An Ode

Ron Paine

What is beautiful and dangerous? Is it mysterious or sacred? Is it lethal or soothing? / I like the winter and the summer alluring sea caves. more

Jun 16, 2017 12:33 PM Poetry

Grand Prize: 22nd Annual Photo Contest

Cari Povenz

Majestic seas, rise so high / And take me captive with your hypnotic tune. / With thunderous crash, or whispering sigh, / Bear witness to the gull and silent dune. more

Jun 16, 2017 12:20 PM Poetry

Essentia Health Staff Reunite Patient with Service Dog

Maureen Talarico

When Dennis Wold found out he was going to have to stay at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Superior for an extended period, he feared he would lose his new service dog, Warner. But the hospital welcomes pets as part of its care. more

Jun 16, 2017 11:33 AM Health/Wellness

Duluth's Waterfront

Visit Duluth

A city where ships port from a far-away destination / As locals, children, and tourists watch with fascination / A city on a lake named Superior massive and bold / A beauty to see and one to behold more

May 9, 2017 4:51 PM Poetry

Student Poetry

Courtesy Deanna Erickson

Third-grade students at Lowell Elementary in Duluth reflected on their studies of Lake Superior and crafted these haiku. more

May 9, 2017 2:33 PM Poetry

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 Pathfinder Hatchet Haversack, the BIG Larry compact flashlight, the 12-ounce Hydro Flask and The Original Bug Shirt are a few of our picks for outdoor adventurers. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Product Reviews

The Rescuers

National Park Service

Two Pictured Rocks rangers were driving home when a man, drenched and in kayak gear, came running out of the woods and collapsed in the road. His friends, he said, were still in the water. Meet the rescuers who respond to these kinds of emergencies. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Recreation

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

Five Favorite Keweenaw Gardens

Courtesy Karena Schmidt

Our harsh winters and a growing season that lasts slightly longer than a nature nanosecond make any flourishing garden here all the more wonderful. Find inspiration in these five favorites. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Homes 1 Comments

Community Supported Agriculture: Edible Profits for Investors in Our Local Food

Courtesy Hermit Creek Farm

Try these three recipes suggested by local farms: Cucumber Salsa, Braised Carrots with Mint and Cider Vinegar, and Eggplant Caponata. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Community Supported Agriculture: Edible Profits for Investors in Our Local Food

Mae Lynn Stoutenburg

Community Supported Agriculture opens an investment connection between local farms and residents, plus you get a box of goodies to boot. more

Apr 3, 2017 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

Lake Superior Journal: Our Little Cottage by the Big Lake

Daniel H. Thompson

I was 7 years old when Mom and Dad bought their “Little Cottage,” as they called it, on the Minnesota shore. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:02 PM Homes

Warm Skin, Sven Can See and Lungplus are favorites for thriving in the cold. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Product Reviews

Beatrice Ojakangas

Thomas Strand Studio LLC

In her new memoir, “Homemade: Finnish Rye, Feed Sack Fashion, and Other Simple Ingredients from My Life in Food,” Beatrice Ojakangas tells her own rich story, beginning with the immigration of her grandparents. more

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM Food/Recipes

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