Treasure Hunters find Ancient Coins on Treasure Coast

first_imgTwo Florida residents armed with metal detectors made an amazing discovery on the state’s Treasure Coast.The men were searching for treasure on a public beach when they discovered 22 Spanish coins believed to be from a shipwreck more than 300 years old.The silver is estimated to be worth about $6,000 in all and, because they were found on land and not in the ocean, they can keep their prize and don’t need a permit.last_img

Three area nursing homes now reporting COVID-19 outbreaks

first_imgMASON CITY — Three area nursing homes are now reporting coronavirus outbreaks in their facilities.According to the Iowa Department of Public Health’s website, Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City currently has 105 cases of COVID-19 reported, with 24 having recovered.Two care centers in Franklin County are also reporting outbreaks. The Sheffield Care Center has had 14 positive cases with two recovered, while the Rehabilitation Center of Hampton reports six positive cases with one recovery.There currently are 20 long-term care facilities reporting outbreaks across the state of Iowa.last_img read more