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More With Nevada Berg

In the August 2016 issue of Viking, we highlight food blogger and photographer Nevada Berg. She runs her blog, North Wild Kitchen, from her 17th-century mountain farm in Numedal, Norway. Inspired by Norway’s natural beauty, Berg’s recipes and photography celebrate seasonal ingredients, and blend tradition with unique flavors.

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Signature Journeys

Sons of Norway is pleased to bring you the following message from Travel Partner and International Convention Sponsor, Borton Overseas. With the end of summer fast approaching, we all need something to look forward to in the coming months… How about an extraordinary vacation! Borton Overseas is thrilled to announce our new selection of original, customized Signature Journeys which have been specially [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Signature Journeys

Tall Ships Journey Ends in Green Bay for Draken Harald Hårfagre

The Draken team has made the decision to end its Great Lakes voyage. However, Sons of Norway is pleased that through its fundraising efforts the Draken was able to continue its route to Bay City, Michigan, then on to Chicago and lastly to Green Bay, enabling thousands of people to increase their knowledge and appreciation of the history and culture of [...]

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Visual Storyteller

Visual Storyteller posted on Mon, Aug 1 2016 8:00 am by Anya Britzius 0 Comments Wisconsin-born Max Estes is the author and illustrator of more than a dozen children’s books and graphic novels published in North America and Europe. He moved to Norway in 2009 for love, and currently resides in Lofoten, Norway, with his wife. In the August 2016 issue [...]

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Coastal Kitchen: Six Authentic Norwegian Dishes

Norway’s culinary traditions are similar to the dramatic scenery of its coastline: fresh, distinctive, and full of variety. Just like seeing the snow-capped mountain peaks, the deep fjords, and the northern lights, the food experiences in Norway are extraordinary. Norway’s cuisine is more than just seafood, although the country has an extensive coastline and, as a result, fish and shellfish feature [...]

By |July 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Coastal Kitchen: Six Authentic Norwegian Dishes

Stunning Revelation: Genealogy Search Confirms Donor’s Direct Lineage to Namesake of Viking Ship Draken Harald Hårfagre

UPDATE: 10 a.m. CST/July 29, 2016—Minneapolis—Sons of Norway, a financial services and international cultural organization headquartered in Minneapolis, has learned that a donor to its charitable campaign to raise funds to help the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship continue its Great Lakes voyage is a direct descendant of first King of Norway Harald I Hårfagre, who reigned from c. 872-930. Norman [...]

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Join the Sons of Norway Accounting Team today!

Sons of Norway is currently seeking an experienced accountant to join their team of professionals in Minneapolis, MN. About us: Sons of Norway has been in the business of selling annuity and life insurance products since 1895.  Since then we have grown to become a $360 million Fraternal Life Insurance company that serves 60,000 members in nearly 400 communities throughout North America [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Join the Sons of Norway Accounting Team today!

Congressman Erik Paulsen Shares His Thoughts on Viking Ship

The voyage of the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship has captured the attention and imagination of thousands, both within the U.S. and abroad. The world's largest modern Viking ship, its participation within the Tall Ships Festival provides a living example of Nordic seafaring history and culture. As a Co-Chair of the Friends of Norway Caucus, Congressman Erik Paulsen shares the sentiments [...]

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Community Support Allows the Draken Harald Hårfagre to Sail on to Chicago

Sons of Norway has learned that due to its fundraising now totaling more than $56,000, the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship will continue its voyage to Chicago as part of Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes 2016. Statement from the Draken Harald Hårfagre: We are so grateful for all the people engaging in our efforts to continue our expedition in the Great [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Community Support Allows the Draken Harald Hårfagre to Sail on to Chicago

Help the Draken Harald Hårfagre sail again!

Sons of Norway Establishes Official Fundraising Site in Partnership with the Draken Harald Hårfagre The charitable Foundation of Sons of Norway, a Minneapolis-based financial services and cultural organization, and the Draken Harald Hårfagre Viking ship team have established a partnership to immediately handle a deluge of interest in donating to allow the vessel to continue its voyage as part of Tall [...]

By |July 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Help the Draken Harald Hårfagre sail again!
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