The ticket lottery has been completed for the King and Queen of Norway's visit to Luther College on October 13th, according to school officials.
The largest block of tickets—521 in all—have been awarded to Luther College students. Another 212 tickets have been awarded to Luther College faculty and staff members. Of the 438 members of the public who requested seats, 315 received them. The remaining seats have been given to Board of Regents members, Vesterheim guests, news reporters and members of the royal entourage.
King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway visit the Decorah on October 13th, stopping at Vesterheim Museum and visiting Luther College as part of the school's Sesquicentennial Celebration.