High Falls: May 4, 2014

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Video: Spring at the High Falls of the Pigeon River

On the Minnesota-Ontario border, the High Falls of the Pigeon River is Minnesota's highest waterfall, plunging nearly 120 feet. This view of the roaring falls, swollen with the spring melt, was filmed on May 4. Read more

May 5, 2014 10:22 AM Superior Notes

Ruffed Grouse

David Brislance

A familiar sound echoes over the ridges of Minnesota’s Sawtooth Mountains – muffled, rhythmic thumps of wings beating against soft-feathered bodies. Male ruffed grouse are ready to rumble, showing off their stuff to catch a female’s eye and ear. Read more

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High Falls on the Pigeon River

Paul L. Hayden

The High Falls on the Pigeon River, on the border between the United States and Canada in northern Minnesota, experienced almost double its normal flow after heavy rains during the week of May 20, 2013. Read more

Natural World

Gooseberry Falls

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Spring is a fantastic time to visit Gooseberry Falls, just up the shore from Two Harbors, Minnesota. Read more


Around the Circle This Week: Shipping Out

The shipping season begins in earnest with the opening of the Soo Locks; gearing up for construction season around the Big Lake; the first saltie arrives in Duluth, the Great Lakes' most inland port; and the Madeline Island ice road closes. Read more

Mar 29, 2013 8:00 PM Superior Notes


John Shibley / LSSU

You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Snowman: Annual Burning at LSSU Postponed

In an ironic twist, Lake Superior State University's annual Snowman Burning, a rite held on the first day of spring to ward off winter, was postponed until Friday because of frigid temperatures, high winds and incoming lake effect snow. Read more

Mar 20, 2013 4:39 PM Superior Notes

Amnicon Falls

Dennis O'Hara

Water, water everywhere – it’s no wonder we love spring. Enjoy spring views of waterfalls and flowing streams by our regional photographers. Read more

Natural World

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