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UMFK to host Summer Fun Run
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent plans to host a Summer Fun Run 5K fundraiser race on Saturday, Aug. 2. Proceeds will go to the Dylan R. Levesque Memorial Scholarship Fund, according to a university press release. Race-day registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the UMFK Sports Center, with a race start of 9 a.m. The first 100 people to register will receive a race T-shirt. Fee for the race will be $20. Racers will compete in under divisions of age 18, ages 18-29, ages 30-44, and ages 45 and up. Prizes will be given to the top male and female winner from each division. T...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Patience' helps Jared Dube land salmon at Froid
WINTERVILLE, Maine - It took Jared Dube 15 minutes to haul in a salmon Monday morning, July 21, according to his father, Patrick Dube of Fort Kent. The 11-year old and his twin brother Andrew had h...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recreation group heads outside
MADAWASKA, Maine - Madawaska Recreation Department Counselor James Cyr, center, of Madawaska talks strategy with a group of children during a game of Capture the Flag on a woods trail behind the Mu...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austin Theriault places second at Oxford
FORT KENT, Maine - Austin Theriault earned another spot on the podium following Sunday's Oxford 250 race at Oxford Plains Speedway, but is was not first place. The Fort Kent native finished second,...
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisherman prefers pajamas
VAN BUREN COVE, Maine - Charlie LaPlante, left, in pajamas, and his father Cory LaPlante of Presque Isle, center, are among those who enjoyed fishing at Mud Brook in Van Buren Cove, Long Lake, earl...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Park tourism in Maine creates $191.5 million in economic benefit
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – A new National Park Service report indicates that 2,265,631 visitors to national parks in Maine spent $191.5 million and supported 2,958 jobs in the state in 2013, accordin...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third year, relay team places first at Hershey
FORT KENT, Maine - Niko Naranja, Max Ouellette, Zach Nadeau and Alex Nissenbaum placed first as a relay team at this year’s State Hershey Track and Field Competition through the Fort Kent Recreatio...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Open house with hot dog roast helps mark new location of ATV clubhouse
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - The Frenchville ATV Club hosted an open house and hot dog roast on Sunday, July 13, at the new location of the club's camp. Close to 100 people attended, having arrived on ATVs...
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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After running out of gas at Loudon, it's 'on to Kentucky' for Theriault
FORT KENT, Maine - Fort Kent native Austin Theriault placed 21st after running out of fuel two laps from the finish line on Saturday, July 12, in the Sta-Green 200 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedw...
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tour de la Vallée organizers add walk and run options
FORT KENT, Maine – This year, the annual Tour de la Vallée fundraiser will include a new option: to run or walk the three, five or 10 miles in addition to the traditional bicycle tour. The Tour de ...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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