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27 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - With temperatures nearing 90 degrees, it was perhaps the perfect day for the Fort Kent town pool to open Saturday, June 25. The town pool's status remained in question until a few weeks before the official opening, as the Fort Kent Parks and Recreation Department sought qualified applicants to fill lifeguard positions.

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23 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Maine Arts Commission has awarded a new grant, “Hopes for the Future,” to provide dance education to K-12 students in Frenchville and St. Agatha in the northernmost part of Aroostook County.

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22 June 2016

ORONO, Maine - Former Van Buren star Parise Rossignol, who capped her high school career as the state’s second-leading all-time scorer with 2,589 points, has decided not to continue her basketball career after two seasons at the University of Maine.

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21 June 2016

CONNECTICUT - Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault continued his climb up the K and N Pro Series East points standings by salvaging a seventh-place finish at the East Stafford 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway in Connecticut on Friday night.

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21 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - When most people in the St. John Valley hear the words “poker run,” they probably envision helmeted riders on ATVs or snowmobiles cruising across Aroostook County to gather cards for a round of Texas Hold ‘em, but the organizers of the Fish River Greenways Poker Run have made it so that anyone can join in the fun.

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21 June 2016

GRAND ISLE, Maine - Organizers of the 3rd Annual Greater Grand Isle Flatwater Canoe/ Kayak race report the June 18 event was a great success. This year, 35 participants traversed the St. John River from Madawaska to Grand Isle, up from 15 participants last year.

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21 June 2016

CARIBOU, Maine - The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department will host the second annual Maine Recreation and Parks Association Regional Track and Field Meet on Tuesday, June 28.

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21 June 2016

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - While 5K races are becoming more common throughout The County, runners who want to take on a more challenging road race have had few local opportunities to do so.

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21 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - On a sunny, 80-degree Saturday, the first really warm weekend of 2016, Northern Maine Medical Center and Fort Kent Outdoor Center hosted the 4th annual Rally in the Valley at the outdoor center’s facility in Fort Kent.

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21 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Visiting ATV and snowmobile enthusiasts will have a better understanding of where to gas up their machines or fill their stomachs in the downtown Fort Kent area thanks to two new signs the Valley ATV Riders erected.

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17 June 2016

I am a dyed in the wool fly fisherman, starting before I was a teenager and hooked as quickly and as strongly as the brook trout that were my quarry.

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16 June 2016

BREWER / Madawaska, Maine - The Stearns High School softball team from Millinocket defeated third-seeded Madawaska Owls, 12-1, Wednesday, June 15, in the Class D North semifinals. The Lady Owls end their season, 11-5.

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15 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Police officers and members of other St. John Valley law enforcement agencies took part in the 32nd Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, June 8.

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15 June 2016

CARIBOU, Maine - The popular annual drawing for moose permits will return to Aroostook County next year, as Caribou will play host to hundreds hoping for their chance to hunt in 2017.

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15 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent women’s basketball coach, Daniel Johnson, has received two commitments from the Class of 2016. Micayela Hernandez and Janis Velasquez are the first recruits in the Johnson era.

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15 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Fort Kent’s downtown Fish River Greenway Trails association will host a poker run beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 25.

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15 June 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Desiree Belanger slammed a two-run triple to lead the No. 3 Madawaska Owls by the No. 10 Highview Christian Academy Knights 10-5 in a Class D North softball semifinal Tuesday, June 14.

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14 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY -The following St. John Valley students make the spring All-Aroostook teams for the Aroostook League. Recipients were recognized at their school’s athletic awards assembly.

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13 June 2016

GRAND ISLE, Maine - Paddlers will be taking off Saturday morning, June 18, on the banks of the St John River for the annual Grand Isle Flatwater Canoe and Kayak race.

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