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Generous Donation will Help Minot’s Horstfest in Half a Million Ways

Chester Reiten was a founder of Hostfest and served as its president until his death in 2013

  MINOT, ND — This year’s Norsk Hostfest in Minot is getting a big boost after a generous donation from a family well known to the Scandinavian heritage festival. The children of Chester and Joy Reiten have donated half a million dollars to the Hostfest Heritage Foundation in honor of their parents. Chester Reiten was a founder of Hostfest and…

Norsk Hostfest Celebrates 40 Years in Minot

Each year it draws about 60,000 people from around the world for food, music and other entertainment

  MINOT, ND — This year’s Norsk Hostfest celebration is underway in Minot. It’s the 40th year for the Hostfest, which is billed as the largest Scandinavian heritage festival in North America. Each year it draws about 60,000 people from around the world for food, music and other entertainment. It started this morning and runs through Saturday at the North…