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Pros Reveal How to Plan a Memorable Wedding

William Schumann Photography

What makes for a memorable wedding? We decided to ask a photographer, a wedding planner, a caterer and a musician to describe one Lake Superior-region event that lingers with them. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Lifestyle

Fortunate Fillings

Courtesy Nipigon Dental

Lake Superior’s rural neighborhoods fare pretty well when it comes to available dentists. Residents of most areas have at least one general practitioner within an hour’s drive – and usually much closer. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

All Inn

Courtesy Pinehurst Inn

Married for more than 30 years, Mike and Becky Haller decided on “semi-retirement” in Bayfield and bought the Pinehurst Inn after longtime careers in the Chicago area. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Homes

Editor Konnie LeMay selects some of the best regional children’s books she read this year. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books, Video & More

Chris Monroe

Bruce Ojard

Inspired by her day job at a Duluth hardware store, illustrator Chris Monroe found her calling with the Monkey with a Tool Belt books. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Art/Photography

Our northern region is rich with the traditions of holiday breads. Traditional holiday breads from the Nordic and East European traditions differ primarily in their shapes, seasonings and fillings. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Ice Climbing

Courtesy Michigan Ice Fest

The abundance of climbable ice by the Big Lake had been an accidental secret of climbers since the early 1980s. But that’s changing, thanks to increased interest in the sport and to the growth of events like Michigan Ice Fest and Nipigon Ice Fest. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Recreation

Therapy Dogs Bring Comfort to Others

Courtesy NMU Lydia M. Olson Library

A dog's calm presence can bring comfort to people under stress of grieving, recovery, depression or other anxiety-inducing pressures like final exams. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

Sweet Truths About Our Hard Ciders

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

It’s relatively new for Lake Superior’s shores, but hard cider actually is the United States’ oldest drink. Try this recipe for Pork Roast with Apples & Rosemary in Cider Sauce. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

How Much Is That Lakeshore?

Re/Max Douglass Real Estate

All around Lake Superior, the market for waterfront homes – whether primary residences, seasonal homes or cabins – has returned, if not quite to pre-recession levels. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Homes

Maurices: Small Town Roots, Big Time Success

Courtesy maurices

The store that Maurice Labovitz built in Duluth in the 1930s has made a successful business splash across the United States and Canada. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Lifestyle

Reviews of "The Legend Lives on: S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald" from the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society, the DVD "Upper Great Lakes Paranormal Files" from Don Hermanson and "Locally Laid" by Lucie B. Amundsen. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books, Video & More

In our October/November 2016 issue, Beth Dooley introduced us to locally connected hard ciders and shared a recipe for Pork Roast with Apples and Rosemary in Cider Sauce. Here are two additional ways to use locally made hard ciders. more

Sep 13, 2016 2:33 PM Food/Recipes

Reviews of "Tracking the Beast" by mystery writer Henry Kisor and coffee-table book "Let's Go Fishing" by Eric Dregni. more

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Books, Video & More

The Advantages of Local Cancer Treatment

Courtesy St. Luke's Regional Cancer Center

Any cancer treatment once meant long or frequent trips far from the Big Lake shores. Today most treatment can happen right here by home, which brings a number of advantages. more

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

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