Category: Announcements

39th Celebration of the St. Lucia Tradition at Dalesburg Lutheran Church

Welcome! 39th Celebration of the St. Lucia Tradition at Dalesburg Lutheran Church Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 p.m. Lucia Court and Scandinavian Program & Food. Freewill Collection. For information or in case of inclement weather,  call 605-253-2575.

1900s Centerville Music Store

Music store in Centerville, South Dakota  in the early 1900’s. Proprietors:  Alfred Haverberg and August N. “Piano” Anderson. Photos courtesy Bob Haverberg, Belmont, Michigan.

Swedish Council of America’s Award of Merit

Ron Johnson was presented with the Swedish Council of America’s Award of Merit at a brunch hosted by Dalesburg Scandinavian Association on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Dalesburg Lutheran Church.  Ron had been nominated by the other officers of Dalesburg Scandinavian Association.  For information about the Swedish Council of America’s Award of Merit, please go […]

1931 Vermillion Plain Talk article: “Dalesburg Band History Goes Back to Early Pioneer Days”

Plain Talk Vermillion, South Dakota , July 30, 1931 “Dalesburg Band History Goes Back to Early Pioneer Days” by August Peterson The Dalesburg band, which was organized in October, 1887, claims the distinction of being the first rural band organized in South Dakota, and what was then Dakota Territory, and the claim will not be […]

Book Reprints Available

Reprints of the book History of the Swedes Who Settled in Clay County, South Dakota and Their Biographies by August Peterson (1947) are now available. Learn more and order..