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Cottage Grove Elementary School teacher Brenda Theurer and her son, Drew, 7, found the Strawberry Festival Medallion Friday morning moments after the fifth clue was released. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

Local teacher, son find Strawberry Fest Medallion


A local educator and her son beat out dozens of treasure hunters Friday morning and found the 2014 Strawberry Festival Medallion, which was hidden in the baseball dugout at Woodridge Park.

Brenda Theurer, kindergarten teacher at Cottage Grove Elementary School, and her 7-year-old son, Drew, had a hunch the medallion was in their neighborhood park.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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