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Willmar Police Officer escapes injury in early-morning rollover crash
Olivia woman injured in Highway 71 crash
Suspect in Twin Cities woman's death charged after leading deputies to human remains in N.D.
Spokesman: Trump supports Dakota Access pipeline and will review project
Stormwater drainage planned at site of new Robbins Island playground
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
November 21, 2013
Unclaimed $16 million Powerball jackpot set to expire in Florida
MIAMI (Reuters) - Powerball players, check your tickets. A $16 million jackpot is sitting unclaimed and will expire on Thursday unless someone comes forward to redeem the winning ticket purchased in May at a Tampa convenience store, Florida lottery officials say. "It's here,...
November 21, 2013 - 6:59am
October 24, 2013
Willmar man wins $250K Lottery prize
WILLMAR — Wayne Nelson of Willmar won $250,000 by playing the Minnesota State Lottery Silver & Gold scratch game. According to a news release from the Minnesota State Lottery, Nelson bought the winning ticket at Casey’s General Store, 1021 19th Ave. S.W. in Willmar. Nelson...
October 24, 2013 - 11:41pm
September 19, 2013
Powerball lottery says single winning ticket sold
(Reuters) - A single winning ticket was sold for the $400 million Powerball lottery jackpot, the Multi-state Lottery Association announced on Wednesday. The winning ticket was sold by the South Carolina Lottery. The jackpot is the fourth largest in Powerball history, and the...
September 19, 2013 - 8:19am
Minn. man wins $100,000 — again
MINNESOTA CITY (AP) — A Minnesota City man has beaten long odds with a scratch-off lottery ticket. For the second time in a little more than a year, Mike Mendyk has hit the jackpot, winning another $100,000. Mendyk beat odds of 1 in 610,000 with a $5 Cash and Cadillac scratch-off...
August 19, 2013 - 9:58am
August 9, 2013
Report: N.J. workers have ticket for $448M Powerball
LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) -- Sixteen workers from a county garage in a New Jersey coastal community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy have one of the three winning tickets in the $448 million Powerball jackpot, officials in Ocean County said. A Minnesota man claimed his third of...
August 9, 2013 - 7:40am
August 8, 2013
Ham Lake, Minn., man claims share of $448M Powerball jackpot
ROSEVILLE (AP) — A project engineer from a northwest Minneapolis suburb has come forward to claim one-third of a $448 million Powerball ja...
August 8, 2013 - 2:24pm
Buyers in Minn., N.J. hit $448M Powerball lottery jackpot
MIAMI (Reuters) - Three tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing and will split a $448 million jackpot, authorities said on Thursday. The Multi-State Lottery Association said two of the winning tickets were sold in New Jersey, while the third...
August 8, 2013 - 7:59am
August 7, 2013
Powerball lottery jackpot hits $425 million
(Reuters) - Strong ticket sales have boosted the jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing to an estimated $425 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association said. The jackpot is the fourth-biggest for any U.S. lottery, and the third-largest for the Powerball game,...
August 7, 2013 - 12:44pm
May 30, 2013
Willmar, Minn., man wins $10K in lottery
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man has won $10,000 in a Minnesota State Lottery scratch game. According to a news release from the State Lottery, Joshua Mackedanz claimed the prize May 23. The winning ticket was purchased at Dooley Petroleum on U.S. Highway 12 West in Murdock. Since 1990,...
May 30, 2013 - 4:02pm
May 16, 2013
No Powerball winner; jackpot soars to $475 million
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- So you didn't win Wednesday's $360 million Powerball jackpot? Make that you and everyone else.
May 16, 2013 - 6:18am
March 24, 2013
Winning $338M Powerball jackpot ticket sold in NJ
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A single ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing for the $338.3 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said. It was the 13th drawing held in the days since a Virginia man won a $217 million jackpot Feb. 6. Thirteen...
March 24, 2013 - 10:55am
March 30, 2012
Mega Millions players feeling lucky despite odds of 1 in 176 million
March 30, 2012 - 7:09am
January 2, 2012
Lottery money plans
The Minnesota Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources wants to hear ideas about how lottery money should be spent. Seven percent of money spent on the Minnesota State Lottery goes into the Environment and Natural Resources Fund, which is used on projects across the...
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2011
Benson resident wins $50,000 prize
ROSEVILLE -- "It's been a fun day," said Benjamin Miller of Benson after arriving at the Lottery's headquarters in Roseville on Dec. 28 to claim the $50,000 prize that he had won that morning. According to a news release from the Minnesota State Lottery, he said that he stopped at...
January 4, 2011 - 2:43pm