Special Olympics

(credit: CBS)

Lake Calhoun Polar Plunge Raises Money For Special Olympics Minnesota

If it wasn’t already cold enough outside, some brave people decided to make themselves even colder. Thousands decided to take the plunge for a good cause. Around 4,200 registered online for the Minneapolis Polar Bear Plunge on Lake Calhoun.

03/01/2014

(credit: CBS)

Starkey Steps Up To ‘Aid’ Minnesota’s Special Olympians

Smiles mark the faces of 22 of Minnesota’s Special Olympics athletes. They’re not beaming cheek to cheek because of what they’ve done – they’re happy over what they’re about to do, hear more clearly.

09/17/2013

(credit: CBS)

Special Olympics Athlete Meets Hero Dwyane Wade

It was a big night for a lot of basketball fans in Minnesota as the Miami Heat came to the Target Center to battle the Timberwolves.

03/04/2013

(credit: CBS)

Minnesota’s Top Trucker Dishes On Bad Drivers

When the Minnesota Trucking Association picks its top driver every year, safety is a big consideration.

01/25/2013

(credit: CBS)

1,200 Special Olympians Compete In Woodbury

The Olympic Spirit lives this weekend in Woodbury. More than 1,200 Special Olympics athletes from across the state took part in the Minnesota Fall Games.

08/19/2012

(credit: Vladimir Rys/Getty Images)

Torch Run Under Way To Kick Off Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers from every corner of Wisconsin are carrying the torch for Special Olympics Thursday.

06/07/2012

(credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Braving The Cold For A Cause: Polar Bear Plunge Events

There’s nothing like an icy, cold plunge into a freezing Minnesota lake to get the heart pumping.

12/31/2011

(credit: CBS)

Community Spotlight: Swim Team’s Help With Special Olympics

Each week we like to say thanks to school organizations that are giving back to the community. This week: It’s coach Mike Gerads and his Robbinsdale Cooper swim teams.

11/04/2011

Exercise, Generic, Running,

Burnsville, Savage PDs Run For Special Olympics

Officers from the Burnsville and Savage police departments are taking part in an annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Minnesota.

06/15/2011

polar plunge generic

Maple Grove Lake Plunge To Help Special Olympics

More than 800 people are expected to strip down to swimsuits and dive into freezing Weaver Lake in Maple Grove to benefit the Special Olympics.

02/05/2011

Todd Clays is about to begin his senior year on the Richfield Raiders floor hockey team. His coach calls him a fun kid and a great hockey player. His mother agrees, adding that Todd is very social and energetic. (credit: CBS)

Health Problems Can’t Keep Student From Hockey

Many high school students have to go through adversity in order to play the sport they love. A Rochester floor hockey player has his own story to tell. Todd Claeys has Down syndrome and has undergone two open-heart surgeries.

12/03/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,397 other followers