Category: Features

butterflies

Barneblad: All about butterflies

Summer science for kids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall It’s summer, a great time to take a walk in the woods with our families and friends—and to learn a little while having...

Why I read The Norwegian American

We are happy to share what our readers have to say about our newspaper: “I love my online subscription to The Norwegian American; as the only Norwegian-American paper in the United States, it’s great...

Why I read The Norwegian American

We are happy to share what our readers have to say about our newspaper: “I am one of those who has Norwegian ancestry back a ways. It was my great-grandparents who came from Norway...

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American Independence Day in Oslo

Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American My family’s trip to Oslo coincided with the American Independence Day celebration in Oslo, which was held on June 30 in Frogner Park. Other cities and towns in Norway...

Kåre R. Aas

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 because it’s a unique way to connect with the Norwegian-American community and understand their...

Norway's literary system

Norway’s literary system in brief

How does a country with only 5 million people support a robust literary industry? Ali Ashrafi Norway Today Norway’s literary system is based on the fact that Norway is not a big country. Therefore,...

barnebokklubb

Barneblad: Start your own Barnebokklubb

A monthy feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall With a break from school, summer is a fun time for kids—but that doesn’t mean it’s not a...

Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien and the Norse connection

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Tolkien mania has hit New York. First there was the record-breaking ticket sales for the exhibit, Tolkien: Maker of Middle Earth at the Morgan Library & Museum. Two days before...

Norway House library

Norway House opens lending library

Connecting through literature Norway House Minneapolis, Minn. The bookshelves at Norway House are now filled with literature featuring Nordic, Nordic-American, and Minnesotan authors. The lending library at Norway House furthers the organization’s mission to...