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Vesterheim teams up with Snøhetta

Legendary architecture firm to help plan for the future of legendary museum Vesterheim Decorah, Iowa Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American Museum and Heritage Center, is extremely pleased to announce that it has accepted a proposal...

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Lung tool wins award

Gemini NTNU Research News The team behind a new medical navigation system that makes it easier to take biopsy samples from the lungs recently received an international innovation award during Innovation Expo 2018 in...

Old and new, favorite Nordic cookbooks

Cookbooks make great gifts for Christmas, but which one to choose? Here are six can’t-miss picks from Taste of Norway editor and cookbook enthusiast Daytona Strong Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor As much...

Norwegian college athletes face choice

Organizations help some take advantage of scholarship opportunities overseas Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Soccer is the fastest growing sport in the United States, and at the same by far the most popular sport in...

Go Viking to Scotland: part three

Time Travel tours and archaeological chocolates bring Orkney’s Viking past to life Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Travel widens your horizons and introduces you to interesting places and people. A highlight of my...

No troll stories here

Book review: Norwegian Trolls & Rosemaling Doug Warne KKNW Scandinavian Hour Okay, I admit it: when I first noticed the title and then the cover of this book, I was hooked on the idea...

julekort

Make your own norsk julekort!

Barneblad: A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall These days, in Norway and America alike, Christmas greetings are often sent online, with electronic Christmas cards...

Norwegian warship collision

Frigate strikes oil tanker while returning from NATO exercises Staff Compilation The Local / The Barents Observer As of Nov. 8, an operation was underway to try to stop a Norwegian navy frigate from...

What’s the endgame?

Norwegians dominating in chess Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Chess has had a long hold on the Norse. The Vikings created detailed ivory pieces for the game, meticulously and beautifully carved walrus tusk, a precious...