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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.” 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. more

Art/Photography

Lake Superior Magazine advertisers and their web links in the December / January issue. more

Advertiser Links

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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. more

Health/Wellness

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BEATRICE RINGENBACK

In his first season as executive director of the Pine Mountain Music Festival, Doug Day realizes he’s inherited a lot of history for the organization born in Iron Mountain, Michigan, in 1991. more

Michigan

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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: more

Homes

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COURTESY U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE

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. more

My Lake Superior

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AARON PETERSON

Preparing for a few days rest and recreation in Marquette, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the options in and around this modest-sized city that happens to be the largest U.P. metro. more

Michigan

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TAHQUAMENON FALLS STATE PARK

Harvest Fest Fun: If you plan to camp at Tahquamenon Falls State Park on October 13, you’re in for a few treats (and you might want to bring a few to give away, too). more

Michigan

Lake Superior Magazine advertisers and their web links in the October / November issue. more

Advertiser Links

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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. more

Homes

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KONNIE LeMAY

So you’ve decided to travel around Lake Superior and earn your Circle Tour bragging rights. The excitement (and maybe some anxiety) of this epic journey can span months of careful planning for some. more

, Health/Wellness

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TRAVIS NOVITSKY

The most likely time to spot lightning on Lake Superior is between the third week of June and the second week of August, says Matt Zika, warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service station in Marquette. more

Art/Photography

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BRYAN HANSEL

Savvy photographers know that a camera can be your passport to exploring the world. more

Art/Photography

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COURTESY CATHE HAHN

Paddling upwind and sugargliding home. That’s Marquette resident and sailmaker Cathe Hahn’s phrase for what she hopes every standup paddleboarder will experience with her latest invention, the Sugarglider sail. more

Recreation

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KONNIE LeMAY / LAKE SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

The Long Trek to Sainthood for Father Frederic Baraga more

Michigan

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PAUL SUNDBERG

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

The Lake

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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

Lake Superior

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DENICE SMITH

Copper Harbor, Michigan, population 108, loves its one-room schoolhouse. more

Education

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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

Maritime

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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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    The National Weather Service in Marquette posted a graphic to show the effects after the June 15-17, 2018, flooding.

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    Nick Korstad purchased the Big Bay Point Lighthouse in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and became its official "keeper" in 2018.

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    Michigan State Police

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    Michigan State Police did an aerial survey of damage in the Keweenaw Peninsula following the Father's Day weekend floods June 15-17, 2018. Here at Torch Lake near Hubbell, the water overflowed leaving mud and water damage.

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    The Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast inn offers amazing lakeshore views in Michgan's Upper Peninsula.

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    Staircase removal from roadside park along M-28 near Marquette

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    Photo by Mike Link

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    The author negotiates a submerged sandstone ledge on the Keweenaw Peninsula.

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