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Nordic Heritage Center steering committee wants public input in future plans

| December 3, 2014

It’s a home of outdoor activities both large and small scale in the Central Aroostook area. The Nordic Heritage Center is a world class facility well known for its beautiful trails and cozy lodge. But those on the center’s steering committee say they’ve got some big decisions to make regarding its future. Steve Towle, Steering […]

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Biathlon Boosts Business in the Area

| March 7, 2014

As hundreds of biathletes have finished competing and they’re now starting to head OUT of the county, local businesses say their being here has made a BIG impact. “It filled our hotel up completely for the last two weeks” said manager Gary Lausier. 84 biathletes stayed at the Budget Traveler in Presque Isle. He said they […]

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County Students Cheer On Biathletes at Nordic Heritage Center

| March 6, 2014

A loud and enthusiastic crowd cheers on the biathletes at Thursday’s races — a crowd mostly made up of excited students from all around the county. “You just get to scream as loud as you can as much as you want,” said 4th grader Gabe Flannery. Students voices have been heard almost all week long […]

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Volunteers Help Make World Junior Championships Possible

| March 5, 2014

It’s been an exciting week as coaches, athletes, and spectators have been enjoying the World Junior Biathlon Championships. But the event wouldn’t have been possible if it weren’t for nearly the 500 people dressed in red or white colored jackets– the volunteers… And they’re not only donating their free time, they’re having fun doing it. […]

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Doherty Grabs Another Gold in Sunday’s Pursuit Races

| March 2, 2014

Super Sunday at the Nordic Heritage Center where the top athletes from the sprint competition competed in the pursuit race. Athletes took off in the order they finished in the sprint competition, and had to visit the range a total of four times. The Youth Women started the day off where U.S. athlete Maddie Phaneuf […]

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