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Great Stories

Do you know someone with a great story? We want to share it!

Everyone knows a great person with a great story. So, our concept is simple. Find amazing people in our community with great stories to tell and share those stories with everyone else.

We are looking for heroes, philanthropists, innovators, volunteers, good neighbours, visionaries, donors, adventurers, veterans or anyone you think is a great person with a unique story.

Submit a short summary that includes the name of the person and the story you think we should highlight. Give us your name and contact info as well as the contact for the person you want us to write about (or he best person to contact that can tell their story).

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Sault OPP give Algoma Community Living resident an early Christmas gift

Sault OPP give Algoma Community Living resident an early Christmas gift

Sault resident Jackie Vanderklift gets the ride along of a lifetime, deputized by local police for a day
Retiring Sault, Michigan leader met George Bush, Hillary Clinton <b>(2 photos)</b>

Retiring Sault, Michigan leader met George Bush, Hillary Clinton (2 photos)

Bill Lynn, former Sault, Michigan city commissioner and former mayor leaving politics after three decades; recalls challenges, high points, says ties between Twin Saults have gotten stronger
Former Sault high school teacher has had three careers, despite ‘backwards education’ <b>(3 photos)</b>

Former Sault high school teacher has had three careers, despite ‘backwards education’ (3 photos)

Fred Allen, now 95, left elementary school in the 1930s; went on to excel at university, became a career soldier, taught math at the Dunn
‘If you want to catch bigger, use The Trigger,’ inventor Syrette says <b> (3 photos)</b>

‘If you want to catch bigger, use The Trigger,’ inventor Syrette says (3 photos)

Batchewana man invents new ice fishing rod, plans to have thousands of them on sale soon; device will be available at Sault’s Canadian Tire
Former Sault powerlifter remembers the sport’s golden age <b>(14 photos)</b>

Former Sault powerlifter remembers the sport’s golden age (14 photos)

The Sault produced several notable powerlifters from the 1970s to the 1990s; Ben Cinelli encourages young people to take up the sport
Better quality of life for hospital patients thanks to Sault woman's generous donation

Better quality of life for hospital patients thanks to Sault woman's generous donation

30 new hemodialysis treatment machines purchased for SAH patients
Andre knows how to make people move <b>(3 photos)</b>

Andre knows how to make people move (3 photos)

Sault Ste. Marie physiotherapist perfects product to treat those with serious illnesses and injuries
Sault man looks forward to getting Fox Moth airborne <b>(6 photos)</b>

Sault man looks forward to getting Fox Moth airborne (6 photos)

John Lalonde and a team of volunteers have almost finished 20-year project; there are plans for astronaut Hadfield’s brother to fly reproduction aircraft
Nancy overcomes cancer, twice, then wins half marathon <b>(3 photos)</b>

Nancy overcomes cancer, twice, then wins half marathon (3 photos)

With help from her daughter Marlo, and other friends and family, Nancy Tadashore beat cancer with a double mastectomy then flew to Maui and place top in her class for in a half marathon
Meet the Sault's Top Guns <b>(4 photos)</b>

Meet the Sault's Top Guns (4 photos)

For a small town, the Sault has produced a number of pilots who have reached their dreams of flying the CF-18 Hornet, Canada’s top fighter jet, some have seen combat; ‘It's the best job in the world,’ says one