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February 17, 2016
When John Leikness suggested to his wife Joan that they jump in a lake to commemorate their 50th wedding anniversary this year, he had no idea she'd agree to it. Saturday they took part in the Polar Fest Plunge to celebrate not only 50 years together this year but also both turn 70 this year as well. Photo by Lee Kensinger
Golden couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary with a jump into icy waters
February 17, 2016 - 11:30am
January 20, 2016
Polar plungers have no fear, as they raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Detroit Lakes. The event proves a Polar Fest fan-favorite. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Polar plungers signing up for the big weekend in Detroit Lakes
January 20, 2016 - 8:46am
February 12, 2015
Polar Plunge 'possibly' postponed in DL
February 12, 2015 - 12:02pm
January 24, 2015
Start planning for Polar Fest Plunge
January 24, 2015 - 12:00pm
January 19, 2014
Polar Plunge is coming up, commit now
January 19, 2014 - 1:00pm
February 18, 2009
Polar Plungers from MSCTC Dawna Harmon, Katie Holmstrom and Amanda Aanerud (above) pump up the crowd before jumping into Detroit Lake Saturday.
The art of the Plunge
February 18, 2009 - 3:35pm
February 11, 2009
More Polar Fest fun starts Thursday in Detroit Lakes
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Second-time Polar Plunge jumper Ian Heriot said the experience was fantastic, refreshing, invigorating and life-affirming. (Bethany Wesley/Bemidji Pioneer)
Polar Plunge big draw at Bemidji's annual Brrrrmidji Polar Daze festival
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am