February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized
As she warmed herself after rushing from the frigid waters, her hair still dripping wet, Amanda Gilman found only one word to describe her experience at the Polar Plunge held Saturday in Mitchell.
“Cold,” she exclaimed, as she stood outside Mitche…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized
ARTESIAN â Charlie Unterbrunner was presented Special Olympics South Dakotaâs Lyle Farrand Award Nov. 2.
The award is for the organizationâs outstanding volunteer and was given to Unterbrunner during the state Special Olympics bowling tourna…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 27, 2013 in Uncategorized
Athlete Julie Erickson celebrates bowling a strike during the Special Olympics bowling tournament Saturday at Oxford Bowl in Worthington. Oxford Bowl has held the event for 24 years. Sponsors for the 150 participants include JBS, UFCW 1161, Hy-Vee, P…continue reading on dglobe.com
October 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
The upcoming walk/run for Area 12 Special Olympics will be unlike any other. Adults and children are invited to walk or run through a course infested with zombies. Continue Reading
April 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Lori Acevedo cuts the first lock of her husband’s hair Saturday at the Men’s Den. Continue Reading
March 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Ryan Kilwein of Dickinson reacts after diving into a tank of ice-cold water on Saturday afternoon during the inaugural Dickinson Polar Plunge event hosted by Special Olympics North Dakota outside the Dickinson Recreation Center. Continue Reading
February 26, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Ice swimming. Norwegians, Swedes and Fins do it all the time for no apparent reason. Folks of all ilks banded together on Sunday at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria to be freezin’ for a reason to support Special Olympics by jumping into the icy-cold waters of Lake Darling. Continue Reading
February 12, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
Five-time Special Olympics World Games’ competitor Blaine Schulz said Sunday he is glad to be back in Jamestown.
“It was a lot of fun meeting new people, the different food,” he said.
Schulz was in PyeonChang South Korea, for the 2013 Special Olympics Winter World Games. He ran in the men’s snowshoe 200-meter, 400-meter races and was the third leg of the 4×400-meter relay team.
October 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Special Olympics athlete Nathan Schoendorf, Pipestone, celebrates picking up a spare during competition Saturday afternoon at the Oxford Bowl in Worthington. Sponsors of Area 8 Special Olympics include Oxford Bowl, Pizza Ranch, Hy-Vee and JBS, all of Worthington, with volunteers from the Nobles County Collaborative. Continue Reading
October 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Rachel Nelson has been named area director for Special Olympics of North Dakota in an area that includes Grand Forks, the organization announced Friday.