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Jorgen Karlsrud of Minneapolis will appear on an Norwegian TV show features Norwegian-Americans who have never been to Norway competing in Norwegian-based challenges. (Republican Eagle photo by Stacy Bengs)

Heritage from the homeland

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A wooden chest carrying the entirety of a family’s possessions had a single name scratched into the front: Jorgen G. Karlsrud.

Today the name Jorgen Karlsrud belongs to a man working for an advertising agency in Minneapolis who recently had a unique opportunity to get in touch with his family’s roots.

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