Tagged: NAW

Transparency and need

Emily C. Skaftun Norwegian American Weekly As you may (hopefully!) be aware, NAW is running a campaign this month to raise money. It’s like a pledge drive, and we’re like PBS calling on “Viewers...

Nils Anders Wik and the newspaper

We meet our hero, Nils Anders Wik, and editor of the Norwegian American Weekly, Emily C. Skaftun, and learn a little about the newspaper and the Indiegogo campaign (igg.me/at/naw).

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...

Not just a day off

Memorial Day is much more than just a long weekend Larrie Wanberg Feature Editor The day is indelible in my memory when, as a Boy Scout with a snare drum strapped to one leg...

New from Norway

New Norwegian technology allows for quick and easy at-home radon tests John Erik Stacy Seattle, Wash. Norwegians are well aware of insidious health danger of naturally occurring radon gas. Radon can seep from the...

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...

Images of an immigrant life

By Ragnhild Synnøve Risholt Kleppe, former Editor-in-Chief, Norway Times “It’s all coming back to me now. Reading these stories of Norwegian emigrants to the U.S. has brought back so many memories of my childhood...

True inspiration

“A Conversation with Tony Kushner,” respected screenwriter, inspires at UND Larrie Wanberg Feature Editor The evening was called “A Conversation with Tony Kushner.” The auditorium was filled with people to hear the recipient of...

Art for change

Art exhibit in Oslo displays how second-wave feminist ideas changed Norway’s contemporary art Denise Leland Seattle, Wash. Art Hall Oslo is currently host to an exhibition entitled, “Hold stenhårdt fast på greia di.” The...