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The Search for Thor

Director V. revealed by Randi Millman-Brown Thor Jensen, 36, moves from Oslo to Hammerfest. He is promoted to bank manager, becomes engaged, and takes a one-month hiking trip through occupied Finnmark in 1941. By...

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“Red-letter days”

Words about words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Everyone knows what holidays are about. Almost. A glance at a commonplace wall calendar or pocket diary for the year will reveal many sorts of holidays....

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The tax whip and rise of a low-emission society

On the Edge: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American A favorable domestic policy environment providing tax breaks, exemptions, and...

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Three young researchers awarded

The Research Council of Norway honors Kyrre Eeg Emblem, Øivind Wilhelmsen, and Terje Lohndal The Research Council of Norway Lysaker, Norway The Research Council of Norway’s three Awards for Young Outstanding Researchers have been...

Miss Norway of Greater NY

Long-standing tradition continues in NY

Miss Norway of Greater NY enters its 63rd year Norwegian Immigration Association Brooklyn, N.Y. In 1954, a tradition began among Norwegian Americans living in Brooklyn. This was the inaugural year for the Miss Norway...

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Oslo’s iron roses

A memorial to hope Tove Andersson Oslo Roses came from all over. When blacksmith Tobbe Malm started his project honoring the 77 who were killed in the bombing and massacre carried out by Anders...

Canadian ski resort: Mont-Sainte-Anne.

Ski destinations guarantee lots of powder

Snowtastic Canada! Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada When winter comes calling, your first inclination might be to hibernate. But there’s another option that can get your blood racing and cheeks rosy and boost your vitamin...

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Salmon v. sea birds?

Environmentalists criticize Norwegian salmon farmers over cormorant shooting The Local Several salmon farmers in Norway applied this winter for permission to shoot birds that have caught fish from their facilities, according to a report....

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Building an entrepreneurial map

Many resources are available to help new businesses get off the ground in Norway Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Five years ago, I moved to Stavanger, Norway, on a Fulbright Grant to...