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Ice on top of the water at Tuttle Creek State Park didn’t stop plungers Sunday. The annual Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics topped $10,000 just as teams began jumping into the frigid water. Junction City Police entered a team dressed as their main food group. Chief John Lamb explains.  

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Lamb says the event is enjoyable and a lot of fun, but there’s another reason for the freezin’. 

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RCPD’s new Director Brian Peete enjoyed his first day at the beach in his new hometown. 

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Members of his agency were dressed in costumes with a Rock ‘n Roll theme. After receiving a couple of awards, the team jumped into a section of water that the Geary County Sheriff’s Office had cleared of ice. Peete talks about their awards. 

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Learn more about the Special Olympics and the Polar Plunge fundraiser at: