Tagged: Kari Heistad

Nordic Fest, 50 years strong

Kari Heistad Minneapolis, Minn. Nordic Fest—an annual celebration of Norwegian-American culture in the small town of Decorah, Iowa—just had its 50th anniversary, July 28 through 30. In many ways, Nordic Fest is like any...

A Don’t Hug Me coma

Life imitates art as the long-running play’s star has a real-life medical emergency Kari Heistad Edina, Minn. The life of an actor is usually quite different from the life of their character. Until August...

An American in Norway

St. Olaf’s Fulbright scholar to research diabetes and cracking the Norwegian shell Kari Heistad Edina, Minn. “Home is where the heart is.” But for many Norwegian Americans, it can feel like half of that...

Norway’s equal pay problem

Meet Ellen Ewald, the woman behind the recent lawsuit Kari Heistad Edina, Minn. Norway discriminating against women? It must be a mistake. That was the first thought that came to mind when Ellen Ewald,...

Mrs. Norway: beauty with a purpose

Chambers becomes the first Norwegian woman to compete for Mrs. International pageant Kari Heistad Edina, Minn. In just one week, Norway will take the stage of Mrs. International for the first time. This U.S....