The February/March issue is packed with stories about Big Lake surfing (bet you guessed that one), the Lake Superior Photo Contest winners (amazing!), a State of the Lake snapshot view from the port and fleet directors about the maritime industry. Read more

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We've got an intriguing story about the fall and surprising rise of American martens in the Big Lake neighborhood; a spectacular photo feature of lighthouses in winter; The Guide with stories of new owners of established hospitality businesses Read more

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New Owners for Lake Superior Magazine

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

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We've got Best of the Lake winners to announce, photographers' favorite summer photos to show you, a history of the water being diverted INTO Lake Superior and a 3-Day Walkabout in Marquette. Read more

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How the Midcontinent Rift shaped us 1.1 billion years ago; the passionate path to bring Fr. Baraga to sainthood; our latest Recreation Guide and a lot more. Read more

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40th Anniversary, Revival of the NorShor, 23rd annual Photo Contest Winners. Read more

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We've got a story with an itinerary for a family weekend in Duluth; a look at some favorite food gifts to send with a taste of home and an interview with a local heroic veteran plus places to learn more about individual veterans and their service. Read more

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The 2017 Lake Superior Magazine Achievement Award winner revealed. Plus the Recreation Guide takes a winter waterfall hike and connects to Canada's Great Trail. Visit a forest community keen on the environment and hear a few ghost ship tales. Read more

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Find out who won this year’s Best of the Lake awards. Plus: A trip to Devils Island Lighthouse; meet photographer John McCormick, the Michigan Nut; three days on Madeline Island; the story behind Lake Superior’s international border; and much more! Read more

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In this issue: How a mile-wide meteorite contributed to the creation of an Ontario archipelago; Minnesota’s Norwegians and Swedes compete by tossing leftover lutefisk; U.P. history in sandstone; beyond gaming at casino resorts; and much more. Read more

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In this issue: 2017 is the sesquicentennial year celebrating the Confederation of Canada. We look at this year’s events and what 1867 looked like here. Plus: Community Supported Agriculture options, photographers reflect on the Big Lake and more. Read more

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In this issue, we publish the winners of our 22nd annual Lake Superior Photo Contest, from mighty massing clouds to sand-covered toddlers. Plus, the buck naked truth about deer and a State of the Lake report on geoheritage and marine conservation. Read more

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Inside this issue: Celebrating Christmas breads; photographers reveal the beauty of fresh snow; monkeying around with local illustrator/author Chris Monroe; 40 years and counting for Grandma’s in Duluth; inside Henry Ford’s U.P. retreat; and more! Read more

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This issue reveals the winner of our Achievement Award, given annually to a person or organization who significantly contributes to the well-being of Lake Superior and its communities. Plus: the Outlaw Bridge, the local roots of maurices and more. Read more

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The tall ships are coming! We preview the upcoming Tall Ships Duluth festival, with ship stats and stories from the captains. Plus, in this issue we reveal the winners of 2016's Best of the Lake awards and chat with Thunder Bay's own Paul Shaffer. Read more

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In this issue, two photographer pals take their camera skills on a Circle Tour of Lake Superior, we catch up with our region's six folk schools and with Great Lakes Fleet at 115 years, and in The Guide read about the farm-to-table movement. Read more

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We mark the centennial year of the U.S. National Park Service by celebrating the great parks on our shores. Plus, meet a photographer who shoots eye-to-eye with the waves and find outdoor fun in our Recreation Guide. Read more

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The winners of the 21st annual Lake Superior Photo Contest revealed (though the real winners might be all of us who get to see these fantastic photos). Plus: The life, death and afterlife of the SS America and our State of the Lake report. Read more

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December / January 2016

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In the cover story, we explore the winter scene in Thunder Bay, the Lake's largest city. Also inside: enjoy the magical winter photos of Minnesotan Jamie Rabold, find a romantic getaway, go inside a home steeped in stories, and more. Read more

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