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UMFK Hosts “Earth Day…Everyday” Event for Fort Kent Youngsters

| April 14, 2014

This slightly warm weather took some youngsters from inside the classroom to a different ENVIRONMENT. A college campus to be more exact. And it’s a different lesson of higher learning these kids were getting…one that hopefully has them appreciating the environment for years to come. Shawn Cunningham explains. These wide eyed Fort Kent youngsters are […]

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UMFK to offer co-ed soccer, basketball summer camps

| April 4, 2014

  The University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic department will offer a week-long day co-ed soccer and basketball camps this summer. Registration is open to children entering kindergarten through eighth grades. The Bengal co-ed soccer camp will be held from Monday, July 7th through Thursday, July 10th.  Daily soccer sessions will be split into […]

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Medical Monday 3.24.14: Fort Kent Man Shares Road to Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

| March 24, 2014

More than a million incidents of traumatic brain injury occur in the U.S. every year. Brain injuries are quite common, and if left untreated unfortunately can be quite DEADLY. One Fort Kent man has survived a traumatic brain injury and is sharing his story in hopes of spreading awareness. Its this week’s Medical Monday with […]

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UMFK Sucrerie Celebrates Maple Sugaring and Acadian Heritage

| March 20, 2014

The ployes, the people, the music…it’s all part of Fort Kent’s annual Sucrerie. A longtime tradition that brings folks from all over the St John Valley together to celebrate maple sugaring and Acadian heritage. “To keep it alive..to know where our roots are and where were headed,” said Delores Dumond. “I wave to everyone and […]

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Inaugural Firing and Ribbon Cutting Held Today for Biomass Project in Fort Kent

| February 28, 2014

It was an exciting day here in Fort Kent! Folks from all over came together to celebrate the inaugural firing and ribbon cutting of a 5.5 million dollar biomass project. “To see this today, is amazing,” said John Martin, director for sustainability development at UMFK. A significant milestone was marked Friday in the Pleasant Street […]

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