Tagged: Norway in the U.S.

Do it the Minot way

Compelling reasons for Norwegian artisans to participate in Norsk Høstfest in Minot, N.D.  Gary G. Erickson Norwegian American Weekly A substantial number of visitors come from Scandinavia each year to celebrate Norsk Høstfest in...

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...

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...

Queen of design

The life and work of Norwegian designer Grete Prytz Kittelsen in a new book Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly The Scandinavian Design movement of the mid-20th century was born of the idea that...

A touch of Norway in America

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

Sharing their story

California Lutheran University hosts lecture about the flight of Norwegian Jews during World War II By Richard Londgren Norwegian American Weekly In 1940, four-year-old Jewish-Norwegian Irene Levin Berman was an endangered person. After the...

Sharing our history

Seattle’s Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union of the Pacific celebrates its 100th anniversary Beginning this January, family, friends, associates and members of the Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union of the Pacific are celebrating its 100th anniversary....

Connecting to our heritage

The American Festival honors the rich Norwegian-American ties in Vanse, Norway Victoria Hofmo Norwegian American Weekly “The best thing to happen to Lista since Brooklyn” is the slogan for the American Festival in Vanse,...

Place of remembrance

Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta designs 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion By Bill Osmundsen Norwegian American Weekly On Sept. 11, 2001, the sunny, clear autumn morning in New York City started out as any busy commuter...

On open waters

This year marks the 115th anniversary of the voyage of the FOX, the first transatlantic crossing by oar, in an open 18-foot rowboat named FOX. The nearly impossible feat was accomplished by two young...