December / January 2016

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December / January 2016

In the cover story, we explore the winter scene in Thunder Bay, the Lake's largest city. Also inside: enjoy the magical winter photos of Minnesotan Jamie Rabold, find a romantic getaway, go inside a home steeped in stories, and more.

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Great Lake Destinations

Find out more about Lake Superior Magazine's featured supporters through December's Great Lake Destinations. Links, Maps, Video, Facebook and more. more »


October / November 2015

The newsman was on dry land, the sailor on stormy waters, but both remember the night when the Edmund Fitzgerald sank. Plus, where to stroll when colors call, meet our Achievement Award winner, learn about dwindling caribou numbers, and much more. more »

Sep 15, 2015 11:56 AM Current Issues

August/September 2015

Tourism Thunder Bay

August / September 2015

The votes are in! Our Best of the Lake issue reveals this year's winners. Plus, meet four who dared to try a Lake-inspired challenge and see Mary Amerman's soothing photos, along with all of the regular departments. more »

Jul 22, 2015 1:51 PM Current Issues

June / July 2015

Superior, the Wisconsin sister of the Twin Ports, has a new vitality with new industry, new stores and new restaurants. Plus, read about an artists' retreat on a Michigan island, tiny houses, a 'Bight' of Thunder Bay and Isle Royale lodging. more »

May 7, 2015 10:24 AM Current Issues

April / May 2015

In this issue, read about the role of taste in our sense of place, meet the flora and fauna that thrive on Lake Superior's sand beaches, ride the region's world-class bike trails and, in Kitschy Kitchi Gami, tour the Big Things by the Big Lake. more »

Mar 16, 2015 9:24 AM Current Issues

February / March 2015

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February / March 2015

Our annual State of the Lake Special Report examines the aviation industries and connections on our shores, from aircraft to astronauts, and in this issue we reveal the winners of our 20th annual Lake Superior Photo Contest. more »

Jan 9, 2015 8:47 AM Current Issues

December / January 2015

For our 35th anniversary, we offer up 35 gifts of the Lake – water, waves, lakers, salties, surfers and 30 more gifts we treasure from our Lake Superior. Plus, sea caves on ice, the latest edition of The Guide and so much more. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:29 PM Current Issues

October / November 2014

This issue includes features on Michigan's Tahquamenon River, fall color, the latest happenings in the maritime industry and the winner of our 2014 Achievement Award. Plus, our latest Lake Superior Recreation Guide and much more. more »

Sep 12, 2014 8:21 AM Current Issues 1 Comments

August/September 2014

See the Best of the Lake winners, as chosen by our readers; read about today's Ojibwe communities, the journey of Chief Buffalo and the Madeline Island homeland; and we showcase a U.P. photographer who moved north to be near the scenery he loved. more »

Jul 14, 2014 2:45 PM Current Issues

June/July 2014

In this issue: Meet the new downtown Duluth, learn how Houghton turned road construction into a major celebration of local businesses, divers bring us rare views of Lake Superior's underwater world, and boutique coffee roasters wake up local options. more »

May 1, 2014 12:02 PM Current Issues

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