King, queen of Norway draw crowds by the hundreds in Duluth

King Harald V followed his father's footsteps as he and Queen Sonja participated in a rededication ceremony for Enger Tower.
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King Harald V followed his father's footsteps as he and Queen Sonja participated in a rededication ceremony for Enger Tower.

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