Oktoberfest Medallion Hunt clue #5

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – The annual Oktoberfest Medallion Hunt continues this morning with the fifth clue.

Each day at 6 a.m., fest officials release a new clue that leads searchers to the medallion. As in the past, the medallion:

  • Is always located within the La Crosse city limits
  • Is never buried in the ground
  • Is always on public property
  • Is accessible 24 hours, but posted hours should be observed
  • Fits in the palm of a hand
  • May be camouflaged

Clue #5

Chosen by city founding fathers as an eternal resting spot,

A prominent city attorney and civic leader beautified the grassy lot;

The massive stone arch honored him and made the site a landmark,

A century later still carries the leader’s vision resembling a park.

Find Clue #1 by clicking here!
Find Clue #2 by clicking here!
Find Clue #3 by clicking here!
Find Clue #4 by clicking here!


On the back of the medallion is a name and phone number to call to report it has been found.

Whoever finds the medallion wins gift certificates, Oktoberfest merchandise, a cash prize, and a miniature replica of the medallion.

To claim the prizes, the finder must have a 2019 Oktoberfest Admission pass and/or be wearing a 2019 Oktoberfest USA button at the time they present the medallion at the Oktoberfest office.

We’ll have the new clue each day on News 19 Daybreak every morning just after 6 a.m. until the medallion is found.

Dustin Luecke

Dustin Luecke

Dustin Luecke anchors News 19 Daybreak weekday mornings.

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