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UMFK soccer teams earn national tournament bids
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent men’s and women’s soccer teams are once again headed to Charleston, W. Va. for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Soccer Natio...
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Connie and Paul Sirois open primitive shop in St. John
ST. JOHN, Maine – An artisan couple has opened a shop to sell the handmade primitives, woodwork, quilts and other décor they handcraft in their home. Connie and Paul Sirois bought the Chris Lausier...
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Halloween roundup includes 'Trunk or Treat'
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – Community events are planned in Fort Kent, Madawaska and Van Buren for Halloween. A two-night Haunted House fundraiser is planned for Halloween weekend at the Fort Kent His...
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NorState's 'Ending Hunger' breakfast planned for Nov. 16
MADAWASKA, Maine – NorState Federal Credit Union will present an annual breakfast in support of its Ending Hunger campaign to help St. John Valley food pantries. The breakfast will include scramble...
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Judge modifies court order, pending hearing
UPDATE: 1:55 p.m. Oct. 31. A judge has issued a new court order clarifying restrictions placed on Kaci Hickox. Today's order supersedes the one of yesterday, Oct. 30. Pending a hearing to further a...
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First snowfall predicted to arrive this weekend
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Forecasters at the National Weather Service's Caribou office are predicting the region’s first snowfall of the season this weekend. "The best chance for snow will be later ...
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Negotiations with Hickox 'fail'; LePage seeks other enforcement options
FORT KENT, Maine, - Maine Gov. Paul LePage said that negotiations with Kaci Hickox have "failed despite repeated efforts by state officials," according to a statement from his office released Thurs...
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LOOKING BACK: St. Francis, 1920s
ST. FRANCIS, Maine - Walter L. Stadig of St. Francis invented "certain new and useful improvements in Rotary Snow-Blows and Snow-Loader" such as this circa-1920s “Stadig Rotary Snow Plow,” under U....
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Pharmacy association recognizes John Hebert Sr.
VAN BUREN, Maine - Maine Pharmacy Association President Kenneth “Mac” McCall recognized John Hebert Sr. of Van Buren on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Hollywood Casino in Bangor for dedication and commit...
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Fort Kent girls earn trip to Eastern Class C semifinals
FORT KENT, Maine - Eastern Maine Class C No. 3 ranked Fort Kent defeated No. 8 Piscataquis 6-1 in quarterfinal soccer action on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The Lady Warriors (8-3-4) advance to the semifina...
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Obituary: CAMILLE LAGASSE, 1939 - 2014
MADAWASKA, Maine - Camille Lagasse, 75, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Fort Kent. He was born on Oct. 1, 1939 in Madawaska, the son of Ernest and Elsie (Cyr) Lagasse. After serving two y...
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Obituary: MICHAEL R. BRESETT, 1954 - 2014
VAN BUREN, Maine - Michael R. Bresett, 60, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at his home with his family by his side, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 18, 1954 in Springfie...
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Van Buren certified ‘Business-Friendly’ community
VAN BUREN, Maine – Van Buren is one of three more communities designated "Certified Business-Friendly," according to a press release from the offices of Gov. Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department...
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Obituary: JOYCE HILDA PFUHL MORIN, 1937 - 2014
ALFRED, Maine and MADAWASKA, Maine - Joyce Hilda Pfuhl Morin, 77, passed away peacefully on Oct. 26, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was bor...
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Fort Kent Warriors survive 2-1 against Houlton Shiretowners in Class C boys’ quarterfinal matchup
FORT KENT, Maine - In Class C boys’ soccer, the Fort Kent Warriors earned a 2-1 victory over the Houlton Shiretowners. Houlton had previously lost both regular season matches to the Warriors. Fort ...
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