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firstname.lastname@example.orgTen years ago I was sitting in a hut in a remote outpost in Norway with a dozen members of my New York-based mountaineering club and a beyond-stoic Norwegian guide by the name of Bjorn. The majority of the club members on that particular evening had...
Maren Heisel Larsen, much loved and respected educator and guidance counselor at Riverside High School, Painesville, Ohio, died Nov. 23, 2012, in Hagerstown, Md., at the age of 96. Born in Norway in 1916, she came to the United States as a young woman,...
Change of SubjectFrom The Gay Guide to Wedded Bliss by Liza Mundy in this month's Atlantic Despite—or maybe because of—their perfectionist approach to egalitarianism, lesbian couples seem to be more likely to break up than gay ones. Pepper Schwartz noted...
In honor of Syttende Mai, or the National Day of Norway, the Sons of Norway lodge in Aberdeen is having a celebration tonight.May 17 The gathering begins at 6 p.m. at the Aberdeen Area Senior Center. Kumla, a potato dumpling, will be served,...
Researchers reported Wednesday that they had sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America. Published in the journal Nature, the catalog of the tree's DNA was...
In March, twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokkens, 70, announced their joint retirement after more than 50 years each on the job — as Amsterdam prostitutes. (In February, the minimum age for prostitutes in the Netherlands was raised to 21, but there...
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Five schools in Norway have cried "Uncle" in the face of the force that is Justin Bieber. "Believe" it or not, they're moving midterms up a week so as not to conflict with the pop star's scheduled shows in Oslo on April 16 and 17, the original testing...
The deadline for ordering trees and shrubs in Emmet Conservation District's spring tree seedling sale is Friday, April 5. After Friday, orders with the nurseries will be cut back, leaving a limited supply available on first come basis. Red pine, white...
A new motion simulator-based dark ride that tells the story of Norse gods and mythical monsters with 3-D scenes and special effects is set to debut at a Norwegian theme park this summer. Photos: Thor's Hammer dark ride at Norway's Tusenfryd Drawing on...
I'm no sailor. As a matter of fact, I've been known to lose a meal over a vessel's heaving (no pun intended!) deck. It's a practice guaranteed to win few friends. But I do love a good maritime narrative that depicts human courage and conflict and...
Tags: U.S. Navy, Arts and Culture, Heroism, Slavery, Antarctica
WASHINGTON -- If the world's major economies had a competition like the NCAA basketball tournament, the U.S. would enter as the No. 1 seed -- but a leading business group said the nation's corporate tax policies would get it bounced in the first round....
There's a big, raw-boned appeal to "Kon-Tiki," the Norwegian film based on its native son explorer Thor Heyerdahl and the 100-plus days he and a crew of six spent on a balsa wood raft crossing the Pacific to prove a point. Carried by currents from Peru to...
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