Makk Design proves high-tech survivable in small town

Makk Design proves high-tech survivable in small town

The historical Village Library building in Victoria Harbour is now a high-tech hub housing Makk Design Inc. “We sell consumer products to China,” said Stephen Makk, co-owner of the company with his wife Riina. Makk Design is basically an engineering department for...

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Province investing $40,000 to help improve Midland transit

Province investing $40,000 to help improve Midland transit

Midland public transit users could soon benefit from an improved ride schedule and bus tracking system. The Ontario government has committed $40,000 to a transit and road infrastructure project in Midland and will nominate the project for federal funding under the...

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New tugs coming to Midland for Tugfest Georgian Bay

New tugs coming to Midland for Tugfest Georgian Bay

Tugfest Georgian Bay will be taking over Midland harbour Aug. 16 and 17 on the heels of the Tall Ships Challenge. “It’s a tough act to follow,” said Paul Gaynor, an organizer and owner of the Prescotont, a 120-foot tugboat that has been docked in Midland harbour for...

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Farm Crawl to highlight Tiny Township agricultural industry

Farm Crawl to highlight Tiny Township agricultural industry

In an effort to shine a light on local producers and educate the public about the area's agricultural industry, Tiny Township has organized a Farm Crawl. Vegetable, herb, maple syrup, honey and garlic producers will all be featured during a one-day tour of five farms...

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What’s going on here: 877 King St. in Midland

What’s going on here: 877 King St. in Midland

At the south end of King Street, between Huronia Pools LeisureScapes and Ideal Supply Inc., lies an empty four-acre chunk of land. It is the future home of a Hampton Inn. Here are the facts: A four-storey, 80-room hotel has been approved for the open lot on the east...

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