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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).

Submit below.


Forgiveness overcomes hate, says award-winning author in Sault visit

Forgiveness overcomes hate, says award-winning author in Sault visit

Both sides of Mark Sakamoto’s family suffered in Second World War, in Canada and Japan; author says grandparents, parents taught him value of forgiveness
'Reading is the key that unlocks everything': Parkland P.S. benefits from Adopt a School program

'Reading is the key that unlocks everything': Parkland P.S. benefits from Adopt a School program

Small school library in Sault Ste. Marie's east end receives literary facelift thanks to nationwide fundraiser
Sault company gives Breast Cancer Awareness Month a lift <b>(3 photos)</b>

Sault company gives Breast Cancer Awareness Month a lift (3 photos)

Service Rentals & Sales paints boom man lift pink; proceeds of boom rentals in October to go to breast cancer treatment, research
Meet Davis. He’s found his ‘happy place’ <b>(video)</b>

Meet Davis. He’s found his ‘happy place’ (video)

Sault man plays with band weekly at Reggie’s West, gets the crowd dancing
Woman discovers memorial plaque, possibly ashes, in her backyard <b>(2 photos)</b>

Woman discovers memorial plaque, possibly ashes, in her backyard (2 photos)

Monique Carroll began her search for Jan and Anna Czerwinski after stumbling upon mysterious marker
Sault woman searching for 'angel' who helped husband following motorcycle crash <b>(2 photos)</b>

Sault woman searching for 'angel' who helped husband following motorcycle crash (2 photos)

Tally Dziergas says her husband would've 'bled out' and died if not for the help of a good samaritan
Benn’s African adventure <b>(4 photos)</b>

Benn’s African adventure (4 photos)

Sault man Benn Fisher spent year in Zimbabwe, built wheelchairs for disabled children, helped young students; also witnessed removal of controversial leader Robert Mugabe
VIDEO: Local family sells everything to RV across the country

VIDEO: Local family sells everything to RV across the country

They are RVing 10,000 kilometres across Canada as a part of the ARCH Bucket List Challenge
Sarah retires at 15

Sarah retires at 15

Sarah Nelson, a local hero known for her baking and raising thousands of dollars for charity, is closing her baking business
Cyclists pedal five provinces for lung disease research

Cyclists pedal five provinces for lung disease research

'Forever Lungs' campaign has raised nearly $30,000 for Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation