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March 27, 2018
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
March 27, 2018 - 10:12am
March 10, 2018
Letter: Two things make me proud to live in DL this month
March 10, 2018 - 6:07am
February 25, 2018
Machine operator Lloyd Feldt operated the wrecking ball that demolished King Isbit's Ice Palace on the Detroit Lakes City Beach this past Friday, Feb. 23. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)play button
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
February 25, 2018 - 8:22pm
February 22, 2018
Students line up at the tubing hill to watch their friends slide before taking turns on the tubes themselves.
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
February 19, 2018
Eric Lundmark cut quite a dashing figure as he plunged into the waters of Little Detroit Lake during Saturday's Polar Fest Plunge. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
February 19, 2018 - 9:49am
February 17, 2018
During a Brown Bag Lunch presentation on "Building the Ice Palace," lead designer Hans Gilsdorf noted that the project was done "by the people, for the people" of Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
February 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Abby Gray, left, and Sheyenne Norberg form two of the tentacles on their giant snow sculpture of an octopus at the City Park on Wednesday. Teams of students from the Detroit Lakes High School Advanced Placement Drawing Class competed in a snow sculpting competition as part of this year's Polar Fest/Ice Palace festivities. In the background, more students can be seen working on their polar bear and dragon sculptures. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
February 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 11, 2018
Multicolored neon lights lit up the castle from the inside at night. Photo courtesy Becker County Museum
The one that came before: The Detroit Lakes Ice Castle of 27 years ago
February 11, 2018 - 10:00am
February 4, 2018
Ice palaces, valentines and moonshine...oh my!: Becker County Museum is hopping with activity with month
February 4, 2018 - 11:00am
January 28, 2018
A group of students learned about the construction of the ice palace on Friday. Nathan Bowe/Tribune
Ice palace rises like magic, thanks to volunteers and donated equipment
January 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 12, 2018
The harvesting ice has been kept clean for January 11 and 12, the days it will be extracted from Little Detroit Lake. Kaysey Price / Tribuneplay button
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 12, 2018 - 2:03pm
January 11, 2018
The ice harvest out front of the Detroit Lakes Pavilion started on a cold one. A sundog could be seen hovering over the Wee Cut workers all afternoon as they extracted 500 pound ice cubes from Big Detroit Lakes one by one. Kaysey Price / Tribuneplay button
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 11, 2018 - 7:18pm
January 10, 2018
This painting of the legendary character, King Isbit, was created by Detroit Lakes artist Hans Gilsdorf. (Submitted photo)
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
January 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 3, 2018
Volunteers tested out some equipment Tuesday morning at the site of next week's Ice Harvest on Little Detroit Lake. The site has been marked off with orange fencing, which can be seen in the background. (Submitted photo)
Nice ice, baby: Conditions look good for DL's first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 15, 2017
This is the concept design for the Detroit Lakes Ice Palace that was created by local artist Hans Gilsdorf, who says the estimated 24x60x30 foot structure will take approximately 1,600 blocks of ice to create. That means about a half acre of ice will need to be harvested from Little Detroit Lake for the structure, which will be built on the city beach near the Pavilion. (Drawing courtesy of Hans Gilsdorf/DL Ice Harvest Committee)
DL Ice Palace site moved to city beach: GoFundMe account set up to help finance January ice harvest, palace construction
November 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
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