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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.


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
Darkness to light: How Monica Pitre made Cloud Walking <b>(3 photos)</b>

Darkness to light: How Monica Pitre made Cloud Walking (3 photos)

Local-born artist Monica Pitre has an exhibition running at 180 Projects, she shared her life story and how the work came about
VIDEO: From fashion mogul to farmer: The story of Farmer Bob

VIDEO: From fashion mogul to farmer: The story of Farmer Bob

Farmer Bob has had a storied life, with many different career paths and adventures, before he opened one of the Sault's most visited farms: Mockingbird Hill Farm on Landslide Road.
Ciara's smile <b> (6 photos) </b>

Ciara's smile (6 photos)

One little girl with a rare condition is a beacon of positivity
Sault professor wants to help those with Lou Gehrig's Disease

Sault professor wants to help those with Lou Gehrig's Disease

George Townsend's work at Algoma University recognized by peers, may make it into Guinness Book of World Records
A big family spreading big karma <b>(6 photos)</b>

A big family spreading big karma (6 photos)

Angie and Luke Haynes try to inspire their children with good deeds