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TickPick CEO at Blackrocks

Amber Johnston

Around the Circle This Week: June 23, 2017

New York City-based ticket reseller TickPick irked Yoopers by omitting the U.P. from its map of the United States. A customer service rep made it worse with some dismissive remarks. But the CEO made things right with a personal apology in Marquette. more

Jun 23, 2017 11:45 AM Superior Notes

Alexander Henry

Courtesy Lakehead Transportation Museum Society

Around the Circle This Week: June 16, 2017

A decommissioned Canadian icebreaker will have a new home in Thunder Bay; Duluth prepped for Grandma’s Marathon; a Superior hospital reunited a patient with his service dog; Bridgefest turns 30; and more news. more

Jun 16, 2017 2:40 PM Superior Notes

Lake Superior Water Trail

Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy

Around the Circle This Week: June 9, 2017

The Lake Superior Water Trail was completed along the Ontario shore, Ontonagon almost ended its long shipping hiatus but the river proved too shallow, a historic investment will shake up northern power production, and more news. more

Jun 9, 2017 3:27 PM Superior Notes

Copper Harbor Trail

Copper Harbor Trails Club

Around the Circle This Week: June 2, 2017

National Geographic posted its list of America’s 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns and two Lake Superior cities – Copper Harbor, Michigan, and Duluth, Minnesota – made the cut. Plus, Saxon Harbor received federal funding for its harbor rebuild. more

Jun 2, 2017 1:59 PM , Superior Notes

Thunder Bay Pagoda

Visit Thunder Bay

Around the Circle This Week: May 26, 2017

The city of Thunder Bay and Parks Canada unveiled a plaque this week at the landmark Pagoda as it received a historical designation. Plus, an outdoor adventure gone wrong, Outside magazine does the Circle Tour, spring waterfall flow and more. more

May 26, 2017 12:03 PM Superior Notes

Meteor Launch

Superior Public Museums

Around the Circle This Week: May 19, 2017

New Exhibits at an Old Whaleback, a Fit Duluth, Hanging with the PM and Watching Out for Wildfire Dangers more

May 19, 2017 10:00 AM Superior Notes

Marquette Lighthouse

City of Marquette

Around the Circle This Week: May 12, 2017

The future of Marquette's lighthouse; Lutsen Mountains continues expansion plans; more erosion at Pictured Rocks; the Lake Superior Circle Tour gets high praise from motorcyclists; and a Mother's Day dilemma. more

May 12, 2017 11:00 AM , Superior Notes

Apostle Islands

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Around the Circle This Week: May 5, 2017

Visitation at U.S. parks around Lake Superior seemed to be up during the 100th anniversary in 2016 of the National Park Service. Plus, Great Lakes Aquarium news, surfing on the Minnesota shore and skating with the world's oldest hockey player. more

May 5, 2017 11:30 AM Superior Notes

April 2017 Ice Storm

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Around the Circle This Week: April 28, 2017

Last weekend, temps soared to 70 degrees. By mid-week, we were being pelted by snow, sleet and freezing rain. Plus, the piping plover comeback stalls, remembering a loss 50 years later, a local brewery expands, and more news. more

Apr 28, 2017 2:14 PM Superior Notes

Isle Royale Wolves

Michigan Tech

Around the Circle This Week: April 21, 2017

The last two Isle Royale wolves are hanging on, but with the predators on the brink of extirpation, the largely unchecked moose population has grown to more than 1,600 animals. Plus, spring slowly arrives, a sunken fishing boat was raised, and more. more

Apr 21, 2017 1:55 PM Superior Notes

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