Reassuring Norwegian kin of their value to home country
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Norwegian charm offensive continues as another high-ranking diplomat tours the area to reassure descendants of the immigrants that they remain "giants in the Earth" -- and valued kin.
Wegger Strommen, Norway's ambassador to the United States, will speak at 2 p.m. Friday in UND's Gamble Hall. The lecture is open to the public.
He previewed his remarks in a statement released by the embassy:
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