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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.


New program teaches adult learners the 'business' of crafting

New program teaches adult learners the 'business' of crafting

The Northland Craft Academy providing students experiences and skills that they can use in a career of crafting.
Local teen wants you to be Santa to a senior this holiday season

Local teen wants you to be Santa to a senior this holiday season

Morgan Nadon Turner looking for donations from public in effort to provide Christmas gifts to senior citizens
Community-based festival a labour of love for Nicole Dyble

Community-based festival a labour of love for Nicole Dyble

Events like Fishbowl Fest are 'a sort of launching pad for ideas', says former Gore Street Cafe owner
Local artist Jean Becker is northern, twisted and crazy

Local artist Jean Becker is northern, twisted and crazy

Northern Twisted Art (and Pizza) has been a mainstay of the Mill Market for many years.
Volunteer's mission results in warm feet, 'tearful moments'

Volunteer's mission results in warm feet, 'tearful moments'

Leslie Cassidy-Amadio says the idea for her charity hit her like a lightning bolt
Want to be better at what you do? You need to understand commitment, says Ken Belanger

Want to be better at what you do? You need to understand commitment, says Ken Belanger

The former NHLer, who now runs a training facility, says a big part of what makes people great is in their heads
Sault's Mihell golden at national Muay Thai competition

Sault's Mihell golden at national Muay Thai competition

Cydney Mihell earns gold medal at 2019 National Muaythai Canada Championship
The art of hairstyling (or how I learned to love my locks)

The art of hairstyling (or how I learned to love my locks)

Shampoo Alley owner and hair stylist Sarah Kelly talks about her passion for transforming her clients through their hair.
It's all about quality time for this Big Brother

It's all about quality time for this Big Brother

Marc Sageloly says being there for young boys while they're growing up can pay huge dividends
Lawrence Brown helped Algoma University survive in its early days <b>(4 photos)</b>

Lawrence Brown helped Algoma University survive in its early days (4 photos)

Arranged university’s move to its current Queen Street East location