Visits To Apostle Island Ice Caves Less Likely As Weather WarmsThe National Park Service says it's less likely the extraordinary ice cave formations that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the Apostle Island National Lakeshore will be accessible this year.
Lake Superior Ice Caves Prove Popular AgainThe ice caves in northwestern Wisconsin are proving very popular again this year. According to the National Park Service, the caves on Lake Superior near the Apostle Islands opened Saturday and attracted more than 7,000 people.
Apostle Islands Ice Cave Visitors Will Pay $5 FeeVisitors to the Apostle Islands ice caves will have to pay a $5 fee this winter. The National Park Service will charge the fee for visitors ages 16 and older, assuming the caves form again this winter.
Visits To The Apostle Islands' Ice Caves May Cost YouThe ice caves in Lake Superior's Apostle Islands were a huge tourist hit last winter. They were so popular that the National Park Service is talking about charging a fee. About 138,000 people visited the amazing scene last winter.
Apostle Islands Ice Caves To Close This WeekendAccess to the popular ice caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will be closed by Sunday night due to safety concerns, according to National Park Superintendent Bob Krumenaker. The caves, which just saw one of its longest and most popular seasons in recent memory, will close due to rapidly-changing ice conditions that pose a growing safety concern.
Nearly 78K Have Visited Apostle Islands Ice CavesThe ice caves near the Apostle Islands in northern Wisconsin are still proving to be very popular. According to the National Park Service, nearly 78,000 people visited the caves along Lake Superior from Jan. 15 through the end of February.
MN Chefs, Restaurants Get James Beard Semifinalist NodsThere's no denying the culinary prowess coming out of Twin Cities kitchens today. Several Minnesota chefs and restaurants are consistently recognized on a national scale -- and by the prestigious James Beard Award Foundation.
Ice Caves Popularity Overwhelms Park Staff The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore has turned to other agencies for help in handling the thousands of people visiting the area to see the majestic beauty of ice caves along the south shore of Lake Superior.
Outdoor Thrill-Seekers Flocking To Lake Superior Ice CavesAlong the shore of Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin, the ugly winter has created something truly beautiful. Ice caves, some as high as two-story homes, are drawing thousands some driving hours to see the carvings by nature.
2 Men Die When Snowmobile Goes Into Lake SuperiorCrews have recovered the bodies of two men who died after their snowmobile went into Lake Superior near Madeline Island.
Popular Fishing Guide Dies After Snowmobile Falls Through IceA popular fishing guide, Jim Hudson, died after he fell through the Lake Superior ice on his snowmobile.
ATV Drivers Break Through Thin Ice On Lake SuperiorFour fishermen were rescued when their ATVs broke through thin ice in the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior Saturday morning, according to the La Pointe Volunteer Fire Department.