The Senior Reporter

The Senior Reporter provides information and stories to persons over the age of 50. The Senior Reporter’s focus is primarily on encouraging seniors to stay active and healthy as long as possible.

They publish a issue six times a year in February, April, June, August, October, and December. Local writers from area provide original, interesting and insightful stories for each issue. Editor Burton Laine looks for individuals in the area that have started new or have existing hobbies and activities later in life. Examples include training dogs for agility trials, learning and mastering new art forms like rock carving or bronze sculptures, or starting a new career as a flight attendant.

  • Bob Olen, 2011 American Horticulture Society Teaching Horticulturist Award Recipient, provides photography and gardening tips unique to the area
  • John Latimer provides a lifetime of insight as a citizen phenologist into the natural world around us
  • Mary Alice Carlson inspires us and makes us laugh and cry at the little things in life and on her farm
  • St. Luke’s dietitians share their expertise on interesting recipes for one or two persons along with nutritional insight

Where To Find It

  • There are 10,000 printed copies of each issue of The Senior Reporter. You can pick up free copies at most Super One stores in Superior, Wisconsin or Minnesota locations, as well as several other grocery stores
  • Because the publisher, Harbor Centers Inc. is a nonprofit and partners with other senior-serving nonprofits in the region, copies of the magazine are provided free to everyone who is served meals at senior dining locations and who receives Meals on Wheels
  • It’s available free at many senior centers and independent senior housing facilities in the area
  • You can subscribe to the magazine if you would like to have it delivered to your mailbox
  • Persons participating in the Nutrition Program for Seniors (NAPS) program through Second Harvest Food Bank receive the magazine

Subscription Information

  • See website for prices
  • To subscribe send name, address, and check in the mail
  • Mailing address: PO Box 161318, Duluth, MN 55816