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Iola Winter Carnival kicks off

IOLA (WAOW) -- The annual Iola Winter Carnival Weekend kicked off on Saturday. The event is in its 50th year and features a youth ice fishing contest, ice sculpture contest and skiing competitions.

Children and adults also took part in the Badger State Games ski jumping competition. Organizers said the weekend of winter events is great for the whole family.

Visitors to the small Norwegian community can also take part in a traditional lutefisk supper on Saturday night. The Nordic combined cross country race takes place on Sunday, along with the central USSA jumping event.

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