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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

Long-distance friendship made shorter: Norwegian and Grand Forks pen pals of 6 years meet

August 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Kristine Andersen, 18, of Sarpsborg, Norway, said her first taste of Grand Forks felt “just like the movies.” Continue Reading