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The Search for Thor

A clue in the form of sunken wine 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...

Norway is Tesla’s top per capita market

With so many Teslas on Norwegian roads, more electic charging stations are needed Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Norway is Tesla’s biggest market per capita. Ten percent of the world’s electric cars are sold in...

Cookbook offers cookie for every occasion

Brighten any day with this collection of Minnesota’s most-loved sweet treats Daytona StrongTaste of Norway Editor No matter the month or the season, there is perhaps no greater delight at some moments than to...

Rosenborg Ballklub

Eliteserien preview

Rosenborg favored to win fifth-straight league title in 2019 Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Norway’s soccer league, Eliteserien, starts March 30, and Rosenborg Ballklub is once again considered title favorites. Their fans almost demand...

Good Grieg!

Concert series presents his songs—all of them Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Next month, Grieg lovers in the Pacific Northwest are in for treat: three beloved artists—soprano Laura Loge, baritone Alan Dunbar, and...

Black Hornet up

FLIR Systems makes tiny military drones Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Thanks to an acquired Norwegian startup, FLIR Systems, Inc., was in January awarded a $39.6 million order to deliver Black Hornet personal reconnaissance systems...

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What’s a felæger?

Words about words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Words come and go in Norwegian, as they do in other languages. Often words fall into disuse in everyday language yet persist in some sectors. One...

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You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone

Editor’s Notes: Join the conversation! Emily C. Skaftun Editor-in-chief, The Norwegian American At Christmastime, my old favorite neighborhood brewery and pub shut down forever. It was a “public house” in the truest sense, a...

Russia attacks Norwegian web

GPS in Finnmark was knocked out by Russian jamming M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Starting on Oct. 16, GPS signals over northeast Finnmark County fell silent for about three weeks. They had been jammed...

2019 World Championships

Norwegians dominate World Champs

The country famed for its winter sports captures 13 golds, 25 total medals in ski events Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway The strength of the Norwegian cross-country skiing team could not be illustrated better...