Category: Featured

Christina Oftedal

An American woman in Norway’s military

Oftedal’s journey led from San Diego to service in the country of her grandfather’s birth Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American When you first encounter Christina Oftedal, you will probably be surprised to learn...

Lofoten

Awaken your muse in Lofoten

Far from the bustle of Oslo, Lofoten teems with creativity Not every traveler wants to cruise the western fjords or check out the bustling cities of Oslo or Bergen. Some simply want to take...

Norway, Schrøder meet Paralympic goals

Female hockey player makes history just by playing; team Norway wins eight medals Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Another Norwegian woman made Winter Olympic history—this time in the Paralympics. Lena Schrøder, who was born...

Bakeland cookbook

Playful desserts, inspired by nature

Bakeland cookbook features Nordic flavors and ingredients with a quirky look Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor When it comes to Scandinavian baking, it’s hard to beat a classic cone-shaped krumkake or bløtkake with...

The origins of Norway’s bloody Easter

Norwegians invented modern crime fiction and celebrate Easter by reading about murder Glenn Folkvord Gjerdrum, Norway One would think that after a long, dark, and bitter winter, Norwegians would welcome spring, sun, and the...

Monet for Nothing by Lee Hammerschmidt

Monet for Nothing

fiction by Lee Hammerschmidt “Cripes, Rook,” Boggs said. “What the hell did you paint this with anyway? A six-inch house-painting brush and a roller? Jeez, you call yourself a forger and you bring me...

Nordic Museum

Nature, innovation, space & purpose

The Norwegian American gets a sneak peek at Seattle’s new Nordic Museum Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Ten-plus years in the making and with a price tag upwards of $48.9 million, the ribbon-cutting...