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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).

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Sault women honoured for saving lost puppy <b>(2 photos)</b>

Sault women honoured for saving lost puppy (2 photos)

Tuesday marked Police Community Programs Night to recognize citizens who ‘shed light into the darkness’
Local man, club partners, devoted to preserving the Sault and area’s railroad history <b>(12 photos)</b>

Local man, club partners, devoted to preserving the Sault and area’s railroad history (12 photos)

Railroads, trains, are in Wayne Brittain’s blood; has spent years as a member of Sault Ste. Marie Model Railroad Club
Sault woman to offer free prom night makeovers <b>(5 photos)</b>

Sault woman to offer free prom night makeovers (5 photos)

Iesha Godbout passionate about makeup, giving to others
Two women, two big hearts, thousands of hours <b>(2 photos)</b>

Two women, two big hearts, thousands of hours (2 photos)

Jackie Tomchak and Velma McClelland have a combined contribution of 55 years, 33,000 hours as Sault Area Hospital volunteers
Fire department, dog enthusiasts, help man find a new friend

Fire department, dog enthusiasts, help man find a new friend

22 year-old man living with muscular dystrophy receives service dog as belated Christmas gift
Mom and daughter bond over shared rare heart defect

Mom and daughter bond over shared rare heart defect

Jessica Merlino is kept alive by a defibrillator in her chest, still works, stays active; daughter Ariella hopes to play pro hockey - both will walk for Heart and Stroke foundation on Feb. 17
Dogs have been the best part of his career, Turco says <b>(2 photos)</b>

Dogs have been the best part of his career, Turco says (2 photos)

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service dog Justice set to retire; Constable Dan Turco tells us about unique requirements needed in life as a canine handler
Sault native Johnson describes life in the navy, some tense moments near Russian vessels <b>(6 photos)</b>

Sault native Johnson describes life in the navy, some tense moments near Russian vessels (6 photos)

Cory Johnson serves on board HMCS Charlottetown, working with missile control and defence systems
Sault native reflects on career of protecting celebrities; had lunch with Prince, recalls Gord Downie as ‘gentle soul’

Sault native reflects on career of protecting celebrities; had lunch with Prince, recalls Gord Downie as ‘gentle soul’

Steve Summerville, Sault native, former Toronto police officer and black belt, now does private security; tells stories of his work at SARS concert, CNE, MuchMusic, international conferences
Advice from Gordon MacKenzie: Keep painting! <b>(6 photos)</b>

Advice from Gordon MacKenzie: Keep painting! (6 photos)

The Sault artist will be signing copies of his new book – 'The Watercolorist’s Essential Notebook - Keep Painting!' – at his home on Saturday, January 20