St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain has cut services to local municipal courts after the Legislature voted against filling a vacant assistant district attorney (ADA) position in her office. Rain says ADAs will appear in local courts only for official hearings and trials

Legislature Chairman Joseph Lightfoot says Rain’s policy will cause problems for local town justices.

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Fishing and hunting licenses went on sale earlier this month which means whitetail hunting season is right around the corner in St. Lawrence County.

If you hunt deer what is your preferred weapon?

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SUNY Canton men's soccer team looking for third consecutive season with nine or more wins

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Potsdam capital project underway as classes are about to start

Nurse practitioner from Alaska hired to staff student health center at Canton's SLU

Wine and Nine X2 golf event raises money for Ogdensburg Zonta Club

DWI crash in Canton, burglary and toilet vandalism arrests in Potsdam among Aug. 31 NCNow top five

Ogdensburg resident earns degree from Binghamton University

American Kang Duk Won to host classes in Canton

Introductory drawing class to be held in Potsdam Sept. 12

Hot days in store for North Country with high temps near 90

NCNow Survey: 78 percent of respondents in St. Lawrence County prefer to hunt whitetail deer with a gun

United Helpers selling tickets in Ogdensburg, Canton for Sept. 4 cash raffle

‘The Walls of Massena Central High School 1990’ unedited film of seniors predicting their futures, discussing high school memories

Community Performance Series kicks off guest artist series in Potsdam Sept. 26 with Juno winner Kellylee Evans

Opinion: School supply survey should be required reading for taxpayers, says Heuvelton resident

Morley Library Association meets Thursday

Potsdam’s Clarkson University featured in USA Today article naming it among top 10 engineering colleges in U.S.

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Robar's toilet display in Potsdam vandalized again

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Former Clarkson Professor Wes Craven dies at 76; prolific director behind 'A Nightmare on Elm Street'

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Fewer deer expected to be killed in next New York hunting season

Boys and Girls Club of Massena seeks volunteers for kids' grades 3 to 6 activities

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Under the Big Top Circus Friday at Canton's Bend in the River Park Sept. 11

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'Credit Cards, Credit Scores' presentation at St. Lawrence County Chamber webinar Wednesday

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Norfolk man charged Sunday for allegedly punching out store window, resisting arrest in Potsdam

SUNY officials make transferring credits within system easier; includes transfers between Canton, Potsdam

Potsdam resident joins staff at Malone branch of Community Health Center of the North Country as physician’s assistant

Dannemora in lockdown after prison yard fights

Recent storm with high winds kept Potsdam Fire Department busy

Norfolk Archers Annual 3-D shoot begins Sept. 5 at Rod and Gun Club

American Red Cross seeks blood donors in Potsdam, Massena areas

Potsdam man jailed on burglary charges after allegedly breaking into two residences, causing damage to both

Canton man charged with aggravated DWI following property-damage accident in Potsdam

Why razing the Cornwall Island port-of-entry doesn't end Mohawk border issues

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council approves fall heating assistance allocation

Canton Free Library to offer children’s programming this fall for babies to 12-year olds

Cornell Cooperative Extension to present composting workshop Sept. 9

Ogdensburg solar projects could produce 90 percent of city’s municipal power

Canton Miner Street flea market to close

Edwards Town Council inspects new loader

Akwesasne Grand Chief Benedict: New Ontario-First Nations accord a 'positive step'

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North Country Rep. Stefanik votes with GOP in favor of curbing president's regulatory power

Canton Writers Group to celebrate 23rd anniversary Monday

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Opinion: Charity ride raises $3,576 for Norfolk Legion Legacy Fund

Reservation deadline is Sept. 8 for AARP lunch in Potsdam

Canton man charged with pot possession related to Jan. 3 fatal accident

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Solar panel campaign heating up in Canton, Akwesasne & Tri-Lakes

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  • LOST: Small black and white kitty in Hannawa Falls on August 26.
  • FOUND: Small black LG flip-phone near 338 County Route 53.
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