Therapy Dogs Bring Comfort to Others

Courtesy NMU Lydia M. Olson Library

A dog's calm presence can bring comfort to people under stress of grieving, recovery, depression or other anxiety-inducing pressures like final exams. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

Rose Garden

Dennis O'Hara

There is no better place to seek advice about preparing your roses for a Northland winter than from the experts connected to Duluth’s Rose Garden. more

Oct 10, 2008 11:14 AM Recreation

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


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

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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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

Grand Prize: 22nd Annual Photo Contest

Cari Povenz

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

Lake Superior Photo Contest 32 Comments

"Blood Stripe," the directorial debut of veteran actor Remy Auberjonois, was filmed in Minnesota and had a special screening at Zinema 2 in Duluth on Friday, Sept. 22. This is our Q&A with Remy and lead actress, co-writer and producer Kate Nowlin. more

Sep 22, 2017 2:22 PM Art/Photography

Food for Thought: Where Students Hone Culinary and Restaurant Skills

Kathleen Kaufman

The restaurant is called Food for Thought and it serves up much more than just meals. This student-run eatery at East High School in Duluth is a training ground for future chefs. more

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Autumn’s crisp, clear days and crinkly, colorful leaves call out for a good Sunday drive – any day of the week. more

Sep 25, 2012 3:06 PM Travel 1 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 16, 2012 2:40 PM Natural World

No Need to Leave Town for Top-Notch Care

Courtesy UP Health System-Marquette

Marquette is not the only regional city with medical options beyond what might be expected. We take a look at three state-of-the-art offerings at three area hospitals that can keep patients home or in their home region. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

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