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Death Claims His Prize

fiction by Glynis Scrivens There were four Deaths at the party. Well, what had Fiona expected? It was Halloween, after all. The one with the ginger hair was obviously David. Surely he could’ve worn...

Celebrate Norsk (!) Halloween

Barneblad: A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall Most Norwegian Americans will be fast to say that Halloween is not a Norwegian holiday—and they are...

Anne Veslemøy Lindblom

Lindblom honored

A knight to remember Kåre Aas Ambassador to the United States Wisconsin is home to one of the largest Norwegian-American populations in the United States. For the past 10 years, serving as Norway’s Honorary...

Gudrun Sjödén

Fashion in living color

Designer Gudrun Sjödén conquers a sea of black with fantastical clothes for real people Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. In a world where fashion influences quickly travel across borders, it’s no wonder that Swedish designer...

NY’s top trombone

Norwegian Per Brevig elected president of the Musicians Club of New York Musicians Club of New York New York The Musicians Club of New York has elected Per Brevig as its 20th president. The...

The Search for Thor

Psychic insights 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 the...

Sveum shadowed by more famous cousin

Nordmenn of baseball Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American It doesn’t necessarily say much about your reputation when your bio highlights who you are related to. Or that you were mistaken for a quail while...

Typhonix

Low-shear valve wins SME Innovation Award

The Typhoon Valve makes it easier, cheaper, and cleaner to separate oil from water Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway There is a lot of optimism in the oil and gas sector these days. Four years...

Eliteserien

Molde defeats Rosenborg as Tromsø upsets Brann

The top spot in Eliteserien soccer is still up for grabs after a surprising few matches Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Molde completely outplayed Rosenborg, Sept. 30, in what was expected to be an evenly...