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Photographers John Heino and John Alexander Kay tell us about their Lake Superior Circle Tour in the early fall last year and a digital technique they both use in their work. more

May 16, 2016 2:59 PM Art/Photography

Sweet Truths About Our Hard Ciders

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

It’s relatively new for Lake Superior’s shores, but hard cider actually is the United States’ oldest drink. Try this recipe for Pork Roast with Apples & Rosemary in Cider Sauce. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

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

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Reviews of Lisa Crayford’s practical and concise “Waterfalls of Minnesota” and Linda LeGarde Grover’s poems of sacrifice, love and family in “The Sky Watched.” more

Apr 3, 2017 3:20 PM Books & Video

Fortunate Fillings

Courtesy Nipigon Dental

Lake Superior’s rural neighborhoods fare pretty well when it comes to available dentists. Residents of most areas have at least one general practitioner within an hour’s drive – and usually much closer. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

The annual photo contest about Lake Superior, sponsored by Lake Superior Magazine, with grand prize, first place, second place and honorable mention winners. Winners will be announced in the February/March issue. more

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PHOTO COURTESY CIRRUS AIRCRAFT

Here beside the world’s largest freshwater lake, it’s easy to recall and remember our maritime heritage. But while the water remains our soul and mainstay, part of our heritage requires a look up into the skies. more

Aug 18, 2017 12:00 AM Travel

Common Types of Clouds

Copyright University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Can't tell a cumulus cloud from a cirrus? Here's a guide to the types of clouds one might see over Lake Superior. more

Jan 16, 2012 12:00 AM Natural World

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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Paddling Pukaskwa

Layne Kennedy

For a long time, this place called “Pukaskwa” intrigued us. Pukaskwa National Park stretches down the far eastern side of the lake from Pic River near Hattie Cove to Pukaskwa River nearly 144 miles south. No interior roads lead to this wild coast. more

Jul 1, 2002 12:00 AM Recreation

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

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

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Ontario

Golf Courses with a View of the Lake

Bryan Hansel

To enjoy a round of golf around Lake Superior, you don’t really need to be good at the game. You might swing like a pro or fling divots like a novice, but one thing’s for sure: The stunning Big Lake scenery will ensure a memorable day on the links. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Recreation

Peregrine Falcons Return to U.P. Bridges

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Peregrine falcons have returned to the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock again this year, and area students built nest boxes for them. Falcons have also successfully nested on the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge this year. more

Jul 7, 2017 9:17 AM Natural World

Wawa, Ontario

Courtesy Alliance Atlantis

While the Lake Superior region is no Hollywood movie-making mecca, over the years more than a dozen films have been shot in the area, starring the likes of Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Jimmy Stewart, Patty Duke and Richard Thomas. more

Jan 1, 2008 2:34 PM Travel

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

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