My Lake Superior

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    Surviving the Tempest

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

    May 31, 2022

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    Lake Superior Journal: Get Along Lil’ Fishes, Wrangling in a Different Kind of Rodeo

    The Loch Superior Monster – it had to be 10 feet long – wacked hard into my legs and swept my partner completely off her feet, dumping her into the swift-flowing water. Read more

    Oct 15, 2018

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    Lake Superior Journal: The Hills of Duluth, The Inspiring Flow of Grams’ Big Lake Life

    My grandmother swears by the hills of Duluth. She says those hills make strong children, build strong bones. She says the winding roads keep the brain sharp, alert. She says, “Look at I pry hard and am relieved when we dodge – barely – the unexpected Read more

    Oct 15, 2018

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    New Owners for Lake Superior Magazine

    The owners of BusinessNorth in Duluth have purchased Lake Superior Magazine Read more

    Sep 4, 2018

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    Lake Superior Journal: Isle Royale Rainy Afternoon

    Many considered the late James R. Marshall, former owner of this magazine, to be the consummate Lake Superior authority. Read more

    Feb 20, 2018

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    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


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    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

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

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