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Following Up articles share stories about local people previously featured in the news.

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Upgrades on hold, hotel plan up in the air as pandemic continues to impact Sault airport

Upgrades on hold, hotel plan up in the air as pandemic continues to impact Sault airport

President hopes government comes through with COVID-19 support
Life guarding not an option, university student turns to beekeeping for summer employment

Life guarding not an option, university student turns to beekeeping for summer employment

The family cottage is now home to 20 bee hives
Here's how the Summer Company Program's young entrepreneurs are making a go of it

Here's how the Summer Company Program's young entrepreneurs are making a go of it

COVID-19 threw a curve at the program, but student entrepreneurs have carried on
High school entrepreneur hopes drone photography business will take off

High school entrepreneur hopes drone photography business will take off

Local Grade 12 student Thomas Irwin is among those helped out by the annual Summer Company Program
Closed amid pandemic, police resource centre leaves hole, says John Howard official

Closed amid pandemic, police resource centre leaves hole, says John Howard official

There are no indications as to when the Gore Street facility, which has been hailed for its approach to social issues, will reopen
COVID-19 tough on food suppliers, but could lead to boost in local marketing, say experts

COVID-19 tough on food suppliers, but could lead to boost in local marketing, say experts

A major issue is the restaurant industry, which buys a lot of local food
Glassworks to close its doors after almost 40 years

Glassworks to close its doors after almost 40 years

Charlie and Wendy Thomlinson hope to have operations all wrapped up by the end of October
Businesses across the river feel financial sting without Canadian shoppers, mayor says

Businesses across the river feel financial sting without Canadian shoppers, mayor says

Sault Michigan Mayor Don Gerrie looks forward to the border reopening
Local hair, beauty sector awaits cautious reopening

Local hair, beauty sector awaits cautious reopening

Especially hard hit has been the industry catering to brides and grooms, many of whom have postponed their weddings due to COVID-19
New local businesses maneuver challenges in the face of COVID-19

New local businesses maneuver challenges in the face of COVID-19

Startups aren't without challenges in normal times, and small businesses are now confronted with many new obstacles in the face of COVID-19