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Registration now open for 2013 Polar Bear Plunge

November 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Registration is now open for the 2013 Willmar/Spicer Polar Bear Plunge, presented by Minnesota law enforcement to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota.
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Polar Plunges raise $2.85M

March 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SPICER Polar Plunge events this year raised a record $2.85 million for Minnesota Special Olympics.
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Polar Plunges raised $2.85 million

March 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Polar Plunge events this year raised a record $2.85 million for Minnesota Special Olympics.
More than 14,000 people participated in 17 events and raised money by accepting the challenge to jump into ice cold lakes. Continue Reading

2012 Polar Pig raises about $15,000 for hospice program

January 30, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

There was a chill in the air Saturday afternoon as 16 people walked the plank for charity. Continue Reading

Polar Pig Splash aids hospice

January 23, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Pirates will once again take over Stutsman Harley-Davidson Saturday, raising money for the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Hospice Foundation in the Polar Pig Splash. Continue Reading

Germany mourns beloved polar bear Knut after animal dies suddenly in front of hundreds of zoo visitors

March 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

BERLIN Berlin’s beloved polar bear Knut, an international star who as a cuddly, fluffy cub graced magazine covers, movies and merchandise, died Saturday. His death at the young age of 4 took zookeepers and animal experts by surprise.
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Final days to register for Alexandria Polar Bear Plunge

February 21, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

More than 200 adrenaline junkies are expected to be “freezin’ for a reason” Sunday, February 27 as they jump into the frozen water for the Alexandria Polar Bear Plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics Minnesota. Continue Reading

Record number attends Akeley fishing tourney

February 16, 2011 in DL-Online

Akeley’s Answer to Cancer, Audrey’s Purple Dream, drew a record number of fisherfolk 239 dropped lines and the highest total donations to date for the Purple Plunge the daring sea creatures raising $7,605. Continue Reading