Nickle Dickle Medallion Hunt enters second week

NDDlogoCMYKThe 21st annual Nickle Dickle Medallion hunt begins this week with Clue #1. The medallion will be located on public property. Everyone is encouraged to follow along with the weekly clues that will be published in The Waconia Patriot.

You are looking for a brass medallion inside a red bag. The person who finds it will be entitled to a $200 prize provided by Medallion Cabinetry, as well as a championship plaque. If you believe you have found the medallion, contact the Chamber of Commerce office at (952) 442-5812. If a winner is announced prior to Nickle Dickle Day, it will be published in the paper and on the paper’s website at

The medallion will be hidden on or above the ground to a height not to exceed more than six feet. It will be on public ground, either city, school or county within the city limits of Waconia.

If nobody has found the medallion by Nickle Dickle Day, Saturday, Sept. 13, a final clue will be posted at the gazebo at City Square Park at 9 a.m. that day. The winner will be presented with a check and plaque at 12:15 p.m. on Nickle Dickle Day.

Nickle Dickle Day Medallion Hunt Clue #1

The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 53rd annual Nickle Dickle Day celebration on Saturday, September 13, 2014. This long standing Waconia tradition brings more than 25,000 people to Waconia annually to experience a thriving retail community, small town hospitality, and a myriad of family friendly offerings that have made Nickle Dickle Day a classic small town celebration not to be missed! One event is the great search for the gold medallion! Search high, search low, search anywhere you go.

Nickle Dickle Day Medallion Hunt Clue #2

W~Water, we rest on a beautiful body of water.

A~Agriculture, The rich history of this town stems from our agricultural background.

C~City in the country

O~Our schools are filled with inspiring teachers who care about our kids.

N~Nice!  Waconia sets the gold standard for Minnesota Nice

I~Ice fishing, catching that perfect walleye on a 10 below zero day.

A~Artistic, walk around town and enjoy the artistic delights from handcrafted jewelry, to pottery and paintings, to chocolates and wines.

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