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First mate return to Hjemkomst’s deck during crew’s 30th reunion

July 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“You can’t beat the design of this. When it’s on a broad reach It smokes. It goes really fast,” said former First Mate Mark Hilde of the replica Viking ship. “It’s a thing of beauty.” The Hjemkomst, which means “Homecoming” in Norwegian, traveled from New York to Bergen, Norway, in 1982. Its crew is holding a reunion this weekend in Moorhead. Continue Reading

The power of dreams

July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

30th anniversary of trans-Atlantic voyage of the Hjemkomst a reminder of courage and conviction. Continue Reading

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Cultures unite at Pangea

November 13, 2010 in INFORUM

Event celebrates diversityFargo-Moorhead’s diversity was on display Saturday at Pangea, a multicultural event at Moorhead’s Hjemkomst Center. Continue Reading

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‘Crime Lab’ exhibit invites everyone to give sleuthing a go

September 27, 2010 in INFORUM

It was a scene that no family wants to come home to.
But when the Johnsons returned from their recent vacation to Hawaii, they found that their home had been broken into and that a number of items, including a painting and music box, had been swiped. Continue Reading