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Brine spill reported in Mountrail County releases 258 barrels

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

ROSS – The North Dakota Department of Health has reported a brine spill in Mountrail County, according to a press release.

A tank on a Statoil well site six miles southwest of Ross overflowed, releasing 258 barrels of brine, according to an initia…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The fabric of a family: Fargo mother and daughter help family member create modern bunad to wear in Rose Parade

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With careful stitches, Mary Hoffmann pieces together the white linen blouse. Her daughter, Emily Brooks, adorns its front and back with elaborate, white-on-white embroidery.
A Nordic horse. A rose. A Celtic symbol.
It’s the story of Bro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The fabric of a family: Fargo mother and daughter help family member create modern bunad to wear in Rose Parade

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With careful stitches, Mary Hoffmann pieces together the white linen blouse. Her daughter, Emily Brooks, adorns its front and back with elaborate, white-on-white embroidery.
A Nordic horse. A rose. A Celtic symbol.
It’s the story of Bro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The fabric of a family: Fargo mother and daughter help family member create modern bunad to wear in Rose Parade

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With careful stitches, Mary Hoffmann pieces together the white linen blouse. Her daughter, Emily Brooks, adorns its front and back with elaborate, white-on-white embroidery.
A Nordic horse. A rose. A Celtic symbol.
It’s the story of Bro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The fabric of a family: Fargo mother and daughter help family member create modern bunad to wear in Rose Parade

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With careful stitches, Mary Hoffmann pieces together the white linen blouse. Her daughter, Emily Brooks, adorns its front and back with elaborate, white-on-white embroidery.
A Nordic horse. A rose. A Celtic symbol.
It’s the story of Bro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Norwegian reality show holds casting call for local contestants

November 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A Chicago casting company is looking for a few good Midwesterners with Norwegian ancestry to compete on the fifth season of a hit Norway-based reality show.
“Alt for Norge” (“The Great Norway Adventure”) pits 12 Norwegian-Americans…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Norwegian reality show holds casting call for local contestants

November 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A Chicago casting company is looking for a few good Midwesterners with Norwegian ancestry to compete on the fifth season of a hit Norway-based reality show.
“Alt for Norge” (“The Great Norway Adventure”) pits 12 Norwegian-Americans…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Norwegian delegates tour UND, discuss oil industries

September 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS North Dakota and Norway have a long history of cultural connections. But Monday’s visit to the University of North Dakota from about a dozen Norwegian delegates from the educational and energy fields represented more connections the two places share. Continue Reading

Norwegian delegation studying ND energy industry

September 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A group of Norwegian officials is traveling to North Dakota for a weeklong study of the state’s booming oil industry. Continue Reading

Norwegian journalist reflects on his years covering U.S., including ‘Norwegian America’

August 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – Alf Ole Ask, the New York-based correspondent for one of Norway’s major daily newspapers, was sitting alone in a hotel bar somewhere in the Southern United States when a man approached him and invited him to join a party. Continue Reading