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Rooted articles share stories about the people and places that make us proud to call our community home.

This section is made possible by our Community Leaders Program.


How a rivet brought Nono's car home <b>(6 photos)</b>

How a rivet brought Nono's car home (6 photos)

For Christian Gassi, a quick fix to stop the grill of his grandfathers car from rattling meant more enjoyment out of a car that holds a special place for him and his family
Youth spent in the Sault created indelible memories for U.S. man

Youth spent in the Sault created indelible memories for U.S. man

Gary Dragan, 75, regularly comes back to the Sault to visit his father's grave. He couldn't this year, so he wrote to tell us how much the community means to him
Lynn's 'golden mile' brings sunshine to Sylvan Valley <b>(8 photos)</b>

Lynn's 'golden mile' brings sunshine to Sylvan Valley (8 photos)

Lynn Orchard has been planting his long stretch of sunflowers in Sylvan Valley since 2013
Tracing the roots of Sault Ste. Marie’s LGBT history

Tracing the roots of Sault Ste. Marie’s LGBT history

How decades of organization and activism fostered more acceptance, celebration of LGBT community in the Sault
Sault man finds a piece of area’s ancient past, gives it proper home at Sault Museum <b>(3 photos)</b>

Sault man finds a piece of area’s ancient past, gives it proper home at Sault Museum (3 photos)

Detectorist Rob Gioia confirms copper tip, found locally, is 3,000 to 5,000 years old
Wanna hear another story about The Barn? Of course you do

Wanna hear another story about The Barn? Of course you do

After we published last week's story, we heard from a family member of one of the structure's original builders and she had some interesting details to add
Family fundraising effort aims to restore historic cordwood barn

Family fundraising effort aims to restore historic cordwood barn

The Old Garden River Road building is a favourite among animal lovers and photographers