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A Lisbon Central School and SUNY Canton graduate who was shocked by a border patrol agent following a dispute at a checkpoint is seeking $2 million in damages. The lawsuit claims Cooke suffered injuries to her neck, back, wrists and shoulders. It also states she suffered emotional distress, mental anxiety, humiliation, indignity and shame. The suit states Cooke was deprived of her liberty and suffered an invasion of privacy. For more see story.

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No. 4 Saints men's lax capture first conference win

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Auger’s game-winner lifts Roos women’s lax to OT thriller v. Mustangs

Strong finish leads Roos men's lax to 15-11 win at Poly

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Payless Shoes closing 1,000 outlets, has store in Massena

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Gouverneur High School stages production of ‘Big Fish’

Applications due April 7 for mental health therapy aide positions in Ogdensburg, elsewhere in NY

Assault charge at PCS, N-N class leaders, Stefanik says she’ll work for ‘Obamacare’ replacement among March 27 NCNow top five

Safe boating course in Massena March 29-30

Family Book Club meets in Ogdensburg Thursday

Drug bust results in charges for Hogansburg, Fort Covington men

Learn to use Microsoft Word in Potsdam Thursday

Canton firefighters quickly knock down kitchen fire

Prosecutor discusses latest in murder case against former Massena Wellness Center director

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Spring turkey season opens May 1 in St. Lawrence County, youth hunting weekend April 22-23

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'Art of Code' workshop to be held in Canton at St. Lawrence University with D.C. artist

TAUNY to offer talk about Tug Hill exhibit in Canton

Legal, financial planning for families of Alzheimer's victims to be offered in Potsdam

North Country Assemblywoman Jenne: ‘Fight for more funding for ag industry continues’

Fewer Canadians being denied entry at U.S. land border crossings

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Sen. Ritchie accepting nominations for St. Lawrence County women of distinction

Clarkson ranked #30 for ‘2017 Best Universities For Adjunct Professors’ to teach and earn a living

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Potsdam's NBT Bank recently honored as a top-performing branch

Bee and Beekeeping Discussion Group meets March 29

North Country Makers Meet-Up in planned for March 29 in Potsdam

North Country Congresswoman Stefanik says she will continue to work for replacement of ‘Obamacare’

Tile and shower workshop planned for March 29 in Potsdam

Deputies charge DeKalb woman with neglecting animals in Richville

Norwood-Norfolk Central valedictorian, salutatorian selected

Akwesasne’s Native North American Traveling College to offer mentoring, tours, traditional teachings, pop-up exhibit

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‘Raiders Take on CF’ nets $1,700 for cystic fibrosis in Massena

Crambray Terrace and United Helpers hosting 'Understanding Your Options' discussion March 29

Clarkson University and St. Lawrence County AAUW showing 'Hidden Figures' film Wednesday in Potsdam

Potsdam teen charged for allegedly spitting on and assaulting student at Potsdam Central, police say

Potsdam Food Co-op holding membership drive

State reps Jones, Little, who represent eastern St. Lawrence County, highlight state budget proposals

Chase Mills woman jailed on warrant stemming from February robbery in Louisville

Morristown and Potsdam town accessor sworn in to New York State Assessors' Association executive board

Mohawk Council of Akwesasne names writing contest winners

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Community dinner to offer meatloaf and mashed potatoes Wednesday in Norwood

Tryouts for 12U Northstars hockey team planned March 29-30 in Louisville

One of St. Lawrence County’s oldest car dealerships gets major facelift in Potsdam

Freewill smorgasbord dinner to be served Wednesday in Heuvelton

Patient volumes on rise at Massena Memorial Hospital

Also in recognition of Pi Day, student Cade Saiff won the pie contest.

St. Lawrence County legislator’s racist Facebook post used as example in group’s discussion of North Country racism

Report claims Massena-Ogdensburg area has potential for single family rental growth

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Watch the March 13 Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority meeting

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Opinion: St Lawrence County Multi-Use Trail System would not be possible without help, says coordinator

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Salvation Army spring bazaar in need of crafts and vendors April 22

Stampede 5k and 10k Walk Run to be held in Ogdensburg May 27

Five charged, three jailed following drug arrests in Ogdensburg

Man charged with shattering vehicle's window with forehead in Potsdam

Elderly couple bound for Grand Rapids accidentally flown to Ogdensburg

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  • LOST: 128 MB SD Camera Memory Card at Ogdensburg Price Chopper. Reward.
  • LOST: Norfolk, NY. Choker-type necklace on black leather rope with broken silver clasp.
  • FOUND: Black kitty, hit by car on Center Street, Massena.
  • FOUND: Jewelry in Norwood Dollar General parking lot.
  • FOUND: Rosary beads, Save-A-Lot, Canton.

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