Complete finder list for the Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt

This is the complete list of finders for the Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt

YearLocationMaximum PrizeAwarded PrizeFinderHometown
2014Como Park$10,000$10,000Ben HaselmanSaint Paul
2013Cherokee Park$10,000$10,000Lynn Olson-Tuma
Scot Tuma
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
2012Tony Schmidt Park$10,000$5,000Lange WallgrenOsseo
2011Battle Creek Park$10,000$10,000Molly Hermes
Mary Hermes
Dan Murphy


2010Lilydale Park$10,000$10,000Rob Brass
Jake Ingebrigtson
Chaska
Saint Paul
2009Swede Hollow Park$10,000$10,000Joe Horwath
Jessica Horwath
Maplewood
Maplewood
2008Indian Mounds Park$10,000$10,000Andrew Burke
Jessica French
Knapp, Wisconsin
Baldwin, Wisconsin
2007Central Park - Roseville$5,000$5,000Janel Donegan
Joyce Banken
Ginny Jaromek
Amy Wilson
Mary Brown
Dan Brown





2007Hidden Falls Park$10,000$10,000Jake Ingebrigtson
Rob Brass
Saint Paul
Chaska
2006Battle Creek Park$10,000$10,000Ian Luby
Kai Peterson
Joe Barnard
Scott Peterson
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
2005Indian Mounds ParkTim PetrieCottage Grove
2005Crosby Farm Park$10,000$5,000Ryan Melville
Judy Melville
Hayward Estepp
Bailey Estepp



2004Phalen Park$10,000$5,000Luis Ibarra
Virginia Ibarra
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
2003Como Park$10,000$10,000Michael Corrigan
Craig Black
Josh Stender
Saint Paul
Apple Valley
Minneapolis
2002Merriam Park$10,000$5,000Mary Kay Hamilton
Sean Hamilton

2001Como Park$10,000$10,000Cathi HoganOakdale
2000Newell Park$10,000$5,000John Davoli
Lori Davoli

1999Conway Rec. Center$10,000$5,000Aaron Niedorf
1998Cherokee Park$4,000$4,000Steve Doyle
Maureen Hursey
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1997Como Park$4,000$3,000Rick Brown
1996Harriet Island Park$4,000$3,000Charles Kester
Eric Taylor
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1995Battle Creek Park$4,000$4,000Cookie Howard
Kay Anderson
Rachel Olson


1994Highland Park$4,000$4,000Dave Jotblad
Tom Roach

1993Hidden Falls Park$5,000$5,000Tom Opatz
Dan Opatz
Phil Sinn
Mark Nicklawske



1992Cherokee Park$4,000$4,000Kirk CondieMinneapolis
1991Langford Park$4,000$4,000David Taylor
Doug Taylor

1990Como Park$4,000$4,000Christine Nelson
Paulette Arneson
Gayle Kermode


1989State Capitol Mall$4,000$4,000Mike Reinartz
Dan Reinartz
Jim Murphy


1988Tony Schmidt Park$5,000$5,000Mike Madland
Donny Madland
South Saint Paul
South Saint Paul
1987Indian Mounds Park$3,000$3,000George L'Heureux
Danny L'Heureux
Joey L'Heureux
Scott Horrigan



1986Highland Park$3,000$1,000Peter Schow
Steve Gronoli
Minneapolis
Minneapolis
1985Kellogg Park$3,000$3,000Paul Cummings
Mark Heidenreich

1984Newell Park$3,000$1,500Kirk Condie
Chris Swanson
Minneapolis
1983Phalen Park$3,000$3,000Michael Billstrom
Connie Billstrom
Chris Billstrom


1982Wakefield Park$3,000$3,000Roland Taylor
Roger Taylor
Ronald Juneau
Mary Cloutier



1981Acorn Park$2,500$2,500Frank Klapak
Wesley Etzler

1980Como Park$2,500$2,500Neil Schnagl
Diane Schnagl

1979Marthaler Park$2,500$2,500Ray Wood
Diane Wood
Pam Olson


1978Harriet Island Park$2,500$2,500Bev Gerber
Diane Gerber
Rita Taylor


1977Irvine Park$2,500$1,500Bill Gough
1976Keller Park$2,500$2,500Tom Wecker
Jack Londino
Mike Moncrief
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1975Mears Park$2,500$1,500Andrea Buron
William J. Buron

1974Cherokee Park$2,500$2,500Pat Cullen
Don Monson
Bill Sieberer


1973Phalen Park$2,500$2,500Michael Hurley
Chris Bunde
Todd Bunde
Jim Zielinski



1972Marydale Park$3,000$3,000Peggy Fritzke
Lola Mossbrugger

1971Wakefield Park$3,000$3,000John F. Fastner
1970Battle Creek Park$3,000$3,000Linda Hollanitsch
Mary Hollanitsch
Kris Rayment
Mary Anderson
Jerome Wandschneider




1969Interstate 35E at Victoria Street$2,000$2,000Chuck Rhoads
Tom Coil
William Gralish


1968Highland Park$2,000$1,000Mark Portel
Stephen Callinan
Kevin Lynch


1967Minnesota State Fairgrounds$2,000$2,000Harvey Etzler
Rita Etzler
Robert Etzler
Mary Ann Etzler
Bruce Etzler
Kenneth Etzler





1966Harriet Island Park$2,000$2,000Peggy Fritzke
Lola Mossbrugger

1965Como Park$2,000$1,000Mrs. Gene Swensen
Mrs. Jack Martinson
Mrs. John Thurber


1964Beaver Lake Park$2500$2500Mrs. Sidney Hansen
Mary Jane Cepress

1963Bounded by Farrington and Louis Sts. and Rondo and Carroll Aves.$2500$1000Debby Ott
Keith Ott
Marion Ott
South Saint Paul
South Saint Paul
South Saint Paul
1962Mississippi Street Freeway$2500$2500Mr. and Mrs. John MichaudWhite Bear Lake
1961Highland Park$2500$2500Eugene Longtin
Lucille Longtin
Joe Longtin
Dan Longtin
Eddie Longtin
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1960Harriet Island Park$2500$2500Roger TollefsonSaint Paul
1959Warner Road$2500$2000Eugene Longtin
Lucille Longtin
Joe Longtin
Dan Longtin
Eddie Longtin
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1958Keller Park$2500$2500Pete Denisson
Minette Nelson
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1957Battle Creek Park$2500$2500John A. SobotaSaint Paul
1956Como Park$2500$2500Harold Manteon
Leonora Kosek
Dale Ulmer
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1955Downtown Saint Paul$2000$1500Merrilla Paulson
Frances Rosner
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
1954Hidden Falls Park$1500$1500Larry Graber
Audrey Seidl
West Saint Paul
West Saint Paul
1953Minnesota State Fairgrounds$500$500Elaine MonahanSaint Paul
1953Cherokee Park$1100$1100Catherine HarmonSaint Paul
1952Highland Park$1100$1100Arthur Jensen
Henning Jensen
Saint Paul
Saint Paul