Category: Norway Near You

Foreign and family affairs in Decorah

A Norwegian political adviser visits Iowa’s Vesterheim and finds family waiting Vesterheim Decorah, Iowa Bård Ludvig Thor­heim, political adviser to Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, on a visit to Decorah on May 30, toured...

Celebrating the 17th, Brooklyn Style

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The 17th of May in Brooklyn is not relegated to just one day. It begins with the Norwegian Christian Home’s annual event, always held on the day itself. This year,...

Lindisfarne

The Vikings and the Irish Sea world

Professor of Medieval History details how the Vikings influenced Ireland and Scotland Christine Foster Meloni Washington Dr. Jennifer Paxton, Professor of Medieval History at Catholic University, recently presented “The Vikings and the Irish Sea...

Torske klubben

Torske klubben

There’s nothing fishy about honoring this Norwegian tradition of cod and aquavit Gary G. Erickson Sunburg, Minn. The Minneapolis Men’s Torske klubben gathered on Saturday morning, April 7, at the Interlachen Country Club to...

Norwegian Heritage Week

Heritage Week 2018

Thief River Falls celebrates all things Norway Norwegian Heritage Committee Thief River Falls, Minn. Since May 2012, the Snorre Lodge of Sons of Norway in Thief River Falls, Minn., has celebrated Norway with Norwegian...

Jeff Mueller

Mueller of Norway House recognized

A Knight to remember Norway House Minneapolis Jeff Mueller, director of administration and finance at Norway House, Minneapolis, has been honored by Norway’s King Harald V with the rank of Knight First Class in...

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Unexpected runes

Hurry in to the “Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time” exhibit in NY to see a Christian calendar in a pagan alphabet Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I love medieval art because there...

SON headquarters

SON headquarters sale is finalized

New project will have apartments, retail, and new offices for Sons of Norway CBRE Minneapolis The sale of Sons of Norway’s 60,000-square-foot headquarters building has been finalized for $16.8 million. The building sits on...