Around the Circle This Week: September 23, 2016

Lake Superior Magazine won three awards from the International Regional Magazine Association; a difficult wild rice season is coming to a close; lakes and rivers "In a New Light"; the Coast Guard ended a search for three missing boaters; and more. more »

Sep 23, 2016 2:43 PM , Superior Notes

Pictured Rocks Rescue

Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard

Around the Circle This Week: September 16, 2016

Three kayakers were rescued in dramatic fashion at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The paddlers encountered high winds and rough seas that tossed them from their kayaks. One spent 7 hours in the Lake swimming for shore. All three survived. more »

Sep 16, 2016 9:00 AM Superior Notes

Park Point on Labor Day 2016

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: September 9, 2016

Lake Superior's water temperature soared to near-record levels this summer; Saxon Harbor posted a public-input survey about redevelopment after July's flood; unsung heroes in the Northland; NASA turned its gaze on the Apostles; and more news. more »

Sep 9, 2016 1:55 PM Superior Notes

Bear at Oak Island

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Around the Circle This Week: September 2, 2016

Bears necessitated the temporarily closure of a dock, several campsites and a portion of two trails on Oak Island in the Apostles; a movie crew is filming on the Minnesota shore this month; Marquette is digitizing its local history; and more. more »

Sep 2, 2016 1:22 PM Superior Notes

J.S. Seaverns

Ken Merryman

Around the Circle This Week: August 26, 2016

A team of Big Lake wreck hunters unveiled its new discovery, the J.S. Seaverns; happy National Dog Day; a new trail opened between Ashland and Washburn; a U.P. webseries launched a Kickstarter for its second season; and more news. more »

Aug 26, 2016 1:39 PM Superior Notes


Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: August 19, 2016

Duluth welcomed the tall ships and the world's largest rubber duck, which are in port for a four-day festival; Isle Royale proposed fee changes; Bayfield received kudos from Backpacker magazine; and more news. more »

Aug 19, 2016 1:45 PM Superior Notes


Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Tall Ships Duluth 2016: Parade of Sail Videos and Photos

Missed the Parade of Sail? Check out our photos and videos of the fleet of nine tall-masted ships sailing under Duluth's Aerial Lift Bridge on Thursday afternoon. more »

Aug 18, 2016 11:20 AM Superior Notes

Visit the Lake Superior Magazine Booth at Tall Ships Duluth

Going to Tall Ships Duluth this weekend? Visit our booth to pick up a great gift and say hi! We'll be at the festival all four days, Thursday through Sunday. Our booth is between Bayfront Festival Park and the Great Lakes Aquarium. more »

Aug 16, 2016 9:55 AM Superior Notes

Mist of Avalon

Courtesy Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau

Around the Circle This Week: August 12, 2016

Tall ships began arriving on Lake Superior for next week's festival of tall-masted ships in Duluth; funding for disaster relief in northern Wisconsin was announced; a local teenager drowned in the Apostle Islands; and more news. more »

Aug 12, 2016 2:04 PM , Superior Notes


Courtesy Draken Expedition America

Around the Circle This Week: August 5, 2016

We've got a bevy of boat news this week. The Viking ship withdrew from Tall Ships Duluth, Taconite Harbor received perhaps its last shipment of coal, repair work on the Roger Blough was completed, the iron ore trade dipped in July, and more news. more »

Aug 5, 2016 2:03 PM , , Superior Notes

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