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Nordic Trail Festival Kicks off For Ninth Year

All was quiet at the Nordic Heritage Center on Friday at noontime, but it was about to get busy. Back for it’s ninth year…is the Nordic Trail festival. “There’s smiles on everybody’s faces, we put on a good show, and we make everybody feel special,” said chief of competition Chad McPherson. The weekend festival combines […]

New International Bridge Opens After Much Anticipation

A coming together of two celebrate the new bridge that connects them. “It represents a connection between Maine and New Brunswick, of the US and Canada, of economics and community and heritage. Much like our two regions, this is a bridge to be proud of,” said Maine DOT commissioner David Bernhardt. Officials from both […]

Helicopter Rides Available at the Northern Maine Fair

If you’re looking to check something else off your bucket list, Acadian Seaplanes will be giving helicopter rides at the Northern Maine Fair for the next few days. “Oh yeah that’s the most common thing I hear is like I can cross this off my bucket list. All smiles when people get out. No complaints, that’s […]

Kids Learn Animal Appreciation By Participating in Baby Beef and Pig Raising at Northern Maine Fair

Some youngsters at the Northern Maine Fair are learning WHERE’s THE BEEF and a lot more to boot. Today is 4H Baby Beef and Pig Day at the fair. Shawn Cunningham reports on how kids are learning important lessons of animal appreciation and personal responsibility. Clint Goheen is cleaning the stall and making sure his […]


Casavant Will Be Inducted Into Maine Baseball Hall of Fame

A long time baseball umpire will be inducted into the Maine baseball hall of fame next weekend in Portland. Bill Casavant will be honored on Sunday August 3rd.   Bill Casavant:”It’s extremely humbling extremely honored. When I got the phone call at the house it was almost like are you sure. I just was amazed. […]

Athletes Prepare for Final Hershey North American Championships

The end of an era. The final Hershey track and field North American Championship is next week in Hershey Pennsylvania. Kathy Mazzuchelli has been involved in the program for 35 years and says it has been a great program.   Mazzuchelli: It has been a great program and the reason that it has is because […]

Harness Racing Begins Friday Night

The Northern Maine Fair opens Friday night and over the last couple of nights several of the horsemen in the area were working on the track making sure it is in good shape.   Dirk Duncan:”This is kind of typical. The Fair Association put the stone dust on the track yesterday. There has been a […]

Land Speed Races Are Underway

The Loring Runway was a busy place on Friday  as cars and motorcycles were looking to set some new speed records. The annual Loring Land speed event got underway this afternoon and Race Director Joe Daly says conditions were very good   Daly:”Conditions are very good. We have a cross wind about 8 miles an […]

Your Health

Medical Monday 7.7.14: Nonsurgical Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Millions of Americans suffer with a disease that can lead to the permanent bending of fingers. It’s called Duputren’s (DOO-PA-TREN’S) Contracture. In this week’s Medical Monday, Shawn Cunningham talks to one man who’s hand mobility has been restored thanks to a nonsurgical procedure offered at Cary Medical Center. Raynold (RAIN-OLD) Blair is looking forward to […]

Medical Monday 6.30.14: Super Blood Drives Helping Save Lives

Blood drives will be taking place throughout New England over the summer months to shore up low blood supplies. Blood collection officials say having enough blood is critical to save lives in the event of emergencies, accidents and never ending illnesses. Shawn Cunningham was on site at a SUPER BLOOD DRIVE in Presque Isle today. […]

Medical Monday 6.23.14: Shingles

Time for some health news now. Shingles is a common virus related to chickenpox. It can be painful and contagious if not treated properly. One woman shares her shingles story with Shawn Cunningham. It’s this week’s Medical Monday. Debra Fox enjoys her short walk to the laundry room. She loves being self sufficient. Six years […]

Medical Monday 6.16.14: Crossfit Exercise Examined

CrossFit, the high-intensity power-training workout, has rocketed in popularity with more than seven thousand gyms worldwide. Crossfit has also come under fire by some healthcare practitioners, calling the workout EXTREME, attributing it to a growth in exercise injuries. Shawn Cunningham examines the issue in this week’s Medical Monday. Adam Simoes is showing this Crossfit participant […]

Angie's List

Angie’s List – Lawn Care Tips

Even though your annoying neighbor does, it can be hard to find the time and energy to maintain a perfectly manicured lawn. But don’t get discouraged. In today’s Angie’s List report, three simple tips to a healthy summer lawn. Angie Hicks/Angie’s List: “Lawn experts tell us there are three easy things you can do to […]

Angie’s List – Driveway Sealing & Repair

The condition of your driveway can make or break your home’s curb appeal. It takes a beating all year-round, but the summer sun can really take a toll. In this week’s Angie’s List report, how sealcoating can help protect your driveway. (VO) Whether your driveway is concrete or asphalt, if you want to keep it […]

Landscaping for Every Budget

As the weather warms, it’s time to tackle the outdoor projects.You might wonder what type of landscaping additions or upgrades fit your budget. The good news: there is an array of projects in various price ranges. In this week’s Angie’s List report, we break down what you can get for $50, $500, and $5,000 bucks. […]

Should You Go With a Metal Roof

Putting a new roof on your home is a big investment. If you want one that’s really going to last, you might want to consider metal roofing. It’s available in numerous styles and colors and can look like wood, slate or even asphalt shingles. How it compares to traditional materials in today’s Angie’s List report. […]

Open Kitchen

Grilled Chicken Waldorf Salad

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Grilled Chicken Waldorf Salad    Ingredients   Serves 4   1½ pounds (about 4 to 6) chicken cutlets, patted dry       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     1 teaspoon garlic powder     ½ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped and cooked until crispy     1 […]

Broccoli Salad

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT Broccoli Salad Ingredients   Serves 4 to 6   ½ cup pecans, chopped     ½ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped     1 pound fresh broccoli     2 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely grated     1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped     ½ cup raisins […]

Turkey Banh Mi

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Turkey Banh Mi   Ingredients   Serves 4   1½ tablespoons granulated sugar     3 tablespoons cider vinegar     2 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely grated     1 medium English cucumber, cut into matchsticks     2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped, plus more for garnish     […]

Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes Ingredients   Serves 4   1 pound linguine       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     ¼ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped     2 cups corn kernels     2 stalks celery, chopped     6 cloves garlic, peeled and […]


FitSource 08.01.2014

Today we have Kate Hanes! She’s a Certified trainer and nutritionist.

Special Edition of FitSource 7.30.2014

April Loveland got a preview of the new fitness facility at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. Personal Trainer and Massage Therapist, Eric Beard was there to show her a few things.

FitSource 07.25.2014

Today’s FitSource guest  is Aaron Marston from Northern Physical Therapy and Next Level Training in Presque Isle.

FitSource 07.18.2014

Today our guest is Adam Simoes from CPT and Cross Fit in Presque Isle.

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Upward Bound Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary

| August 1, 2014

A national program that more than doubles the chances of low-income, first generation students graduating from college is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this summer. It’s the Upward Bound program, that’s had a presence on the UMPI campus since 1980. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has more from local students who say it’s prepared them for […]

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Aroostook Regional Transportation Services Bus Program Under New Agreement With New Broker…Promises Better Service To Riders

| July 31, 2014

A transportation company that provides bus service to people in need countywide continues to go through transition. As Shawn Cunningham reports some new changes might impact riders of the ARTS bus service. Wayne Thibodeau’s been on the job as an ARTS bus driver for four years. In that time, he’s seen A LOT of changes. […]

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Madawaska Budget Fails Another Referendum Vote

| July 30, 2014

Ginette Albert has looked through and made edits to the budget binder more times than she can count over the last few months. It’s the proposed Madawaska 2014-15 School Budget — and after Tuesday night’s referendum vote, she’s going to have to do it again. “To be honest with you, I was disappointed…when we presented […]

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