Features

The Henry B. Smith was found on May 24, 2013, by a small team of shipwreck hunters. She had been missing almost a century, but through decades of effort, the team put it all together and solved one of the biggest mysteries of the Inland Seas. more

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Maritime

On a cold winter’s night, there’s nothing more welcome than a warm sip of something delicious. Whether you prefer your hot drinks “fortified” with alcohol – or not – there are many tasty options. more

Nov 11, 2010 1:15 PM Food/Recipes

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

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Santa’s Adventures in the Mall

Courtesy Brian Thiry

When Santa came to our magazine office, he didn’t say “Ho, Ho, Howdy.” He simply shook my hand and gave me the merriest of smiles. I asked Santa to tell me some of his memories from past holidays so we can see the season through Santa’s eyes. more

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Minnesota

Snowsporting Mom & Son Go Global

Tom Buchkoe

The Waara-Thorley family of Marquette is something of a Lake Superior snow dynasty. Frida Waara and her husband, Ron Thorley, raised their two children surrounded by plenty of Upper Peninsula snow. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM , Recreation

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Courtesy Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

From Shostakovich and Bernstein to Prince and Celtic tunes, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s new season has something for everyone. Lake Superior Magazine’s managing editor, Bob Berg, had a chance to chat with DSSO Music Director Dirk Meyer. more

Oct 11, 2017 1:04 PM Minnesota

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Mette Nielsen

Trail mixes date back to the pre-colonial era when indigenous people created portable, nutritious, lightweight foods that didn’t need to be cooked, could handle any weather and stored well for a long time. more

Nov 6, 2017 5:03 PM Food/Recipes

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ANDREW KRUEGER / DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Dressing up your house for the holiday season is a tradition (and sometimes an obsession). We talk to some master of Christmas lighting for advice and for how those judges decide who wins the local lighting contest. more

Nov 3, 2017 9:04 AM Homes

Don’t Blame Winter for Missing Outdoor Fun

Chris Gibbs

In winter, many Lake Superior outdoor enthusiasts live by the old adage: “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

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Konnie LeMay / Lake Superior Magazine

Marquette is joining Duluth and Thunder Bay in becoming an impressive “foodie” town. Especially downtown, it seems almost every block has two or more tasty options. Just to pique your appetite, we are offering three suggestions: more

Oct 17, 2017 9:13 AM Michigan

Is a Maritime Career Waiting for You?

Courtesy Ellora Martin

It may soon be one of our industries most in need of new recruits. We tell you how to embark on the career of a lifetime in the maritime industry, whether it's aboard a ship or in port. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Maritime

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Gary McGuffin

The Slate Islands origin starts some 450 million years ago when a nearly 1-mile-wide meteorite crashed into the Earth just south of the equator. more

The Lake

CAMBA Trails

Courtesy Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association

Links to bike trails, groups and other resources for regional riding, on and off the road. more

Recreation

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Amy Larsen / Lake Superior Magazine

If any food has a history in this region, it's wild rice – that aquatic grain that's a natural gift of the local waters. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:30 PM Food/Recipes

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Francis M. Carroll Collection

Did a bad map give Isle Royale & the NW Angle to the U.S.? more

Oct 5, 2017 3:29 PM Lake Superior

Fall Leaves

R.L. Hargesheimer

Hike a few of the trails that turn most brilliant in the fall on the lake’s four shores. more

Oct 1, 2003 12:00 AM Recreation

2018 Lake Superior Calendar

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We’ve compiled a list of some of the terrific, locally owned shops where you can buy your Lake Superior Calendars and loads of other great items. Check it out! more

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Saganaga Saga

John Bouchard

Trapper, conservation officer, artist – John Bouchard and his wife, Eveline, joined the hardy trailblazers in the late 1960s at the Ontario-Minnesota border waters, a community of distinct personalities, diverse opinions and dedicated neighbors. more

Sep 11, 2014 10:45 AM Ontario

Black River Bandits

Molly Silvernale

You place your thumb on the hammer of the .45-caliber single-action revolver in your holster, itching to touch the trigger, but you must keep your fingers off of it until you hear the command: “Shooters ready. Shooters on the line. Shooters set.” more

Apr 8, 2015 10:53 AM Wisconsin

Croques-Monsieur

Chris Goldberg

Ahhh, fall – crisp apples, steaming bowls of savory soup and decadent grilled sandwiches oozing with cheese. First, let’s start with a slice of good Gouda, which the folks at Thunder Oak Cheese Farm know well. more

Oct 1, 2014 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

In the early part of the 20th century, the America was an elegant, 182-foot package freighter that served fishing families, businessmen and tourists. All of that came to an abrupt halt June 7, 1928, when the steamer sank off Isle Royale. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Maritime

Dragonfly House: A Fairytale Getaway Made Real

Sheila Smith

The Dragonfly House, as its owners lovingly call it, tucks into a landscape of aspen, birch, prairie grasses and flowers. It’s more than a Lundie-inspired cabin; it’s a house built from dreams. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Homes

Grandma's Saloon & Grill

Courtesy Grandma's Restaurants

It's 40 years and counting for a groundbreaking Canal Park eatery. Get the backstory about Grandma's family of restaurants. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Minnesota

Oh, Deer: The Buck-Naked Truth about Our Local Cervids

Paul Sundberg

It seems white-tails have always been in our North Woods, but they are immigrants. Until the mid-1800s, moose and caribou outnumbered deer in the mature forest surrounding the Big Lake. How did that flip? more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Natural World

Explanations of barometric pressure, bombogenesis, derechos, rip currents, seiches and water spouts. more

Jan 16, 2012 2:40 PM Natural World

Download lake views and other scenes from the region for your desktops and home screens. more

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