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Norwegian Emigrant Museum

The Norwegian Emigrant Museum brings history alive

A museum relevant in society Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger, Ph.D. Director, The Norwegian Emigrant Museum The Norwegian Emigrant Museum (Norsk utvandrermuseum) in Ottestad in Stange near Hamar is the only museum in Norway that...

Sebastián & Greta

fiction by Jeff H. Sebastián didn’t exactly fit the stereotype of a Latin lover—dark eyes, yes, but he was not tall in comparison to his American classmates, and en general his looks were more boyish...

Why I read The Norwegian American

We are happy to share what our readers have to say about our newspaper: “I read The Norwegian American connects me with my Scandinavian culture and heritage just like it did for my great...

Warburg Bani

The Search for Thor

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 end of...

Farsund Coworks

Redevelopment in Farsund Harbor

Farsund Coworks Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D. University of Stavanger The charming port of Farsund in Vest-Agder has felt the impact of an entrepreneurial wave lately with the creation of Farsund Coworks (www.farsundcoworks.no). Farsund Coworks...

Future & present of Norwegian soccer

Ødegaard & Haaland Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Erling Braut Haaland, 19, and Martin Ødegaard, 20, have impressed international soccer audiences this fall with several impressive performances. Ødegaard, with his near perfect technique and outstanding...

Christie Ericson

Norsk 101: Immigration

Language Practice wtih Christie Ericson Like other Norwegian-Americans (Som andre norskamerikanere), I have always been interested (har jeg alltid vært interessert) in my family history (i slektshistorien min). My great-grandparents (Oldeforeldrene mine), Jens and...

coworking

Eyewitness to coworking

Future of work in innovating enterprise Larrie Wanberg Santa Barbara, Calif. International Coworking Day on Aug. 8 at THE SANDBOX in Santa Barbara opened a whole new world for me to witness a global...