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What's Happened

May 31, 2020

Robinson’s General Store in Dorset is for sale For 99 years, Robinson’s General Store has been providing a range of goods to the Dorset community. Several generations of the same family and 14 additions later, they’ve decided it’s time to sell. The sprawling store and its upstairs living quarters, along with...

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Cottage Country Cuisine

May 29, 2020

Good morning, Muskoka!  Here’s your delicious local breakfast Article by Karen Wehrstein / Photography by Tomasz Szumski The first meal of the day is arguably the most important, getting you started off nutritionally and emotionally. And, oh, there are some fine ones available in Muskoka, from the sublimely simple to the...

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Experiments inspire author's creative writing

May 28, 2020

Article by Matt Driscoll Adam Dickinson has spent his career exploring the intersection of the literary and scientific worlds. It’s a place few authors venture but it’s one that’s provided unexpected dividends for the Bracebridge born and raised Dickinson. The author of four books of poetry, Dickinson is also a creative...

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Taking a Gamble on Eggs

May 26, 2020

Article by Karen Wehrstein / Photography by Heather Douglas Taking a chance on raising farm fresh eggs has paid off for Alexandra and Dan Gamble. Four years ago, the couple was operating a printing and display business in Queensville. They recognized they were in a declining industry and, as outdoors-loving people, they...

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Designs and Dreams Made from Wood

May 24, 2020

Article and Photography by Tim Du Vernet Since the days of the Egyptians and Vikings, boat design has challenged builders for over 4,000 years. In Muskoka, lakes and rivers have offered recreational and commercial opportunities for generations of boat builders. The rowboats of Muskoka weren’t quite the longboats of the Vikings...

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Lynda Lynn – Life Experiences are the Muse for the Creativity of Muskoka Artist

May 22, 2020

Article by Meghan Smith/Photography by Kelly Holinshead Inspiration can come from anywhere at any time. The view from a window, the notes of a song, the words from a radio broadcast or even viewing the organisms living in Muskoka’s lakes under a microscope. For Lynda Lynn, her curiosity and a lifelong dedication...

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