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Not cold enough yet? The Polar Plunge returns

Published Jan. 28, 2014

For some people, this weather isn't cold. Cold is running into a freezing body of water - maybe wearing a costume, maybe wearing just a swimsuit - submerging themselves in completely and then racing back out again with a brand new layer of icicles. Some might call that insanity. For the past 15 years, however, Special Olympics Wisconsin has called it the Polar Plunge.

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Extreme Moms go the distance

Published Sept. 13, 2010

Last week, Sarah Minella rappelled down the side of the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., as part of a fundraiser for the Special Olympics' called "Over the Edge." This adventure was the first of many for Minella, who recently started a group called Extreme Moms.

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Special Olympics is "Freezin' for a Reason"

Published Feb. 4, 2009

This Sunday, the Wisconsin Special Olympics hosts "Freezin' for a Reason," the organization's 10th Annual Polar Plunge. Held at Muskego County Park, the Polar Plunge is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Wisconsin's Special Olympics with "Plungers" raising $7 million dollars since the event's 1999 inception.

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