Cold Water

Three people survive cold waters of Lake Marquette after canoe capsizes

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) — Three people were treated for hypothermia at the Sanford Emergency Department Friday afternoon after they capsized their canoe on Lake Marquette. Authorities say after the canoe capsized, all three made it safely back to shore. They were all wearing life jackets. Authorities warn that while this scenario ended well, others may not. The full statement from…

Dozens of Jumpers Dive into Cold Water during Fargo Polar Plunge

Fiftieth incarnation of the event benefits the Special Olympics of North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. —┬áIt might be cold outside, but for some people, it was the perfect time for a jump in the pool. Nearly 50 people participated in the Fargo Polar Plunge at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Fargo to benefit the Special Olympics of North Dakota. Most of the plungers raised hundreds of dollars for the Special Olympics before taking…