Clue #4 – Thursday, September 20, 2012
White was dominant along with many another hardwood,
Six billion board feet was the Coulee Region’s lifeblood;
Denton, Rublee, Colman and John Paul,
Just some of the names for the time’s windfall.

Clue #3 – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012
Native names, a tool and color originate some of them,
For tourists and locals, these seven are a gem;
The main stream of transportation of years gone by,
The teens can make many things go awry.

Clue #2 – Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Leaves green, yellow and orange under a crisp, clear blue sky,
Google, the Web and history will help you demystify;
Sit among the freshly fallen leaves,
Let’s hope these early clues don’t deceive.

Clue #1 – Monday, September 17, 2012
It's "All About Fest" this year,
Prepare your maps and head out with no fear;
The medallion hunt is once again the game,
Sift through all the clues to sniff out this year’s claim.

The rules are similar to previous years and are listed below. The 2012 Oktoberfest 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.

The person finding the official Oktoberfest Medallion should call the number on the back of the medallion. The finder must wear an official, current-year Oktoberfest button to collect the entire prize package including $500 cash and other prizes.