Tagged: Norwegian immigrants

Do Norwegians make “good immigrants”?

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States – Join the conversation! Viktoria Kontanse Dauer New York The immigration debate in the United States has reached a...

Time to lay Ole and Lena to rest?

Innocent mirth or out-dated ethnic inferiority complex? Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles I stomped out of the Sons of Norway convention hall, and said to the surprised guy guarding the door, “I hate Ole...

A Slooper Christmas

Bill Injerd Ivitek Publishing “In this manner the first Norwegian settlement in modern times came to be established in America. It was a tiny island of people in a forest—an island in a but...

Luren Singing Society to perform in Iowa

The Keokuk Concert Association presents the Luren Singing Society at 3 p.m. Sunday Oct. 25 at the Grand Theatre, 26 N. Sixth St., Keokuk, Iowa. This concert is the first of the 2009-2010 series...

Norwegian-American Nobel Prize Winner Norman Borlaug Dies

Norman Borlaug, Nobel laureate for fighting famine, dies at 95 Dr. Norman Borlaug, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist and father of the “green revolution” who was credited with saving 1 billion lives from famine, died...

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,...