Category: Norway Near You

A vision of the mid-century mother

New at Norway House Norway House Minneapolis, Minn. Wayzata, Minn.-born Judy Olausen entered the University of Minnesota planning to study architecture. When a class she planned to take was full, she substituted a course...

Viggo Forde

Meet Viggo Forde

Washington and Idaho’s new Honorary Consul is “humbled and honored” to serve Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American 2018 was a sad year for Norwegian Americans in the Pacific Northwest with the passing of...

Norway supports Norway House

The Norwegian government has pledged NOK 1.5 million toward new event center Norway House Minneapolis, Minn. Norway has pledged NOK 1.5 million (around $175,000) to Norway House in Minneapolis. The funds will help to...

Vesterheim gets under your skin

Vesterheim Decorah, Iowa Tattoos have never been more popular. In fact, today, almost one in three Americans has a tattoo. “Tattoo: Identity through Ink,” the exhibit opening June 1 at Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American...

And the winner is…

Caroline Moore of Brooklyn is crowned the 64th Miss Norway of Greater New York Lars Nilsen Norwegian Immigration Association On April 14, a traditional contest was held at the Norwegian Christian Home and Health...

Uff Da Day

From Uff Da Day to movie night

Thief River Falls, Minn., celebrates Norwegian Heritage Week Jan Strandlie Sons of Norway, Snorre Lodge Norwegian Heritage Week in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a celebration of Norwegian culture in many forms, with an...

Bardahl - Al Young

Add it to your oil. Add it to your gas.

A tour of Bardahl Manufacturing Corporation: The smallest, oldest big company in Seattle Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. Seattleites: have you ever wondered what that giant neon advertising sign was about in Ballard? It looks...

Jarl Squad will invade New York City

The Viking culture of the Shetland Islands will be on display during Tartan Week this April Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Can you believe that the Shetland Islands in Scotland hold 12 fire festivals in...