Tagged: Northfield

Real life history detectives

By Leslee Lane Hoyum Norwegian American Weekly I am a big fan of PBS’s History Detectives program, and consider myself a bit of a detective when it comes to hunting down my family’s history,...

Anderson a proud son of Norway

In the church in which his great-grandfather was baptized 154 years earlier, Verlyn Anderson received one of the highest honors the government of Norway can bestow. By Bob Lind, INFORUM.COM St. Olav’s Medal was...

The Oslo Chamber Choir on Minnesota Concert Tour

For the kick-off of its 2009-10 season, the Edvard Grieg Society of Norway House will present The Oslo Chamber Choir in a Minnesota concert tour. In 2009, The Oslo Chamber Choir celebrates its 25th anniversary....

Singing correctly in Norwegian

For more than a decade, St. Olaf Professor of Music Dan Dressen has been collecting Nordic songs for St. Olaf’s music library in Northfield, Minn. making a little-known repertoire available to singers piece by piece....

A commitment to education

Norwegian immigrants laid the foundation for a number of colleges and universities across North America By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly Norwegians have made their mark on higher education in the North America,...

St. Olaf to host 21st annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum

St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. will host the 21st Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum, “Striving for Peace: A Climate for Change,” March 6-7. This year the NPPF is honoring the work of people committed...