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Honouring The Gerry Dunn Way Post Image

June 27, 2019

Honouring The Gerry Dunn Way

Article by Jack Hutton One afternoon in early June, 1942, the editor of the Gravenhurst Banner sat staring at the layout for the front page of the next week’s paper. The war against Nazi Germany was not going well and he wanted a positive local news story to make his readers...

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Sharing Her Music - Alexis Taylor is making her mark in Nashville Post Image

June 26, 2019

Sharing Her Music - Alexis Taylor is making her mark in Nashville

Article by Dawn Huddlestone/ Photography by Kelly Holinshead    If you’ve never heard the name Alexis Taylor, hold on. The Huntsville-born singer-songwriter, who now makes her home in Nashville, is performing on country music stages throughout the United States and abroad. She was raised in a musical home – her parents, Christina and...

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A Talent for Creating Durability and Functionality Post Image

June 26, 2019

A Talent for Creating Durability and Functionality

Article by Meghan Smith / Photography by Tomasz Szumski The sign on the building may say “shoe repair” but Brian Shelly’s business goes far beyond just that. From boots to belts, purses to hockey gloves, and goalie pads to tonneau covers, if the item can fit on Shelly’s sewing machine, there’s...

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ARTrail Muskoka launches self-guided tour Post Image

June 25, 2019

ARTrail Muskoka launches self-guided tour

Muskoka’s annual art tours are a popular attraction that draw hundreds of people to local studios. But, what if you’re not in the area on one of those weekends? Enter the new ARTrail Muskoka. The self-guided tour launched in May – maps and contact information for each studio are available at...

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Camp Winston - Changing Lives, One Camper at a Time Post Image

June 24, 2019

Camp Winston - Changing Lives, One Camper at a Time

Article by Sandy Lockhart / Photography by Larry Carroll For anyone lucky enough to have experienced summer camp as a child, they know it’s something special. For the kids at Camp Winston, the experience is often described as life changing. For anyone lucky enough to have experienced summer camp as a child,...

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Celebrate the start of Summer with Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes Post Image

June 07, 2019

Celebrate the start of Summer with Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes

Say goodbye to spring and hello summer at the annual celebration of the season: Spotlight on Muskoka Lakes on Thursday, June 20 at The Kee to Bala. The event by the Muskoka Lakes Chamber of Commerce is open to one and all (tickets are just $25) and features a marché of...

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