Norseland

Norseland

News from the Norseland and New Sweden communities as reported by correspondent Marilyn Olnanson.

Norseland – New Sweden News

By Marilyn Olmanson Our sympathy to the family of Lois Gunderson who passed away last Thursday at age 82. Monday Morning Friendship Club met Monday morning at Carl and May Moline's for their annual Valentines Brunch with spouses. Fred and Judy...

Norseland – New Sweden News

By Marilyn Olmanson The Oliver Comparts drove to Sauk Centre on Saturday, to help Dale and Mary McDonald celebrate their anniversary at Captain Tonys, Diamond Point Sauk Centre. Our sympathy to the family of Bertram Prust. On Saturday Don Slinger and...

Norseland – New Sweden News

by Marilyn Olmanson Former Norseland resident 88-year-old Sydney Swenson passed away. His funeral was Thursday. He was married to Joyce Matthes and he was the son of Edwin and Rosie Swenson, who at one time ran the Nicollet County...
Norseland area residents celebrated that community’s 150th anniversary with church services, food, fun and a look back at the community’s beginnings Sunday. Above, parade grand marshals Linda Swenson and Dorothy Anthony enjoyed the ride in a century-old buggy owned...
The organizational meeting of the Norseland Preservation Association (NPA) will be held March 22, at 7 p.m. at the Scandian Grove Lutheran Church in Norseland. The Norseland Preservation Association is a non-profit corporation (501c3), which was organized as part...

Norseland – New Sweden News

By Marilyn Olmanson Allen and Julie Quist are proud to announce the arrival of their twenty-fifth grandchild, Jens Karl, born to Nathan and Maria Quist in Sweden on June 4th. Jens Karl weighed 8 lbs 1 oz and was 20...
The Norseland community will celebrate 150 years with two days of celebration June 21 and 22. Tours of the area’s historic places, a parade, music, food, and fellowship are on tap for this special weekend. Tours of Historic...

Norseland – New Sweden News

By Marilyn Olmanson Hazel Johnson had heart surgery this past week. Herb Pagel, Oliver and Mary Compart drove to Colorado Springs, CO to attend the funeral of nephew Mike Quinn (52) on Saturday, Jan. 13th. Mike was the son of...

Norseland – New Sweden News

By Marilyn Olmanson Willis and Rachel Anthony hosted a birthday party for Dotty Anthony on Friday, July 27th. Those present fpr dinner were: Carl and Lois Annexstad, Marshall and Janet Anthony, Carl and Susan Johnson, Evie and Earl Nelson,...

Norseland – New Sweden News

By Marilyn Olmanson Those who helped Margaret Norell celebrate her birthday Wednesday evening with supper were: Don and Laurie Webster, Gilbert and Pearl Studemann, and Carol Tostenson. Many more happy ones Margaret! Don and Laurie Webster were among family and...