Blue Water Paddling hosts open dragon boating in Superior every Tuesday night. In this video, co-founder Megan Kress leads a group through some paddling exercises to prepare for the big race. The 2019 Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival is Aug. 24, with races starting at 8 a.m.
The Davidson Windmill is in Lakeside, Wis., about 20 miles southeast of Duluth and six miles east of Superior on Wisconsin Highway 13. It was built between 1900 and 1904 by Jacob Davidson on his 80-acre homestead. The mill operated until 1926. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 and donated to the Old-Brule Heritage Society in 2001.
Glensheen Mansion has 16 gowns on display at the historic estate this month. The collection includes dresses ranging from the late 1800s to the 1920s.
Ships and foghorns create a misfit symphony in the Duluth-Superior Harbor.
In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north. Composer credit for this clip goes to photographer Ted Pellman.
In this video, City of Duluth Senior Engineer Duncan Schwensohn talks about the reconstruction of East Superior Street, including a brief mention of the basement extensions of some buildings, which run under the sidewalks.
The eighth annual Run, Smelt, Run! Parade featured music by the Brass Messengers, antics by Magic Smelt Puppet Troupe, costumes and stilt walkers.
John B. Herrington, the first member of a federally recognized tribe – Chickasaw – to travel to space, was in the Twin Ports last month as part of the UW-Superior Distinguished Diversity Lecture and Art Series. In this clip he talks about his work on the International Space Station.
Scott “Starfire” Lunt’s quilt show is on display in the Kruk Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Superior until the end of April.