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Nordik Folk Lodge preserves and celebrates Scandinavian culture

Nordik Folk Lodge preserves and celebrates Scandinavian culture

MUNSTER | The Vikings and their culture are "trending" right now thanks to a new television series on the History Channel that has just started its second season. Northwest Indiana has its own clan celebrating its Viking heritage.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am
OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

OLYMPICS: Canada's Olympic hockey win could be NHL farewell

SOCHI, Russia | Steve Yzerman was stuck in an elevator while the maple leaf flag was raised to the Bolshoy Ice Dome rafters Sunday.

February 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

SOCHI, Russia | Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.

February 23, 2014 9:00 pm
The roots of her roots: An artist discovers her ancestral creative history

The roots of her roots: An artist discovers her ancestral creative history

Traveling in Europe two decades ago, artist Corinne Peterson became captivated by prehistoric monuments.

May 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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US wins team sprint at Nordic worlds in Italy

US wins team sprint at Nordic worlds in Italy

VAL DI FIEMME, Italy | Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins gave the United States its first gold medal in cross-country skiing at the Nordic world championships Sunday with a victory in the women's team sprint.

February 24, 2013 9:30 pm
Tales of cookery from the remote village of Jarpen in Sweden

Tales of cookery from the remote village of Jarpen in Sweden

In a fairy tale land – think the darkly beautiful landscapes of the Brothers Grimm – far, far away on the shores of Lake Kallsjön nestled under the eastern slope Åreskutan, in the small (some 1500 live here year round) village of Järpen, Sweden, lives a wild haired giant who serves those who…

November 16, 2012 5:11 pm Photos

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Grandson recalls one-time Hammond resident's trip on Titanic

Grandson recalls one-time Hammond resident's trip on Titanic

Paul Pearson doesn't recall his grandfather Ernst Ulrick Persson talking about his voyage to America aboard the RMS Titanic a century ago.

April 15, 2012 8:45 am
New Products for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

New Products for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Milking it

February 22, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Brother honors Marine's service on battleship

Brother honors Marine's service on battleship

As ceremonies are held Wednesday at Pearl Harbor to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack, Nick Soley will be among the veterans there.

December 03, 2011 7:55 pm Photos

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Missed chances send U.S. to matchup with Brazil

Missed chances send U.S. to matchup with Brazil

WOLFSBURG, Germany | The Americans can't do things the easy way.

July 06, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Australia will play Sweden after rally victory

Australia will play Sweden after rally victory

LEVERKUSEN, Germany | Sweden picked a good time to beat the Americans at the women's World Cup for the first time, winning 2-1 Wednesday to avoid Brazil and five-time FIFA player of the year Marta in the quarterfinals.

July 06, 2011 10:00 pm
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