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More than 300 people set new record for Polar Bear Plunge on Green Lake

Megan Knigge, a nursing student at Ridgewater College, who jumped on behalf of GlenOaks Senior Living Campus in New London. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
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West Central Tribune
More than 300 people set new record for Polar Bear Plunge on Green Lake
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

According to an official release, 313 people jumped Saturday into the frigid waters of Green Lake during the Polar Bear Plunge, raising a new record of $62,229 for Special Olympics Minnesota. The temperature at the time of the annual event was 16 degrees with 15 mph winds.

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