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Kara Helgeson, left, watches as Lois Knudson, master lefse maker, places a sheet of the potato-based flatbread on the grill Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Jamestown. Both are members of Sons of Norway in Jamestown which makes lefse each year as an annual holiday fundraiser. (John M. Steiner / The Sun)

Holidays mean lefse, as Sons of Norway members make delicacy each year

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What's made of potatoes and can be eaten with butter, sugar, brown sugar, jam, salsa or even -- by the brave -- lutefisk?

Making lefse was the goal of the 15 members of the Sons of Norway Wergeland Lodge who gathered in the Immanuel Lutheran Church kitchen Saturday, preparing the Norwegian delicacy for a bake sale fundraiser later this month.


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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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