Jeff City woman apologizes for stealing money meant for newspaper in the ’60s

Here’s a fun tale from the Milwaukee area: a woman who grew up in Waukesha, Wis., and now lives in Jefferson City, sent the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel a check for $5.

Her reason?

When she was a child, she took a pile of quarters from a pile of Sunday papers outside a convenience store. She thought they were there for the taking. Years later, the innocent theft ate at her conscience. To make amends, she sent the J-S a check.

Read the story here.


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