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DeRusha Eats: The Bachelor Farmer

If the first thing you think of when you hear “Swedish chef” is the Muppets character, then maybe you need to start thinking of Paul Berglund. He has a picture of his felt counterpart in the kitchen of the Bachelor Farmer, the red-hot North Loop Minneapolis restaurant. “A liver pate is one of my favorite things,” Berglund said.

04/12/2014

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Nordic Reality Show Seeking Swedes From Fargo Area

A Swedish reality TV show that features 10 Americans competing in various cultural events is entering its fourth season and casting officials say something is missing. They want someone from the Fargo area.

02/11/2014

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Local Music Tap: Minn. Vivaldi Festival

As many of us know, Scandinavian culture is engrained in Minnesota culture. Soon, you can hear the sounds of Scandinavia’s Vivaldi and other performances – without having to travel outside the country or state.

01/15/2014

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Destination: Stockholm

If you appreciate delicious food paired with locally-distilled spirits, Instagram-worthy waterside views, and stunningly attractive locals, add Stockholm, Denver to your travel bucket list.

12/25/2013

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Hockey Players Sharpen Skills Playing Sweden’s Bandy

If you want to play the game, it pays to learn from the best. In Sweden, the sport of Bandy is about as popular as a game can get.

08/05/2013

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Dayton Due Back From European Trade Mission

Gov. Mark Dayton is due to return to Minnesota from a 10-day trade mission to several Scandinavian countries and Germany. Dayton’s 35-person delegation of private and public sector officials is getting back Friday.

06/21/2013

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Dayton, Trade Delegation Are Bound For Sweden

Gov. Mark Dayton and the members of a Minnesota trade delegation are headed to Sweden for the first stop of a 10-day mission. The 35-person delegation of public and private sector officials was leaving Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon and won’t return to the state until June 21.

06/12/2013

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Minn.’s Dayton Sets Out On 10-Day European Mission

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is embarking this week on his latest overseas trade trip with stops planned in Germany, Sweden and Norway. Dayton will be gone this Wednesday through Friday of the following week.

06/10/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Hire SJU’s Swedish Sensation Dennis Granath

Dear hiring managers in Minnesota … Dennis Granath already has a polished LinkedIn, but I’ve taken the liberty to morph this blog of mine into in-depth — and yet truthfully entertaining — resume for Mr. Granath.

04/20/2013

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Dayton Plans Trade Mission To Germany, Scandinavia

Gov. Mark Dayton is planning a trade mission to Germany, Sweden and Norway in June.

01/31/2013

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Swedish Royals Dedicate ASI’s New Cultural Center

A celebration fit for royalty took place Saturday when Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia dedicated the new Nelson Cultural Center in south Minneapolis.

10/06/2012

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DeRusha Eats: Fika’s Scandinavian Cuisine

Next Saturday, a Minneapolis chef will get to cook for royalty when the King and Queen of Sweden dedicate the American Swedish Institute’s new Nelson Cultural Center.

09/29/2012

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A Guide To The Mora Vasaloppet

It’s one of only four that take place around the world each year: the Mora Vasaloppet USA. And in 2012, the U.S. version of the Swedish ski race turns 40.

02/11/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Lindstrom’s Famous Water Tower

It looks like many of the small cities in Minnesota that you may drive through to get to some other destination. But you can’t drive through Lindstrom without noticing the big coffee pot hovering above the downtown area.

09/04/2011

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Bubba Watson Battling For Second Place At The Nordea Masters

Bubba Watson has to overcome an 11-shot deficit for a chance to win the Nordea Masters in Sweden.

07/24/2011

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