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Published May 17, 2013, 09:26 PM

Syttende Mai celebrated around the region

Today it's Syttende Mai, Norway's Constitution Day. It means cooking up some old favorites.

Today it's Syttende Mai, Norway's Constitution Day. It means cooking up some old favorites.

Open faced sandwiches with cheese and cucumbers, lefse, krumkakka, rosettes and rommegrot. The Sons of Norway accordion band played for the diners in Fargo. In Moorhead, an entire neighborhood showed support for the old country by flying the Norwegian flag. Ten homes in a row. At the Hjemkomst, those in traditional dress waved in those who came for a lefse wrapped hot dog.

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