The family history book The Pladsons of Newburgh Township has been donated to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection by one of its co-authors, William Teie. Other authors were Andrew John Teie and Julie Pladson Stroh. The book traces the family of Osten Halvorsen Pladson who came from Nes, Hallingdal, Norway. The family settled in Newburgh Township near Hatton, North Dakota. The book is 534 pages long and features a number of photographs, charts, maps and biographies related to the family. This book is now available for research in the NDSU Archives reading room.