Tagged: Høstfest

Miss Høstfest celebrates heritage

As Miss Høstfest 2009, Nora Mihalick is excited about sharing her Norwegian heritage. A senior at Minot High School, Mihalick was born a week before Hostfest and her first official outing was to the...

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...

Karl Rove and Olav Thon honored at Høstfest

One of the special events during Høstfest in Minot, ND each year is the Scandinavian American Hall of Fame Banquet. On Tuesday Sept. 29 Karl Rove was inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame along...

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...

120 years of history

A celebration of heritage By Tiffanie Davis Norwegian American Weekly This year marks 120 years of the Norwegian American Weekly, but we’re not the only ones making history! Over the last 120 years countless...

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...