1985 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt

White Castle officially became a part of medallion hunt history, as Paul Cummings and Mark Heidenreich found this one in Kellogg Park after 9 clues.

Hunt information
Dates:
First Clue:Sunday, January 27, 1985
Found on:Thursday, January 31, 1985
Finders:
NameHometown
Paul Cummings
Mark Heidenreich
Prize:
Maximum Prize:$3,000
Awarded Prize:$3,000
Location:
General Location:Kellogg Park
Exact Location:Underneath a boulder near the Robert. St. end of the park
Concealer:Tucked inside a White Castle box
Clues
Published on Sunday, January 27, 1985
Ramsey is the county
Where the Medallion found its place.
We hope this helps a little bit,
As toward the treasure you race.
Explanation:
This clue confirms that the medallion is in Ramsey County.
 
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Published on Monday, January 28, 1985
You'll find trees that are nice
For sitting under
But we suggest you move along
If it starts to thunder.
Explanation:
Kellogg Park has a number of large shade trees.
 
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Published on Monday, January 28, 1985
We don't want you
In the dark.
Lest you wonder
It's in the park.
Explanation:
Because of street lights on Kellogg Boulevard, it isn't as dark as many parks.
 
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Published on Tuesday, January 29, 1985
Temporary shelter
Is located nearby
This will help
If only you'll try.
Explanation:
The "temporary shelter" in this case is the Radisson Hotel.
 
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Published on Tuesday, January 29, 1985
No trump, two spades
And make your bid.
These are clues
To where it's hid.
Explanation:
This clue tells you that "bridge" is involved. The Wabasha Street Bridge is on one end, the Robert Street Bridge on the other.
 
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Published on Wednesday, January 30, 1985
Anchors aweigh,
Seems to fit in here
It's plain to see,
But not too near.
Explanation:
"Anchors aweigh" can be taken two ways. There are boats of all kinds on the river below the park, and Navy Island is "plain to see".
 
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Published on Wednesday, January 30, 1985
A place to swim,
A place to run.
Keeping in shape
Can indeed be fun.
Explanation:
"A place to run" is the YWCA across the street.
 
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Published on Thursday, January 31, 1985
C'mon you sons,
C'mon you daughters.
The treasure's hidden near
The Father of Waters.
Explanation:
"The Father of Waters" is the Mississippi River.
 
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Published on Thursday, January 31, 1985
Remember the song
"Don't fence me in"
It seems to be appropriate
For the ones who pace within.
Explanation:
This clue refers to the Ramsey County Detention Center, at the Wabasha Street end.
 
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There will surely be some trials
As you search for the loot.
But if you judge the clues with care,
Your efforts can surely bear fruit.

Explanation:
"Trials" and "judge" are the key words here. There are lots of both in the Ramsey County Court House kitty corner from the park on one end, and the Federal Courts Bldg. on the other.
 
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This company's goodies
Go crunch, crunch.
Most eat 'em for breakfast,
But some prefer lunch.
Explanation:
"This company" is Kellogg - makers of cereal products.
 
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Kellogg Park is where it's at,
15 paces from a boulder.
It's tucked away in a White Castle box.
Go find it before you get older.
Explanation:
Need we say more?
 
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