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Her Husband’s Secret

fiction by Glynis Scrivens Celine stumbled upon Anders’s secret identity by chance. He’d always been a creature of habit. Lunching at the same café. Driving home along the exact route. Holidaying in the same...

130 years down; 90 to go?

Editors’ Notes: A message from Editor-in-chief Emily C. Skaftun & Assistant Editor Lori Ann Reinhall Dear readers, At the time of the publication of this issue, our newspaper will have been publishing for 130...

A Greenland pioneer

An engineer among polar bears and ice Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Last month, I sat down with Willy Garaventa in Switzerland. He is the son of the founder of the Garaventa Company...

Vesterheim gets under your skin

Vesterheim Decorah, Iowa Tattoos have never been more popular. In fact, today, almost one in three Americans has a tattoo. “Tattoo: Identity through Ink,” the exhibit opening June 1 at Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American...

Norway’s NBA provides April “Madness”

Nothing but nett Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Hidden behind all the winter sports that grab the Norwegian headlines is Norway NBA, professional men’s and women’s basketball leagues. Norges Basketball Forbund (Norwegian Basketball Association),...

Oslo Innovation Week

Want to innovate like a Norwegian?

Experience Norway’s unique business climate at Oslo Innovation Week this September Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Oslo is Europe’s fastest-growing capital and the key to a more robust, diversified, and sustainable future economy for Norway....

East meets West

The seemingly far-flung cultures of Norway and Azerbaijan met in an inspiring concert Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Have you ever spent a night celebrating the dual cultures of Norway and Azerbaijan? This marvelous combination...

Britannia rules for luxury in Trondheim

After almost three years of renovation, the Britannia Hotel once again impresses David Nikel Trondheim, Norway This striking white domed building at the very heart of Trondheim opened in 1870 to cater to the...

Russ accidents at record low

2018 saw the fewest vehicular accidents involving Russ busses since their advent Pieter Wijnen Norway Today A record-low 41 accidents involving Russ (graduating high school seniors) vehicles were registered last year, compared with 50...