A portion of Grand Sable Dunes is eroding into Sable Creek and Lake Superior, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore officials say. Fourteen acres of the area has been closed to visitors.

Liz Drum / National Park Service

Around the Circle This Week: August 1, 2014

Part of Grand Sable Dunes closed to visitors due to increasing erosion; "The Old Rittenhouse Inn Cookbook" launched on Wednesday in Bayfield; MDOT posted an update on the peregrine falcons nesting on the Houghton/Hancock Lift Bridge; and more news. more »

Aug 1, 2014 Superior Notes

LSM contributor Molly Hoeg and her husband, Rich, spent a picturesque morning biking the Superior, Wisconsin, waterfront.

Molly Hoeg

Around the Circle This Week: July 25, 2014

A recap of the Lake Superior Day festivities, including Editor Konnie LeMay's segment on WDSE's "Almanac North" and photos from the region; Lake Superior's high waters delight some and vex others; an airline adds service to the U.P.; and more. more »

Jul 25, 2014 Superior Notes

Artists Jesse Furo Pearson and Tim Pearson of River Blend Studio found this Lake-shaped rock.

River Blend Studio

Looks Like the Big Lake to Me

In our just-released August/September issue and on the web, we asked readers to send us their photos of Lake Superior appearing in surprising places. If you look closely, that iconic shape is all around us. more »

Jul 25, 2014 Superior Notes

LSM Editor Konnie LeMay was interviewed on Friday by local TV station FOX21 outside Duluth's Marine Museum during the Lake Superior Day/s activities there.

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: July 18, 2014

The Lake Superior Day/s events kicked off this week, ahead of the official celebration on July 20; the Food Network's Guy Fieri visited the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior; Google Canada mapped sites in Ontario; and more news from the week. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Superior Notes

Naturalist Clinton Nienhaus sets up a trailside learning table in Tettegouche State Park. (Dogs are welcome, too, on leashes.)

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: July 11, 2014

A new center, a return of Russ Kendall's and wandering Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. more »

Jul 11, 2014 , Superior Notes

The "Shipwrecks Alive!" exhibit at Duluth's Great Lakes Aquarium opened Thursday after eight months of construction.

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: July 3, 2014

In Duluth, the "Shipwrecks Alive!" exhibit opened at Great Lakes Aquarium; StoryCorps' MobileBooth rolls into Marquette next week to record interviews with residents; young sturgeon in the St. Louis River raised spawning hopes; and more news. more »

Jul 3, 2014 Superior Notes

Finishers lined up for their medals. Nearly 6,000 volunteers, like this gentleman in white, help the event run so smoothly every year.

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: June 27, 2014

Funds are needed to save a piece of glacial copper; a 33-year-old course record fell at Grandma's Marathon in Duluth; an Apostle Islands dock closed for repairs; movies are set to return to a historic U.P. theater; and more news. more »

Jun 27, 2014 Superior Notes


Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Photos: 2014 Grandma's Marathon

On a foggy, misty North Shore morning – excellent running weather – Dominic Ondoro smashed the 33-year-old Grandma's Marathon course record by 31 seconds, besting the top men's time set by Dick Beardsley in 1981. more »

Jun 21, 2014 Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: June 20, 2014

Duluth and the North Shore prepared for Grandma's Marathon; Olympian Clara Hughes arrived in Thunder Bay on her Big Ride; a Sault Ste. Marie group for athletes with disabilities received funding; Great Lakes mayors gathered in Thunder Bay; and more. more »

Jun 20, 2014 Superior Notes

Christian Dalbec of Two Harbors, Minnesota • “Corner Pocket,” Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth

Christian Dalbec

Around the Circle This Week: June 13, 2014

Researchers are using satellites to track Lake Superior trout; we reported on the latest lake levels; Paul Sundberg and his photographer granddaughter shared their Photos of the Week; Duluth reached the finals of a national contest; and more. more »

Jun 13, 2014 Superior Notes

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