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MINNESOTA DNR

When it comes to being safe on the ice, whether snowmobiling, ice fishing, fat tire biking or just taking a winter stroll, the experts all agree on one simple truth: There is no such thing as “safe” ice. Read more

Health/Wellness

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COURTESY MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Since he once worked with Olympic athletes, you might think that physiologist Steve Elmer would be all about “bigger, faster, stronger.” Read more

Health/Wellness

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James Smedley

Sure, if you live in some place like Florida or Arizona, you get snow-free ground and coat-free weather all year, but you may not appreciate summer like we do. Read more

Art/Photography

Residents by Lake Superior could get a rare holiday opportunity. Really, if we wanted, we could embrace two Thanksgivings – the Canadian one on October 8 this year (always a Monday) and the American version on November 22 (always a Thursday). Read more

Food/Recipes

Thomson Township’s Night of Terror by C. Philip Johnson, Rodney Ikola and Davis Helberg. Hellfire in Hermantown by Connie Jacobson. Sustaining Lake Superior by Nancy Langston An Extraordina Read more

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DAYTRIPPER OF DULUTH

The bicyclist came toward me on a bright summer day along Superior Street in Duluth, pedaling as if in slow-motion. Read more

Recreation

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Courtesy Michael Atmore and Paul Mesher

Thomas Wolfe wrote a 600+page book lamenting You Can’t Go Home Again, but what if you could return to your childhood? Read more

Homes

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COURTESY PATTY MESTER

In the last years of her father Walter’s life, Patty Mester drove every weekend the 80 miles from Duluth to Grand Rapids so that they could sit together for hours in a back bedroom filled with photos, news clippings and other family documents. Read more

Health/Wellness

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CATHERINE KILBANE

When Denny Kilbane and his late wife, Georgann, bought the brownstone pump house from the city of Washburn, Wisconsin, they got a lakeshore property with 120 years of history … Read more

Homes

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LESLEY DuTEMPLE

When winter starts releasing its grip and spring slowly emerges, gardeners’ thoughts turn to greenery and to planting, but those of us who live in the Lake Superior region know one important maxim: Read more

Homes

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KELLIE RAE STUDIO

Provenance: A place of origin or earliest known history of something. Read more

Homes

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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: COURTESY RYAN BOLEN; KARYL CLARK AND TERRACE BAY FIRE DEPARTMENT

Jerry Roehm’s first call as the volunteer fire chief for Ontonagon, Michigan, was a structural fire that engulfed almost an entire block of side-by-side buildings. Read more

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As the summer sun slants across our decks and shadows lengthen, let’s get serious about pie. Read more

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Paul Hayden

When Todd and Robin Winkler and their children, Rachel and Caleb, moved into their Wakefield, Michigan, home in 2003, they had no idea it had a special history. Read more

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