Lake Superior Journal: Everything Will Be Owl Right

Mike Mikulich

The owl didn’t move much as I photographed it in the tall grass. Did it have something in its talons that made it stay put? I shifted angles. The owl spooked and flapped awkwardly, settling only a few feet away. Something was definitely wrong. Read more

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Jon Nelson

Discovery of ancient stromatolites on Lake Superior's shore astounded the scientific world and reestablished the age of the oldest known fossils. Read more

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

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Dennis O'Hara

Picturing the Big Lake: 7 Winter Photography Tips

Photographer Dennis O'Hara gives us seven simple tips for photography during the winter, a special season of quiet snowfalls, pristine white landscapes and clear blue skies. Read more

Jan 4, 2013 10:34 AM Superior Notes



Maybe it’s the isolation, the endless battle against wind and waves, or the tales sheltered within. Whatever the allure, I’m drawn to lighthouses. And I have a favorite. Read more

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Chickadee in winter

Rick Baetsen

Animals face the same arduous winter we do and have adapted by heading for warmer locations (migration), going into hiding (dormancy) or facing the music (cold out there). Read more

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Finding the Perfect Romantic Winter Getaway

Courtesy Grand Superior Lodge

What do you call “romantic”? A cozy snowed-in cabin with a cheery fire in the stone fireplace? A stylish room in a high-class hotel or an elegant stay in an historic bed-and-breakfast inn? Read more


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Dennis O'Hara

Picturing the Big Lake: Photographing Snowflakes

Photographer Dennis O'Hara provides us with insights and tips for taking pictures of snow crystals. Read more

Dec 3, 2012 9:03 AM Superior Notes


Courtesy Bay Mills Resort & Casinos

Many gaming operations around the Big Lake neighborhood have grown into desirable destination points with broader opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Read more


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


In the Duluth Skywalk 109 W. Superior Street

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