Tagged: Great Lakes

Norwegian-American fish tales (& tours)

The Norwegian-American Historical Association is exploring Lake Superior’s fishy history this summer, and you can too—any time Amy Boxrud Northfield, Minn. This summer, the Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) plans to explore the special history...

Draken calls pilotage “unfair”

Ambiguity in the law caused confusion for the visiting Viking ship Steven Dahlman North Loop News The Draken Harald Hårfagre has paid its pilotage fees but the Viking ship’s new expedition manager says such...

A Viking longship visits Michigan

Having sailed across the north Atlantic, Draken Harald Hårfagre delights the Great Lakes Karla Lunde Barber Lansing, Michigan My Norwegian ancestors include a ship’s carpenter who sailed around the world; his son who brought...

Nord Star Boats now available in the U.S.

A European boat dubbed “the Ultimate fuel efficient Sport Utility Vessel” was introduced to the American market last fall. The craft, the Nord Star Patrol, manufactured in Finland, has been hailed for its “impressive comfort,...