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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Take a trip across Lake Superior in an Avalon pontoon. Explore this beautiful area and pay respects to the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald.

by: Jim Wolf, President of Avalon Pontoons

tags: Travel, Feel Good Story, History, Lake Superior, Lifestyle, Shipwrecks

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Winter is held in high regard in the Chequamegon Bay and the counties of Ashland and Bayfield. There is nothing more beautiful than the sight of freshly fallen snow on the magnificent evergreens that cascade through the miles of forest in the Northwoods. The normally pristine air is made even more so after a snowfall, and this winter

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Monday, January 13, 2020

The 2020 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® will drop anchor at the Minneapolis Convention Center January 23-26, 2020, providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity for guests to shop and see the latest and greatest boats and marine accessories and technology, swapping the winter blues for thoughts of summer fun. Minnesota

tags: Boat Show, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Friday, November 22, 2019

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced registration is now under way for this winter’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for Feb. 21-23, 2020, in Marquette County. This winter will mark the 19th annual winter BOW gathering for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Lake Superior, Women in Boating

Friday, November 15, 2019

A team of engineers and scientists from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with the Buffalo Reef Task Force to develop cost estimates and other details for three finalist action plans aimed at protecting the reef’s important Lake Superior fish habitat. After extensive consultation with the public and other

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Superior

Monday, September 23, 2019

Visitors to the Keweenaw, whether by air, car, bike, foot, or boat, don’t come by accident. Located hundreds of miles from the nearest interstate, the region is known for its abundant natural beauty, copper mining legacy, spectacular waterways, and vibrant fall colors. For those who make the trek, their journey is rewarded with

by: Brad Barnett, Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Monday, July 29, 2019

Ashland, Washburn, Bayfield, and the Town of LaPointe on Madeline Island are all located on the Chequamegon (She-WAH’-Me-Gon) Bay, an inlet of Lake Superior located in the most northern part of Wisconsin. These beautiful, small communities all have access to Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. Each community has a vibrant

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Monday, July 29, 2019

What happens when you mix your sailing hobby with your occupation? Then, throw in working with your spouse, and you have created a reason for many hours of therapy! It has been 15 years since we took those first steps and began what we like to call our ‘journey of the heart.’ Back then, my husband and I were looking for

by: Cindy Kalow

tags: Charters, Lake Superior

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. EDT July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School,

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Superior, Law & Politics

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Minneapolis has several nicknames and taglines that have stuck over the years, but the one the city hangs its hat on is the “City of Lakes.” With 22 lakes within the city limits, this moniker fits. The water does not stop at lakes, however. The Mississippi River, which begins in north central Minnesota at Lake Itasca on

tags: Lake Superior, Destination