April / May 2017
On the cover: Artist Margarethe Vanderpas captures the wild spirit of the Ontario shore at Lake Superior Provincial Park.
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Farm Shares by Candace Ross Ferguson
Community Supported Agriculture opens an investment connection between local farms and residents, plus you get a box of goodies to boot.
Big Lake Reflections
Regional photographers capture the calm side of Lake Superior when still-as-glass waters send back the vistas around them.
1-5-Oh, Canada by Elle Andra-Warner
This is the sesquicentennial year celebrating the Confederation of Canada. We look at this year’s events and what 1867 looked like here.
Safety: The Rescuers by Julie Buckles
Learn about our water rescue teams and learn how to make fun safer.
Safety: Remembering a Hero by Capt. Tom Mackay
Fifty years ago a Coast Guardsman in Duluth made the ultimate sacrifice.
Hiking: Finding Fabulous Fungi by Sparky Stensaas
Make your north woods hikes a funky fungi treasure hunt.
Superior Catches: Take These With You
Four great gadgets for enhancing your time outdoors.
The Listings: Restaurants, lodging, attractions and recreation.
Rec Roundup: Plan Your Seasons by Phil Bencomo & Bob Berg
Become an Outdoors Woman, bike across Duluth and plenty more.
LAKE SUPERIOR LIVING
Homes: Hope Blooms Perennially by Lesley DuTemple
Keweenaw Peninsula gardens can be challenging, but always beautiful.
Health & Wellness: Right in the Neighborhood by Konnie LeMay
No need to travel away for sophisticated, state-of-the-art medical care.
Behind the Pages
Welcome to the Big Lake: Reflections & Respect by Konnie LeMay
Around the Circle by Phil Bencomo
Reviews: Waterfalls and Family
Lake Superior Journal: How Did You Get Here? by Emily M. Stone
By the Shores: Spring Storm over Mt. Josephine by Travis Novitsky
Best of the Lake: Cast your vote for this year’s Best.
Travel & Events by Bob Berg
Lake Superior Marketplace
View•Point: A Hummer Home by Paul Sundberg