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August 9, 2018
Bemidji man claims $550,000 winning lottery ticket
ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- Instead of digging holes for a new fence, Michael Shelton spent Thursday on an “unbelievable” road trip. The Bemidji...
August 9, 2018 - 4:04pm
$550,000 winning lottery ticket sold in Bemidji
ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- A Minnesota Lottery winning ticket of nearly $550,000 recently was sold at a Bemidji business. Orton’s Bemidji Cenex, located...
August 9, 2018 - 3:55pm
March 27, 2018
$1.5 million lottery ticket sold at Fergus Falls truck stop
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — A Gopher 5 ticket worth $1.5 million was purchased at the Big Chief truck stop along Interstate 94 just east of Fergus Falls....
March 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 5, 2018
Central Minn. woman's lottery win tops $120,000
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—An Alexandria woman had the trip of a lifetime, winning more than $120,000 while waiting for her plane to take off. Elizabeth...
February 5, 2018 - 6:02pm
January 11, 2018
Group of 22 Minnesota courthouse workers win big in Powerball lottery
HIBBING, Minn. — There was a lot of screaming on the St. Louis County Courthouse campus in Hibbing on Thursday morning, Jan. 11. A group...
January 11, 2018 - 10:32pm
January 2, 2018
Minnesota Millionaire Raffle winners still unknown
FOREST LAKE, Minn.—Lottery players in Forest Lake and New Ulm in Minnesota are having a banner start to the new year. The Minnesota Lottery's...
January 2, 2018 - 7:10pm
January 20, 2017
Lottery ticket thefts reported in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Local law enforcement are reporting a series of thefts of Minnesota State Lottery "scratch-off" lottery tickets from area businesses....
January 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
September 15, 2016
Bemidji woman wins $20,000 in lottery
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji woman recently won $20,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery.Deena Crabb of Bemidji won $20,000 playing the Cash Multiplier Crossword game, lottery officials said in a release. Crabb claimed the prize Sept. 12. Simonson Station Stores at 1820 Paul Bunyan Drive NW...
September 15, 2016 - 4:50pm
June 9, 2016
Kansas man buys $5,000 winning lottery ticket in Blackduck
BLACKDUCK—A Kansas man recently won $5,000 after buying a Minnesota Lottery ticket at a Blackduck convenience store. According to the Minnesota Lottery, Barry Parker of Edgerton, Kan., recently purchased a Big Money ticket at Timberline Sport-N-Convenience, 209 Summit Ave. W....
June 9, 2016 - 2:43pm
August 6, 2015
Million dollar duo: Alexandria-area friends win $1 million on bar scratch-off ticket
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- What would you do with a million dollars? The age-old game that everyone likes to play while fantasizing about early...
August 6, 2015 - 8:11pm
June 18, 2015
Bemidji man wins $1.5 million in lottery
BEMIDJI—When Mark Church checked his Gopher 5 lottery numbers at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, he had suddenly become $1.5 million richer. The...
June 18, 2015 - 5:46pm
January 23, 2015
Carlton, Minn., woman claims $1 million lottery ticket after two months
CARLTON, Minn. -- The winner of a $1 million Powerball ticket that had not claimed it for more than two months has finally come forward. The ticket sold at Carlton Travel Center matched the first five numbers drawn on Nov. 1, 2014, to win $1 million. Jeanne Bennett of Duluth...
January 23, 2015 - 9:14am
January 10, 2014
VIDEO: Blackduck man claims $1 million prize
BLACKDUCK -- Jim Mattila looked once. He looked twice. Mattlia paced around the room a bit. He looked again; he paced some more. Indeed,...
January 10, 2014 - 6:33pm
January 2, 2014
$1 million winning lottery ticket sold in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- A $1 million Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket was sold in Beltrami County, lottery officials announced Thursday. A second $1 million ticket was sold in Stearns County. The tickets are two of the 150 winning tickets from this year's New Year's drawing. The $1 million...
January 2, 2014 - 9:10am
September 27, 2013
Signs for Pickles, a missing tiger, are covert Minnesota Lottery ads
MOORHEAD — Have you seen Pickles? He’s a tiger. And he’s missing. “Lost Cat” fliers brandishing Pickles’ toothy image have been...
September 27, 2013 - 10:16pm