Meeting the Lake Superior Challenge

The Big Lake awes many people with its power and beauty, but it inspires some to test their limits. Meet individuals who set out on the water as a challenge and returned with a better understanding of themselves and our Sweetwater Sea. more »

Jul 29, 2015 3:18 PM Recreation

Big Lake Bike Heaven: A Guide to Regional Bike Trails

Biking may fall under the “silent sports” umbrella alongside cross-country skiing, running and paddling, but cyclists on our shores are anything but quiet about their love for regional riding. Tour the Big Lake's best trails with us. more »

May 29, 2015 9:00 AM Recreation

Small Town Caregiver

Recently a family brought a newborn to Jan Penn, a nurse practitioner at Essentia Health Ashland Clinic. They didn’t need medical advice; they needed Jan to pose for a photo with the child, the fifth generation of the family to come to Jan for care. more »

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

Weddings: Returning to the Scene of the Chimes

By choosing a wedding location that they treasure and love to visit, these couples set their stage for a popular trend in destination weddings – venues close enough to home for regular romantic visits that spark old memories while creating new ones. more »

Mar 1, 2015 12:00 AM Lifestyle

Lake Superior Journal: Clicking on the Lynx

You might say I’m a wildlife paparazzo. I spend many happy hours lurking along northwoods trails or shoreside beaches, trying to spot and shoot – with a camera only – the rock stars of our region. On this day, I sought the elusive Canada lynx. more »

Feb 1, 2015 12:00 AM Art/Photography

Fractional Ownership: Buying into a Shared Getaway

Fractional ownership is a fast-growing sector of the vacation home market. Unlike a timeshare, which buys only use of a place, fractional ownership means buying an actual structure. Owners can sell their share or leave it in their will. more »

Feb 1, 2015 12:00 AM Homes

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