THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:

An outdoor guide who came under fire for allowing hunting dogs to run where property owners don’t want them says reducing the coyote population in St. Lawrence County is important, even if people are irritated when dogs run on their land. The Department of Conservation allows dogs released on land where they have permission to hunt to legally cross onto other property where they are not wanted. But, the dog owner could be charged with trespassing if it is “foreseeable” that the dogs would go where they are not wanted, a DEC spokesman said.

Do you agree with the DEC law?

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Results will be posted Feb. 27.

LAST WEEK'S QUESTION:

Free income tax preparation and electronic filing is offered at various location in St. Lawrence County and the deadline to file is April 15.

How do you prepare your income taxes?

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Saints men's basketball fall to Union in double OT heartbreaker

Five in double figures as Clarkson women's basketball advances to Liberty League championship game

Regular season champions Clarkson women's hockey hosts Rensselaer in ECAC Quarterfinals

Harrisville, Chateaugay boy's basketball survive to advance to "D" championship

Larries girl's hoops edge Flyers 58-55, Madrid-Waddington advances to final

House fire in Massena kills one, St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies say

St. Lawrence County grand jury clears two attorneys accused of criminal wrongdoing

Story from WWNY , Feb 23, 2:40 pm

Video shows scene around fatal house fire in Massena

Sen. Gillibrand stops at Massena Community Center to announce legislation aimed at protecting seniors from fraud

Opinion: Health care system cannot be based on luck, says Potsdam man

A cappella regional quarterfinals in Potsdam Saturday

Silver bracelet-making class in Waddington Saturday

New oncology director at Ogdensburg cancer center

Story from NorthCountryNow , Feb 23, 11:43 am

Ritchie calls for state to study economic impact of libraries in St. Lawrence County and other regions

Ice fishing derby in South Colton slated for Feb. 25 has been canceled

North Country Assemblyman Jones wants to rescind STAR changes

Back Country Band to play at Pickens Opera House in Heuvelton

Akwesasne artists carves ice sculpture for Snow Festival in Ottawa

Story from Indian Time , Feb 23, 11:45 am

Two injured following Oswegatchie accident, Rensselaer Falls man charged with driving drunk

Bird Valentines class offered in Waddington at Gallery at Lake Saint Lawrence Arts

Massena firefighters respond to blaze with victim trapped inside home

Full Moon Fundraiser raises money for Akwesasne water protectors near Standing Rock

Story from Indian Time , Feb 23, 9:58 am

Potsdam Recreation Department hosting Rock-N-Skate

Clarkson University doctor and students working to help stroke victims in Potsdam

Heuvelton Volunteer Transportation Center hosting painting class fundraiser

SUNY Canton named one of 25 most pet-friendly colleges in U.S.

Massena village names new Department of Public Works motor equipment operator

Late STAR reimbursements for North Country residents prompts Assemblywoman to call for rollback of exemption changes

Massena Business Development Corporation had busy year in 2016

Rabies vaccination clinics offered in several towns throughout St. Lawrence County

North Country Rep. Stefanik caught in tailwinds of angry electorate

Clarkson researchers design new material capable of capturing exhaust gasses with light in Potsdam

Norwood library offering 6-week art class for kids

Despite increase at MMH, Massena village treasurer doesn't forsee huge jump in state retirement payment

CJs Bottle Redemption in Potsdam now under new ownership

Car crashes into Star Lake Nice n Easy

Story from WWNY , Feb 22, 5:27 pm

Akwesasne ecological worker to help oversee international St. Lawrence River water-levels plan

Lake St. Lawrence Winter Chill events continue through this weekend in Massena, Waddington, Louisville

Food drive in Potsdam through March 4

Sheppard appointed outpatient growth and development director at Claxton-Hepburn in Ogdensburg

Ogdensburg to compete for $10 million in downtown revitalization money

Massena nurses' union VP calls one-year collective bargaining deal 'a good contract'

North Country Rep. Stefanik details healthcare law she supports

SUNY Canton Nursing Assn. gets donation toward clinics, seminars

Ogdensburg woman inducted into Elmira College honor society

AARP driver safety program in Massena April 27-28

Pork loin dinner in Morley Saturday

Ogdensburg needs to reduce city workforce to garner state help

Norfolk-Norwood Icemen advance to state champioship games in Buffalo

Gillibrand to make stop in Massena Thursday at community center on Beach Street

Wanakena Footbridge lighted with memorial luminarias for Winter Whiteout Weekend

Story from WWNY-tv , Feb 22, 11:51 am

Clarkson chemistry department chair in Potsdam awarded grant from Romanian National Science Foundation

Story from NorthCountryNow , Feb 22, 11:48 am

Remington museum in Ogdensburg offering docent tours this Saturday

Special needs art and music class offered in Potsdam

Massena scraps proposed taxi cab law, heads back to drawing board

Warm weather forces St. Lawrence River Walleye Association to cancel Northern Pike Challenge for second consecutive year

New York medical pot company prospecting for new customers in nursing homes

Story from Syracuse.com , Feb 22, 9:20 am

St. Lawrence University pledges $19,000 to United Way

Claxton-Hepburn in Ogdensburg names three employees as 'Claxton Defenders'

Story from NorthCountryNow , Feb 22, 9:16 am

WIC clinics planned in Ogdensburg and Massena

Massena Volunteer Fire Department hosting chicken barbecue Feb. 25

DEC offering license exams for falconers, leashed dog trackers for St. Lawrence County residents

North Country farmers recognize Sen. Ritchie for supporting agriculture

Ogdensburg hospital raising awareness about heart disease

Clarkson engineering students visit Potsdam middle school class

Clarkson professor named associate editor of trade publication

Story from NorthCountryNow , Feb 22, 6:35 am

Girl Scout registration set for Feb. 27 in Parishville

Editor on duty, Andy Gardner, 315-265-1000, Ext. 36

  • FOUND: Cordless Drill - CR 34 between West Potsdam & Route 345.
  • SEEN: Large whitish dog - possible husky mix on CR 49, Norfolk Brookdale Road.
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  • LOST: Saint Bernard puppy from Russell.
  • LOST: Tri-colored Peek-a-pug from St. Lawrence Ave., Waddington. Reward offered.


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