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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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DEC says wild lake sturgeon are returning to Oswegatchie River

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

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

Orsini scores five as Bears men's lax gives Berkman win No. 150

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

United Helpers in Ogdensburg seeking scholarship applications for grads in St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence NYSARC considers merger with Jefferson Rehabilitation Center in the face of changing regulations and funding cuts

Potsdam school offering grief services to students in wake of teen death

Ogdensburg to enter $100,000 agreement with DANC for oversight and purchase supervisory system at WWTP

Potsdam resident named to dean's list at University of Rochester

Foster parenting information session slated in Canton

County chamber to present awards at membership breakfast in Canton

State Firemen's Association offering class to St. Lawrence County firefighters

Massena man found in roadway screaming and hitting cars, arrested by troopers after spitting on them

Ogdensburg reduces number of members on planning board from seven to five

St. Lawrence NYSARC to study pros and cons of merging with Jefferson County agency

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Forecast: cold front to bring possible scattered rain and snow showers to St. Lawrence County

U.S. Census Bureau report shows St. Lawrence County population down nearly 2,000 people from 2015 to 2016

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United Steel Workers Organization of Active Retirees meeting March 30

DEC says wild lake sturgeon are returning to Oswegatchie River

Ogdensburg St. John's Conservatory Theater will present 'The Orchard of Hide & Seek'

The North Country feels ripple effects of failed healthcare bill

Opinion: Under my Luci light in Parishville

Potsdam Center School Class of 1961 seeking RSVPs for reunion

North Country Congresswoman Stefanik reviewing law allowing internet providers to sell browsing info without permission

Story from WWNY-tv , Mar 28, 6:01 am

St. Lawrence County not among NY counties with highest levels of carcinogenic radon gas

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Ogdensburg Area Zonta Club seeks applications for their 2017 local awards

Baked chicken dinner planned March 30 in Massena

'Photo Management on a PC Computer' class to be offered March 30 in Potsdam

Forest rangers discover group camping in 'unusual location,' find Massena man wanted on warrant related to 2016 robbery charge

Italian smorgasbord to be served Thursday in Russell

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

Story from Business Insider , Mar 27, 5:28 pm

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

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

'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

Story from Indian Time , Mar 27, 8:40 am

‘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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