People

Artist Feature: Kirsten Sevig

Kirsten Sevig is an illustrator from Minnesota who loves to paint. She has become known for her gnome watercolors that appear on her popular stationery ...
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In Memory of Mary Hirsch

On July 4, we received the painful news that Mary Hirsch, the author of the Ingebretsen’s blog posts, the Ole and Lena jokes on Facebook, ...
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Six Things You May Not Know About The Scream

If you say “The Scream” most people know exactly what you're are talking about – either the work of Norwegian Edvard Munch or the after-shave ...
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Happy Birthday Julie Ingebretsen

Yesterday, May 27th, was the seventh anniversary of the 10th birthday of our beloved leader. In other words, Julie Ingebretsen is celebrating her 70th birthday ...
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Meet Sweden’s Tomas Tranströmer

Today is the 88th birthday of Tomas Tranströmer. Tranströmer was one of Sweden’s leading poets of his generation and in 2011  he was awarded the ...
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Happy Birthday Elsa Beskow

Happy 145th birthday to Elsa Beskow. Elsa Beskow was one of Sweden's best-loved writer and illustrator of children's books. “For over one hundred years Swedish ...
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The Emigrants — An Important Story

Immigration is in the headlines these days. Ingebretsen’s was founded by Charles Ingebretsen Sr. who emigrated from Norway in the early 1900's, the only member ...
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Genealogy Resources

Here are some resources in Minnesota for you to find out more about your Scandinavian roots. We are fortunate to have individual genealogy groups in ...
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