GRAND FORKS — For Sara Heidrich, Norwegian heritage was always a natural part of her life. "I am incredibly Norwegian," she said, "I grew up around Norwegians, my grandma spoke Norwegian, and to me it just was a normal lifestyle."
WALHALLA, N.D.—The Frost Fire ski resort of Walhalla has officially changed hands. The Pembina Gorge Foundation closed the purchase of the resort June 19, buying it from the original owner, Judith Johnson, for $1.67 million. The foundation has big plans for the facility, said Kristi Wilfahrt, its interim executive director. "There's so much excitement around this project from so many areas," she said.