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People: April 22

Michael Nordskog of Two Harbors was awarded a Minnesota Book Award Saturday at the 23rd annual Minnesota Book Awards gala.

The annual Minnesota Book Awards program is a project of The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library and the City of St. Paul.

Nordskog and photographer Aaron Hautala received the award in the "general nonfiction" category for "The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition."

The book is a commemoration of the culture, history, and practice of Finnish sauna in the northwoods.