Two Norwegians visit Little Norway


September 5, 2019

Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

Arild Jens Dahle, left, and Karl Rasmus Dahle, right, were in Petersburg last week visiting from Norway.

Hailing from a small island in northern Norway, two brothers were in Petersburg last week to see where their aunt immigrated to in the 1920s and to visit her granddaughter, Irene Littleton.

Karl Rasmus Dahle and Arild Jens Dahle are twins who were born on May 15, 1942. They live on an island called Andoya with an area of roughly 311 square miles. Karl lives in Stave, a small village of less than 40 inhabitants on the western side of the island, and Arild lives about 25 miles away on the other side of the island. The twins arrived in Petersburg, for the first time on Aug. 26 and were excite...

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