June 25, 2013 at 7:00 pm in Alexandria Echo Press
Between 1825 and 1925, a surge of more than 800,000 Norwegians immigrated to North America.
One of these hopeful immigrants was Sven Groethe.
For 18 years, Sven had lived with his family on a large Norwegian farm on the banks of a beautiful lake. But when a depression hit Norway, Sven’s father reluctantly told him that he couldn’t keep him on the farm. Continue Reading