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COURTESY CATALYST STORY INSTITUTE

When Executive Director Philip Gilpin Jr. and the board of the non-profit Catalyst Story Institute considered relocating from Vermont, they looked around the country for a suitable new home. Read more

Art/Photography

Marlin Bree has lived by Lake Superior and sailed the saltwater oceans, too. Read more

Books & Video

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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Minerals of the Lake Superior Region

Courtesy A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum

Iron and copper are far from the only commercial minerals around this vast lake. Gold, platinum, silver, nickel, and gemstones such as amethyst, agates and even diamonds have been found here. Read more

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Gary McGuffin

The Slate Islands origin starts some 450 million years ago when a nearly 1-mile-wide meteorite crashed into the Earth just south of the equator. Read more

The Lake

Wild About Weather

National Weather Service

Powered by strong low-pressure systems, these nine Lake Superior storms wrecked dozens of ships and claimed hundreds of lives. Read more

Natural World

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

Art/Photography

Fry Bread

Courtesy CookingPost.com

While many cultures have some sort of “fried” bread, what we call fry bread was created in Native American communities in the era following establishment of reservations. Read more

Food/Recipes

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ALAN JOHNSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Jill and Kirk Clemmer are a dangerous match. She has exquisite taste and big ideas. He has a hammer and nails and knows how to use them. Read more

Wisconsin

The Wolf's Trail: An Ojibwe Story, Told by Wolves Read more

Books & Video

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PAUL SUNDBERG

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

The Lake

One River, Two Islands

Richard Hamilton Smith / Courtesy The Nature Conservancy

Two islands – one a sprawling half-mile square and the other barely covering a couple city blocks – reflect evolving attitudes about the St. Louis River and its value to the community. Read more

Recreation

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KELLIE RAE STUDIO

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

Homes

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Used by special permission, ® DAWN LaPOINTE

For photographers Gary Fiedler and Dawn LaPointe, life by Lake Superior, well, it’s like a box of chocolates. Read more

Art/Photography

In the Duluth Skywalk 109 W. Superior Street

Travel Planning

Aids to help you find your way around Lake Superior and the region.

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