In St. Urho, Finns have a hero and a reason to celebrate
Finland, Minn. -- At the main intersection in Finland, along State Highway 1, there stands a tall wooden carved statue of a bearded man with his mouth wide open, apparently shouting.
"Grasshopper, Grasshopper, go away," he warns in Finnish. As legend has it, long ago, grasshoppers invaded the country of Finland, threatening its grapes. Then, in stepped St. Urho.
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