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Polar Bears in Pelican


Nothing quite says Minnesota like water and winter. Combining those elements of the “Minnesota way,” is the seventh annual Polar Bear Plunge taking place at Breezy Point Resort Saturday.

“It’s one of our most successful fundraising events,” said retired Minnesota state trooper LeRoy Ailts, who helps coordinate the event each year. “There is no larger entity that law enforcement does than the Polar Plunge and each year it continually gets bigger and bigger, all for a good cause.”

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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