2nd Annual Karl Oskar Days Button Design Contest is running thru Feb 27th!  Entry Forms are at the CL Area Library, the County Press/Search, and Karl Oskar Facebook.  Again, this year we will have the community vote for the winners.  If you are an area business, we will be contacting you to run promotions and sell buttons during the celebration.  Questions?  contact kodbuttons@gmail.com   (Entry Form)
... America's Little Sweden

Incorporated in 1894, Lindstrom was first settled by Daniel Lindstrom who left Sweden for America in 1853.  Among the Swedish Emigrants was Erik Norelius, whose personal journals (documented in part) formed the basis of Vilhelm Moberg’s novels of the Swedish Emigration to America.  Moberg’s fictional heroes, Karl-Oskar and Kristina Nilsson, are memorialized in statue at the west end of town as a tribute to the early Swedish immigrants whose descendents continue to populate our area. 

Karl-Oskar & Kristina Nilsson




City of Lindstrom Honored as
Community Conservationists
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”Välkomnar vi vår systerstads svenska familj, vänner och besökare från Tingsryd till vår website och stad!"  ("We welcome our Sister City's Swedish Family, Friends, and Visitors from Tingsryd to our website and City!")   Lindstrom Residents may visit our Sister City Tingsryd in return at:   www.tingsryd.se/site/startsida/turism.aspx

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13292 Sylvan Avenue
Lindstrom, MN 55045

Phone: 651-257-0620

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