Queen of Norway visits Minnesota

Published On: October 13th, 20220.5 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

The Queen of Norway is in Minnesota.

Her Majesty Queen Sonja is in Minnesota until Sunday to mark Norway’s strong ties with the Norwegian-American community in the U.S. The Queen’s program includes a visit to St. Olaf College in Northfield which was founded by Norwegian immigrants in 1874. She will also commemorate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Mindekirken – also known as the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church – in Minneapolis.  It was established in 1922 by the Norwegian Lutheran Church of America and is one of only two churches in the U.S. that still conducts services in Norwegian.

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