Tagged: Minneapolis

Torske klubben

Torske klubben

There’s nothing fishy about honoring this Norwegian tradition of cod and aquavit Gary G. Erickson Sunburg, Minn. The Minneapolis Men’s Torske klubben gathered on Saturday morning, April 7, at the Interlachen Country Club to...

Minnehaha Avenue illustration

Where is Minnehaha Avenue, anyway?

Fiction by Barbara Schlichting Inga tried to hurry her husband, which was no easy feat. They were expected to be on time. After all, Norwegians were never late. That’s the crux of the matter....

Sons of Norway selling headquarters

New development on the site will include a new SON headquarters to open in 2020 Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. After 55 years at 1455 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, the Sons of Norway International...

It’s official, Norway House is open!

Norway House is a bridge between America and modern-day Norway Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. “Phase One of Norway House is now complete,” said Jeff Mueller, director of operations. “The Education Building offers a...

Save the date for an extraordinary Julefest

Norsk Julefest brings the Midwest’s Scandinavians together in a grand event Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. Save Thursday, Dec. 4, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for an outstanding Norsk Julefest! Banding together for their...

A cultural bridge

Explore, discover and celebrate Nordic countries at the 25th annual Leiv Eriksson International Festival (LEIF) in Minneapolis Leiv Eriksson International Festival Minneapolis, Minn. The Leiv Eriksson International Festival (LEIF) in Minneapolis, Minn., is pleased...

A touch of Norway in America

Successful small business Norway Art connects Norwegian art to North America By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Instilled with a love of Norway from childhood, Mary Jo Thorsheim of Norway Art® is committed...

A wish fulfilled

Kari Tauring embraces her Norwegian roots on the “Alt for Norge” program By Gary Erickson Norwegian American Weekly Kari Tauring of Minneapolis, Minn., had been trying to find a way to travel to Norway...