Sunday, February 3, 2013
Five-year family effort pays off for Seversons.
Derek Severson and his mother, Kaye Severson, won the Fridley Winterfest Medallion Hunt last weekend, on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. "Our family has been trying to find it for the last 5 years, so it was pretty exciting," Kaye Severson said by email. Congratulations to the Severson family! Related:
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
St. Paul, with its Winter Carnival, isn't the only town with a treasure hunt. Here's a list of some other communities that sponsor medallion hunts through the year.
For the past 61 years, the St. Paul Pioneer Press has sponsored a treasure hunt during the time of the city's Winter Carnival celebration. The St. Paul treasure hunt has been a way for locals to break up the winter doldrums and have fun to boot. Not to mention that the potential prize for this year's lucky medallion finder is a cool $10,000. The St. Paul treasure hunt will conclude no later than Jan. 31. It's not, however, the only treasure in the area. Fridley: The annual medallion hunt is a highlight of Fridley's Winterfest on Saturday, Jan. 26, 1–4 p.m. at Commons Park, 6249 Seventh St. NE, Fridley. Medallion hunters gather at the nearby Fridley Community Center for clues revealed on the half hour. The event is free and open to all. …
Sunday, January 29, 2012
... Mohamed Elkhier, 14, who found the medallion after five clues.
Mohamed Elkhier won the Fridley Winterfest 2012 Medallion Hunt Saturday after five clues and took home the $100 prize sponsored by Fridley Patch. The 14-year-old found the much-sought medallion in the low juniper bushes at the northeast corner of 61st Avenue NE and Seventh Street NE, in Commons Park. Come back to Fridley Patch for more photos from Winterfest 2012! Upload your photos or videos to this post or email them to email@example.com!