Special Olympics

Hundreds of Bowlers of All Abilities Fill Special Olympics State Tournament

Over 5,000 participants statewide, over 450 here in Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn.- Hundreds of bowlers of all abilities gathered at the Incline Station in Downtown Duluth for Special Olympic’s Minnesota’s State Tournament. Duluth was one of nine cities hosting a state tournament Sunday, adding to the pot of over 5,000 participants statewide. Bowling balls land on the lane floor with a resounding thud. “Knock those pins down,” Jeniece Klammer of…

Unique School Bus Helps Special Olympic Athletes

The UCare Mobile Dental Clinic is providing teeth cleaning and other dental services to Special Olympic athletes.

DULUTH, Minn.- Surprising dentist visits are typically bad but one teeth-cleaning station cruising into the Northland is making quite the impact. Dental students from the University of Minnesota are cleaning teeth on a traveling bus, called the UCare Mobile Dental Clinic. During a pit stop in Duluth on Wednesday, September 12, Special Olympics Athletes are receiving free dental work. The soon-to-be dentists tell…

Cops On a Rooftop for the Special Olympics

Every year cops on a roof top brings in about $500- $1,000.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Superior Police Department took it to the roof to help raise money for the Special Olympics. That’s what Cops on a Rooftop is all about. Police officers were out since 6 a.m. accepting donations. This is all to give athletes with special needs an opportunity to compete in the sports they love. “The police department has…

Polar Plungers to Dive into Frigid Lake Superior Saturday

Duluth Polar Bear Plunge Supports Special Olympics Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn. – Hundreds of brave souls will be jumping into the frigid waters of Lake Superior this weekend and it’s all for a good cause. The Duluth Polar Bear Plunge, benefitting Special Olympics Minnesota, is Saturday. “Special Olympics athletes, just in our area, we have a few hundred people. There’s 8,000 in the state and they range anywhere from…

Duluth Polar Bear Plunge is Saturday

Plungers Dive into Lake Superior for Good Cause

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend hundreds of people will be jumping into the frigid waters of Lake Superior all for a good cause. The Duluth Polar Bear Plunge is taking place on Saturday, February 17. The annual dive ito the lake raises money for Special Olympics Minnesota. Duluth Police Officer Mike Thamm says Minnesota has one of the biggest Special…