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What’s black and white and read all over? A paper-mache’ snowman made from newspapers, of course! From left, newspaper employees Liz Warling, Kari Pederson, Connie Klopka, Nick Omberg and Stacey Gravelle stand next to the Detroit Lakes Newspapers’ snowman that will be entered in the Polar Fest snowman-building contest. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Polar Fest begins: Activities throughout week

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Polar Fest 2014 kicks into high gear this week, with a plethora of winter-themed events planned from now through Sunday, Feb. 16.

A snowman building contest is just one of the new events planned for this year’s Polar Fest.


Unlike many such competitions, the snowmen may be comprised of materials other than snow; the only limitation is that they must be hand-made.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454