If you want to visit the waterfalls on Minnesota’s North Shore as they break free of ice in the powerful gushing roar of spring, it’s best to keep tabs on changing conditions.
In 1956, Betty Lessard was living in Duluth, Minnesota, and making good progress toward her career in photography. She had no inkling that a proposition that year by her father, Aleck Christiansen (of H. Christiansen & Sons fish company), would change the course of her life and would leave her rolling in dough for the next 28 years. more »
Mar 30, 2002 in Minnesota
Looking for a family learning experience around the holidays? Check out the Duluth Art Institute. Or maybe you’re thinking of taking a class with mom or dad to learn a skill together. Try the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota. more »
When the White Star Line’s new ocean liner Titanic steamed for New York City on Sunday, April 14, 1912, it carried about 30 passengers heading for Lake Superior communities. At least nine survived the disaster to unfold that night. more »
As the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center celebrates its 40th anniversary, it’s one of the most-visited attractions in the Lake Superior basin and an anchor of a hopping Canal Park. Annual visitation has even topped half a million in recent years. more »
We love small mom-and-pop resorts with cabins near the water with lots of heart but not a lot of fancy stuff. Owners of these comfortable-fit resorts tell us what keeps their customers coming back and about their future. Here's the Minnesota story. more »
A cause worth considering, the North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum.