The St. Paul Winter Carnival is here to brighten up the cold winter days! Enjoy food, snow art, entertainment and so much more. Along with the Winter Carnival is the search for the Pioneer Press medallion! Click here for the official rules.

“If you find the Pioneer Press medallion, PROMPTLY return it to the Pioneer Press, 345 Cedar St., St. Paul, to qualify for the $2,500 initial cash prize. Win an additional $2,500 for bringing in all of the published daily clues, clipped or copied from the Pioneer Press or printed from TwinCities.com, and providing them along with the found medallion.”

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt Clue 1

POSTED:   01/18/2014 05:29:00 AM CST

Boreas roared and blew winds from the North —

A Polar Vortex then snow he brought forth.

So hunters take heed — bundle up in warm dress

While awaiting your clue from the Pioneer Press.

Winter Carnival treasure is part of our genes,

Search out a new puck and pocket some green.

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt Clue 2

POSTED:   01/19/2014 11:29:00 PM CST

The treasure’s in Ramsey; public land, search it all —

Suburbs and neighborhoods and throughout St. Paul. Don’t dig up the ground. Thin ice — stay away!

Courses for golf are all out of play.

You won’t find the puck by a private home —

Across private land is no place to roam.

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt Clue 3

POSTED:   01/20/2014 11:24:00 PM CST
Down by old sandy

You’ll find this quite handy:

After giving them fits

He was mired in the pits

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt Clue 4

POSTED:   01/21/2014 11:25:00 PM CST

Rainbows lead you to the puck.

Thinking it over will bring you luck.

Is it far away or where you’ve been?

If fooled, just begin again.

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt Clue 5

POSTED:   01/22/2014 11:25:36 PM CST

Moving from star to star,

Beckoning to you from afar

From the splendid mansion’s door

A vision causing soul to soar.

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt Clue 6: Scrambled

denying rail will more some no some

once deplore the was which what cheer

historic there’s is some beam once will

euphoric site’s but new old and some

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt Clue 7

“No time for cold feet” is the Boreas creed,

But if warmer weather is what you should need,

Riddle this clue and don’t get it wrong —

Vulcans’ vision is summer all year long.

2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt clue 8

Far from the pitches

In long hair and britches

He stood through the storm

And to joy he gave form

Though a bust on TV

Deep thoughts has he

Turn his head just a ways

At the treasure he’d gaze.


2014 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt clue 9

Tech has changed this annual gig

And your next login could hit it big.

Remembrance for those who died below,

Points to the puck submerged in the snow.