Book Reviews: Choices for Children

Six children's books reviewed: "Twig's Guide," "North Woods Girl," "Hungry Coyote," "Underwater Adventures with Louis and Louise," "A Bird on My Hand" and "The Littlest Loon." more »

Nov 11, 2015 12:00 AM Books, Video & More

Book Reviews: “Chester Creek Ravine,” “The Ravens” and “The Drummond Girls”

A book of poetry, a crime thriller and a story of friendship, reviewed. more »

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Books, Video & More

Superior Challenge

Jared Munch

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

Book Reviews: “Enchantment Lake” and “The Reflectory”

Reviews of two mystery tales: Margi Preus' "Enchantment Lake" and Dan Cashman's "The Reflectory." more »

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Books, Video & More

Big Lake Bike Heaven

Courtesy Spirit Mountain

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

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee

Sing-Bee Chee

The Way of Cheng-Khee Chee

“It’s a Chee.” For most Duluthians, that simple phrase immediately calls to mind soft scenes of the city’s waterfront, stunning swirls of colorful koi or, for many, the thought-provoking picture book Old Turtle. more »

May 13, 2015 11:35 AM Art/Photography

Rossport Coastal Trail

Beverley Turpin

Rossport Coastal Trail Is a Short Hike Long on Views

The 1.5-kilometre Rossport Coastal Trail starts at the east end of Rossport at Wardrope Park and meanders along the shore of Lake Superior. more »

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Recreation

Get Down to the Water

Felicia Schneiderhan

You Don’t Need a Boat to Enjoy the Lake’s Marinas and Safe Harbors

Public marinas and safe harbors also provide access to the Lake and boat-infused views for those traveling by land. Big or small, downtown or in the middle of nowhere, they can be fascinating even for those without boats. more »

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Recreation

Small Town Caregiver

Claire Duquette

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

Food for Thought: Where Students Hone Culinary and Restaurant Skills

Kathleen Kaufman

Food for Thought: Where Students Hone Culinary and Restaurant Skills

The restaurant is called Food for Thought and it serves up much more than just meals. This student-run eatery at East High School in Duluth is a training ground for future chefs. more »

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Lutsen Mountains

Courtesy Lutsen Mountains

Among the Mountaintops: A Lutsen Trail Starts with a Gondola Ride

At Lutsen Mountains ski area, the gondola is the place to start for a hiking adventure. more »

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Recreation

A Freighter View for Two

Cyndi Perkins

A Freighter View for Two

Like many, Greg and Denise Maronen wanted to live by the Lake. They stuck to the dream over the years and finally made a home on the Keweenaw Peninsula into a reality. They named it Freighter View. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Homes

Book Reviews: Tall Tales and Life Journeys

Reviews of "Blue Men & River Monsters," "Water and What We Know" and "Where Silence Gathers." more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM Books, Video & More

CAMBA Trails

Courtesy Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association

Regional Bicycling Resources

Links to bike trails, groups and other resources for regional riding, on and off the road. more »


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