Tagged: Kelsey Larson

Meatless Norway!

The Norwegian Army makes a commitment to the environment By Kelsey Larson Managing Editor Now, “Ola and Kari Soldier” will be served vegetarian tacos, lasagna and burgers every Monday, according to a press release from Norwegian...

A new interpretation

Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin offer a new theory on the presence of Norse explorers in North America Kelsey Larson Managing Editor The Kensington Runestone in Minnesota, the Spirit Pond runestones discovered in...

The season of the bunad

For Aina Fjellanger of MollyMe clothing company, springtime ushers in the busiest season of the year Kelsey Larson Managing Editor “The best part is when they try on the bunad for the first time,...

New land, new life

A museum exhibit and project of the Sons of Norway unlike any other in St. Paul, Minn. By Kelsey Larson Managing Editor In St. Paul, Minn., Sons of Norway Synnøve-Nordkap Lodge 1–8 has spearheaded...

Real world learning

    TIP and TAF programs in Norwegian high schools mix solid education with practical experience Kelsey Larson Managing Editor Imagine leaving high school with a craft or journeyman’s certificate, 1– 2 years of...

Love conquers all

The story of Arne and Ingrid Pettersen, told by their son Erik Pettersen, proves love can conquer both war and distance Kelsey Larson Managing Editor A Swedish woman. A Norwegian man. Already, it seems...

2012: The Year in Review

By Kelsey Larson Managing Editor It’s our last issue of the year, and with it we’d like to offer some reflections on the highlights of 2012. This year was an interesting one for Norway,...

Music with a message

Two teachers fight bullying in a creative way Kelsey Larson Copy Editor Bullying is a common problem is schools worldwide. Recently, on Oct. 10, Canadian teen Amanda Todd made headlines after she committed suicide,...

Cute as a button

Lilleknappen’s Norwegian-American design Kelsey Larson Copy Editor For Anna Bloomstrand, Scandinavian design is just in her blood. After all, the infamous Scandinavian specialty store Ingebretsen’s in Minneapolis, Minn. has been in her family since...

Norwegian food for the soul

  Viking Soul Food in Portland, Ore. is a small food trailer that packs a big punch By Kelsey Larson Viking Soul Food is buzzing with customers. This would make more sense if it...