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Bob Hoover of Detroit Lakes was elected as international director for District 1 of the Sons of Norway at the group's international convention in Fargo last month. Submitted Photo

Hoover is Sons of Norway's international director

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It's been 35 years since Detroit Lakes resident Bob Hoover joined the Sons of Norway fraternal organization.

In that time, he has held the office of president of Detroit Lakes' Vikingland Lodge three times, served as zone director for District 1 for 5½ years, and district counselor for 4 years, and was also elected to serve two 2-year terms as district president.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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