Ice-breaking has started on Lake Superior in preparation for the opening of the Soo Locks – and the start of the shipping season – on March 25. Following an extraordinary winter, it’ll be a challenge this year, says the U.S. Coast Guard. more »
It might have beans – or not. It could be made with beef, chicken or even fish. The consistency might be brothy to stew-like. The flavors can run from five-alarm spicy to Scandinavian-friendly mild. When days turn chilly, I love turning to chili. more »
When Tom and Nicole Wolfe decided to build their dream getaway lodge on the south shore of Lake Superior, they knew they had to think big. They figured they’d need a place the size of a barn to fit the extended family. So that’s what they built. more »
Find out more about Lake Superior Magazine's featured supporters through March's Great Lake Destinations. Links, Video, Facebook and more. more »
Feb 26, 2014 Magazine
Lake Superior was just 0.84 inches below its long-term average in February – and this spring the Lake could climb back to normal for the first time in nearly 16 years. more »
Mar 3, 2014 Superior Notes
One of Lake Superior's geological marvels, the mainland sea caves are open to winter visitors for the first time since 2009. Don't miss this chance to explore the caves and the dazzling ice formations that adorn the sandstone cliffs. more »
A solid ice bridge over Lake Superior has formed between Isle Royale and the mainland, an increasingly rare link that could bring new life – quite literally – to an isolated and inbred Isle Royale National Park wolf population facing extirpation. 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 »
"We had a chat today with the people in the woods." Upper Peninsula photographer Mark Upton shares a moment of life by Lake Superior. more »
Feb 4, 2014 My Lake Superior
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 »
Wondering what goes on in Marquette when the snow is high and the cold is deep? Folks go for a bicycle ride, of course. Local photographer-filmmaker Aaron Peterson talks with us about this rising, wild sport of riding bikes in snow. more »
Our university's theaters are much more than outlets for students. They're also premier performing arts venues for the Big Lake communities in which they reside. 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 »
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 »
A few 'mosts' for the Lake Superior region: most snowfall in one storm, most snowfall in one winter, coldest temperature, warmest temperature and most foggy days. more »
Jan 16, 2012 Lake Superior
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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Ice-breaking started on Lake Superior; Jake Golton won the CopperDog race; an economic report on U.S. national parks was released; the Lake could climb above average this month; and more stories from the week that was.
March 7, 2014
Ice-breaking has started on Lake Superior in preparation for the opening of the Soo Locks – and the start of the shipping season – on March 25. Following an extraordinary winter, it’ll be a challenge this year, says the U.S. Coast Guard.
March 7, 2014
Lake Superior was just 0.84 inches below its long-term average in February – and this spring the Lake could climb back to normal for the first time in nearly 16 years.
March 3, 2014
A winter for the record books; Wisconsin Sea Grant received funding from the National Sea Grant College Program; an Isle Royale wolf crossed the ice to the mainland and was later found dead in northeastern Minnesota.
February 28, 2014