Category: Featured


100 years of Ingebretsen’s

Laila Simon talks to Julie Ingebretsen about Ingebretsen’s Nordic Marketplace’s past and future in Minneapolis, as it celebrates 100 years in business.

Minnesota State Capitol

The legacy of LEIF

The Leif Eriksson International Festival in Minneapolis to feature Sámi songs, stories, and joik, with contributions from many Nordic countries, Oct. 5-17.

L'Anse aux Meadows

Move over Christopher Columbus …

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, open May-October, offers adventures with a Viking settlement, craft demonstrations, artifacts, and tours.

mushroom stew

Wild about mushrooms

Kristi Bissell of True North Kitchen celebrates autumn with Norwegian Wild Mushroom Stew (kantarellstuing), a savory dish full of flavor.

Luther College

A student’s perspective

Kell Knutsen shares his experiences at Luther College’s Nordic Studies program, highlighting its historical ties and forward-looking global thinking.

Inside the Norsk Museum

The Norsk Museum

The Norsk Museum, founded in 1978, continues its decades-long work to keep Norwegian history and culture alive in Norway, Illinois.