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Golden Spud Hunt starts June 5

May 30, 2017 03:59 PM
Spud McTater with his golden spud
Golden Spud Hunt
© City of Brooklyn Park

The Golden Spud, a valuable potato family heirloom, was handed down from Spud McTater’s great-great-grandfather. Once again, the fabled Golden Spud has gone missing.

Spud knows it's somewhere in Brooklyn Park, but he needs your help retracing his steps. He will provide weekly clues to guide you on your search.

About the clues

Starting June 5 until it’s found, clues will be posted every Monday and Thursday at 4 p.m. at the following sites:

  • CCX Media (Channel 12) newscast
  • Brooklyn Park website
  • Brooklyn Park Facebook page
  • Brooklyn Park Twitter feed
  • City Hall front desk
  • Community Activity Center


For the lucky person who finds the Golden Spud, Spud McTater and the City of Brooklyn Park are offering:
$300 cash reward

Button bonus prize

$100 bonus if you have a 2017 Tater Daze button. The winner will be presented with their reward at a City Council meeting.

Contest rules

  • No digging
  • No climbing is necessary
  • The Golden Spud will be located on public property in Brooklyn Park
  • City employees and family members are ineligible
  • No purchase necessary
  • Searchers assume all risk for personal injury


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