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Comics 6/30

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Penalty? How can you call that a penalty? I wasn’t even near him! Get yourself some glasses, man! No way in the world was that a penalty!!! — Hmm…...

Notable Norwegians: Walter Mondale

David Moe Walter F. Mondale was born in Ceylon, Minnesota, on January 5, 1928, the son of a Methodist minister. He attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and graduated with a B.A. Degree...

“Grab the moment”

Norway’s JOWST wins Melodi Grand Prix and makes it to 10th place in Eurovision Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American On March 11, the 55th edition of Melodi Grand Prix (MGP) took place in...

Summer in Norway means new potatoes

Celebrate long days with a tangy and light potato salad that lets the “devil’s fruit” shine Sunny Gandara Arctic Grub Potatoes. What could be more Norwegian than that? Although the potato has lost some...

Crowdfunding and the way forward

Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American In a surprise turn of events, with contributions that have come in over the phone, by mail, and of course through our Indiegogo campaign, some two weeks after...

Continued growth for Addovation

This Norwegian gazelle of a software company expands by leaps and bounds Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Addovation is one of Norway’s fastest growing companies. In December they were named a gazelle company for the...

Pedal your way along Flekkefjordsbanen

Once a bustling railway, this abandoned line now offers a unique rail biking experience Molly Jones The Norwegian American The Flekkefjord Line, a branch of the Sørlandet Line located in southern Norway’s Vest-Agder County,...