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Every February for the past 17 years, dozens of people have plunged into a small hole in the ice of Little Detroit Lake to raise funds for the Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club.


And for most of those years, "The Plunge" has been the focus of an annual winter celebration known as Polar Fest.

During that time, the festival has grown from a single weekend, to a week, and now lasts a full nine days.

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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.
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