It was another chilly week by the Big Lake, whose harbors are icing up weeks earlier than normal. Here, on the Duluth Lakewalk, ice dangles from a fallen tree branch.

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: November 21, 2014

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 4:58 PM Superior Notes

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Lake Level Report: Mid-November 2014

Lake Superior continued to rise in October, finishing the month 8 inches above long-term average. more »

Nov 21, 2014 12:01 PM Superior Notes

Photos: 35th Anniversary Open House

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 »

Nov 21, 2014 11:08 AM Superior Notes 1 Comments

Around the Circle This Week: November 14, 2014

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 5:11 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: November 7, 2014

The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree stopped in Duluth; the Michigan Department of Transportation looks for Road Watchers in the U.P.; Atlantic salmon reproduce in the St. Marys River; Apostle Islands wrapped up restoration work; and more. more »

Nov 7, 2014 4:00 PM Superior Notes

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Harvested in Chippewa National Forest, Capitol Christmas Tree Stops by Duluth

An 88-foot-tall harbinger of Christmas will stop by Duluth today on its way to Washington, D.C. The white spruce that will become the Christmas Tree for the nation was harvested in Chippewa National Forest on lands of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. more »

Nov 5, 2014 2:49 PM Superior Notes

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Hiker in the Porcupine Mountains

The Coast Guard rescued a 55-year-old man after he was reported missing in Porcupine Mountains State Park west of Ontonagon, Michigan, Saturday night. more »

Nov 3, 2014 8:39 AM Superior Notes

Expect a few zombies around Washburn Oct. 24-25, 2014.

Jamey Penney-Ritter / Courtesy Washburn Chamber of Commerce

Around the Circle This Week: October 31, 2014

We celebrate Halloween by sharing a few spooky Superior stories, the University of Wisconsin-Superior announced a new international partnership, Castle Danger Brewery unveiled their first cans and a North Shore beach may again open to the public. more »

Oct 31, 2014 3:30 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: October 24, 2014

Meet Duluth's outdoors czar, Ashland will be featured in a national TV commercial, an unusual lake level trend, the latest on Isle Royale's wolves and more news from the past week. more »

Oct 24, 2014 3:40 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: October 17, 2014

The region got some love from two national media outlets, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore proposed a $5 fee to visit the ice caves, the Gunflint Trail got its sled dog race back, and the U.P. went "head-to-head with its energy future." more »

Oct 17, 2014 5:10 PM Superior Notes

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