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John Kroes holds a toy truck he had hoped to sell this week at the Treasure Hunters Roadshow in Willmar. The $73 that was offered wasn't enough and he and his wife, Carole, left, took the toy home where their grandkids will keep playing with it. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Massive roadshow in Willmar yields some surprises and some major disapointments for 'treasure' seekers

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WILLMAR -- Carole and John Kroes carried two hefty boxes of prized antique possessions to the Willmar Holiday Inn on Wednesday, hoping to make some big sales to buyers at the Treasure Hunters Roadshow.

But the Prinsburg couple carried nearly everything back home and spent Thursday putting the family treasures back in the cupboard.

The $73 they were offered for a toy truck that John Kroes got for Christmas when he was a little boy wasn't enough.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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