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Community Education presents a Scandinavian winter fest

December 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

his event will include folk music, storytelling, lefse demonstrations and a light smorgasbord. Performers include folk musicians Paul Wilson and Mary Abendroth and professional storyteller Paulette Friday. Continue Reading

East Grand Forks native’s Swedish skills lead to jokes on Letterman

September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In David Letterman’s Rolodex, filed under S for “Swede” is Paul Thureen, East Grand Forks native, currently of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Or maybe he is under N for “Norwegian” or “Nordic.” Continue Reading

Scandinavian Quartet to perform Tuesday in Benson

June 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

BENSON Touring the upper Midwest, the Scandinavian Quartet will stop to perform at 7 p.m. June 27 at Roosevelt Park in Benson.
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Senior Center plans supper

May 3, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

A Scandinavian meatball supper will be held on Thursday, May 10 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Senior Center, 414 Hawthorne. Continue Reading

Minnesota town is “Little Scandinavia”

June 14, 2011 in DL-Online

Curtiss Wikstrom works to complete late wife’s mission, one business at a time
The Nordhem restaurant that opened Monday in Karlstad, Minn., has a fitting name. Nordhem is Swedish for “northern home.” Small town residents’ home-away-from-home often is the local eatery that serves up coffee, chow and conversation. Continue Reading

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Lind: A note about a goat

December 20, 2010 in INFORUM

Somehow, the idea of being scared witless during Christmas doesn’t square with this joyous holiday. Yet, in Norway, that was the case for kids years ago.
Kay Syvrud, Hawley, Minn., wonders how many remember the old Norwegian custom of Julebukking. Continue Reading

Traditional Scandinavian baby names provide link to the past

November 16, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Some names are more than just a moniker; they’re a connection to the past. Continue Reading