Polar Plunges were held over the weekend in Wausau and Eau Claire.
- Feb. 24, 2014
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Polar Plunges were held over the weekend in Wausau and Eau Claire.
'It's my first time and I'm pretty freaked out.'
A Polar Plunge was held in Milwaukee on Saturday, February 15, 2014.
In her 11th year as director of development for the Fox Valley Polar Plunge benefitting the Special Olympics, Nicci Sprangers’ easiest day of the entire year was Saturday.
A Polar Plunge was held in Muskego on Sunday, February 9, 2014.
A Polar Plunge was held in Menomonie on Saturday, February 8, 2014.
jThe Wood County Special Response Team took the first plunge at the Wisconsin Rapids Polar Plunge for Special Olympics at Anchor Bay Bar and Grill in Biron on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.
The Lure Bar thanks all the jumpers, spectators and donors for being a part of the 17th annual Polar Bear Jump. A special thanks to all the volunteers. The event wouldn't be a success without you.
Rotary International District Gov. Dean Ryerson recently addressed the Neillsville Rotary Club to highlight the efforts of Rotary International to eradicate polio from the world through a program called Polio Plus.
An icy plunge was held in St. Germain on Saturday before the bitter cold arrived.
A pair of reports in the Door County Advocate recap this week's icy plunges in Door County.
A pair of icy plunges were held to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters in western Wisconsin on New Year's Day.
A number of icy plunges have been held around Wisconsin already this winter.
Caleb Brown of The Chippewa Herald reports on the small group of jumpers that took to chilly Lake Wissota waters on Wednesday to benefit a Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
The air temperature was a frigid 2 degrees above zero – with a wind-chill more like 10 below – when the time came for the 28th annual Jacksonport Polar Bear Club plunge on Wednesday.
As a physical education teacher, Evan Guell will do anything to get his students exercising more.
Subzero wind chills, light snowfall and sound judgment couldn’t keep more than 200 New Year’s Day revelers from taking a bitter cold dip into Lake Michigan on Wednesday for Sheboygan’s annual Polar Bear Plunge.
The Waupaca Chain O' Lakes Polar Bear Plunge was held at Becker Marine on Lime Kiln Lake in Waupaca on Jan. 1, 2014.
Dozens of people huddled around a pier, with cameras and phones at the ready to document what would only last about 10 minutes.
Patrick Davis said it's never been a particularly great idea to jump into the Wisconsin River on New Year's Day, but that hasn't stopped him from coming back the past four years to do it.
23 jumpers raised a total of $31,800 in pledges and donations for the Children's Miracle Network at the Chill Out event held on Saturday, December 28, 2013 in downtown Minocqua.
The Jacksonport Polar Bear Club is preparing to take its 28th annual New Year's Day plunge into Lake Michigan, with an estimated 600 to 800 people expected to go splashing into the frigid waters off Lakeside Park in Jacksonport for what has become one of
If you've never done a polar bear plunge before, this New Year's Day might not be the best day to start.
The Jacksonport Polar Bear Plunge, a traditional quick swim in Lake Michigan, is set to start at noon Wednesday at Lakeside Park Beach, Jacksonport.
New Year's traditions take on an entire new meaning when you're jumping into freezing water.
The first part of 2013 was filled with Polar Plunges around Wisconsin.
March 1-2 wrapped up an annual fundraiser for Special Olympics, a statewide organization provides people with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition.
La Crosse was the site of another Polar Plunge over the weekend.
Polar Plunges were held in Green Bay, Wausau, Eau Claire and Neillsville this weekend.
Daily Herald Media reporter Carolyn Tiry wore the Sprocketz Bike Shop sponsored mobile camera during a Polar Plunge for the Special Olympics held at Sunnyvale in Wausau on Saturday, February 23.
Ashley Palmerton, her blue tank top and shorts drenched in chilled water, screeched as she raced up the hill and away from the icy lake.
Watch and donate to a great cause as more than 400 individuals with some very brave teams make their Polar Plunge into Sunny Vale Lake at Sunny Vale Park on Saturday.
The polar bear plunge once again will be a main attraction during Neillsville's Winter Carnival. The event will be at noon Saturday at the Listeman Park pond.
Thousands of “plungers” decked out in bikinis, neon-colored tutus and super hero capes took a dip in Millers Bay at Menominee Park Saturday for the 13th Annual Fox Valley Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Wisconsin.
Cool off with photos from an icy plunge taken Saturday in Wisconsin Rapids.
In conjunction with Neillsville's Winter Carnival, the local Rotary club once again will sponsor the Polar Bear Plunge. This event will take place Feb. 23 on the pond at Listeman Park.
The annual Polar Bear Jump at the Lure Bar raised $8,500 for the Children's Miracle Network. Tom and Joan Koren of the Lure Bar thank all 55 jumpers, sponsors, spectators, volunteers, Pool People and Rome Rescue for all their support.
A small but stalwart group of 'polar bears' renewed their annual New Year's Day plunge into Lake Michigan this year, a scene that was repeated on Tuesday from Sheboygan to Jacksonport to Washington Island.
The Lure Bar & Grill in Nekoosa held it's annual Polar Plunge to raise money for Children's Miracle Network on Tuesday.
Story, photos and video: Hundreds of people stepped off the edge of the ice and into Lake Michigan Tuesday as part of an annual New Year’s Day swim in Door County.
Video from New Year's Day plunges in Waupaca, Sheboygan and Door County.
An enthusiastic crowd watched as people endured single-digit air temperatures and icy water during the 2013 Polar Bear Plunge at the Chain O’ Lakes near Waupaca. The event raised money for the Waupaca Fire Department. »»
The only thing more astonishing about the annual Polar Bear Dip than the enthusiasm with which people hurl themselves into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan is the almost supernatural way they vanish when it's over.
Jan. 1, 2013. Hundreds of dippers and watchers turned out Tuesday for the 43rd annual Polar Bear Dip at Deland Park on the shore of Lake Michigan.
The Jacksonport Polar Bear Club’s 27th annual New Year’s Day Plunge into the invigorating waters of Lake Michigan here in Jacksonport will take place at noon sharp on Tuesday. The very popular annual Door County event is held at Lakeside Park in downtown Jacksonport.
For the 16th year, the Lure Bar and Grill in Rome will sponsor a Polar Bear Jump New Year's Day to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. Since the first jump Jan.
The Jacksonport Polar Bear Club holds its 27th annual plunge into Lake Michigan at noon Jan. 1, with hundreds of people splashing into the frigid waters off Lakeside Park in Jacksonport. About twice as many will cheer the swimmers on from the shoreline.
The Lake Michigan side of Door County isn't the only place around here to find people plunging into the icy waters on New Year's Day. The Washington Island Polar Bear Club holds its annual swim at noon Jan. 1 off Schoolhouse Beach. Club leader
Fly fishing program: Central Wisconsin Trout Unlimited will present 'The Night Of The Stoneflies' at the Fin ‘N Feather in Winneconne. Entomologist Tom Lager, Appleton, and fly fishing guide Charlie Piette, De Pere, will present the biology of stoneflies and how to fish stonefly fly patterns. Twenty fly tiers will be on hand to demonstrate tying their favorite patterns. The fly tying starts at 6:15 p.m. followed by the program at 7:30 p.m. To learn more about this program visit http://www.cwtu.org. More events | Events map
Winter owl prowl: The Friends of the Cedarburg Bog offer this event from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring your binoculaurs and a flashlight and dress for the weather. A $5 donation is appreciated. Visit http://bogfriends.org/events/event-registration, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-675-6844. More events | Events map
Wisconsin Sport Show: The Eau Claire Leader Telegram this event at the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center at 3456 Craig Road in Eau Claire. Open Friday from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets sold in advance for $6 for those 11 and older. For more information visit http://www.wisportshow.com. More events | Events map