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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Jul

02

We Love to Celebrate…

  For the past few weeks, CURE has been organizing and putting on events for our local communities. We started off the summer season with our 21st Annual River and History weekend back in May, where more than 60 people on the river on Saturday – many for the first time.  We had history talks […]

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Apr

26

From Dumping Ground to National Treasure

For the past 20 years CURE has been organizing cleanups in the Upper Minnesota River watershed. This past Earth Day we brought together 25 volunteers for about 3 hours of work surrounding the new Chippewa County Park along the Minnesota River in Wegdahl. The clean up netted about 600 pound of trash, a couple of discarded TVs, an old […]

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Apr

19

“Drop-in Art Night” a hit in Granite Falls

  So far, there have been three “Drop-in Art Nights” at the K.K. Berge building along the Minnesota River in Granite Falls on Wednesday nights. The social experiment seems to be working! There were various activities going on such as drawing, talking, carving, sculpting, and most important of all, connecting. Both nights achieved our goal […]

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