MN Teen Reels In a Rare Wallet Fish

MN Teen Reels In a Rare Wallet Fish

A western Minnesota teen is getting high praise after making an unusual catch. 

Fourteen-year-old Connor Halsa was fishing at the lake during his family’s summer vacation in the northern part of the state when he managed to reel in a wallet containing two-thousand dollars.  The family found a business card inside the wallet and called the number, which eventually led them to Iowa farmer Jim Denney. 

Denney lost the wallet in the lake a year earlier and thought he would never see it again.  Connor turned down a cash reward, but Denney did talk the teen into accepting dinner and the gift of a personalized cooler.  Denney also said he’d be proud to have Connor as a grandson and “would fight for him any day.”

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