Monthly Archives: October 2018

Officer Duties: Who Does What?

It’s time to elect new lodge leadership for 2019. To assist the nominating committee as they recruit candidates and develop a slate of potential officers, the following brief summary of duties for the top six local lodge officers may prove helpful: President The president is the highest-ranking officer and has general supervision over the lodge. He or she serves as the [...]

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Minnehaha Academy Madrigal Singers to Perform November 20 at the Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast

Kick off the holiday season with your Nordic community, a line-up of outstanding speakers and the exquisite choral music of the Minnehaha Academy Madrigal Singers, under the direction of Karen Lutgen. Minnehaha Academy, located in Minneapolis, was founded in 1913 by Swedish immigrants and continues to advance the ideals and heritage of its founders. The ensemble will provide musical selections to inspire [...]

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Wanted: Great Insurance Agents

$500 Reward Sons of Norway is a fraternal benefit society offering life insurance and annuity products to its members. Our products are offered through independent agents that are contracted with Sons of Norway. We have exciting news! Sons of Norway is expanding its field force and we are looking for qualified insurance professionals to join our team. If you or a [...]

By |October 28th, 2018|Categories: 2018, Resource Blog|Tags: , |Comments Off on Wanted: Great Insurance Agents

Keep the Information Highway Running Smoothly

If you hear from fellow members that they’re missing newsletters and communiques from Sons of Norway, it may be because they unsubscribed from an item sent through Constant Contact, our external email vendor for newsletters and other announcements. Unfortunately, when a reader unsubscribes from one item, the Constant Contact system eliminates that email address for all items, preventing a member from [...]

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How Much Do You Know About Norway Today?

It’s time to find out! In the October issue of Viking magazine, we test your knowledge about topics from pop culture, innovative companies and the royal family. Below, check out some additional questions. 1. What Norwegian film has been chosen as the country’s entry for the 2019 Oscar nominations? “U – July 22” “What Will People Say” “Now It’s Dark” “Going [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on How Much Do You Know About Norway Today?

Celebrate the Cinnamon Roll this Fall

October 4 is Kanelbolledagen, or Cinnamon Roll Day. These beloved pastries are known by many names, such as kanelbolle (cinnamon bun), kanelsnurr (pinwheel), kanelknute (knot) or skillingsbolle (shilling bun). The latter is how they are known in Bergen, named for their original price. Skillingsboller are traditionally a snail shape, with high butter content and granulated sugar on top, rather than glaze [...]

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Celebrate the Cinnamon Roll this Fall

Wooden Skyscraper Rises in Norway

If all goes according to plan, Mjøstårnet will become the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper in March 2019. The 18-story high-rise is being built in Brumunddal, about 90 minutes north of Oslo. At 81 meters tall, the building will include apartments, a hotel, a restaurant, offices and common areas. Up until 1997, buildings taller than three stories were not allowed to be [...]

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Munch Painting Hides in Plain Sight

An unfinished painting of violinist Eva Mudocci has discreetly hung on the wall of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. for nearly 20 years—until now! Recent discoveries have led experts to believe the painting may be the work of iconic Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The mystery painting was donated to the college by alumnus Richard Tetlie, as part of a gift of 2,000 pieces [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Munch Painting Hides in Plain Sight

An Eye for Detail

With more than 40 years of experience, Nancy Bundt  has photographed a range of subjects—from food and travel to fashion and music. The Minneapolis native currently lives in Norway with her husband. Learn more about her in Viking’s October issue and see more from the interview below.   What is your favorite thing to photograph? I’ve created 18 cookbooks, four of them [...]

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