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Arctic tourism - puffin

Balancing the needs of Arctic tourism

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Hurtigruten: A shipping lifeline for Norwegian coastal communities and today a popular tourist cruise between Kirkenes and Bergen. It is also a subject of science in...

Norwegian Memorial

Norwegian history landmarked in NYC

A remnant of New York’s rich Norwegian history is now likely to be preserved Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. It isn’t often in this age of McMansions and Starchitects that historic low-story buildings can be...

PlayPulse

When video gaming meets exercise

PlayPulse combines game play with stationary cycles to get youngsters off the couch Julie Malvik Innomag.no According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 81 percent of today’s youth are considered inactive. So, how can...

Leif Gregersen - Replacement Guarantee

Replacement Guarantee

fiction by Leif Gregersen The sun beat down hard on Eb Johansen’s back as he thrust his shovel into the hard earth, kicking it down with his foot and filling it and tossing the...

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On systems of labor

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! David Moe Sun City, Calif. In honor of Norwegian Labor Day (May 1), I want to...

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All aboard for art!

Hurtigruten partners with Queen Sonja Print Award to bring art to hybrid ships Hurtigruten Norway When the world’s first hybrid-powered expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen, embarks on its maiden voyage, every piece of art...

Scandinavia - Sweden, the land of lakes

The best of Scandinavia

Of course, visit Norway. Why not see the neighbors while you’re at it? David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Taking a trip to Norway is a once-in-a-lifetime trip for many. But if you’re traveling all this...

Jimmy Wiggs’s erratic career marked MLB

Nordmenn of baseball Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Jimmy Wiggs was a character, eccentric, the first baseball player to hold out over pay. Most of his great on-the-field exploits occurred in the minor leagues...

Akademik Lomonosov

“Nuclear Titanic” nears Norway

Controversial Russian floating nuclear power plant passes through Norwegian coastal waters Atle Staalesen The Independent Barents Observer The Akademik Lomonosov has been followed closely by Nordic authorities as it is towed across the Baltic...

Torske klubben

Torske klubben

There’s nothing fishy about honoring this Norwegian tradition of cod and aquavit Gary G. Erickson Sunburg, Minn. The Minneapolis Men’s Torske klubben gathered on Saturday morning, April 7, at the Interlachen Country Club to...