Norwegian royalty draw gawkers during Mayo Clinic tour

King Harald and Queen Sonja were treated ... well, like royalty during their Rochester visit. Other stops on their tour include Duluth and the Twin Cities before they depart Minnesota on Tuesday.
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King Harald and Queen Sonja were treated ... well, like royalty during their Rochester visit. Other stops on their tour include Duluth and the Twin Cities before they depart Minnesota on Tuesday.

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