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Published May 17, 2011, 09:01 PM

Local Norwegians Celebrate Syttende Mai

Norwegians in the Grand Forks area met at the Sons of Norway lodge to celebrate Constitution Day, or Syttende Mai.

By: WDAZ Staff Report,

Norwegians in the Grand Forks area met at the Sons of Norway lodge to celebrate Constitution Day, or Syttende Mai.

This May 17 marks 197 years since the signing of their constitution. Events Tuesday included a live accordion band, costumes and traditional Norwegian food.

The Sons of Norway lodge also had a raffle and sold any extra lefse at the end of the celebration.

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