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Hi-Line Living - No lye: Annual Lutefisk Dinner continues to draw a crowd


February 8, 2019

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

For decades, a tradition with roots from more than 4,000 miles away has been a staple in Havre culture, and for the 86th year, the annual Swedish Meatball and Norwegian Lutefisk Dinner was held Saturday at First Lutheran Church.

What started as a small gathering putting together a traditional meal is now the oldest running ethnic event in Havre, said Jim Griggs, chair of the event.

"Originally it was a small group of people in the old Norwegian church getting together in the parsonage basement," Griggs said. "At that time in town there were a lot of Swedes, Norwegians, Germans, and as mor...

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