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News Switzerland » Glarus: A Museum Dedicated to the ‘Last Witch in Europe’ Just Got a Million-Dollar Donation

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Born to a poor family in Sax, Switzerland, and subject to a series of misfortunes during her younger years, Göldi eventually fled her hometown for the canton of Glarus, where she worked as a domestic servant for a doctor and aspiring politician named ...

News Switzerland » Glarus: Finding Kinship with Witchcraft in the Fight Against Patriarchy

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

mountainous town of Glarus where Göldi was killed and buried. The short film (a collaboration with curator Shoghig Halajian and scored by artist Dorian Wood) features still shots of the Swiss town’s verdant hills and present-day calm, contrasting the ...

News Switzerland » Glarus: Swiss museum dedicated to 'last witch in Europe' handed one million-franc donation

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

But Swiss journalist and president of the Anna Göldi foundation ... says Hauser who has written a book about the case. In 2008, authorities in Glarus finally cleared Göldi saying she had been the victim of "judicial murder".

News Switzerland » Glarus: Day Out: New Glarus is a slice of Switzerland in Wisconsin

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Publication date: hursday 04 June 2015

The cheese, chocolate and red-and-white flags were all the same. So too was the proliferation of bikes. If only I had known a few weeks ago I didn't have to fly eight-plus hours over the Atlantic for a little dose of Swiss-pitality. A less-than-two-hour ...

News Switzerland » Glarus: A Bit of Switzerland in Wisconsin

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Publication date: hursday 28 August 2014

It was a Swiss picnic fit for an alpine meadow, but we were in the Midwest, in the small Wisconsin town of New Glarus (population 2,000), a k a “America’s Little Switzerland.” Amy and I came here, to the rolling pastoral dairy land about 25 miles ...

News Switzerland » Glarus: Glarus, Switzerland 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

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News Switzerland » Glarus: Three winter sports enthusiasts die on Swiss mountains

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Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

On Saturday, two snowshoe hikers perished on the Hinterrugg peak in St. Gallen canton, while a skier fell to his death on the Mutteristock in the canton of St. Glarus, Swiss news agency SDA reported. A 38-year-old Swiss man and a 28-year-old German ...

News Switzerland » Glarus: Wisconsin town has its roots showing Swiss visit: In New Glarus, you feel as if you are in the old country.

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Publication date: Saturday 04 November 1995

In 1845, a city father addressed the nervous people in the Swiss canton of Glarus: "Diligence and eagerness for work, these two glorious national virtues of the Glarnese -- take them with you, dear departing fellow citizens, into your new fatherland ...

News Switzerland » Glarus: When in New Glarus, drink New Glarus beer

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Publication date: onday 05 December 2011

There wasn't such a place. There were such places. In this town of 2,200, all 12 bars — from the pizza place to the Swiss restaurant to the bowling alley — serve New Glarus beer. Most serve it on draft, if not several drafts. What is not on tap is ...