue, whatever the problem, we believe that we have the ability to figure it out and the process begins with engagement – by taking first steps […]

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Oct

05

Curiosity Alive and Well on the Farm and in the Focus Group

by Anne Queenan It was a beautiful yet blistering July afternoon when Hollis Weber took some time off from managing his livestock and crop farm in western Minnesota to go see a well-designed hole in the ground, a large pile of wood chips, and a saturated buffer, all sitting at the edge of a dry […]

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