May 17, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 20

Little Norway Festival expected to bring big crowds

Let your inner-Norwegian out. The Little Norway Festival begins today.

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Suzanne Ashe
The Little Norway Festival Committee: (Back row, left to right) Hillary Whitethorn, Ellen Rojcewicz, Amanda Moore, Camie Pederson, Anne Hurt, Heidi Lee, (front row, left to right) Sally Dwyer, Katie Eddy, Hooli Flint, Naomi Welde, and Janet Holten.

The annual event celebrates Syttende Mai, or May 17, the signing of Norway's Constitution in 1814. Petersburg has been formally celebrating the occasion since 1958.

The celebr...

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