A worldly home

October 1, 2019
Sacred Heart woman has themed rooms representing countries, cultures across the globe Guests staying at the home of Laurel Dikken outside of Sacred Heart may soon feel like they are in Spain, Norway, Italy or any other number of countries. ...

Preserving the historic bond with Norway

July 1, 2019
As time fades away, history has a tendency to fade along with it. But for the many members of Bygdelagenes Fellesraad, a national council comprised of descendants of emigrants from Norway to North America, they are attempting to preserve and ...

A mail-order dream house

March 1, 2019
Berger Jergenson’s dream was to own a big white house on a hill. In the 1880s, this young Norwegian caught the “fever” to move to America, land of opportunity, telling everyone that he would leave the homeland, buy a farm ...

Family connections linked back together

July 1, 2018
Connecting the dots on a family’s immigration story This is a story of connections that span an ocean. In Norway there’s Simon Bjørklund and in America there’s his third cousin, Sara Torvik, an Underwood native now living in Maryland. Last ...