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On Monday, Ethan Schubert and Willie Bjortomt braved the cold temperatures and blustery winds to jump into Lake Superior. They were participating in the 24-hour Polar Plunge ­Challenge – a cancer fundraiser that has taken social media by storm. The men will post a video of their plunge and challenge two others to do the same. Photo by Jim Erickson.

Polar plungers pledge dollars for cancer

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Update May 2, 5 p.m.: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a cautionary press release today after an employee stopped a young woman from jumping into the Duluth ship canal on Thursday.


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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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