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Published October 23 2012

Hjemkomst to host history celebration

MOORHEAD – The Minnesota Historical Society, along with members of the historical societies in Clay, Becker, Mahnomen and Norman counties, are hosting “Celebrating our Minnesota History: A Showcase!” from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Hjemkomst Center.

The events will include:

• A recognition ceremony for retiring legislators Keith Langseth and Morrie Lanning.

• A History Day presentation by Parker Tjaden, a seventh-grade student from Hawley.

• Remarks and a book signing by Joy K. Lintelman, author of “I Go to America: Swedish American Women and the Life of Mina Anderson.”

Light refreshments will be served, and attendees will have the opportunity to explore exhibits.

The event is free, but registration is required. To register, call (651) 259-3015 or log on to www.mnhs.org/MoorheadEvent.