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Watch: Woodbury takes the 'Plunge' to support Special Olympics

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Hundreds of so-called "Plungers" descended on Woodbury's Carver Lake Beach Saturday, Feb. 11, for the annual Polar Plunge, a leap into the freezing water to support Special Olympics Minnesota.

Woodbury Public Safety led the way with the first jump, followed by scores of fundraiser teams that combined collected $87,895 for the event, according to the Polar Plunge Woodbury website

Polar Plunge is part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run program to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Minnesota.

Look for more coverage in the upcoming Woodbury Bulletin print edition.

Michael Brun

Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.

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