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Norway reality TV show seeks Minnesotan Norwegian-Americans

November 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ALBERT LEA, Minn. A casting company is seeking Minnesota residents of Norwegian descent who’d be willing to compete in a reality TV show in Norway. Continue Reading

2010 Census continues to miss minorities

May 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The 2010 census missed more than 1.5 million minorities after struggling to count black Americans, Hispanics, renters and young men, but was mostly accurate, the government said Tuesday. Continue Reading

U.S. Surgeon General: More work needed to stop youth tobacco use

March 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) More work needs to be done to keep young Americans from using tobacco, including creating smoking bans and increasing taxes on tobacco products, the U.S. Surgeon General’s office said in a report released Thursday. Continue Reading

Who won the War of 1812? Depends which Canadians, Americans you ask

February 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The War of 1812 may be one of the world’s oddest conflicts, if only because both sides are confident they won. Continue Reading

A recipe for pride

January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Descendants of Norwegian immigrants show off some of what they’ve kept alive, and the Old Country nods approvingly. Continue Reading

U.S. set to fly thousands of Americans from Egypt

January 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The State Department is set to evacuate U.S. citizens from Egypt on chartered planes, but is relying largely on friends and families in the U.S. to relay that information to stranded Americans. Continue Reading

World Junior Championship: WCHA players lift U.S. in opener

December 26, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Faulk, Zucker and Bjugstad help Americans survive push from Finland
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Americans sought to compete on Norwegian reality show

December 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

“The Great Norway Adventure,” an uffda-accented TV show that blended “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race” with goat cheese, herring and swimming in fjords, did so well in its debut last year it was Norway’s top-rated reality series that the producers are going to do it again. Continue Reading