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These stories about local people previously featured in the news are made possible through the continued support of Dietrich Law as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Siblings who lost grandma to cancer raise over $10,000 for Hospice Wellington

Siblings who lost grandma to cancer raise over $10,000 for Hospice Wellington

Leah and Jacob say they want others in the community to be cared for the same way grandma was in Hospice Wellington
The quest for the holy grog <b>(12 photos)</b>

The quest for the holy grog (12 photos)

In this Following Up, we follow clues to a mystery left behind by a master builder, a master brewer and secret society nearly a century ago
New Borat film features song by Guelph's Adrian Raso

New Borat film features song by Guelph's Adrian Raso

In this Following Up feature we chat with guitarist and composer Adrian Raso about the use of one of his songs in the new Borat film
Gathering splinters and fragments with the Bard of the Bench

Gathering splinters and fragments with the Bard of the Bench

In this Following Up feature we return to The Bench for a few words from poverty activist and newly published street poet Ed Pickersgill
Art Gallery of Guelph adapts to changing and challenging times

Art Gallery of Guelph adapts to changing and challenging times

The art gallery reopened its doors in July and has several new exhibits
The victim and accused look back at one of Guelph's most notorious court cases

The victim and accused look back at one of Guelph's most notorious court cases

Twenty years ago it was a case that made headlines across North America and changed forever the lives of the two Guelph boys
Guelph company close to bringing 15 minute saliva-based COVID test to market

Guelph company close to bringing 15 minute saliva-based COVID test to market

Company says the test, not yet been approved by Health Canada, is similar to a pregnancy test: portable, disposable and affordable with almost instant results
'Lucky to be alive,' Fergus burn victim returns home after life changing fire mishap

'Lucky to be alive,' Fergus burn victim returns home after life changing fire mishap

After multiple surgeries, Cathy Bilton, a well-known hairdresser in Fergus returned home late August
A Q&A on QAnon and the power of critical thinking

A Q&A on QAnon and the power of critical thinking

In this Following Up feature we reconnect with philosophy professor and author Christopher DiCarlo to get some tips for using critical thinking skills to debunk and respectfully discuss conspiracy theories with family and friends
Guelph Tool Library gets a new home

Guelph Tool Library gets a new home

Tool Library 's new home is in Old Quebec Street Shoppes and plans to reopen in late September