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All about winter in the Iowa Lakes

Contestants wash down their cookies with milk during the Hey, Good Cookie’s Cookie Eating Contest Saturday at the Chocolate Classic in Spirit Lake, Iowa. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)1 / 3
Rachel Clark, 11, of Milford, Iowa, purchases some sweets from Mindy Truong at the Creative Cakes by Mindy booth during the Sweet Classic and Shopping Galleria Saturday in Spirit Lake, Iowa. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)2 / 3
A large crowd gathered to watch the Polar Plunge into Spirit Lake Saturday at the State Pier to benefit APO Fire and Rescue. All events — and a host of others — were part of the 34th annual Okoboji, Iowa, Winter Games. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)3 / 3