Tagged: Norwegian American Weekly

Changes

Emily C. Skaftun Norwegian American Weekly It wouldn’t be the Norwegian American Weekly if things here weren’t in a constant state of change, so it was only a matter of time before things changed...

A nisse reading The Norwegian American

State of the NAW (and its editor)

Emily C. Skaftun Norwegian American Weekly This issue marks my second anniversary as the editor of the Norwegian American Weekly. Wow! A year ago I wrote a cheerfully optimistic State of the NAW column,...

Really?

Emily C. Skaftun Norwegian American Weekly The report of my death was an exaggeration. -Mark Twain We have been having a pretty rough week here at the Norwegian American Weekly. The trouble began, seemingly...

State of the NAW

Hello, dear readers! This issue marks my one-year anniversary as your editor. And what a year it’s been! Here are some of the challenges we faced in 2014 and our hopes and plans for...

A new interpretation

Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin offer a new theory on the presence of Norse explorers in North America Kelsey Larson Managing Editor The Kensington Runestone in Minnesota, the Spirit Pond runestones discovered in...

Not just a day off

Memorial Day is much more than just a long weekend Larrie Wanberg Feature Editor The day is indelible in my memory when, as a Boy Scout with a snare drum strapped to one leg...

New from Norway

New Norwegian technology allows for quick and easy at-home radon tests John Erik Stacy Seattle, Wash. Norwegians are well aware of insidious health danger of naturally occurring radon gas. Radon can seep from the...

New land, new life

A museum exhibit and project of the Sons of Norway unlike any other in St. Paul, Minn. By Kelsey Larson Managing Editor In St. Paul, Minn., Sons of Norway Synnøve-Nordkap Lodge 1–8 has spearheaded...

Images of an immigrant life

By Ragnhild Synnøve Risholt Kleppe, former Editor-in-Chief, Norway Times “It’s all coming back to me now. Reading these stories of Norwegian emigrants to the U.S. has brought back so many memories of my childhood...