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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.


12-year-old with peanut allergy can eat one nut a day thanks to clinical trial&nbsp;<b>(2 photos)</b>

12-year-old with peanut allergy can eat one nut a day thanks to clinical trial (2 photos)

Sault boy reacting well to treatment
Has anyone seen Lloyd’s Apollo 11 painting?

Has anyone seen Lloyd’s Apollo 11 painting?

Sault native remembers art he created for the Sault's CJIC TV during 1969 moon landing; ‘I hope it’s still there,’ Lloyd Walton says
Business community steps up to buy Chris Carr a new fat bike

Business community steps up to buy Chris Carr a new fat bike

Community Living Algoma resident had his $1,400 bike stolen last weekend; money for new fat bike raised in just three hours
Not the usual fish story <b>(8 photos)</b>

Not the usual fish story (8 photos)

Second annual Take a Veteran Fishing event helps local modern day veterans relax, enjoy camaraderie
How a vodka brand with Sault roots became the gold standard

How a vodka brand with Sault roots became the gold standard

Katherine Vellinga credits the Sault with setting the path that led her to creating an acclaimed distillery
Lake Superior paddlers reunited with lost journals of their trip <b>(9 photos)</b>

Lake Superior paddlers reunited with lost journals of their trip (9 photos)

Father and son paddled more than 650 kilometres along the coast
‘I’m evolving,’ says Sault woman earning college diploma online

‘I’m evolving,’ says Sault woman earning college diploma online

Contact North offers high school and postsecondary education for students of all ages
A special day for Colter <b>(3 photos)</b>

A special day for Colter (3 photos)

Great-grandmother began studying at university at 76; now following in her footsteps as a history student
Shelby shares story of surviving drugs, now wants to help others recover <b>(7 photos)</b>

Shelby shares story of surviving drugs, now wants to help others recover (7 photos)

‘Being sober is the most beautiful thing;’ Sault woman now plans on being a social service worker
Does knowing how it feels make you a better portrait photographer? Allan Brunke thinks so

Does knowing how it feels make you a better portrait photographer? Allan Brunke thinks so

29-year-old says the struggles he has faced in his own life help him better understand his subjects