The International Biathlon Union's World Cup Event in February was one of the most important sporting events ever hosted in Aroostook County. Jane Towle of the Biathlon Committee made a presentation to Presque Isle City Council this week to thank the city and citizens for their support.
UPDATE: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS TONIGHT'S TEMPERATURE IS EXPECTED TO DROP TO 17 BELOW FAHRENHEIT WITH WIND CHILLS AS LOW AS 35 BELOW.
DUE TO THE EXPECTED COLD WEATHER - THE WOMEN'S RELAY ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY AT PRESQUE ISLE HAS BEEN ADVANCED TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON - FOLLOWING THE MEN'S RELAY.
Biathlon World Cup competitions are on through Sunday at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque isle. With the Star City event the 8th and final World Cup before the World Championships, much attention is on northern Maine from biathlon fans in Europe.