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A large crowd was on hand Saturday afternoon on the shores of Lake Okabena at Sunset Park to witness the more than 40 participants in the Deep Freeze Dip, which raised more than $40,000 for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight.

Deep Freeze Dip raises funds for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight

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WORTHINGTON -- The gasps and exclamations that arose from the depths of Lake Okabena along with the participants were indicative of just how cold the water was Saturday for the Deep Freeze Dip in Worthington.

"WOW!"

"Yikes!"

"Whew!"

"Holy cow!"

"Sweet mother of all that's cold!"

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at http://lagniappe.areavoices.com/.  
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