It's all great around our Great Lake, but what do you think is The Best? Please complete our survey, telling us your picks this year for The Best of the Lake. We'll collect responses through June 1. Winners will be announced in the August/September issue. more »
For eight years, I supervised operation of the Aerial Lift Bridge and observed much from my perch above the Duluth Ship Canal. Here are the four worst and five best things I encountered, from bridge hangers-on to the unforgettable sunrise views. more »
Reviews of Dan Kemp's "A Yooper's Summer on Isle Royale," Michael Perry's "From the Top: Brief Transmissions from Tent Show Radio" and Joel Austin's "Discovering the Penokees." more »
Find out more about Lake Superior Magazine's featured supporters through April's Great Lake Destinations. Links, Video, Facebook and more. more »
Feb 26, 2014 Magazine
After more than 15 years of low levels, the Big Lake has reached its long-term average level, thanks in part – yes, thanks – to the long and hard winter. more »
Photographer Dennis O'Hara provides us with insights and tips for spring photography and shooting waterfalls. more »
Fish makes a great meal, no bones about it. more »
Emma and Tim Baxter’s Thunder Bay wedding day had everything Emma dreamed it would have, except for one crucial thing – an over-hefty price tag. In the Lake Superior region, brides are finding that a magical wedding doesn't have to break the budget. more »
These winning images are true examples of "lake effect." Each reflects how the Big Lake and north woods influence what we see, feel and do. more »
The Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth invited Amber-Dawn Bear Robe to explore its permanent collection, to view it through her perspectives as an art curator, a visual fiber artist and woman of the Siksika Nation (Blackfoot), and to create an exhibit. more »
Potica is likely familiar to anyone who grew up in – or anywhere near – a Slovenian, Croatian or Serbian family. The rich, Old World pastry could be simply described as a walnut roll, but that would in no way do it justice. more »
Founded in 1954 by Sam and Louise Perrella in Hibbing, Minnesota, Sammy's Pizza now has 17 outlets across the region and, after 20 million pizzas sold, has become a tradition for so many families – including Sam's. more »
The birch tree has been a source of fire, food, shelter and transportation to Lake Superior residents for generations. New research is showing its value in medicine and industry as well. more »
After years of amassing recipes, Marty Kovarik discovered that what he had was a cookbook … and more specifically the makings of an outstanding fish cookbook. more »
On an October evening, I drove down a gravel road near Jackfish, Ontario, to Pebble Beach. What I saw coming over the ridge was not one, but two incredible feats of Lake Superior magic. more »
The next time that you are in a department store, look up to the ceiling. It’s about 20 feet or so to the lights. Now, imagine a wave that tall racing toward your boat in the middle of a churning Lake Superior. more »
Powered by strong low-pressure systems, these nine Lake Superior storms wrecked dozens of ships and claimed hundreds of lives. more »
Lake Superior Magazine joins prestigious company and becomes the first under-30,000-circulation publication to earn the Minnesota Magazine of the Year from the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association. more »
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Mary Carlin Dougherty recounted a magical spring sight in northern Wisconsin; Lake Superior reached its long-term average level in March; ice continued to slow (and damage) vessels on Lake Superior; and more news from the week.
Apr 11, 2014 Superior Notes
For eight years, I supervised operation of the Aerial Lift Bridge and observed much from my perch above the Duluth Ship Canal. Here are the four worst and five best things I encountered, from bridge hangers-on to the unforgettable sunrise views.
Apr 10, 2014 Superior Notes
After more than 15 years of low levels, the Big Lake has reached its long-term average level, thanks in part – yes, thanks – to the long and hard winter.
Apr 7, 2014 Superior Notes
The first commercial vessels of the season finally reached Sault Ste. Marie, 11 days after the Soo Locks opened; ice conditions remain challenging across the Lake; researchers on Isle Royale posted their final update of the winter; and more news.
Apr 4, 2014 Superior Notes