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Potential 'Penetanguishene-Couchiching' riding in the offing?

Potential 'Penetanguishene-Couchiching' riding in the offing?

'Is John Graves Simcoe a person we’re no longer honouring?' Simcoe North MP asks, noting now's the time to speak up about the long-time federal riding's proposed name, boundary changes
The iron canoe; legendary conveyance in Penetang's rich history

The iron canoe; legendary conveyance in Penetang's rich history

Canoe made of Russian iron and inspired by its birchbark counterpart, the legendary craft once plied the Great Lakes
Successful local dancer helps others reach for the 'Brass Ring'

Successful local dancer helps others reach for the 'Brass Ring'

Allie Laliberte has created a nonprofit to help local dancers overcome financial difficulties; donation-based kickoff event taking place Wednesday at two Midland dance studios
Local teacher Jessica Napier making big impact with students

Local teacher Jessica Napier making big impact with students

Mundy's Bay Public School teacher receives Impact Award for her dedication in helping students excel in math
Spreading kindness around the world with the air force

Spreading kindness around the world with the air force

Retired Major John Lalonde says his decades-long career in the Royal Canadian Airforce made him appreciate Canada so much more
Local woman 'dancing in her heart' with one last rock concert

Local woman 'dancing in her heart' with one last rock concert

Hospice Huronia, Wheels 4 Wheels ensure CherieAnne Young gets to see Rod Stewart, one of her favourite performers, in Toronto Tuesday
COLUMN: Rude, oblivious behaviours biggest trail issues

COLUMN: Rude, oblivious behaviours biggest trail issues

Does it make sense for Midland to ban e-bikes, but not snowmobiles? asks editor, who's also an avid cyclist and dog walker. 'Don’t get me started on dirt bikes or ATVs, whose riders occasionally sneak onto public trails'
Local sanctuary helps mistreated animals, nourishes the soul

Local sanctuary helps mistreated animals, nourishes the soul

After enduring years of neglect and mistreatment, lovable farm animals find warm refuge at Ralphy's Retreat Animal Sanctuary near Waverley
Local scouts off to land of Thumbelina, Hamlet and Danish blue

Local scouts off to land of Thumbelina, Hamlet and Danish blue

4th Midland troop heading to Spejdernes Lejr 2022 jamboree, which is taking place next week just outside of Copenhagen
For ninth birthday, Tiny girl gives gift to cancer centre

For ninth birthday, Tiny girl gives gift to cancer centre

'I have a lot of stuff so I don’t think I need more stuff,' Ella Simonneta says of decision to use her ninth birthday to raise funds for Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre