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Open Casting Call For Sixth Season Of ‘Great Norway Adventure’

Do you have a little Norwegian blood? And have you always wanted to visit the Scandinavian kingdom full of fjords and mountains? Well, this might be your chance.

10/07/2014

Minnesota Vivaldi Festival

Local Music Tap: Minn. Vivaldi Festival

As many of us know, Scandinavian culture is engrained in Minnesota culture. Soon, you can hear the sounds of Scandinavia’s Vivaldi and other performances – without having to travel outside the country or state.

01/15/2014

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Making Homemade Lefse, The ‘Norwegian Tortilla’

It’s no secret that many Minnesotans love Lefse. It’s a traditional soft, Norwegian flatbread made out of flour, potatoes, sour cream and sometimes lard. While it’s a holiday tradition Jamie Yuccas has tried before, she never experienced how to make it until now.

12/27/2013

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One Family’s Legacy Of Lefse

It’s a centuries-old holiday tradition that one Minnesota family has been doing it for about a decade. The Ovre family gets together every year to make dozens and dozens of lefse, a Norwegian flatbread made out of flour and cream, and cooked on a griddle. The family estimates they used 100 pounds of potatoes for their 700 rounds. Their system is so strong that two of the kids, Tom and Paula Ovre, teach lefse baking for community education programs.

11/09/2013

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Curiocity: Sea Change Chef Jamie Malone’s Wild Year, New Nordic Menu

To say it’s been a crazy year for Chef Jamie Malone would be quite the understatement. Not only was she a semi-finalist for the coveted “Rising Star Award” from the James Beard Foundation but she was named one of the Best New Chefs by Food & Wine and hand-selected to the brand new culinary board for the Norwegian Seafood Council.

09/11/2013

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Dayton Due Back From European Trade Mission

Gov. Mark Dayton is due to return to Minnesota from a 10-day trade mission to several Scandinavian countries and Germany. Dayton’s 35-person delegation of private and public sector officials is getting back Friday.

06/21/2013

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Dayton, Trade Delegation Are Bound For Sweden

Gov. Mark Dayton and the members of a Minnesota trade delegation are headed to Sweden for the first stop of a 10-day mission. The 35-person delegation of public and private sector officials was leaving Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon and won’t return to the state until June 21.

06/12/2013

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Minn.’s Dayton Sets Out On 10-Day European Mission

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is embarking this week on his latest overseas trade trip with stops planned in Germany, Sweden and Norway. Dayton will be gone this Wednesday through Friday of the following week.

06/10/2013

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Dayton To Head To Norway For Troop Celebration

Gov. Mark Dayton will make a quick trip to Norway next weekend to recognize Minnesota’s 40-year-old troop exchange with the Scandinavian country.

02/15/2013

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Prenatal Folic Acid Lowers Children’s Risk Of Autism

Researchers in Norway tracked 85,000 children and whether their mothers took a folic acid supplement.

02/12/2013

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Dayton Plans Trade Mission To Germany, Scandinavia

Gov. Mark Dayton is planning a trade mission to Germany, Sweden and Norway in June.

01/31/2013

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Casting Call For Norwegian-American Reality TV Show

Are you Norwegian-American? Have you never been to the motherland? The producers of a popular reality TV show want you.

11/17/2011

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Hundreds Greet Norwegian King, Queen

Hundreds of people turned out for the rededication of Enger Tower in Duluth by King Harald and Queen Sonya of Norway.

10/18/2011

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Norway’s King And Queen To Visit Duluth

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway visit Duluth Monday.

10/17/2011

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Norwegian King, Queen Bring Tour To Iowa

Norway’s King Harald and Queen Sonja have taken their American tour to Iowa, renewing their country’s emotional ties with the American descendants of Norwegian immigrants.

10/14/2011

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