Nov

14

Most MN electric co-op websites lack basics for informing members

What information can Minnesotans who get their electricity from a rural electric cooperative find on their co-op’s website? For example, can co-op members get a basic explanation about the charges and fees on their electric bill? Can they see what mix of energy sources their electricity comes from? Is there information on how to vote […]

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Dec

14

Some gifts don’t fit in a box

My name is Anne Borgendale. I’m CURE’s Communications & Program Associate and I invest in CURE. For the past 25 years CURE has been working in the heart of rural Minnesota. One area of that work is connecting people to nature. That might sound quaint; however, a canoe trip CURE sponsored the summer I was 17 […]

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Oct

31

What do Minnesotans need?
What do Minnesotans deserve?

What do Minnesotans need? What do Minnesotans deserve? What does this have to do with Give to the Max Day 2017? Give to the Max Day was created in 2009 to launch GiveMN, a collaborative venture led by Minnesota Community Foundation and many others committed to helping make our state a better place. GiveMN links […]

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Jul

27

The Buzz on MN Pollinators

During the 2017 Minnesota legislative session, CURE and our partners fought hard to keep pollinator protections on the radar.  Even though legislative leadership worked to kill the pollinator provisions early in the session, pollinators and pesticides stayed in the mix until the end.  The Department of Ag, Governor Dayton, and countless citizens that made their […]

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Jul

26

Governor’s Office to Host 25 by ’25 Town Hall Meetings

For 25 years CURE has worked from many angles to protect and restore water quality in Minnesota, especially in the highly agricultural watersheds of the Minnesota River Basin. Results are mixed, but it’s clear that we cannot claim success. Forty Percent of Minnesota’s surface waters tested to date fail to meet protective water quality standards. […]

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