Norway House In Minneapolis Unveils New Education CenterNorwegian-Americans in Minnesota have a new place to learn about and celebrate Norwegian heritage. A 12,000-square-foot Education Center addition to Norway House in Minneapolis just opened.
Oil Company To Pay $2M For Illegal Well In North DakotaA Norway-based oil company that illegally operated a well in North Dakota that was established by another company has agreed to pay a nearly $2 million settlement to avoid legal action in the case.
Twin Cities Woman Successfully Sues NorwayA Twin Cities woman has won a historic case against the country of Norway. Ellen Ewald sued Norway after finding out she had different benefits and pay than her male coworkers at the Norwegian Consulate.
PODCAST PAGE: 11-7-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeListen to Mayor Betsy Hodges and other highlights from Friday with Dave the link above
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.
Local Music Tap: Minn. Vivaldi FestivalAs 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.
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.
One Family’s Legacy Of LefseIt'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.
Curiocity: Sea Change Chef Jamie Malone's Wild Year, New Nordic MenuTo 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.
Dayton Due Back From European Trade MissionGov. 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.
Dayton, Trade Delegation Are Bound For SwedenGov. 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.
Minn.'s Dayton Sets Out On 10-Day European MissionMinnesota 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.