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UPDATE: Webcam for construction of King Isbit's ice throne is now live

The webcam for viewing construction of King Isbit's ice throne has now gone live. Area residents can view all the action at (Submitted photo)

The webcam for watching construction of King Isbit's throne on the Detroit Lakes City Beach is now live.

Area residents can watch all the action at the DL Ice Harvest website,

Isbit will be making his royal return to the community in February, to launch the 2019 Polar Fest celebration with the lighting of his throne, Royal Courtyard and Palatial Playground.

The Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest Steering Committee is gearing up to present “MN Sn’Ice: A Minnesota Snow and Ice Showcase,” starting on Thursday, Feb. 7 and continuing through the end of Polar Fest on Feb. 18. An ice carving competition, snow sculpture competition and scavenger hunt in the Palatial Playground are planned as part of the festivities.

Vicki Gerdes

Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 18-plus years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as covering city council and the Detroit Lakes School Board. 

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