Features

Ticks

Centers for Disease Control

In our North Woods, ticks and mosquitoes are an unfortunate – and all too abundant – part of the outdoor experience. These blood-sucking creepy-crawlies may even carry diseases, but a few simple precautions can keep them at bay. Read more

Health/Wellness

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Louis Nuttall

Before you reach the lighthouse you have to cross the Lake, and before you reach the Lake you have to drive the road – a long road to be sure, from Toronto to Lake Superior. Read more

Ontario

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U.S. Department of Agriculture

They jab you with tiny spines, coat you with rash-causing oils or leave a layer of plant juice that causes the sun to burn you. So what is it with stinging nettles, poison ivy and wild parsnips – why do they hate us? Read more

Health/Wellness

Speaking to the author of Michigan’s Western U.P. : An Old Professor’s Travel Guide of Twenty-Five Selected Locations (Ironwood to Baraga) Read more

Books & Video

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

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

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

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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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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