Author: The Norwegian American

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Three days in Beijing

Megan Arzbaecher, an American globetrotter in Germany, gives her tips on what to see, do, and know if you only have three days to visit Beijing.


What the world needs now …

Mona Juul began her month as president of the U.N. Security Council in New York with gifts from Norway, including Ski Queen brown cheese.



The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norwegian journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.

Gunnar Kristiansen

A message from Mindekirken

The Rev. Gunnar Kristianson, pastor at Mindekirken in Minneapolis, shares what he believes is a need for church in our world and everyday life.


Hope for the holidays

Anniken R. Krutnes, Norway’s ambassador to the United States, shares her Christmas message with The Norwegian American, a wish for happiness.

Seamnen's Church

New York, New York!

The Norwegian Seamen’s Church in New York welcomes two new pastors from Norway, Jofrid Landa and Geir Øy, who arrived in early September.


Julekalender – Dec. 8

Each year, The Norwegian American publishes its Julekalender, as we count down to Christmas! Welcome to Day 8!