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We are pleased to honor the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation with our award this year and to introduce the good works it has accomplished. more

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Davis Helberg is this year’s Lake Superior Magazine’s Achievement Award winner – our annual honoring of an individual or organization that has made a lasting contribution to the whole of Lake Superior. more

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PAUL SUNDBERG

Lake Superior was almost an ocean, not just a sweetwater sea. more

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BRYAN HANSEL

Maybe it’s the isolation, the endless battle against wind and waves, or the tales sheltered within. Whatever the allure, I’m drawn to lighthouses. And I have a favorite. more

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KONNIE LeMAY / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

It was 5:15 a.m. on a June day, and Jon Dahl was commuting to his family business in downtown Duluth. more

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Always the third Sunday in July, Lake Superior Day was started in the early 1990s. The celebration spans the entire weekend in some Big Lake communities. Find an event near you. more

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RICK FOWLER

This excerpt from an old Navy manual came to mind as I sought “permission to come aboard” across the gangplank of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, docked just above the locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, on a brisk mid-March day. more

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This shipping season, the Lake Superior region was expected to reach its “500 Freezing Degree Days” mark by Dec. 31, 2017, fully two weeks ahead of the usual Jan. 8 date. more

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Francis M. Carroll Collection

Did a bad map give Isle Royale & the NW Angle to the U.S.? more

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Gary McGuffin

The Slate Islands origin starts some 450 million years ago when a nearly 1-mile-wide meteorite crashed into the Earth just south of the equator. more

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Duluth Cargo Connect

A recent addition to the Duluth waterfront creates an international link via rail from the East, West and Gulf coasts. more

Maritime

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. more

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Second Place, 11th Annual Photo Contest

David L. Kohne

Lightning is a powerful subject, as these photographers showed in their entries from past Lake Superior photo contests. more

Natural World

Peregrine Falcons Return to U.P. Bridges

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Peregrine falcons have returned to the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock again this year, and area students built nest boxes for them. Falcons have also successfully nested on the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge this year. more

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Finding Fabulous Fungi

Sparky Stensaas

Dead Man’s Fingers, Tree Ear, Velvet Foot, Toothed Jelly, Bear’s Head Tooth, The Blusher, Brain Fungus, Fuzzy Foot. Revel in the staggering shapes and colors of our North Woods fungi – and their evocative names. more

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