Tag Archives: Sarpsborg

Young creators in Sarpsborg

Children enjoying an exhibit at Inspiria Science Center

Young creators in Sarpsborg H.R.H. The Crown Prince onThursday visited Kruse Loop and Greåker schools, both of which have good traditions in teaching students to run their own businesses and be innovative. The trip continued to the new 6,400-square-foot science center Inspiria in Sarpsborg. H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon visits the brand-new Inspiria Science Center in Sarpsborg. H.R.H. Crown ...

Norwegian TV reveals details about Melodi Grand Prix

Today, Leif-Åge Reme, project manager for the Norwegian final of the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest - the popular Melodi Grand Prix - confirmed to eurovision.tv that their national final will take place on February 6, 2010 in Oslo's Spektrum. Leading up to it, there will be 4 semi-finals in January. Apart from giving details about the ...

Golf: Second LET title for Marianne Skarpnord

Norway’s Marianne Skarpnord rolled in a six foot birdie putt at the third playoff hole to clinch her second Ladies European Tour victory at the Carta Si Ladies Italian Open in Milan. The 23-year-old from Sarpsborg defeated England’s Laura Davies after she holed a 35 foot uphill putt for eagle at the 459-yard par-five 18th ...

Golf: Marianne shares top spot in Italy

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Norway's Marianne Skarpnord is leading in Italy alongside England's Laura Davies at the Carta Si Ladies Italian Open. After four weeks of absence because of LPGA Qualifying, Marianne Skarpnord, from Sarpsborg, is finally back on the LET, and back where she left; in the top. This is her 5th season with LED status. Marianne started to play golf when ...

Jorid Dagfinrud named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week

MADISON, Wis. --- UND Goalie Jorid Dagfinrud made 29 saves - including 15 in the second period - in shutting out top-ranked Wisconsin, 2-0, last Friday (Oct. 2) in the WCHA season opener for both clubs, earning her the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Defensive Player of the Week in the first awards this season. It ...

Orkla sells part of its hydropower assets

Orkla-owned Elkem is selling its hydropower plants in Salten and Bremanger for NOK 6 billion. The total annual power production of the sold plants is 1.7 TWh, of which 1.5 TWh is owned production. Elkem's power plants in Sauda and Borregaard's power plants in Sarpsborg will be retained. The sale agreements were approved by the Board ...

The heatwave is continuing in Norway

Foto: Janne Bjergli / Nettavisen.no.

A heatwave with temperatures around 30 Celcius (86 F) the last two weeks has resulted in a shortage of fans and portable air conditioning systems in appliance stores around Norway. The largest chain stores, such as Elkjøp and Expert, report record sales. Store Manager at Elkjøp in Sarpsborg, Anders Foss, says he has never experienced anything like ...