Updated:
Original:

Duluth cab company owner finds $1,000 in rare coins in back seat

The Lake County New Chronicle reports Custom Cab owner Dan O’Hearon was cleaning out a vehicle when he found more than $1,000 worth of rare gold coins underneath the back seat. O’Hearon is hoping to find their rightful owner.
Author:

The Lake County New Chronicle reports Custom Cab owner Dan O’Hearon was cleaning out a vehicle when he found more than $1,000 worth of rare gold coins underneath the back seat. O’Hearon is hoping to find their rightful owner.

Next Up

Mike Zimmer

‘Fire Zimmer’ trending after Vikings beat Panthers

The Vikings won the game but their coach is still on the hot seat.

Screen Shot 2021-10-17 at 8.24.33 PM

NCHC condemns Huskies fans for throwing projectiles after controversial no-call

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference says that it will be reviewing both the no-call and the aftermath.

Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins saves the day again to get Vikings to .500

Cousins' overtime toss to K.J. Osborn earned a 34-28 victory.

Nurses on strike

Nurses start 3-day strike at Allina WestHealth in Plymouth

A "last attempt" at negotiations failed to produce an agreement last Wednesday.

boating minnesota lake

Minnesota has experienced its deadliest boating season since 2005

Minnesota has seen 17 boating-related deaths so far this year.

Drew Doughty

Kirill Kaprizov makes Kings’ Doughty eat his words

The Kings defenseman isn't a fan of the Wild star's new deal.

Quinn Olson / UMD Hockey

Watch: UMD's Olson goes between-the-legs to set up highlight goal

Another Saturday. Another highlight for a Minnesota college hockey team.

Gopher Hockey

Watch: No-call lifts Gophers to OT victory over St. Cloud State

A blatant hook marred a top-four battle in St. Cloud.

Related

Austin collector's rare coin could be worth upwards of $35,000

The coin, known as a "goloid," was made in 1878 and never put into circulation. The field manager with Treasure Hunter's Roadshow, based out of Springfield, Ill., says he's never seen one before. It could be worth anywhere from $2,000 to $35,000, according to the Austin Daily Herald.

GM will buy back Volts from fearful owners

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says the automaker will make things right for owners worried over potential fire hazards. The announcement came Thursday in response to three cases of Volts catching fire days after federal government crash tests.

Police look for suspect in taxi cab robbery spree

Police are looking for the public's help to identify a suspect involved in several robberies involving Minneapolis taxi cabs. Five robberies occurred at night or during the early morning hours between Oct. 6 and Oct. 14.

Man indicted in fatal shooting of Minneapolis cab driver

A Hennepin County Grand Jury has indicted 20-year-old Robbinsdale man on first degree murder charges in the shooting death of a cab driver in north Minneapolis this spring. Samuel Johosephat Taylor, 20, is accused of shooting and killing William Harper, 56, of Roseville during the commision of an aggravated robbery.

Owner of controversial Duluth shop files to run for president

Jim Carlson. owner of "The Last Place on Earth," was named in petitions submitted to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office by the Grassroots Party. Grassroots is a perennial minor party that seeks to promote the legalization of marijuana, and its presidential ticket first appeared on Minnesota's ballot in 1986. Carlson's shop has been raided by authorities for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana.

Many young people not buckling up in back seat

Safety officials are warning people that it's illegal and unsafe to ride in the back seat without a safety belt. The Public Safety Department says 90 percent of teens and young adults killed in the past few years while riding in the back seat were not wearing seat belts.

Rare Blanding's turtle discovered in Minnesota

The Department of Natural Resources says a rare Blanding's turtle has been discovered in Martin County in south central Minnesota. Until now, the youngest Blanding's turtle was estimated to be 14-years-old.