Steinar Opstad honored by King Harald

Steinar Opstad’s efforts to bolster relations between Norway and the United States, especially in Grand Forks, N.D., were cited as part of the reason he received the King’s Medal of Merit in Gold from King Harald V of Norway

Steinar Opstad, the Norwegian educator and entrepreneur who received an honorary degree from UND and was named an honorary citizen of Grand Forks for decades of international bridge building, was decorated today by King Harald for that and other service to Norway.

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Source: Grand Forks Herald

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