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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

Moose Rescue on Hungry Jack Lake

Jim Morrison

Around the Circle This Week: April 14, 2017

A moose was rescued after plunging through ice on Minnesota lake; viewing the Big Lake from space after dark; powerful storms battered the U.P.; Thunder Bay greeted its first saltie of the season; and more news. more

Apr 14, 2017 1:55 PM Superior Notes

First Saltie of 2017

Visit Duluth

Around the Circle This Week: April 7, 2017

The season's first saltie arrived in Duluth on Sunday, departing on Wednesday with a load of wheat destined for Italy; the Log Slide Overlook tumbled at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore; and how you could spend the summer at a lighthouse. more

Apr 7, 2017 2:07 PM Superior Notes

Big Trout Bay

Mhairi McFarlane

Around the Circle This Week: March 31, 2017

The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced the purchase of 2,517 acres of undeveloped coastal boreal forest on Big Trout Bay, the Duluth port unveiled its new intermodal terminal, the Rock of Ages Lighthouse will be restored, and more news. more

Mar 31, 2017 12:22 PM Superior Notes

Roger Blough, March 22, 2017

LSMMA webcam

Around the Circle This Week: March 24, 2017

With the Soo Locks due to open at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, many vessels left winter layup and returned to the Great Lakes this week, kicking off the 2017-18 shipping season. more

Mar 24, 2017 3:24 PM Superior Notes

Alder Breaks Ice, March 16, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard

Around the Circle This Week: March 17, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alder broke ice in Duluth-Superior ahead of next week's start of the shipping season. Plus: Local impacts of the proposed federal budget cuts, celebrating saints, a piece of history returns to Russ Kendall's and more news. more

Mar 17, 2017 2:43 PM , Superior Notes

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