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Building A Family Business Around The Nyckelharpa

Earl Holzman’s life has always revolved around music. He met his wife DoAnn Holzman while folk dancing in the early ...

Building A Family Business Around The Nyckelharpa

Earl Holzman’s life has always revolved around music. He met his wife DoAnn Holzman while folk dancing in the early ...

Nyckelharpa: Swedish Folk Instrument Made And Played By Eau Claire Family

Earl Holzman was already an accomplished woodworker when he decided to try something new. He began making nyckelharpas, an early ...

Aquavit: Ancient Scandinavian Spirit Comes To Wisconsin

In Wisconsin were known for our love of beer and brandy. But a micro- distillery in the small city of ...

Lutefisk

Thanksgiving isn’t the only traditional fall feast. For those of Scandinavian descent, fall also means lutefisk suppers. Writer Eric Dregni ...

Leif Erikson Day

Monday is Columbus Day, when we celebrate the discoveries of Christopher Columbus. But ask some Scandinavians which European really discovered ...

Coffee Break

French writer Balzac once wrote that “Coffee is a great power in my life.” Wisconsin’s Scandinavian immigrants could relate, bringing ...