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The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, brought a magical glow to be captured Friday night. The spectacular show could be seen by millions of Americans in a widespread magical glow throughout the United States. In Appleton, Heather Giese took this phenomenal photo with the magical glow of the aurora behind the Appleton water tower. Thank you, Heather, for sharing this great photo with Appleton Press readers!

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A Taste of Syttende Mai in Milan this Saturday

Milan's A Taste of Syttende Mai celebration will take place this Saturday, May 18. The event honors traditional Norwegian heritage and features fun activities for the whole family.

Various events are scheduled throughout the day, starting from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Smorgas Tea at Kviteseid Lutheran Church will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. You can enjoy a taste of Norway’s traditional foods, including blød klub, potato klub, Norwegian meatballs, open-face sandwiches, lefse, flatbrød, kranse kake, baked rice, rommegrøt, krum kake, fruit soup, and many kinds of cookies.

On Milan’s Main Street, arts and craft vendors will be set up starting at 10:00 a.m. There will also be kids' activities. Norwegian music will begin at 12:00 p.m. and the traditional Uffda Parade will start at 2:00 p.m. Subscribe or Log In