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These stories about successful initiatives, events and developments within our community and the people behind them are made possible through the continued support of Chippewa County Airport as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Letters from the wise: surviving middle school

Letters from the wise: surviving middle school

'Remember those nice children who once listened?' Sault Area Middle School student Lilly Dankoff asked. 'There is a good chance they will turn into the complete opposite over the summer'
Deep Roots Salon opens at historic 824 Ashmun Street building

Deep Roots Salon opens at historic 824 Ashmun Street building

Inspired by a 1953 love letter, Shelli Bishop has opened a vintage themed salon at the old Checkered Flag Party Store
Couple opens recycling business in Sault to keep community clean

Couple opens recycling business in Sault to keep community clean

Committed to protecting the environment, Chuck and Sherry Kruch launched Reina Recycling and Resource Recovery to help Sault residents properly dispose of electronics and other unwanted items
Arts, crafts, goodies at Annual Give from the Heart auction

Arts, crafts, goodies at Annual Give from the Heart auction

'We now have crafts from local artists, which got a lot of attention, plus it's great to promote local people to give them a boost,' says CEO of United Way of the EUP
Great Lake Optometry expands, moves to new location

Great Lake Optometry expands, moves to new location

Dr. Thomas Choponis joined by wife, Stephanie, their children, staff members, chamber, and ambassadors to cut the red ribbon yesterday
Down 116 pounds to start New Year 2023 healthier, happier

Down 116 pounds to start New Year 2023 healthier, happier

'When I gained all that, I decided it was time to fix this,' Stephanie Sprecker said. 'It was physically and mentally exhausting'
Sault vet clinic brings advanced therapy to pets (7 photos)

Sault vet clinic brings advanced therapy to pets (7 photos)

'There is regular medicine, then there is cutting edge medicine, then there is stuff like this, that is quality of life care that is the tip of the spear type of medicine,' says Sault veterinarian
Chippewa County Sheriff's Office hosts 23rd Annual Holiday Food Drive

Chippewa County Sheriff's Office hosts 23rd Annual Holiday Food Drive

"There is so much need in our area," said Chippewa County Sheriff Mike Bitnar. "It really is just amazing. The people just give."
Superior Coffee Roasting Company sells a sense of place

Superior Coffee Roasting Company sells a sense of place

Owner Ron Kurnik, trained in speech and sociology, literally paddled his way into the coffee business
All about LINKS with 5th grade student Olivia Nyboer

All about LINKS with 5th grade student Olivia Nyboer

ARTiculate Journalists 4-H Club member holds Q&A with fifth grade peer, demonstrating what it means to help others at Sault Area Middle School