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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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Kocsis makes 22 saves for SUNY Canton men's lax at Cazenovia

Knights women's lax cruise to 20-3 win over Canton

CU softball splits at Alfred, Winn homers for 6th time

Panthers top Bear's softball in Florida finale

Royals defeat Bears men's lacrosse, 13-7

DEC warns potential remains for chronic wasting disease, but finds none in deer from St. Lawrence County

Clarkson University opens manufacturing incubator for start-up companies

Story from Spectrum News , Mar 30, 6:06 am

Using art to promote life skills and creativity in North Country schools

Ogdensburg Area Zonta Club seeks applications for their 2017 local awards

Salmon River’s native film class places third in competition

Story from Indian Time , Mar 30, 6:06 am

Class of 2017 After Prom to host fundraiser dinner Sunday at Mama Lucia’s in Potsdam

DeKalb Union Cemetery Association to hold annual meeting April 2

St. Lawrence County emergency communications to get $759,000 in improvements

Massena woman indicted on child rape charges

Story from WWNY , Mar 29, 5:30 pm

Fine teen recovering after rabid fox attack

Story from WWNY-tv , Mar 29, 6:02 pm

Researcher in Potsdam looking into positive effects of caffeine, cocoa

Garage fire on Route 37 slows traffic in Akwesasne

Story from Indian Time , Mar 29, 5:29 pm

'Beats in the Gallery' in Canton Saturday

Pancake breakfast in Hopkinton Saturday

St. Lawrence County unemployment rate higher in February 2017 compared to last year's count

'Take Flight: Inversion & Arm Balance Workshop' in Canton Saturday

Rensselaer Falls Fire & Rescue holds annual awards banquet

Norwood 2017-2018 budget available for public review

Ogdensburg to pay DANC $80,000 more to oversee some aspects of wastewater system project

Top five things to do in St. Lawrence County on Thursday

Potsdam Kiwanis serving pancake breakfast fundraiser

Easter photos offered at Waddington gallery

Madrid man arrested by Canton police for crack and heroin possession following tip

Akwesasne Freedom School hosting pancake breakfast Saturday

Potsdam school hosting parent meeting to talk about suicide issues

North Country environmentalists react to Trump's energy executive order

Story from WWNY-tv , Mar 29, 11:31 am

Ogdensburg holding public hearing to allow concessions in Greenbelt

Ogdensburg resident performs at John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

Poverty simulation to be held in Gouverneur at First United Methodist Church

Pottery class held in Potsdam at SLC Arts

Grease fire blamed for Potsdam blaze that leaves over a dozen Clarkson residents displaced

Showcase of international talents held in Canton Saturday

New synthetic fentanyl concerns treatment experts, limited detox beds in Potsdam are far away from many area addicts

Cuomo warns against ‘dramatic’ budget increases, including more funding to schools in St. Lawrence County, across state

United Helpers Mosaic Art Show in Ogdensburg had record number of entries

Traditional Arts in Upstate New York hosting presentation April 1 in Canton

Opinion: Democrats show disgust for President Trump, says Madrid resident

St. Lawrence University's Chaplain's Office presenting Bach Marathon April 1

St. Lawrence University Laurentian Singers performing March 31 in Canton

Funding available to assist St. Lawrence County work sites in making healthy changes

Clarkson celebrates women's hockey championship with community

North County Congresswoman Stefanik votes against Republicans who voted to roll back internet privacy protections

Story from WWNY-tv , Mar 29, 6:11 am

St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union donates $500 to support Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce’s wine, beer and food festival

Canton Senior Citizen spring bazaar April 1 includes silent auction, crafts, bake sale, drawings, food and more

North Country Children's Museum to present 'Roller Coaster Physics' Saturday in Potsdam

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast planned Saturday in Lisbon

Editor on Duty: Matt Lindsey, 315-265-1000. ext. 31

  • 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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