Jeff Knoll from the Neillsville Special Olympics team is the first to hit the icy waters of Listeman Park Pond in 2010 as part of Neillsville Winter Carnival's Polar Plunge.
Winter can be a fun time with or without snow, regardless if it's really cold or just a little cold. And every year, Neillsville has its Winter Carnival, which is a four-day attraction.
This year's event will be held Feb. 21 to 24, and there are plenty of activities that attract Neillsville residents and visitors. This year's carnival includes the following:
Feb. 21: Miss Winter Carnival Pageant Neillsville High School Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Admission $2 or a Miss Winter Carnival Button. ...