Special Olympics

Lake Calhoun Polar Plunge Raises Money For Special Olympics MinnesotaIf 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.
Starkey Steps Up To 'Aid' Minnesota's Special OlympiansSmiles 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.
Special Olympics Athlete Meets Hero Dwyane WadeIt 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.
Minnesota’s Top Trucker Dishes On Bad Drivers When the Minnesota Trucking Association picks its top driver every year, safety is a big consideration.
1,200 Special Olympians Compete In WoodburyThe 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.
Torch Run Under Way To Kick Off Special OlympicsLaw enforcement officers from every corner of Wisconsin are carrying the torch for Special Olympics Thursday.
Braving The Cold For A Cause: Polar Bear Plunge EventsThere’s nothing like an icy, cold plunge into a freezing Minnesota lake to get the heart pumping.
Community Spotlight: Swim Team's Help With Special OlympicsEach 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.
Burnsville, Savage PDs Run For Special OlympicsOfficers from the Burnsville and Savage police departments are taking part in an annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Minnesota.
Maple Grove Lake Plunge To Help Special OlympicsMore than 800 people are expected to strip down to swimsuits and dive into freezing Weaver Lake in Maple Grove to benefit the Special Olympics.
Health Problems Can't Keep Student From HockeyMany 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.