Category: Norway Near You

Bridging Norways

Kai Robert Johansen’s recent visit to Norwegian America is a memory that will last a lifetime Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. The trees of northern Minnesota are on fire with gold and red leaves...

A group of people with Norwegian mountains in the background.

“Alt for Norge” and the Trump effect

Norwegian reality TV show benefits from some Americans’ newly elected desire to leave the US and return to their homeland Special Release O’Connor Casting Company Nationwide casting for season nine of Alt for Norge...

Hall of Fame inducts Norwegian Americans

Tollefson’s Retail Group and Nathan Myhrvold are among those to be honored at this year’s Norsk Høstfest Special Release Norsk Høstfest A four-generation business, a Finnish chef and author, and a visionary technology and...

Forty years of pure Scandimonium

Nation’s largest Scandinavian festival, Norsk Høstfest, kicks off September 27 in Minot, ND Special Release Norsk Høstfest When Chester Reiten and early supporters determined that Minot needed an event to celebrate Scandinavian heritage, they...

Sons of Norway selling headquarters

New development on the site will include a new SON headquarters to open in 2020 Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. After 55 years at 1455 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, the Sons of Norway International...

Visit the Draken at Mystic Seaport

The Viking ship is docked in Connecticut at the country’s largest maritime museum   Molly Jones The Norwegian American After making its challenging transatlantic journey from Norway to North America and sailing through the...

Shared history and common values

The Norwegian Lady and the tale of two sister cities separated by the Atlantic Ocean Lori Ann Reinhall Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association The year was 1891 and Norwegian sea captain Jordan Jørgensen, like so...

Nordic Wonders on sale in online store

The new venture was launched in Los Angeles with meatballs and gravlax Special Release Nordic Wonders New Scandinavian online store Nordic Wonders welcomed the public to its official launch party held at Olsons Scandinavian...

Foss play at Foss

The story of immigrants Thea and Andrew Foss and their maritime empire will be told on-site at Foss Waterway in Tacoma, Wash. Solveig Lee Mount Vernon, Wash. The PLU Scandinavian Cultural Center’s 2017 Spring...