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“Sons of old Norway owned the town”

Norwegians celebrated Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American “Norwegians Celebrated” ran the bold headline in the evening edition of the Fargo Forum dated May 17, 1904. Thousands of visitors from all over the region...

A heart for Norway

Carrol T. Juven combines Norwegian heritage and love of travel to connect people on both sides of the Atlantic By Christy Olsen Field, Norwegian American Weekly As the owner and operator of Juven Tours...

Finding Norwegian roots in Minn.

When early immigrants from eastern Norway organized a reunion in 1913 in Fargo, N.D. to celebrate their common heritage, they gathered in the woods for a group photograph. Old men wearing suits, women wearing...

Anderson a proud son of Norway

In the church in which his great-grandfather was baptized 154 years earlier, Verlyn Anderson received one of the highest honors the government of Norway can bestow. By Bob Lind, INFORUM.COM St. Olav’s Medal was...