Beth Butala/ courtesy of "Alt for Norge"
Bloomington's Beth Butala took home a win on a popular reality series that you've probably never seen.
That's because "Alt for Norge" ("The Great Norway Adventure") doesn't air in America. It is, however, wildly popular in Norway where Americans with even a tinge of Norwegian blood immerse themselves in the country's culture through a series of adventures and challenges.
The winner gets $50,000 and a chance to meet relatives he or she never knew they had.
As we noted last week, Minnesotans have represented a large part of the casts. Over five seasons, 13 of the 58 contestants have hailed from our state. But Butala is the first one to actually win it all.
An open call for season 6 takes place at the Mall of America this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Executive Center.