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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.


"I'm truly a blessed woman"

"I'm truly a blessed woman"

Brandi Wilson's hard work has led to the job of her dreams
Echo Bay roofer writes first book, wants to meet with Hollywood producer

Echo Bay roofer writes first book, wants to meet with Hollywood producer

John Hurley's The Roofers is a humorous work of fiction; author would like to see it adapted into a movie
VIDEO: Manfredo shares garden with new neighbours

VIDEO: Manfredo shares garden with new neighbours

Manfredo Quizi has been gardening for over 60 years. He recently brought his green thumb skills to the Chartwell Collegiate Heights Retirement Residence, where he is sharing the fruits of his labour with his new neighbours.
Terrifying hotel-room robbery has happy ending thanks to local cop

Terrifying hotel-room robbery has happy ending thanks to local cop

'I could put myself right in his shoes' — Const. Beau Neveau
One of Canada's first Nurse Practitioners made history in the Sault <b>(2 photos)</b>

One of Canada's first Nurse Practitioners made history in the Sault (2 photos)

It wasn't easy when other nurses were making fun of her, but the health industry is glad she persevered
VIDEO: 'They are hoping within a few years there will be a cure'

VIDEO: 'They are hoping within a few years there will be a cure'

Sault Ste. Marie has the highest rate of people diagnosed with multiple myeloma per capita in the country. Brian Panek is one of those people. 
Do you like pickup trucks? Fishing? If so, you'll love this Ford F150 (14 photos)

Do you like pickup trucks? Fishing? If so, you'll love this Ford F150 (14 photos)

Friend turned Mike Philion's truck into a work of art as repayment for taking his father fishing
Great Lakes Forestry Centre entomologist receives fitting posthumous honour

Great Lakes Forestry Centre entomologist receives fitting posthumous honour

Say hello to Xeris degrooti
St. Joseph Island PhD student wins award, wants to be cabinet minister

St. Joseph Island PhD student wins award, wants to be cabinet minister

Forestry has been a part of Stephanie Seymour's family for generations
Sault siblings remember heroic father (6 photos)

Sault siblings remember heroic father (6 photos)

Ron Giddens fought in epic Second World War battle while brother was in POW camp; wrote memoirs years later