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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
September 7, 2016
Lottery ticket sold in Minnesota has $25K payout a year for life
Someone who bought a lottery ticket in Duluth will receive $25,000 a year for the rest of their life. The winner of Monday night's Minnesota...
September 7, 2016 - 6:38am
July 12, 2016
Minnesota hunters now eligible for lottery for prairie chicken season permits
Hunters can apply now to be included in a lottery for one of 126 permits available for the 2016 Minnesota prairie chicken season.Applications...
July 12, 2016 - 1:49pm
June 2, 2016
Litchfield man wins $1 million playing Powerball
LITCHFIELD – The luck of the horseshoe was apparently with a farrier from Meeker County. Joseph Yanish, a professional farrier from Litchfield,...
June 2, 2016 - 3:10pm
January 16, 2016
Minnesota couple wins $150K on Powerball
Last week’s lottery frenzy became a reality for a Park Rapids couple who won $150,000 in the Saturday, Jan. 9 Powerball drawing. Devan Bergerson...
January 16, 2016 - 9:06am
January 13, 2016
UPDATE: Three winners emerge in record Powerball jackpot
The winners of a record $1.6 billion U.S. Powerball jackpot had yet to come forward early on Thursday, with officials saying the prize will be...
January 13, 2016 - 11:19pm
How about $1.5 billion for a payday?
Jessica Emory at Micki's C-Store in Belgrade points to the record $1.5 billion Powerball purse for the tonight's drawing. The sum had to be hand-written...
January 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 7, 2015
Senators vote to end online lottery games
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators left no doubt they think the lottery director overstepped his authority in allowing online games as they voted...
May 7, 2015 - 11:39pm
March 25, 2015
Looking for a $1 million winner
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesotan is a $1 million winner in a Powerball lottery game, but at 5 p.m. Thursday will lose his or her ability to claim the prize. Last week, a $100,000 lottery winner lost out, too. Last year, $9.4 million Minnesota Lottery winnings went unclaimed. State...
March 25, 2015 - 8:07pm
January 29, 2015
Bill targets Minnesota Lottery online game
ST. PAUL — The state lottery narrowly escaped being reined in last session, and lawmakers are pushing again this year to stop the games’ expansion into online and other venues. Legislation passed the House Commerce and Regulatory Reform committee Wednesday that would require...
January 29, 2015 - 11:30pm
September 5, 2014
Local woman wins lottery
Roseville — Congratulations to Amber Laidlaw of New London. Laidlaw won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s Bingo scratch game. Laidlaw claimed the prize on Sept. 4. The winning ticket was purchased at Casey’s General Store, 309 Pleasant Ave. W. in Atwater.
September 5, 2014 - 10:55pm
December 18, 2013
Update: Mega Millions winning tickets sold in California, Georgia, lottery officials say
(Reuters) - Winning tickets for an estimated $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second biggest in U.S. lottery history, were sold in San Jose, California and Atlanta, Georgia, lottery officials said late on Tuesday evening.
December 18, 2013 - 6:54am
Winning ticket sold in California for Mega Millions lottery: official
(Reuters) - A winning ticket for an estimated $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, approaching the biggest U.S. lottery prize ever, was sold in San Jose, California, a lottery official said late on Tuesday evening.
December 18, 2013 - 6:33am
December 17, 2013
Mega Millions prize could set U.S. lottery record
(Reuters) - A last-minute ticket buying frenzy could make Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot the biggest U.S. lottery prize in history, and odds are mounting for a winner just a week before Christmas, a game official said.
December 17, 2013 - 6:52am
December 11, 2013
Mega Millions lottery up to $400 million, 2nd-biggest ever
(Reuters) - The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $400 million for the next draw on Friday after no one won the top prize of $344 million on Tuesday evening, lottery organizers said. The next draw is slated for Friday, December 13 - considered an unlucky date by some...
December 11, 2013 - 7:59am
November 29, 2013
Mega Millions rule changes boost Friday jackpot to $230 million
Mega Millions rule changes aimed at creating bigger and faster-growing jackpots boosted the top prize for Friday's draw to an estimated $230 million, the lottery said.
November 29, 2013 - 10:01am