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February 7, 2019
Jason Brands (left), Doug Brands (center), and Travis Vansanten (right) are in town for an ice fishing trip and stumbled out of the cold and into Lakeside for a bite to eat. Lucky for them, they got to enjoy a little free winter shandy as well. Kaysey Price / Tribune
Cheers to winter: Polar Fest kicks off slowly but surely with beer tasting, Royal Court light up tonight
February 7, 2019 - 4:58pm
February 6, 2019
This is what King Isbit's Royal Courtyard looked like all lit up for a special test run, held Sunday night in anticipation of Thursday's Grand Lighting Ceremony, which starts at 7 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Lance Akers)
Testing, testing... King Isbit's courtyard, playground ready for Thursday's Grand Lighting
February 6, 2019 - 4:58pm
January 17, 2019
The webcam for viewing construction of King Isbit's ice throne has now gone live. Area residents can view all the action at http://iceharvestdl.org/live-feed. (Submitted photo)
UPDATE: Webcam for construction of King Isbit's ice throne is now live
January 17, 2019 - 11:16am
January 13, 2019
This painting of the legendary character, King Isbit, was created by Detroit Lakes artist Hans Gilsdorf. Isbit's return to Detroit Lakes is slated to coincide with the opening of the community's annual Polar Fest celebration, which runs Feb. 7-18. (Submitted photo)
The return of King Isbit: Construction of a massive, icy throne, courtyard and ‘Palatial Playground’ gets underway this week
January 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
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 10, 2018
Red, purple, blue, and green, the palace lit up for all to see. Meagan Pittelko / Tribuneplay button
DL's Polar Fest kicks off with 'cool' light show Thursday night
February 10, 2018 - 3:28pm
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
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