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Sep 4, 2018 1:43 PM My Lake Superior


Michael DeWitt

Riding an Angry Lake

A "pop-up" storm with high winds and waves turned an Apostle Islands weekend boating-camping outing into a frightening ride on an angry Lake Superior. Read more

Sep 8, 2017 10:42 AM My Lake Superior 3 Comments

Snowman on Ice

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

Snowman on Ice

Only this lone snowman remains on the unstable ice near Duluth's Brighton Beach, like a wintry scarecrow. It's become something of a local curiosity. Residents drive past and look to see if the snowman and the ice have survived another night. Read more

Apr 3, 2014 3:29 PM My Lake Superior

Winter Deer

Mark Upton

In the Woods

"We had a chat today with the people in the woods." Upper Peninsula photographer Mark Upton shares a moment of life by Lake Superior. Read more

Feb 4, 2014 10:57 AM My Lake Superior

Sea-Smoky Sunset in Grand Marais, Minnesota

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

Sea-Smoky Sunset in Grand Marais

Sea smoke rises to meet the setting sun over the icy Grand Marais, Minnesota, harbor this week. The bone-chilling cold in the region is expected to break by the weekend. Read more

Jan 7, 2014 8:50 PM My Lake Superior

Piles of Ice on the Lake Superior Shore in Duluth

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Icy Sunset in Duluth

In Duluth, a dusting of snow covers piles of ice on Saturday evening near the mouth of the Lester River. The U.S. National Weather Service says to expect near-record lows (and highs below zero) in the region through Wednesday. Read more

Jan 5, 2014 6:53 PM My Lake Superior

Estivant Pine

Mark Upton

Featured Photo, 5/16/13 – Estivant Pines

Estivant Pines in Copper Harbor, Michigan. Photograph by Mark Upton. You can see more of Mark's work at Copper Country Associated Artists in Calumet, Michigan. Read more

May 16, 2013 1:34 PM My Lake Superior


Linda Speer

Featured Photo, 5/2/13 – Big Ship, Little Ship

Linda Speer, who took this photo while visiting Duluth from Thunder Bay, says, "I feel the little family boat following behind gives the feeling of how grand the ship really is!" Read more

May 2, 2013 1:32 PM My Lake Superior

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Linda Ryma

Featured Photo, 4/16/13 – The Falls at Night

A long exposure on a snowy night at Ontario's Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park, taken by Linda Ryma on April 6. Read more

Apr 16, 2013 9:20 AM My Lake Superior

U.S. 41 to Copper Harbor, Michigan

Mark Upton

Featured Photo, 2/19/13 – Winter Highway

Mark Upton captured our latest Featured Photo on U.S. 41, heading toward Copper Harbor, Michigan. Read more

Feb 19, 2013 1:38 PM My Lake Superior 1 Comments

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