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Around the Circle This Week: November 16, 2018

Around the Circle This Week: Ballast Approach, Stand-Up Folk, Oops! at Split Rock more

Nov 16, 2018 1:28 PM , Superior Notes

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BOB BERG / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

Unusual Landscape: For years, locals and tourists visited Black Beach near Silver Bay to hang out on the cool spot with the distinctive charcoal-colored sands despite the beach being privately owned by Cleveland-Cliffs. more

Minnesota

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Magazine

It’s called “astrophotography,” the photographic capturing of the night sky, and the Lake Superior region often offers up the most rarified views imaginable. more

Art/Photography

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JOHN SHIBLEY / LSSU

There has always been a sure-fire way to interest kids in science. Just blow something up. more

Education

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KELLIE RAE STUDIO

Provenance: A place of origin or earliest known history of something. more

Homes

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BOB BERG / LAKES SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

A Scenic Overlook to Start Your Trip: Many visitors stop at Thompson Hill Welcome Center off Interstate 35 near Spirit Mountain to pick up some information for their trip to Duluth or the North Shore. more

Minnesota

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DENICE SMITH

Copper Harbor, Michigan, population 108, loves its one-room schoolhouse. more

Education

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AARON PETERSON

Preparing for a few days rest and recreation in Marquette, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options in and around this modest-sized city that happens to be the largest U.P. metro. more

Michigan

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

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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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

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

Art/Photography

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