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To the average American, the date May 17 probably doesn’t mean very much. But for some, especially members of the Hastings-Cottage Grove Sons of Norway Hjemkomst Lodge, it’s a day for celebration. May 17, or “Syttende Mai” in Norwegian, is the day when Norway signed its own constitution – its Independence Day.


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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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