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Community plunges for charity

Community plunges for charity

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Imagine there’s a wind chill of -10 degrees and someone tells you to jump into an 18,000 gallon pool of freezing water. This was the challenge more than 200 people accepted to raise money for Special Olympics Wisconsin. More than $69,000 was...

Polar Plunge makes a splash

Polar Plunge makes a splash

February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Michael Riley   The last words by UW-Whitewater Police Chief Matthew Keiderlen before he jumped into a pool of 18,000 gallons of frigid water on Feb. 15 were jokingly, “Someone is going to get fired.” Keiderlen, along with more than 300 community members and UW-Whitewater...

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