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This year's River Falls Days medallion hunt winners are, from left to right, Ben Peters, the son of Eric and Cathy Peters of River Falls; Thomas Scott and Chris Scott, the sons of Robb and Kathy Scott of the town of Clifton. Of the three friends, Thomas was the first to locate the wooden prize. Submitted photo.

'Directional' clues tip off three young sleuths

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It was the first day of the hunt: Friday.

The last clue for the day was posted. It read:

"Look up, down and all around;

Hail to the red, white and blue!


I used to be south

But now I'm west."

For three young River Falls boys, it was the last two stanzas of that clue that gave them an idea where they might find the River Falls Days medallion and, if successful, win $250 in prize money.

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