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Jacobsen Museum theft is puzzling crime

A puzzling theft at Jacobsen’s Museum has museum staff and law enforcement scratching their heads.Three items: a pair of glasses, a tin of Copenhagen snuff and an aged accordion, were stolen from the Jacobson cottage—a small log cabin next to the museum that has been restored and decorated.The theft was discovered in mid-September, and probably […]

Iconic Island shop to close its doors

The small shop with its gingerbread trim and Scandinavian flags flying has been a fixture at the intersection of Lobdell Point and Green Bay Roads for 62 years.  But after Columbus Day weekend, Gunnerson’s Kaupstadur (“kaupstadur” is Icelandic for “marketplace”) will close its doors for good… Ruth says she has dozens of people she has […]

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