Features

Pros Reveal How to Plan a Memorable Wedding

William Schumann Photography

What makes for a memorable wedding? We decided to ask a photographer, a wedding planner, a caterer and a musician to describe one Lake Superior-region event that lingers with them. Read more

Lifestyle

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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The Lake Is Boss: Returning a Little Wiser from an Apostle Islands Paddle

Benjamin Alva Polley

Quickly I understood this was not like any other water we’d paddled. Miles from shore, if you capsize you can’t just swim to safety. Read more

Recreation

In the 1920s, one young schoolteacher found a fun haven in the Apostle Islands for her girlfriends that gave them freedom to let loose and be themselves. Read more

Wisconsin

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MINNESOTA DNR

When it comes to being safe on the ice, whether snowmobiling, ice fishing, fat tire biking or just taking a winter stroll, the experts all agree on one simple truth: There is no such thing as “safe” ice. Read more

Health/Wellness

Superior Challenge

Jared Munch

The Big Lake awes many people with its power and beauty, but it inspires some to test their limits. Meet individuals who set out on the water as a challenge and returned with a better understanding of themselves and our Sweetwater Sea. Read more

Recreation

Margi Preus pulled off a hat trick of publishing this year with three books released. Writer Adam de Pencier chats with her and we review books for youngsters by regional authors or on regional topics. Read more

Books & Video

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KONNIE LeMAY / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

The Long Trek to Sainthood for Father Frederic Baraga Read more

Michigan

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

Wedding Barn

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

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PAUL SUNDBERG

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

The Lake

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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