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Around the Circle This Week: October 12, 2018

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A Visit to Tahquamenon Falls Country

Thomas Brouwer

Near the naturally dark waters of the Tahquamenon River, you'll find waterfalls, good beer, friendly bears, shipwreck history, adventure and beauty. more

Michigan

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Magazine

How Did You Get Here? A Naturalist’s View of Isle Royale

Larry Stone

By air, by water or by ice, it’s fascinating to imagine how such a diversity of seemingly fragile organisms came to colonize the largest island on the world’s largest freshwater Lake. more

Natural World

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

Natural World

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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

Food/Recipes

During her years as a North Shore expatriate in the Twin Cities, Jan Swart, a Two Harbors, Minnesota, native, loved using photos of Lake Superior as her computer’s desktop image to remind her of home. more

Art/Photography

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Bob Jauch

The annual Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration cruises float by history with rare stops as some of the Apostles most remote lights. Put it on the Bucket List. more

Wisconsin

The Rescuers

National Park Service

Two Pictured Rocks rangers were driving home when a man, drenched and in kayak gear, came running out of the woods and collapsed in the road. His friends, he said, were still in the water. Meet the rescuers who respond to these kinds of emergencies. more

Recreation

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COURTESY BAYFIELD COUNTY TOURISM

At our local farm markets, the heaped tables deliver a living calendar detailing our harvest bounty, week by week. more

Food/Recipes

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KONNIE LeMAY / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

The Long Trek to Sainthood for Father Frederic Baraga more

Michigan

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COURTESY CATHE HAHN

Paddling upwind and sugargliding home. That’s Marquette resident and sailmaker Cathe Hahn’s phrase for what she hopes every standup paddleboarder will experience with her latest invention, the Sugarglider sail. more

Recreation

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BRYAN HANSEL

Savvy photographers know that a camera can be your passport to exploring the world. more

Art/Photography

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PAUL SUNDBERG

Lake Superior was almost an ocean, not just a sweetwater sea. more

The Lake

Timber Crib

Bob Berg

You’d be surprised what turns up on a walk around the waterfront. Take a look for these on your next downtown or Canal Park jaunt. more

Minnesota

Salads say summer. More than any other dish, the toss up of cool, crisp, refreshing ingredients is the essence of this bountiful season. more

Food/Recipes

Brownstone and water laid the foundations for Washburn, established in 1883. Its waterfront location provided the railroad with a port and the area provided lots of native brownstone for buildings. more

Wisconsin

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Parks Canada

Ontario's largest wilderness park is right in our Big Lake back yard. more

Ontario

Porphyry Island Beckons with a Lighthouse, Trails & Gallery

Courtesy Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior

An adventure to Porphyry Island on Black Bay about 8 miles east of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park starts with how you get there. Most people arrive by kayak, canoe or boat. Or you can hire a fishing charter, a floatplane or helicopter. more

Ontario

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

Art/Photography

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