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Sons of Norway Gathering in St. Cloud [AUDIO]

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ST. CLOUD – There’s going to be a lot more Norwegians in town this weekend — you betcha!

The Sons of Norway is holding their District 1 convention at the St. Cloud Holiday Inn.  It’s a multi-state event with folks from as far away as Texas.

Spokeswoman Diane Halvorson says the Sons of Norway got it’s start right here in Minnesota.

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The convention includes folk art exhibits and cultural workshops.  Halvorson says Scandinavians have strong ties to their heritage.

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The convention runs tomorrow (Thursday) through Saturday.  The Sons of Norway last held their district convention in St. Cloud about 30 years ago – Uff Da!

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