North America's only Norwegian-American Newspaper

The Dumpling Project: Kumla

Mary Holoun Bellevue, Neb. Wikipedia says “Kumla” is a city in central Sweden, but our Sons of Norway Elveby Lodge book club insists it is also a Norwegian dumpling. The Kumla Project began in...

The wisdom on the North

An interview with Sámi singer Mari Boine Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. When I first heard about Sámi singer Mari Boine, I had been playing her music on the Scandinavian Hour radio show (www.1150kknw.com/show/scandinavian-hour), struggling...

Lunch comic

Comics 11/01

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Hey, baby! What’s for din-din? — I have no idea! I’m sick and tired of coming up with something every day! — Today it’s your turn, tubby! Surprise me!...

Temperature control on top of the world

TAG Sensors receives $2 million from private equity firm to open Asian HQ in Singapore Rasmus Falck Oslo The private equity fund Elite Partners Capital (EPC) in Singapore invested $2 million dollars at the...

Josefin Winther on children & climate

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Josefin Winther Bergen, Norway At a conference, my old elementary schoolteacher said one of the wisest...

Norwegian forces to stay in Iraq

Prime Minister Erna Solberg meets with Iraqi President Salih Norway Today The Norwegian military forces deployed in Iraq will continue their work in the country throughout 2020. In connection with Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s...

Halloween

Words about words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The word Halloween first appeared in the late 16th to early 17th century as a contraction of All-Hallow-Even, or “All Saints Eve,” the last night of...

Warholm wins only Norwegian medal

IAAF World Athletics Championships Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The expectations for the Norwegian athletes were sky high heading into the International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, and experts predicted...

Prophylix Pharma

Norwegian biotech startup fights children’s bleeding disorder Rasmus Falck Oslo There is a lot of activity in the health sector in Norway. One example is the recent startup Prophylix Pharma that is developing a...