Laila Simon provides an overview of the special events planned to celebrate 100 years of Mindekirken.
Author: Laila Simon
Laila Simon reports on Lori Erickson’s book, The Soul of the Family Tree, which took her on a genealogical journey to discover her roots.
Laila Simon interviews owners of Mandel, a company committed to making Norwegian kransekaker to ship to customer around the country.
Laila Simon shares some of the fun things you can buy that showcase Edvard Munch’s painting “The Scream,” everything from bandages to socks.
Laila Simon reports on Lori Anderson, who
presents Norwegian sweater company Oleana’s designs to customers in the
United States through pop-up shops.
Laila Simon talks to Julie Ingebretsen about Ingebretsen’s Nordic Marketplace’s past and future in Minneapolis, as it celebrates 100 years in business.
Laila Simon spoke with Erik Vevang, a carver and woodcarving teacher in Minneapolis, about his transition back to teaching in person.
The Fremont Troll is perhaps one of the most famous trolls in America. But how does it stack up to other depictions of trolls from Norwegian folklore?
Becky and Mike Lusk celebrate and preserve traditional Scandinavian woodworking styles and techniques thorugh their business, Lusk Scandia Works.
A hallmark of slow, sustainable, and ethical fashion, Hovden Wear brings traditional Norwegian sewing methods from the past to the present.