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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Kansas Wheat Festival Medallion not found, clues revealed

  • Click here to see what those perplexing clues really meant.
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  • The Kansas Wheat Festival Medallion was located under a tree limb, in a Taco Bell wrapper, at the junction of Wellington High School, McDonald's, and Wal-Mart. No one was able to decipher the 10 clues, released once a day for the last 10 days, to claim the potential $1,000 prize. That money will now go to charity, which charity is yet to be determined. Below are the list of clues, and their meanings.
    Clue #1
    Got rules? Read 'em!
    No? Get 'em!
    Next step: Follow 'em!
    Or...we're done!
    Meaning: Exactly what it says...no more property damage, trespassing, etc.
    Clue #2
    Carry A Nation
    Meaning: Abolitionist crusader - crusader is the key word here, identifies WHS
    Clue #3
    Don't cross the line
    Meaning: South Boundary Road between McDonald's, Wal-Mart & WHS doesn't exist yet so you can't cross it
    Clue #4
    Zoom, zoom
    Meaning: Highway traffic in front of McDonald's and WHS / Mazda commercial
    Clue #5
    Out in left field
    Meaning: Facing WHS from 160, medallion is located "out in left field"
    Clue #6
    The Rocket
    Meaning: National Hockey League & Montreal Canadiens Maurice Richard - stands for Maurice & Richard McDonald - McDonald's founders
    Clue #7
    Tintinnabulum
    Meaning: Latin for bell - medallion is wrapped in Taco Bell paper referring to WHS bell
    Clue #8
    Famous Vacation Destination
    Meaning: National Lampoon's Vacation - Walley World - Wal-Mart
    Clue #9
    Heard many of you say this is a Kroc
    Meaning: Ray Kroc of McDonald's
    Clue #10
    Daisy _ _ _ _ _
    Meaning: Duke for WHS Dukes

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