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January 30, 2019
The emerald ash borer is a small, metallic green beetle native to Asia that is about 1/2 inch long and 1/8 inch wide. Special to The Forum
A benefit of extreme cold: It kills the dreaded emerald ash borer
January 30, 2019 - 6:55pm
January 25, 2018
Tribune file photo
Participants in the 13th annual Polar Plunge belly flop into Green Lake in January 2017. A crew of emergency responders guide participants from the water and assist as needed.
Take the plunge! Polar Plunge Saturday at Green Lake
January 25, 2018 - 5:29am
January 29, 2017
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Amber Nichols, left, and Jeff Rudie jump into Green Lake Saturday during the 13th annual Polar Plunge Saturday in Spicer.
Freezin' for a reason at Green Lake in Spicer
January 29, 2017 - 4:28pm
November 24, 2012
Registration now open for 2013 Polar Bear Plunge
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Polar Plunges raise $2.85M
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Polar Plunges raised $2.85 million
March 23, 2012 - 12:08pm
January 30, 2012
West Central Dairy Princesses Brenda Hinseth, left, and Julie Gatewood take the big plunge Saturday into the icy water of Green Lake in Spicer during the eighth annual event to raise money for the Special Olympics. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)play button
2012 Polar Plunge in Spicer, Minn., sets record for participants, funds (video)
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 31, 2011
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
More than 300 people set new record for Polar Bear Plunge on Green Lake
January 31, 2011 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Polar plungers raise nearly $46K
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 1, 2010
Julia Prentice, left, and Warren Hagen take the "Polar Bear Plunge" on Saturday at Green Lake in Spicer. Plungers, who round up pledges to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota, often wear costumes for the occasion. More than 250 plungers took the bone-chilling dip Saturday for the 13th annual event, held in conjunction with Spicer's Winterfest. The fundraiser is organized by area law enforcement ment agencies. According to Special Olympics Minnesota, last year's event raised more than $33,000. Trib...
Polar Bear Plunge
February 1, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer
Lighting of the 2009 Spicer Ice Castle is set for 7 p.m. Saturday.
Spicer embraces the season with WinterFest 2009
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am