FARGO-MOORHEAD CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU Keeping the Holidays Nostalgic in Fargo-Moorhead
One of my favorite things about being from the Midwest is the history of our Prairies past and the traditions that follow it. The Red River Valley is chock-full of Norwegians young and old. The Sons o... Posted on 12/5/13 at 3:39 PM
SCANDINAVIAN HJEMKOMST FESTIVAL Marja Kaisla & The Soiva International Music Camp
Marja Kaisla & The Soiva International Music Camp Marja will be joining us at this years festival with the help of the Finlandia Foundation and Schmitt Music. She has been awarded the2013Finlandia... Posted on 6/12/13 at 9:21 AM
PRAIRIE FARE You Bet We Will Have Lefse
We of Norwegian descent get teased a lot about our accents, our white and brown food and our verbal expressions. Yah, sure, meat, potatoes and gravy were menu mainstays in many Scandinavian homes. A... Posted on 12/18/12 at 9:54 AM
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.
Fosston man’s gourmet touches spice up traditional food FOSSTON, Minn. – Call it lefse with an attitude.
Instead of just plain ol’ lefse, Quinn Olson adds spices – yes, spices – to the dough to give some of the lefse he sells a little kick.
Ann Bailey, Forum Communications Co.
, December 20, 2010
Who cares if you can’t pronounce half of the words you’ll run into? Everyone’s Scandinavian at the Nordic Culture Club's Annual Nordic Gala, which kicks off at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead.
Perhaps it is time that a good number of us, the modest, Scandinavian Midwesterners, break out of our shell and let our congressmen and congresswomen, who have only a 19 percent approval rating in the latest poll, know how we feel.
Steve D. Scheel
, January 03, 2009
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