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Johnny Deakos created "a shrine to the humble potato"

Johnny Deakos created "a shrine to the humble potato"

Little Lake Park fries has had many devoted fans over the years
Cook's Lake activities provide a wonderful glimpse of a different time <b>(3 photos)</b>

Cook's Lake activities provide a wonderful glimpse of a different time (3 photos)

The Eggleton family played an important role in life around the lake located near present-day Awenda Provincial Park.
They Were Young Men Once <b>(3 photos)</b>

They Were Young Men Once (3 photos)

Friday marked VE Day's 75th anniversary, commemorating the Allied victory in Europe on May 8, 1945
The Dobson Tintype: A Midland Family Revealed

The Dobson Tintype: A Midland Family Revealed

At one time, Jabez Dobson owned a huge swath of land in Midland
Bonar Church, The Mariners' Service & Captain James McCannell

Bonar Church, The Mariners' Service & Captain James McCannell

“It is a service of thanksgiving for the opportunity to once more go down to the sea in ships; a service of remembrance for those who, in the last season, sailed away, never to return.”
Flight From Franceville: Kathy France, Guy Johnstone & Orville Wright

Flight From Franceville: Kathy France, Guy Johnstone & Orville Wright

Kathy and Guy are strongly delineated figures, author says.
Charlie Parker Remembers Madame Modova <b>(4 photos)</b>

Charlie Parker Remembers Madame Modova (4 photos)

Madame Modova didn’t consistently claim to be a spiritualist or a psychic.
King Street Poolrooms - Uptown Billiards & Nick Anest

King Street Poolrooms - Uptown Billiards & Nick Anest

"Nick was our new minder when his pimply-faced charges skipped school and he kept order with quiet strength and athleticism."
Unknown Midland: The Chinese Laundry, Soo Sing and Lee Kee <b>(3 photos)</b>

Unknown Midland: The Chinese Laundry, Soo Sing and Lee Kee (3 photos)

Little is known about Midland's early Chinese residents.
Early Midland featured plenty of colourful characters

Early Midland featured plenty of colourful characters

"Who Tro Dat Damn Freeze Cat? “ Clevis Hubert, The Mayor of Dollartown.