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3 hrs ago | The Kane Republican

Sheriff Krieg announces upcoming resignation

The Elk County Courthouse will see a shift as 2014 winds down as two-term Elk County Sheriff Jeff Krieg will not serve out his final year at the helm and will instead retire.

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Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Ridgway Record

Timber industry highlighted during Farm Tour

The timber industry was highlighted during Friday's Elk County Farm Bureau Legislative Tour, which was held at Northwood Resources, Inc. in Kersey.

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Related Topix: Kersey, PA

AmmoLand

Last Chance to Hunt World Class Elk in Pennsylvania

It's too late to enter Saturday's drawing for one of the 108 Pennsylvania elk licenses to be issued by lottery this year.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Ridgway, PA

CBS Local

Police: Upset Over Bar Closing, Man Shoots Barmaid

State police say a customer wounded a bartender because he was upset that she wanted to close a northwestern Pennsylvania social club, before fatally turning the gun on himself.

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Related Topix: Ridgway, PA, Brockway, PA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Police: Brockway man commits suicide after shooting barmaid in Elk County

State police say a customer wounded a bartender because he was upset that she wanted to close a northwestern Pennsylvania social club, before fatally turning the gun on himself.

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Related Topix: Brockway, PA, Ridgway, PA

New Jersey Herald

Police: Man commits suicide after shooting barmaid

State police say a customer wounded a bartender because he was upset that she wanted to close a northwestern Pennsylvania social club, before fatally turning the gun on himself.

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Related Topix: Ridgway, PA, Brockway, PA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Ridgway Record

Weight restriction lifted on SR 555 bridge

With repairs completed Thursday, PennDOT has removed weight limits on a Route 555 bridge in Elk County.

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Related Topix: Weedville, PA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Ridgway Record

Elk County Fair kicks off with opening ceremony

Rainy weather did not deter a crowd from gathering at the Elk County Fair on Tuesday evening for the annual opening ceremony.

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Related Topix: St. Marys, PA, Johnsonburg, PA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

YourErie

Four Busted for Bath Salts Sale

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced charges against four alleged drug dealers accused of distributing bath salts, a powerful and highly addictive synthetic drug, throughout St. Marys.

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Ridgway Record

Solid Waste Authority discusses new recycling facility

Chairman Ross Braun, left, and Recycling and Solid Waste Coordinator Bekki Titchner review a map of a proposed location for a new recycling facility in St. Marys during Monday's Elk County Solid Waste Authority meeting.

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Related Topix: St. Marys, PA, Ridgway, PA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

PennLive.com

New superintendent settles in at West Perry

West Perry students and staff are adjusting to a new face on school grounds, as Mike O'Brien settles into his position as superintendent.

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Related Topix: New Oxford, PA, Education Etc.

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Ridgway Record

Elk County Fair celebrates 40th anniversary

"Treasure the Memories" at the 2014 Elk County Fair takes place Aug. 5-9 as new entertainment will grace the fairgrounds along with old favorites.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ridgway Record

Republicans host annual gathering

Photo by Amy Cherry - Front row, from left to right, Mike Scott, central regional director for the Republican Party of Pa., Joyce Haas, vice-chairperson of the Republican Party of Pa., Grace Jesberger of the Elk County Republican Party, and Matt Blackburn, western Pa.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

GantDaily.com

Three Bridges to be Replaced on Bell Draft Road

There are three bridges on Bell Draft Road in Benezette Township, Elk County that have been bid as a single project.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ridgway Record

St. Marys man sentenced in child pornography case

A St. Marys man was sentenced Monday for charges involving over 311 images of child pornography found on his computer.

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Related Topix: St. Marys, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

GantDaily.com

Elk License, Guided Hunt to be Raffled Off

Being selected to take part in Pennsylvania's elk hunt is special, but a new opportunity available this year really is something to bugle about.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Clearfield, PA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Erie Times News

Pennsylvania man convicted in 'leftover' pot trial

An Elk County man has been convicted of possessing five pounds of marijuana and at least 10 live marijuana plants that he claimed were merely "leftovers" from a police raid on his home two years earlier.

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Related Topix: Drugs, State Prisons, Prison

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ridgway Record

Corbett visits Ridgway, attends NRA banquet, radio interview

Photo by Joseph Bell - Denny Heindl, left, local philanthropist and owner of The Hound radio station in Ridgway, gives Governor Tom Corbett a tour of the facilities Saturday during a visit to Elk County.

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Related Topix: Ridgway, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Ridgway Record

Governor responds to widespread drug abuse

Photo by Joseph Bell - Governor Tom Corbett speaks Saturday during an interview with Denny Heindl at The Hound in Ridgway.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ridgway, PA

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