New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Dakota Datebook: Singing Settler Returns


January 27, 2020

The return of a Norwegian visitor to this state was reported on this day in 1907.

E. Onsum, of Christiania, Norway, had visited North Dakota two years earlier as a member of a student singing group. The group, sponsored by Norway’s University of Christiania, had delighted Devils Lake residents with traditional Norwegian song and dance. Onsum found the city much to his liking but returned to...

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