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First Pea Soup Medallion Hunt clue revealed

Starting May 17, the Somerset Pea Soup Days Committee will begin posting clues for its annual Pea Soup Days Medallion Hunt on its website (, Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as in the New Richmond News.

Each clue will be released at 9 a.m. each Wednesday leading up to Pea Soup Days. All participants in the medallion hunt will need a Pea Soup Days button in order to take part in the hunt, which can be purchased for $2.

Buttons can be found at the following businesses: RCU, First National, Holiday, SuperAmerica, OSI, David Bracht Real Estate, Perfect Reflections, Somerset Chiropractor and Treadmill.

The first clue for the 2017 Medallion Hunt is as follows:

Clue No. 1

The 2017 Pea Soup Medallion

Could be yours for the taking!

If you're up for the challenge,

Its history you'll be making!

So, gather your friends and

Open up the Google;

If you win this contest,

You could stop being frugal!

Once again, purchasing a Pea Soup Days button will enter you in a drawing for a chance at winning $100 cash. Drawings will be held during the first intermission of the bands both Friday and Saturday nights. You must be present to win. The location of the drawing will be at the festival grounds under the music tent.