The annual Saint Paul Winter Carnival Medallion Hunt is over. The medallion, a Saint Paul Pioneer Press promotion, comes with something extra this year: commentary on the state of the health care system.
The PiPress reports that Scot Tuma and Lynn Olson-Tuma found the medallion hidden in Cherokee Heights Park.
They win $10,000, which Lynn will use to buy medicine insurance won’t cover, the paper says.
“I was having a little conversation with God,” Olson-Tuma told the paper. “If I’m meant to find this, I will.”
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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