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In the early part of the 20th century, the America was an elegant, 182-foot package freighter that served fishing families, businessmen and tourists. All of that came to an abrupt halt June 7, 1928, when the steamer sank off Isle Royale. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Maritime

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

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Recipe Box: Vegan Veggie Scram

Konnie LeMay / Lake Superior Magazine

Chef Jillian Forte and her team from At Sara’s Table Chester Creek Café in Duluth came up with this breakfast bounty with a mild kick to satisfy their many vegan customers. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Dragonfly House: A Fairytale Getaway Made Real

Sheila Smith

The Dragonfly House, as its owners lovingly call it, tucks into a landscape of aspen, birch, prairie grasses and flowers. It’s more than a Lundie-inspired cabin; it’s a house built from dreams. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Homes

Dragon Boat Festival

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

For spectators, the dragon boat races next to Barker’s Island in Superior might look like a mass of arms and paddles, swirling and splashing. But it soon gets easier to tell the teams apart as some boats pull ahead. more

Aug 19, 2015 11:52 AM Wisconsin

Grandma's Saloon & Grill

Courtesy Grandma's Restaurants

It's 40 years and counting for a groundbreaking Canal Park eatery. Get the backstory about Grandma's family of restaurants. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Minnesota

Reviews of Lisa Crayford’s practical and concise “Waterfalls of Minnesota” and Linda LeGarde Grover’s poems of sacrifice, love and family in “The Sky Watched.” more

Apr 3, 2017 3:20 PM Books & Video

The annual photo contest about Lake Superior, sponsored by Lake Superior Magazine, with grand prize, first place, second place and honorable mention winners. Winners will be announced in the February/March issue. more

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2018 Lake Superior Calendar

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We’ve compiled a list of some of the terrific, locally owned shops where you can buy your Lake Superior Calendars and loads of other great items. Check it out! more

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Paddling Pukaskwa

Layne Kennedy

For a long time, this place called “Pukaskwa” intrigued us. Pukaskwa National Park stretches down the far eastern side of the lake from Pic River near Hattie Cove to Pukaskwa River nearly 144 miles south. No interior roads lead to this wild coast. more

Jul 1, 2002 12:00 AM Recreation

Common Types of Clouds

Copyright University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Can't tell a cumulus cloud from a cirrus? Here's a guide to the types of clouds one might see over Lake Superior. more

Jan 16, 2012 12:00 AM 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

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Natural World

Porphyry Island Beckons with a Lighthouse, Trails & Gallery

Courtesy Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior

An adventure to Porphyry Island on Black Bay about 8 miles east of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park starts with how you get there. Most people arrive by kayak, canoe or boat. Or you can hire a fishing charter, a floatplane or helicopter. more

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM Ontario

Explanations of barometric pressure, bombogenesis, derechos, rip currents, seiches and water spouts. more

Jan 16, 2012 2:40 PM Natural World

No Need to Leave Town for Top-Notch Care

Courtesy UP Health System-Marquette

Marquette is not the only regional city with medical options beyond what might be expected. We take a look at three state-of-the-art offerings at three area hospitals that can keep patients home or in their home region. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

Golf Courses with a View of the Lake

Bryan Hansel

To enjoy a round of golf around Lake Superior, you don’t really need to be good at the game. You might swing like a pro or fling divots like a novice, but one thing’s for sure: The stunning Big Lake scenery will ensure a memorable day on the links. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Recreation

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

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