Tagged: Chester Reiten

Emphasis on heritage

Scandinavian festival gets roots from North Dakota prairie The 32nd annual Norsk Høstfest might emphasize the Scandinavian heritage immigrants brought over from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and other Nordic countries, but North America’s largest Scandinavian...

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...