ROYAL VISIT: Norway's king and queen travel Upper Midwest following footsteps of ancestors
Published 10/08/2011, Grand Forks Herald
The country that Norway’s King Harald V and Queen Sonja will represent this week as they visit the Upper Midwest has changed substantially since Norwegian emigrants left for America in great numbers in the late 1800s. It is a different Norway from the nation Harald’s father, King Olav V, represented when he last toured “Norwegian America” in 1987, just four years before his death.Word count: 1532
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