Features

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JON OKERSTROM

In 2020, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore marks its golden anniversary. Read more

Wisconsin

When Lake Superior Says ‘Stay,’ Best to Hunker Down Read more

My Lake Superior

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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. Read more

Michigan

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27th annual Photo Contest Winners

Enjoy the amazing and amusing images of the 27th annual Lake Superior Photo Contest winners … and then enter your Big Lake images. Read more

Lake Superior Photo Contest

Five Favorite Keweenaw Gardens

Courtesy Karena Schmidt

Our harsh winters and a growing season that lasts slightly longer than a nature nanosecond make any flourishing garden here all the more wonderful. Find inspiration in these five favorites. Read more

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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. Read more

Food/Recipes

Old Ways Become New Adventures at Folk Schools

Courtesy Madeline Island School for the Arts

Folk schools are gaining popularity around the Big Lake and the world, attracting students for weeklong courses to afternoon sessions. Our folk schools often highlight Native and Scandinavian heritage and celebrate making things with one’s hands. Read more

Education

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DENICE SMITH

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

Education

Strawberries

Boris Benko

It’s mid-summer, and the harvest has already been coming in, whether from the wealth of orchards and farms in the Big Lake region, from your backyard garden or straight from a forest or field. Here’s six top picks, with recipes for each. Read more

Food/Recipes

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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PAUL SUNDBERG

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

The Lake

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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

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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