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The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norweigan journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.

cross-country skiing

From Norway to Canada

Kaare Askildt offers a storyteller’s look at the history of cross-country skiing, including its migration across the Atlantic to Canada.


Norway’s “gods” of winter sports

Norwegian American sports editor Michael Kleiner provides a brief history of skiing and skating in Norway that may provide an explanation for the nation’s dominance in the two sports in the Winter Olympics.

Vesterheim barneløp

Vesterheim to hold a barneløp ski/walk

Winter fun for kids Vesterheim Decorah, Iowa Get outside and enjoy the winter at barneløpet, a non-competitive ski or walk event for the community’s youngest skiers, ages 3 to 13. The collaborative Vesterheim Museum...

2016 Gift Guide

The Norwegian American offers a new gift guide filled with ideas of what to buy your Scandinavian-loving loved one.

Why skiing with dogs is the cat’s meow

A look at skijoring and other unique forms of animal-powered locomotion Barbara K. Rostad Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho Barkie Birkie may sound like the latest tongue twister or look like a mangled version of...