On Sunday at 1:30 p.m., Nordic ladies are invited to bring their favorite cookbook and become a “cookbook detective” in the South Room of the Minot Library. There will also be exciting news, as the new Daughters of Norway namesake for the Minot Lodge will be revealed at this meeting. ...
At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nordic ladies are invited to attend the organizational meeting for the Daughters of Norway in Minot. The cultural program is a presentation by Jill Beatty entitled, “Who Was Harriet Backer?”
Harriet Backer, who was born Jan. 21, 1845, and died March 25, 1932, was a ...
On Sunday, Feb. 4 at 1:30 p.m., Nordic ladies are invited to attend the next organizational meeting for the Daughters of Norway in Minot. Experience the “Glede over a vaere sammen” (Joy of being together), as we make Norwegian Valentine cards and woven hearts. The meeting will be held in ...
At 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, local Minot Nordic ladies are invited to attend a presentation about the Trolls of Norway, and asked to bring a troll for display. The ladies will share potluck treats celebrating the “Jule Season” (Christmas) during refreshments.
Many Norwegians are ...
On Sunday, November 5 at 1:30 p.m., local Nordic Minot ladies are invited to attend the meeting to organize a new Daughters of Norway Lodge in Minot, ND.
There will be a presentation about the history of the popular Pepperkaker Hus. Pepperkaker are Norwegian gingerbread cookies and are one ...
Be a part of over 100 years of history!
Women of Norwegian descent are forming a new group in the Minot area. Dressed in colorful regional costumes (bunads) or Norwegian sweaters several officers of the Grand Lodge, and members of the Daughters of Norway, will be attending the Norsk Hostfest ...
As the warmth of summer sweeps across the Magic City, the Daughters of Norway are sharing the excitement of traditional Norwegian weddings.
From the majestic towering cake known as Kransekake to adorning brides with Norwegian bridal crowns, the Daughters of Norway are happy to continue the ...
On Sunday at 1:30 p.m, local Nordic Minot ladies are invited to attend a cultural presentation “Soups and Sweaters, Traditions in Norway.”
Soup in its traditional form was made largely from what was available in the different regions of Norway. Most soups were based on game and fish. ...
Marilyn Elise Fjeld Ga-
belein, 72, Clinton, Wash-
ington, formerly of Minot,
died Sunday, January 27,
2019 in an Everett, Wash-
ington hospital from a
Marilyn, the daughter of
James M. and Thelma
(Franklin) Fjeld of Doug-
las, was born June 12,
1946 in ...
On Sunday at 2 p.m., the Daughters of Norway invite Nordic women ages 13 and up to attend a presentation on “The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway” in the north room of the Minot Public Library.
Way up north, past the Arctic Circle, on the island of Spitsbergen near Longyearbyen is the ...
Tracing your lineage is a fun and rewarding challenge that requires some basic knowledge of past centuries, but how do you begin to discover your Norwegian ancestry? When you have the name of a Norwegian-born ancestor to go on, quite a few sources can assist in your search for him or her, and ...
It was August 1881 and Stine Johanne Andreasdatter was preparing to leave Amot, Norway for America. She was 17 years old. Her mother’s sister Maren, had previously sailed to America in 1867, and met her future husband, Amund Sonstegard, on the voyage. Amund and Maren homesteaded in Burbank ...
If you were lucky enough to inherit a family heirloom and know the origins of how it came into your family, you have a wonderful treasure to share.
Some of the best places to learn the answers to these questions about old family objects is at a museum. Objects and their stories provide a link ...
In April, several ladies from the soon to be Mina Aasen Daughters of Norway Lodge in Minot attended Norwegian Language Camp “Skogfjorden,” which is located on Turtle River Lake, just north of Bemidji, MN. The four-day adult language program of Concordia College immersed them in Norwegian ...
Would today’s Nordic women have been able to survive as a Viking woman?
A look at the life of the Viking woman will be presented by Jill Beatty during the Minot Daughters of Norway meeting Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the South Room in the Minot Public Library. The library is located at 516 2nd ...
Doris Elaine (Lundt)
Howell, a longtime
resident of Carson City,
Nevada, passed away at
her home on August 7,
2017. Doris was born in
her uncle’s “house on the
prairie” in North Dakota
on January 17, 1938 to
Henry and Hazel Lundt. ...
Oct. 19, 1931-March 6, 2019
Dale Thompson was
born in Maxbass, ND, to
Don and Blanche Thomp-
son. He was the oldest of
4 children. His brother
was Veryl “Bud” Thomp-
son (dec) and sisters are
Shirley Zieman and Caro-
Dale married Lois
Sausker in 1951. ...
September 9,1937 - Febru-
ary 8, 2019
Donna Tonneson, 81,
longtime Minot resident
died on Friday, February
8, 2019 in a Fergus Falls,
MN assisted living facili-
Donna Mae was born on
September 9, 1937 in Bag-
ley, MN to Alfred and
Manda (Sovick) Ander-
son. She ...
RUGBY – When towns sprouted across the new state of North Dakota nearly 130 years ago, homesteads appeared around them at a steady pace as settlers filed claims on land up for grabs.
Members of Amund Bryn’s large family joined the land rush in the early 1880s, leaving Gudbrandsdalen, ...
I made a trip down to South Dakota last weekend to perform. In the early morning, before the sun burned off the cold fog, I sneaked quietly out of the house to make sure my family stayed sleeping while I took on the miles of road.
In a different time in my life, a six-hour trip alone was just ...