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Just How Big is Lake Superior?

Lake Superior is the world's largest freshwater lake by surface area – 31,700 square miles (82,100 square kilometres) – and holds 10 percent of the world's surface fresh water. more »

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Lake Superior Day/s 2015: Events in the Region

Held this year on July 19 – it's always the third Sunday in July – Lake Superior Day was started in the early 1990s. The celebration spans the entire weekend in some Big Lake communities. Find an event near you. more »

Jul 8, 2015 5:00 PM Lake Superior

Video: Lake Superior is ...

During the Lake Superior Day festivities in Duluth, we asked visitors and locals, kids and adults, to fill in the blank: Lake Superior is ______. more »

Jul 22, 2014 8:46 AM Lake Superior

The Viewing Circle

David Whittaker / Courtesy Brook McIlroy

Waking Up Our Waterfronts: The 2014 State of the Lake Report

Recent decades have seen an amazing investment and revitalization of our city waterfronts into welcoming places for residents and visitors. Three writers take us to the Big Lake’s major cities to witness the waking up of our waterfronts. more »

Jun 16, 2014 12:46 PM , , Lake Superior 1 Comments

Lake Superior Day 2014

Held this year on Sunday, July 20, Lake Superior Day celebrates the body of water that dominates and defines our region. Here's what's planned on each of Lake Superior’s four shores for the Lake Superior Day weekend. more »

May 8, 2014 3:21 PM Lake Superior

Kitchi-Gami Almanac – August/September 2013

Notes about Lake Superior from the August/September 2013 issue. more »

Aug 6, 2013 5:19 PM Lake Superior

Lake Superior Day 2013

This year Lake Superior Day falls on Sunday, July 21, and once again there are activities being planned all around the Big Lake. more »

May 28, 2013 4:33 PM Lake Superior

Kitchi-Gami Almanac - June/July 2013

Notes about Lake Superior from the June/July 2013 issue. more »

May 21, 2013 12:00 AM Lake Superior

351: Tischer Creek

Darin Bainter

Fires and Floods: A State of the Lake Special Report

Our State of the Lake report this year focuses on the 2012 disasters – what experts think will come next, how our communities are preparing for the unexpected, and how neighbors help neighbors. more »

May 20, 2013 4:45 PM Lake Superior


Courtesy USDA Forest Service / Superior National Forest

Snapshots: Floods, Fires and Blowdowns

A look at recent floods, fires and blowdowns in our region. more »

May 20, 2013 4:23 PM Lake Superior

Stormy Lake

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

Stormy Lake: Big Waves on Lake Superior, April 11, 2013

Ahead of an April snowstorm, wind gusts in Duluth topped 60 mph, creating huge waves on the Lake. Lake Superior Magazine's intrepid Paul Hayden braved the elements to capture this footage from Minnesota's near North Shore and Duluth. more »

Apr 11, 2013 11:58 AM Lake Superior 1 Comments

Kitchi-Gami Almanac - April/May 2013

Notes about Lake Superior from the April/May 2013 issue. more »

Apr 1, 2013 12:00 AM Lake Superior

Kitchi-Gami Almanac - February/March 2013

Notes about Lake Superior from the February/March 2013 issue. more »

Feb 1, 2013 12:00 AM Lake Superior

Kitchi-Gami Almanac - December/January 2013

Notes about Lake Superior. more »

Nov 7, 2012 3:21 PM Lake Superior

Kitchi-Gami Almanac - October/November 2012

Notes about Lake Superior. more »

Sep 19, 2012 11:04 AM Lake Superior

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