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Registration still open for 2014 Polar Bear Plunge

There is still time to register for the 2014 Alexandria Polar Bear Plunge.

The Alexandria Plunge will be held on Sunday, February 23 at 1 p.m. Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, 2100 Arrowwood Lane Northwest, Alexandria.

Pre-check in will be held Saturday, February 22 at the Elks Lodge, 115 15th Avenue West in Alexandria. Day of the Plunge check in will be held at the Plunge site.

Register online at Participants may Plunge as individuals or in teams. They are also encouraged to wear costumes on Plunge day

Each participant must raise a minimum of $75. The average Plunger raised $210 in 2013. At check-in on Plunge day, bring pledges, shoes and a towel.

The funds raised benefit approximately 7,800 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes as they train, compete and transform themselves, their communities and the world.

For more information or to register, visit or e-mail

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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