North Country economy http://nhpr.org en Exchange On The Road: North Country's Main Street Economies http://nhpr.org/post/exchange-road-north-countrys-main-street-economies <div>The North Country economy is ever-changing and evolving. Laura Knoy went to the source to discuss this topic at the <a href="http://bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org/" target="_blank">Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem</a>.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:18:48 +0000 The Exchange 51740 at http://nhpr.org Exchange On The Road: North Country's Main Street Economies Across Lakes And Through The Woods: Racing To Boost North Country's Economy http://nhpr.org/post/across-lakes-and-through-woods-racing-boost-north-countrys-economy <p></p><p></p><p>Just before dawn at the First Connecticut Lake in Pittsburg there’s the sound of a loon and competitors are gathering for the <a href="http://www.nhrace.com/">North Country Endurance Challenge.</a></p><p>It’s an all-day race combining kayaking, running forested trails and mountain biking. And it is an effort to boost the economy of the North Country.</p><p>Racers have a choice of courses and how they wish to tackle them.</p><p>The longer “premier” course will cover about 63 miles.</p><p>A “sprint” course is about 30 miles.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 34737 at http://nhpr.org Across Lakes And Through The Woods: Racing To Boost North Country's Economy