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SPECTATORS ALONG THE SHORE OF LITTLE DETROIT LAKE enjoyed the warmth of bonfires as they watched the Polar Fest fireworks Saturday night.

A Polar-Rific Weekend

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That was the word of the day Saturday, as warm, sunny weather made for one of the most successful Polar Fests in recent Detroit Lakes history.


Snowmobiles for the vintage show and ride were buzzing around the lake.

Fishing reels buzzed as they released line into the popped holes of the youth fishing derby.

Chainsaws and ice augers buzzed with power as ice was cut, chipped and pulled out of the lake in preparation for the polar plunge.

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