OTTERTAIL -- Thirty teams made up of 199 plungers from all over Otter Tail County and around the area came out onto the ice Saturday, many in costume, to take the plunge for Special Olympics at Otter Tail Lake.
Due to inconsistent ice conditions on Otter Tail Lake, the Otter Tail County on Ice planning committee has decided to take a safety-first approach by moving the large music tent to the parking lot of Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail, according to an Otter Tail County news release.
Staff members of Tri-County Health Care in Wadena and Lakewood Health System in Staples recently joined forces in a friendly competition to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota by participating in the Breezy Point Polar Plunge on March 3.
In a rare occurrence during its 19-year history, the Polar Fest Plunge into the icy waters of Detroit Lake has been postponed until Feb. 28. The plunge, which is the Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club's biggest annual fundraiser, will be at 1 p....