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Nordic Trail Festival Kicks off For Ninth Year

| August 1, 2014

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 […]

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Tourism Summit Held at Nordic Heritage Center

| May 28, 2014

“Aroostook County has to do its fair share, and this is how you learn how to do what needs to be done,” said Steve Dobson, who owns both of the Aroostook Hospitality Inns. He says every year the state brings in more than five billion dollars in tourism and the county only gets one percent […]

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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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Biathlon Opening Ceremonies

| February 24, 2014

Aroostook County –After months of planning and preparation, The 2014 IBU World Youth/Junior Biathlon Championships will take center stage at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle, and event sponsors, the organizing committee, and numerous volunteers have created a jam-packed schedule of competitive and community events to engage visitors, starting with opening ceremonies on Thursday. […]

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More Snow Is Great News for the World Juniors

| February 18, 2014

There’s less than two weeks until the IBU youth/juniors World Championships. Opening ceremonies will be on February 27th at UMPI Gentile Center, and the 28th will be the first day of competitions. With almost 18 inches of snow over the past few days, it’s got people excited for the event. “I think the snow gods […]

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