Treasure found in old boot by Minatare couple
Southeast of Lewellen at Ash Hollow State Historical Park,
Cheryl, center, and Rodney Howlett found treasure under a boot. The
couple is this year’s winners of the 2011 Treasure Hunt, Phyllis
Norwood, left, customer service representative for Star-Herald,
will present the couple with a gift certificate to Walmart for
$1,000. Photo by Chabella
Posted: Monday, April 11, 2011 11:00 pm
Treasure hunters were 16 weeks into the search when Rodney and
Cheryl Howlett of Minatare put their sleuthing skills into high
gear and discovered a valuable item in Ash Hollow.
Like other hunters, the Howletts had been out and about in the
Panhandle looking for a medallion worth $1,000, part of the
Star-Herald’s 2011 Treasure Hunt. They had been following clues in
the newspaper, which led them to try locations in Oshkosh and
Lewellen. It was a third lucky trip, to Ash Hollow Historical State
Park, that brought them to the treasure.
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