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Published September 10, 2013, 08:39 AM

Three being inducted into Scandinavian-American Hall

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Two people and a family are being inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame.

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Two people and a family are being inducted into the Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame in Minot honors people of Scandinavian descent in North America who have achieved greatness in their field or who have made significant contributions to the betterment of mankind.

This year's inductees are country music singer Kris Kristofferson, businessman Keith Johanneson and the Nelson Family of TV and music fame.

Kristofferson has earned three Grammys and a Golden Globe and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Johanneson is president and CEO of Johanneson's Inc., which oversees 25 businesses in the region.

Ozzie and Harriet Nelson starred in a TV sitcom in the 1950s and 1960s. Their sons and grandsons also achieved celebrity status.

The induction ceremony is Oct. 2.

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