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Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner

Jim Sinclair, Andy Mohn and Tom Seaworth, left to right, served up hearty portions of spaghetti and meatballs, breadsticks and dessert to a hungry crowd at the Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner on Feb. 12 at M-State. The dinner is an annual fundraiser held by the Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary Club, in conjunction with Polar Fest. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)1 / 4
Noon Rotary President Paul Weber said that, "despite some snow, over 500 people were served" at M-State's cafeteria during the 2019 spaghetti dinner. The annual event is an opportunity for the community to get together to socialize and enjoy a meal. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)2 / 4
People of all ages enjoyed the dinner Tuesday, filling M-State's cafeteria. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)3 / 4
For $10, diners were treated to hefty portions of spaghetti and meatballs with breadsticks, plus ice cream for dessert. All proceeds go back into the community toward causes that benefit area youth. (Marie Johnson / Tribune) 4 / 4

This year's annual Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner was held Feb. 12 in the M-State cafeteria.

Hosted by the Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary Club and planned in conjunction with Polar Fest, the dinner drew a crowd of more than 500 people.

"The annual Noon Rotary event is an opportunity for the community to get together to socialize and have a great meal of spaghetti and meatballs," said Paul Weber, president of the Noon Rotary. "Proceeds from the event go to fund area youth activities."

For $10, diners were treated to hearty portions of spaghetti and meatballs, breadsticks, beverages and ice cream for dessert. Kids 4 and under were free. Both dine-in and take-out were available.

Marie Johnson

Marie Johnson joined the Detroit Lakes Tribune as a reporter and magazine editor in November 2017 after several years of writing and editing at the Perham Focus. She lives in Detroit Lakes with her husband, Dan, their 4-year-old son and toddler daughter, and their yellow Lab.

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