Recipe Box: A Dish of Squash

Behold the versatile squash - from the forest green veins of a black zucchini to the bright yellow of a sunburst patty pan, the smooth cream and green stripes of a delicata to the warty mint green of a Queensland blue. more »

Nov 12, 2011 11:42 PM Food/Recipes

Paddling Pukaskwa

For a long time, this place called “Pukaskwa” intrigued us. Pukaskwa National Park stretches down the far eastern side of the lake from Pic River near Hattie Cove to Pukaskwa River nearly 144 miles south. No interior roads lead to this wild coast. more »

Jul 1, 2002 12:00 AM Recreation

Nurturing Creative Spirits

Since its founding in 1947, the Grand Marais Art Colony has grown and evolved, a place where artists and artisans can set aside external worries and express themselves through art. more »

May 20, 2011 12:00 AM Art/Photography

Lake Superior Journal: A Wild Moose Chase

We were instructed to hide behind a tree. The Wenonah glided into Washington Harbor on the west end of Isle Royale, as the National Park Service ranger on board explained what to do if we encountered a moose while hiking. more »

Sep 17, 2012 2:27 PM Superior Notes

Surfin' the Big Lake

Typically Lake Superior is not a place where people expect to find surfers. A boy reared by the waves of the world’s largest fresh-water lake became the man credited with revolutionizing the design of boards used for salt-water surfing worldwide. more »

Sep 3, 2001 8:39 AM Recreation

Lakehead Lab Uses DNA to Uncover Secrets of the Past and Present

The team at Lakehead University’s Paleo-DNA Laboratory never knows what questions might come over the transom. They've traced ethnic lineage back to ancient times, they've done paternity testing – and then there are the gruesome cases. more »

Dec 1, 2014 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

How the Soo Locks Were Made

On June 18, 1855, the steamer Illinois locked through upbound and ushered in a new era in Great Lakes shipping. But the Soo Locks didn’t come easy. The planning and building of the locks were as fraught with obstacles as the waterway they traversed. more »

Jul 27, 2015 3:18 PM , Maritime

Outside In: A Lutsen Home Inspired by the North Woods

Big Lake and Great North Woods inspirations abound in the decorating details and atmosphere that make this home comfortable and unique. The living room takes advantage of the outside décor, with 30-foot windows that open onto a Lake Superior vista. more »

Aug 1, 2014 12:00 AM Homes

310 E. Superior St., Duluth, MN

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