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Book Reviews: A Yooper's Summer on Isle Royale, From the Top, Discovering the Penokees

Reviews of Dan Kemp's "A Yooper's Summer on Isle Royale," Michael Perry's "From the Top: Brief Transmissions from Tent Show Radio" and Joel Austin's "Discovering the Penokees." more »

Apr 1, 2014 Books, Video & More

Cynthia Holmes

Cynthia Holmes

"Blood Memoirs": A View of Ourselves

The Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth invited Amber-Dawn Bear Robe to explore its permanent collection, to view it through her perspectives as an art curator, a visual fiber artist and woman of the Siksika Nation (Blackfoot), and to create an exhibit. more »

Feb 7, 2014 Art/Photography

Book Reviews: Mashkiki Rapids, Two Bucks and a Can of Gas, Isle Royale Families Cookbook

Reviews of Anne Rud Miller's "Mashkiki Rapids," Robert R. Olson's "Two Bucks and a Can of Gas" and the Isle Royale Families & Friends Association's cookbook. more »

Feb 1, 2014 Books, Video & More

Clear & Cold Cinema

Filmmaker Aaron Peterson Talks Fat Tire Bikes and "Cold Rolled"

Wondering what goes on in Marquette when the snow is high and the cold is deep? Folks go for a bicycle ride, of course. Local photographer-filmmaker Aaron Peterson talks with us about this rising, wild sport of riding bikes in snow. more »

Jan 24, 2014 Recreation

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Hungarian poet Gabor G. Gyukics visited Ojibwe poet/author Jim Northrup at his Sawyer, Minnesota, home in winter a few years ago and this week Jim went to visit Hungary.

Ivy Vainio

Around the Circle This Week: Feb. 14, 2014

A local author-poet visited a Hungarian counterpart; the Apostle Islands coped with unprecedented visitation this winter; ice cover topped 95 percent, which meteorologists say will have year-long impacts; and more stories from the week that was. more »

Feb 14, 2014 , Superior Notes

The Duluth waterfront on a frigid morning. (LSM file photo)

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Duluth Breaks Record Streak of Subzero Days

If it’s going to be this cold for this long, we might as well break a record. On Tuesday, Duluth set a new one with its 23rd consecutive day with a subzero low. The good news? The streak may end Wednesday. more »

Feb 10, 2014 Superior Notes

The fossil of an ancient soft-shelled turtle.

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

New Exhibit at the Great Lakes Aquarium

Last night was the official opening reception at the Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth for a new exhibit – Fire, Ice and the Rise of Life. more »

Jun 13, 2013 Superior Notes

Welcome to the Big Lake: The Season of Oz

My friend’s 4-year-old son knew exactly where spring showers came from – the giant puppy in heaven. As he explained it, God has a giant puppy, and when that puppy gets wet, it shakes and shakes itself dry, sending showers down to earth. more »

May 1, 2013 Superior Notes