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Brett McLeod is North Country Public Radio

Paul Smith's College graduate and North American Axe-Throwing Champion Brett McLeod explains his hurling technique.  Go to full article

Commentary: Returning to the North Country

Phil Kokotailo moved from a small town in the North Country to a suburb of Cleveland seven years ago. He teaches high school English there. But after school is out, he comes back for good reason.  Go to full article
The Sacket Mansion (ca. 1802) now the Visitors' Center

A Walking Tour of Sackets Harbor: Battlefield, Bay and Barracks

Saturday is National Trail Day, designed to promote public awareness of trail systems throughout the country. Next week, New York's Seaway Trail kicks off a series of guided tours along the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence shoreline. The Seaway Trail Walks will focus on the region's history, architecture and folklore. Todd Moe tours historic Sackets Harbor, one of five villages hosting Seaway Trail Walks this summer.  Go to full article
Carol Ann Maracle prepares the feast.

Making Fry Bread the Mohawk Way

Last week an environmental conference on the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation featured a traditional dinner in honor of activist Katsi Cook. The menu included moose meatloaf,...  Go to full article

Panel Discussion: Going Local in a Global Economy

A highlight of the Burt Symposium was a panel discussion led by celebrated public radio talk host Christopher Lydon. Other panelists included keynote speaker Michael Shuman,...  Go to full article

An Introduction to the North Country and Its Challenges

Karen St. Hilaire, executive director of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, while introducing Michael Shuman, the keynote speaker of the Burt Symposium, delivered...  Go to full article

St. Lawrence County Posts Community Profiles

The St. Lawrence County Planning Office has posted details gathered during the 2000 Census on the Internet. The community profiles provide in depth pictures of who lives...  Go to full article

Isolation in the North Country?

Some people say isolation is the North Country's greatest curse. Others say it's our greatest blessing. Neal Burdick, Associate Director of Communications at St. Lawrence...  Go to full article

What's a Jefferson County Resident?

Jefferson County residents like where they live, would like it better if there were more jobs, volunteer 10 hours a week, and go to Canada less than they used to. That's...  Go to full article

Mohawk Nation Radio Keeps the Language Alive

David Sommerstein profiles CKON-FM, Mohawk Nation Radio at Akwesasne. Last year, CKON began broadcasting Mohawk language classes over the air.  Go to full article

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