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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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COURTESY LAURIUM MANOR INN

Most people have the wrong impression about winter in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, Julie Sprenger insists. more

Michigan

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COURTESY LINDA SCHULZ

Packed with stunning scenery and boasting more than 2,500 miles of well-marked trails, the Upper Peninsula has long drawn admiration from avid snowmobilers. more

Michigan

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PICTURE THIS OF BRIMLEY, MICHIGAN

In September 2016, Marion Eavou came to live – and to die – in the Robert and Helen Ball Hospice House in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Every minute of her eight months there, someone in her large family stayed with her. more

Health/Wellness

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Erik Frosh

Looking across from Munising to Grand Island or even passing in a guided Pictured Rocks cruise by its iconic East Channel Lighthouse, you’d probably never guess that a good way to get to know this remote, intriguing spot is by bus. more

Michigan

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Daniel Bennett

From the ashes of the past, Michigan's Upper Peninsula raised Its brownstone monuments that still stand as tributes to its quarried history. more

Michigan

Peregrine Falcons Return to U.P. Bridges

MDOT

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

Natural World

Rabbit Island

Courtesy Rabbit Island Foundation

Rob Gorski wanted a getaway in the Keweenaw Peninsula and ended up buying an island and founding a retreat for creative souls. more

Art/Photography

A Visit to Tahquamenon Falls Country

Thomas Brouwer

Near the naturally dark waters of the Tahquamenon River, you'll find waterfalls, good beer, friendly bears, shipwreck history, adventure and beauty. more

Michigan

Casting a Line with a U.P. Legend

Courtesy John Voelker Papers Collection at NMU

John D. Voelker was, and still is, something of a legend in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The author recounts the story of a memorable encounter with the novelist and fisherman. more

Recreation

Winter Deer

Mark Upton

In the Woods

"We had a chat today with the people in the woods." Upper Peninsula photographer Mark Upton shares a moment of life by Lake Superior. more

Feb 4, 2014 10:57 AM My Lake Superior

Terry Mattson Resolution Presented

Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: Grounded

Loons fall from the sky in Minnesota and northern Wisconsin; Visit Duluth President/CEO honored by the Minnesota Senate; the Houghton County Memorial Airport adds a third flight, from Chicago; and upcoming events. more

May 10, 2013 6:00 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: Lime Island Summer

The Michigan DNR puts out a call for Lime Island summer campground hosts; the Bayfield County Board denies a contentious mining resolution; Maritime Visitor Center Director Thom Holden retires; and a look at the week ahead. more

Feb 1, 2013 4:50 PM Superior Notes

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Theresa Neal / MDNR

The Upper Peninsula’s dramatic waterfalls draw locals and visitors in spring, summer and fall. But most miss winter views of the impressive falls draped by massive icicles, locking the water’s motion. more

Michigan

Around the Circle This Week: Busy Beavers

Beaver news from Grand Marais, Minnesota; Bentleyville to stay in Duluth through 2015; a winter storm wallops the south shore of the Lake; a new app shows off the shoreline of the Upper Peninsula; and a look at the week ahead. more

Dec 21, 2012 5:16 PM Superior Notes

For Decades, U.P. Mines Printed Their Own Money

Marquette County Historical Society

East Coast banks were wary of shipping large amounts of cash by boat. Too many had sunk in Lake Superior. Yet miners in hard-to-reach areas had to be paid. The solution? Mining companies began printing their own money. more

Lake Superior

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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 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.

  • Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast

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    Big Bay Point Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast

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

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