Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Holding hands apparently helps when it comes to plunging into cold water on a 25-degree afternoon during Saturday's Shiver in the River. The annual event (held in a pool instead of the river this year) attracted 35 plungers and a slew of bystanders to Riverside Park in Polson. (Kristi Niemeyer/Leader)

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Shiver in the River lands in a pool
February 22, 2024 midnight

Shiver in the River lands in a pool

Thirty-five intrepid souls leaped off the dock at Riverside Park in Polson Saturday during Shiver in the River, the annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Montana. But this year, instead of plunging into the frigid Flathead River, they landed in an ice-infused swimming pool.