Tagged: Minot

Forty years of pure Scandimonium

Nation’s largest Scandinavian festival, Norsk Høstfest, kicks off September 27 in Minot, ND Special Release Norsk Høstfest When Chester Reiten and early supporters determined that Minot needed an event to celebrate Scandinavian heritage, they...

Do it the Minot way

Compelling reasons for Norwegian artisans to participate in Norsk Høstfest in Minot, N.D.  Gary G. Erickson Norwegian American Weekly A substantial number of visitors come from Scandinavia each year to celebrate Norsk Høstfest in...

A slice of Nordic America

From concerts to klub, this year’s Norsk Høstfest celebrated all things Nordic in Minot, N.D. By Gary Erickson Sunburg, Minn. Somewhat like the Phoenix, the mythical sunbird rising from its own ashes, the North...

Høstfest: Norwegian WWII Soldier Shares Stories

Many booths around Høstfest in Minot, North Dakota showcased different talents, but for one man it was not about talent, but his story, reports Kfyrtv.com 89-year old Harold Hanson, from Sioux Falls, SD has been coming...

Books but no billionaire for Høstfest this year

Norway’s billionaire businessman won’t be autographing the new English version of his biography at Norsk Høstfest this year, reports the Minot Daily News. Norway’s wealthiest man, Olav Thon, 86, is scheduled for hip surgery...

Attorney General to Introduce Rove at Høstfest

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he plans to introduce former White House political adviser Karl Rove when Rove is inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame in Minot on Sept. 30, reports KFYR-TV Norsk...

Norsk Høstfest: An experience of a lifetime!

Norsk Høstfest, North America’s largest Scandinavian Festival, is celebrating its 32nd year, starting the evening of September 29 – October 3. Tens of thousands of people attend the event annually to celebrate and partake...

Strong sister city relationship between Minot and Skien

         Increased tourism and broadened horizons for residents on both continents are the major benefits of a sister city relationship formed 26 years ago between Minot, N.D., and Skien, Norway.  By Candi Helseth “Tourism...