Bar-B-Q Days

The first, second and third clues for the 2019 Bar-B-Q Days Medallion Hunt are published below. This week marks the final clue to be printed in the Herald. If a fourth clue is necessary, it will be available on Friday, July 19, at 5:00 p.m. in front of the Chamber of Commerce Office at 204 N. Meridian Street.

The same rules apply as last year. The search area includes all of the Belle Plaine city limits. It is not located north of the railroad tracks. A map of the city limits is available on the city’s web site.

The medallion is located on public property and is not more than six feet off the ground. It is not on the Hooper-Bowler-Hillstrom historical house property or inside Tiger Park baseball field. Those searching on foot are encouraged to use the tunnel to cross Highway 169.

The medallion is about two inches in diameter and has "Belle Plaine Bar-B-Q Days" inscribed on it. The prize for finding it is $100 in Belle Plaine Bucks.

If you find it, call Don Meger at 952-454-6492.

Addison Bachand found the 2018 Bar-B-Q Days Medallion Monday, July 2, while goofing around with a friend, Brandy German, at the community pool site. The accidental find netted him $100 cash.

Donations to Food Shelf Accepted

at Parade

The Boy Scouts will be accepting donations of food items at the Bar-B-Q Days Parade on July 20 for the Belle Plaine Food Shelf.

Just bring the items to your viewing spot and volunteers will be by to collect them.

Clue 3

Bar-B-Q Days 2019 Medallion Hunt

The thrill of the chase, you are the ace, you’re welcome in these parts,

You are the locals, bring your bi-focals, this is where it starts.

Fishing rods, what are the odds, this may be your finest hour,

Time to get going, theories are flowing, you have the power.

Pick the right address, that’s where I’ll be,

Ride the lighting, it’s too frightening, not my cup of tea.

The rain in Spain, ninety-three octane, I’ve had my fill,

Horseshoe tourneys and other journeys, it’s part of the drill.

Simply old school, enter the pool, when will I be found?

Let’s stay true to the book of blue, you are treasure bound.

Time to study, be my Buddy, symbolizing power,

Overcome the barrier, bring your terrier, time to scour.

Non-stop, CO-OP, Belle Plaine’s first state champion,

Rhyme nor reason, this is the season, oh what an axiom.

I’d like to buy a vowel, let out a howl, proud of all you questers,

Enjoy your trip, get a grip, before this whole thing festers.

Hey, young squire, what a place to retire, oh what a joint,

Wesbrook and Irving, Harden and Curry, do you get my point?

Clue 2

Bar-B-Q Days 2019 Medallion Hunt

Message in a bottle, give it some throttle, week number two,

Tilt-a-Whirls and pretty girls, yabba-dabba-doo.

Stealthy as a whitetail, get on the trail, control your gyration,

Oh how gross, say adios, it’s elation or deflation.

Take it slow, your morning cup of Joe, just like a Jackson,

ABC, easy as one, two, three, I’m in need of some action.

Good Morning Miss Bliss, into the abyss, we must be thorough,

Thicken the plot, get to this spot, look throughout the Borough.

Scope out the terrain, you’re part of the chain, thanks to you all,

Business as usual, oh how beautiful, go on the prowl.

You’re getting warm, treasure hunt form, we’ll see you soon,

Wear a sombrero, watch for the arrows, good afternoon.

Be the predator, hats off to the Editor, well published clues,

What’s your intent? Quite an event, who’s in the news.

Constant separation, you have my resignation, I’m ripe for the pickens,

Let’s keep it normal, mostly informal, more Mason then Dixon.

Thank you all for this game of hide and seek,

And if things don’t work out, I’ll see you next week.

Clue 1

Bar-B-Q Days 2019 Medallion Hunt

Willy Nilly, don’t be silly, the hunt has begun,

Bling-bling, what’s the thing? Worth it in the long run.

Put on your Duds, a song by the Judds, I’m green with envy,

Excitement in the air, don’t be a square, come join the frenzy.

Go for a dip, you’re the man, bring your fins, get a tan,

Look for the star, how bizarre, stick to the plan.

It’s our Independence, be in attendance, the Fourth of July,

Holiday perks and fire works, free as a butterfly.

I before E, except after C, why is this so feathery?

Our favorite three days, repeat the phrase, time to be care free.

One lonely place, on lightning pace, our little puzzle,

Pick a duck, try your luck, pick a U4IC and guzzle.

I’m caught in the middle, solve this riddle, it’s part of the count,

A Benjamin is the prize, keep your eyes on your fries, it’s quite an amount.

In need of a spark, go to the park, cotton candy Randy,

Corn on the Cob, burgers from the Hog, have yourself a Shandy.

A single red rose, strike a pose, as in a statue

Year sixty-one, join the fun, come to my rescue.

McAdoo will do, Mikan I’m Likin, O’Neal and Russell,

You are the captors, the champs are the Raptors, let’s see some hustle.

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