Around the Circle This Week: August 28, 2015

Friends of the Porkies won a service award for its support of Michigan's Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park; the Sacred Water Walkers are coming to Bayfield; plans for a Superior oil terminal were scrapped; and more news. more »

Aug 28, 2015 11:27 AM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: August 21, 2015

The MacArthur Lock, one of the Soo Locks, reopened after 20 days of emergency repairs; Isle Royale National park officials seek comments on a management plan for wolves and moose; the Superior Hiking Trail received $75,000 from REI; and more news. more »

Aug 21, 2015 10:50 AM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: August 7, 2015

Lake Superior's water level is 7 inches above long-term average, according to the latest report; the Trans Superior sailing race concluded in Duluth; Bayfield welcomed guests from Siberia; one of the Soo Locks was closed for repairs; and more news. more »

Aug 7, 2015 4:20 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: July 24, 2015

Communities joined in the annual Lake Superior Day celebration; EcoDivers pulled trash from the Thunder Bay waters; and a musician embarked on a bike ride around the Lake, while a standup paddleboarder neared completion of his circumnavigation. more »

Jul 24, 2015 4:18 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: July 17, 2015

Two free Music in the Park concerts by Gerry Ouellette for Lake Superior Day(s); Sault renames Civic Holiday for William H. Hearst; Strong U.S. Dollar Makes Canada a Good Deal; Isle Royale Grapples with Moose-Wolf-Vegetation Plan; + more weekly news. more »

Jul 17, 2015 9:10 AM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: On Vacation

Programming note: Our weekly roundup of Big Lake news is taking the week off. We hope our readers in the U.S. have a lovely Independence Day weekend and that our Canadian friends enjoyed the Canada Day festivities. See you next Friday! more »

Jul 3, 2015 4:18 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: June 26, 2015

Photos from Grandma's Marathon, the annual race from Two Harbors to Duluth; Canada's Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area was formally established; a beer battle brew between Duluth and St. Paul; and more news. more »

Jun 26, 2015 4:41 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: June 12, 2015

A haze settled over the region thanks to wildfires in Canada; Interlake Steamship Company announced its final vessel upgrade, capping a 10-year process; a University of Wisconsin-Superior professor and two students showcased their plastics research. more »

Jun 12, 2015 4:26 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: June 5, 2015

The latest on Lake Superior's water level, still well above long-term average; in Sault Ste. Marie, LSSU's Atlantic salmon program released 29,800 yearlings into the St. Marys River; the Superior Hiking Trail has a new segment; and more news. more »

Jun 5, 2015 4:42 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: May 29, 2015

Funding was approved for a new U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker; the International Joint Commission seeks public comments on its last 10 years of Great Lakes protection; a group of paddlers passed through the Soo Locks, part of a 7,000-kilometre journey. more »

May 29, 2015 4:03 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: May 8, 2015

Updates on smelt and chinook salmon in Lake Superior; a young bear attracted a crowd when it ventured into downtown Duluth; signs of spring; a movie production filmed scenes in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; and more news. more »

May 8, 2015 4:01 PM Superior Notes

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