With a goal of $40,000, the Otter Tail Polar Plunge has raised $45,124 as of Wednesday morning for Special Olympics Minnesota, according to a SOMN news release.

Otter Tail County is participating for the first time, amongst 29 events across Minnesota with a total of over $4 million raised. The Polar Plunge is SOMN’s biggest fundraiser, ensuring thousands of adults and children with intellectual disabilities will be included in their community by way of sports, health initiatives and leadership training, according to a SOMN news release.

If you want to jump into the frozen lake, head to the OTC on Ice event Saturday, Feb. 1. The plunge begins at noon at the Otter Tail Lake Public Boat Landing. Participants must register and raise at least $75.

For more information or to register, visit https://www.plungemn.org/events/otter-tail/ or email plunge@somn.org.

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