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Perry Tescher's driver's license lost with the wallet 33 years ago.

Medora man's wallet returned after 33 years


After four or five years of taking care of the Golden Valley County Fairgrounds in Beach, Bob "Trapper Bob" Schmeling discovered a treasure waiting for him for 33 years.

Schmeling was using a weed trimmer to shave unwanted foliage around a gate the second week of June when he had to dig a little deeper to uproot some weeds. What he found was a chunk of leather buried under about an inch of dirt.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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