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Around the Circle This Week: Oct. 20, 2017

Lake Assault boats, Canada Lynx, Birches Brutalized, Duluth Pottery more

Oct 20, 2017 11:18 AM , Superior Notes

The Henry B. Smith was found on May 24, 2013, by a small team of shipwreck hunters. She had been missing almost a century, but through decades of effort, the team put it all together and solved one of the biggest mysteries of the Inland Seas. more

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Maritime

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

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Courtesy Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

From Shostakovich and Bernstein to Prince and Celtic tunes, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s new season has something for everyone. Lake Superior Magazine’s managing editor, Bob Berg, had a chance to chat with DSSO Music Director Dirk Meyer. more

Oct 11, 2017 1:04 PM Minnesota

Reviews of Douglas Wood's Deep Woods, Wild Waters A Memoir and Sarah Stonich's Shelter: Off the Grid in the Mostly Magnetic North. more

Oct 3, 2017 9:52 AM Books & Video

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Daniel Bennett

From the ashes of the past, Michigan's Upper Peninsula raised Its brownstone monuments that still stand as tributes to its quarried history. more

Oct 11, 2017 1:03 PM Michigan

If there are such manifestations as ghosts, Whitefish Point is a logical place for them. It sits forlornly at the east end of Lake Superior’s infamous “Shipwreck Coast,” a 40-mile stretch littered with the hulls of long-dead ships. more

Oct 1, 2007 12:00 AM Michigan

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Courtesy DSACF

Bringing a community of givers together is what the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation does best. We honor their work with our 2017 Lake Superior Magazine Achievement Award. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:07 AM Minnesota

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Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

There's so much to enjoy on Madeline Island. Here's a 3-day itinerary to get you started. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:17 AM Wisconsin

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Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Acupuncture – the ancient Chinese practice of using carefully placed needles to treat a variety of maladies – has moved into the modern medical mainstream nationally and Big Lake locally. more

Oct 3, 2017 9:44 AM Health/Wellness

CAMBA Trails

Courtesy Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association

Links to bike trails, groups and other resources for regional riding, on and off the road. more

Recreation

Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery in Grand Marais, Minnesota, features a showing of the paintings produced during the 2017 Plein Air Grand Marais. Other paintings are on exhibit at the Grand Marais Art Colony. more

Oct 3, 2017 1:50 PM Art/Photography

Fortunate Fillings

Courtesy Nipigon Dental

Lake Superior’s rural neighborhoods fare pretty well when it comes to available dentists. Residents of most areas have at least one general practitioner within an hour’s drive – and usually much closer. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 AM Health/Wellness

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Amy Larsen / Lake Superior Magazine

If any food has a history in this region, it's wild rice – that aquatic grain that's a natural gift of the local waters. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:30 PM Food/Recipes

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Francis M. Carroll Collection

Did a bad map give Isle Royale & the NW Angle to the U.S.? more

Oct 5, 2017 3:29 PM Lake Superior

Fall Leaves

R.L. Hargesheimer

Hike a few of the trails that turn most brilliant in the fall on the lake’s four shores. more

Oct 1, 2003 12:00 AM Recreation

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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Saganaga Saga

John Bouchard

Trapper, conservation officer, artist – John Bouchard and his wife, Eveline, joined the hardy trailblazers in the late 1960s at the Ontario-Minnesota border waters, a community of distinct personalities, diverse opinions and dedicated neighbors. more

Sep 11, 2014 10:45 AM Ontario

Black River Bandits

Molly Silvernale

You place your thumb on the hammer of the .45-caliber single-action revolver in your holster, itching to touch the trigger, but you must keep your fingers off of it until you hear the command: “Shooters ready. Shooters on the line. Shooters set.” more

Apr 8, 2015 10:53 AM Wisconsin

Croques-Monsieur

Chris Goldberg

Ahhh, fall – crisp apples, steaming bowls of savory soup and decadent grilled sandwiches oozing with cheese. First, let’s start with a slice of good Gouda, which the folks at Thunder Oak Cheese Farm know well. more

Oct 1, 2014 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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