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Ontario & Quebec: Canada's St. Lawrence border region and the capital.

Highway 401 to close for 12 hours

(Apr 23, 2014) ONTARIO A section of Highway 401 will be completely shut down this weekend for 12 hours.The stretch of...

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is remembered for work with wrongly convicted

(Apr 21, 2014) Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is being remembered for his work fighting for the wrongfully convicted.The...

Ontario farmland continues to soar in value

(Apr 16, 2014) There has been another healthy increase in the value of Ontario farmland.Farm Credit Canada's "Farmland...
New York's Adirondack Mountains.
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Saratoga racino owners eye different casino site

(Apr 22, 2014) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Owners of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway have dropped a push to bring Las Vegas-style...

How can North Country's "working landscapes" thrive alongside the wild?

(Apr 22, 2014) Yesterday farmers, community leaders, business people and students gathered at the Paul Smith's VIC to...

New NY group to promote Champlain Valley hiking

(Apr 21, 2014) WESTPORT, N.Y. (AP) A new nonprofit group that has been developing trails in the Champlain region for...
St. Lawrence Valley:
New York side of the St. Lawrence Valley.
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Hate black flies? Hug this woman.

(Apr 21, 2014) It's one of the cruelest fates dealt the North Country. The snow's gone. The warm sun's finally back....

Meet SLC's new chamber of commerce director

(Apr 18, 2014) The St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce has a new executive director: Brooke Rouse.Rouse graduated...

Surging rivers hit roads, damage hydro dam

(Apr 16, 2014) Despite last night's cold weather, flood watches and warnings remain in effect for all of the North...
1000 Islands-Jefferson County:
New York's 1000 Islands region and Jefferson County.
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Canoeist missing on the Black River

(Apr 23, 2014) UPDATE: The search continues for an unidentified man remains missing since his canoe capsized on the...

Are the Thousand Islands scenic...enough?

(Apr 7, 2014) The ice is out along much of the St. Lawrence River and the colors, sounds, and movement of Spring in the...

Relentless winter's ice delays St. Lawrence River shipping

(Mar 28, 2014) Three U.S. Coast Guard cutter vessels are to help with annual ice-breaking operations in Thunder Bay's...
Champlain Valley NYChamplain Valley: New York side of the Champlain Valley.

When it's right to plant peas

(Apr 21, 2014) The sun is out. The air is warm. It's late April. The crocuses are up and the daffodils aren't far...

Plattsburgh women score Division III ice hockey title

(Mar 24, 2014) Plattsburgh State women won their national Division Three hockey championship this weekend, beating...

Rivers to return as mayor of Rouses Point

(Mar 19, 2014) The Plattsburgh Press-Republican is reporting this morning that George Rivers will once again serve as...
Tug Hill-
Lewis County
The Tug Hill Plateau and Lewis County New York.

Is this really a biz plan for the North Country?

(Dec 17, 2013) Last month Centerstate CEO, a Syracuse-based economic development group, released a plan for a region...

How do you cope with that much snow?

(Dec 13, 2013) The Tug Hill Plateau has gotten big snow this week, and it's still coming.Carol Yerdon lives up there,...

Parts of upstate NY getting lake-effect snow

(Dec 11, 2013) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) More than a foot of snow has fallen in towns south of Buffalo and more is expected as...
Vermont's Champlain Valley region.

Vermont House to have final look at GMO labeling

(Apr 23, 2014) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The House is slated to take a final vote on legislation that would require foods...

Number of Vermonters without health care unclear

(Apr 22, 2014) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont officials say they won't know for several months how many people who looked...

Vermont officials remind boaters to stay safe

(Apr 21, 2014) MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont officials are reminding boaters and anglers to stay safe on the water and...