For our 35th anniversary, we offer up 35 gifts of the Lake – water, waves, lakers, salties, surfers and 30 more gifts we treasure from our Lake Superior. Plus, sea caves on ice, the latest edition of The Guide and so much more. more »
As of summer 2013, you can hike the 300 contiguous miles along the Superior Hiking Trail from Jay Cooke State Park west of Duluth all the way to the tip of Minnesota’s Arrowhead. Creating a trail of that magnitude was no simple walk in the park. more »
Oct 1, 2013 12:00 AM Recreation
Local coffee shop/bakeries lure locals and travelers alike, with wonderful bread and pastry aromas and a friendly atmosphere. There’s usually something that makes each one unique. more »
Nov 18, 2014 4:27 PM Travel
Find out more about Lake Superior Magazine's featured supporters through November's Great Lake Destinations. Links, Maps, Video, Facebook and more. more »
Oct 31, 2014 9:45 AM Magazine
You don’t need to go far these days to find a locally roasted cup of coffee to enjoy while looking out over Lake Superior. Like the rise in micro-brewed beers, local coffee roasting has boomed recently, too. more »
Nov 11, 2014 10:13 AM Food/Recipes
Powered by strong low-pressure systems, these nine Lake Superior storms wrecked dozens of ships and claimed hundreds of lives. more »
Jan 16, 2012 2:59 PM Natural World
As the Lake Superior region enters winter, now is a great time to review what coverage you have on your home before it – and you – become victims of any ice storms, heavy snow damage or spring flooding that may arrive. more »
Aug 17, 2010 9:11 AM Homes
As we approached it in late afternoon, the old lighthouse stood out plainly against the rock of the island. more »
Dec 26, 1998 11:15 PM Lake Superior
Inhaled over an extended period of time, radon’s radioactive particles can cause lung cancer. Fortunately, it’s easy to test your home and there are ways to reduce the gas in the house. more »
The good meal waiting just means you had the foresight to plug in the Crock-Pot before leaving for work this morning. more »
Mar 16, 2011 11:00 AM Food/Recipes
It took a catastrophic November storm to convince the U.S. Congress to build what would become among the most recognized and beautiful landmarks on Lake Superior – Split Rock Lighthouse. more »
Aug 1, 2001 8:42 AM Maritime
Lynn Wegner grew up on Park Point, that long sandy peninsula in Duluth. After more than 30 years away, he returned to build his retirement home. more »
Aug 26, 2014 4:31 PM Homes
Internationally-known 3M Corporation – maker of such products as Post-it notes and Scotch tape – was founded in Two Harbors, Minnesota. The building where 3M was born now houses a museum dedicated to the history of the company. more »
May 23, 2005 8:56 AM Minnesota
On the Ontario shores of Lake Superior, there are more than 32 lighthouse sites, some abandoned, moved or destroyed, but others still active aids to navigation or year-round emergency lights. more »
Aug 15, 2014 10:44 AM Maritime
During the Lake Superior Day festivities in Duluth, we asked visitors and locals, kids and adults, to fill in the blank: Lake Superior is ______. more »
Jul 22, 2014 8:46 AM Lake Superior
There is no question that Lake Superior enriches the lives of those of us privileged to reside on or near it and those who visit. But just how much does that 10 percent of the world’s surface fresh water affect us? more »
Jul 21, 2010 5:39 PM Great Lakes
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
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 »
Apr 10, 2014 10:36 PM Superior Notes
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 »
Jan 16, 2012 12:00 AM 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 »
Nov 12, 2013 10:38 AM Media Center
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We celebrated our 35th anniversary; Ontario residents were encouraged to apply to be a Pan Am Games torchbearer; "Cruise of a Lifetime" winners were announced; Editor Konnie LeMay helped solve an ore boat mystery; and more news. more »
Nov 21, 2014 Superior Notes
Lake Superior continued to rise in October, finishing the month 8 inches above long-term average. more »
Nov 21, 2014 Superior Notes
Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate 35 years and 200 issues at our Open House on November 20. We continue to be successful because of you – our subscribers, advertisers, customers, partners, supporters, friends and neighbors. Thank you! more »
The first snowstorm of the season dropped as much as 50 inches of snow; Lake Superior Magazine received four awards from the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association; Paul Sundberg photographed the memorial beacon lighting at Split Rock; and more. more »
Nov 14, 2014 Superior Notes