Upsala Heritage Days

Johnson family homesteaded near Cedar Lake by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Erick and Anna Johnson homesteaded near Cedar Lake, not far from Upsala, in the late 1800s. Their granddaughter, Shirley Bergstrom, has written of her family’s experiences in “Eyes In the Woods.” The book is based on notes from her father, Ed Johnson and his [...]

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Second year for Medallion Hunt — $100 Upsala Bucks for the finder  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Upsala will be celebrating 130 years of Swedes during this year’s Heritage Days celebration, Aug. 9-11. The celebration kicks off with a Medallion Hunt Monday. Clues will be posted at Stearns Bank, Upsala Farm Store, at Upsala City [...]

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Fun starts Monday with a medallion hunt, a new feature this year As in years past, during Upsala’s Heritage Festival Days, Aug. 10-12, the community welcomes residents, former residents and visitors to a celebration of the area’s Scandinavian heritage. While traditional favorites will be part of the weekend, a new feature will begin the excitement Monday [...]

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