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February 15, 2013
Arland Fiske: A memorable evening with Victor Borge
When Victor Borge came to Minot some years ago to put on his program of music and comedy at the Norsk Hostfest, my wife, Gerda, and I were his hosts. We met him at the airport with a limousine and took him to a press conference. When asked if he had been looking forward to the event,...
February 15, 2013 - 3:51pm
February 1, 2013
Arland Fiske: Orion Samuelson – ‘Voice Of American Agriculture’
“After living on a farm for my first 21 years, I got tired of getting up at 5:30 to milk cows. So I went off to school to become a radio announcer. Now I get up at 3:30.” That is what Orion Samuelson, the “Voice of American Agriculture,” told me some years ago. People could...
February 1, 2013 - 6:04pm
November 25, 2012
Arland Fiske: The Ola and Per comics
From 1918 to 1935, Peter Julius Rosendahl (1878- 1942), a farmer from Spring Grove, Minn., produced the comic series “Ola og Per” (“Ole and Peter”). It had a large readership, even though produced only in off-seasons. The first newspaper to carry the series was the Decorah-...
November 25, 2012 - 10:53pm
November 2, 2012
Arland Fiske: Carl Milles – Swedish artistic genius
My first encounter with the work of Carl Milles (1875-1955) was when I moved to St. Louis in 1961. I used to travel a great deal by railroad in those days. Out in front of the old St. Louis train depot is a large set of sculptures titled “Meeting of the Waters.” Milles completed...
November 2, 2012 - 1:29am
October 26, 2012
Arland Fiske: The colorful Sigurd the Crusader
It is hard to find a more colorful Scandinavian than Sigurd (“Jerusalemfarer” – Jerusalem Traveler), son of King Magnus Barefoot. It was an exciting time to be a Christian ruler, for those were the years of the Crusades to wrest the “Holy Land” from the hands of the “infidels.”...
October 26, 2012 - 8:27pm
October 19, 2012
Arland Fiske column: Gutzon Borglum – sculptor of presidents
When the War Between the States was over, immigration to the New World began with gusto. Among those who came to America was the Borglum family from Denmark. James Borglum, a classics scholar and medical student, angry over the way his family’s estate was divided, took his young...
October 19, 2012 - 7:32pm
April 24, 2011
Scandinavian delights ... all in one book
I've often wished I could find one cookbook that would hold all of the traditional Hungarian recipes my grandma and my mom used to make. How...
April 24, 2011 - 12:00am