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Omdahl: Why North Dakota Finns loved the Olympics

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After 74 years of hoping, the descendants of the 2,486 Finlanders who had settled in North Dakota by 1910 finally had cause for celebration with the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Theu may not have been any local chapters of the Knights of Kaleva to rally the troops on Finland’s St. Urho’s Day on March 16, but the joy in the homes of North Dakota Finlanders could not be restrained.

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