Area residents are lottery winners
Two Douglas County residents were recent winners in the Minnesota State Lottery:
Gregory Dahlgren of Miltona won $5,000 by playing the Lottery's Walleye Winnings scratch game. Dahlgren claimed the prize on May 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Miltona Grocery, 233 Main Street in Miltona.
Robert Jensen of Alexandria won $5,000 by playing the Lottery's Fast Cash Crossword scratch game. Jensen claimed the prize on May 15. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 320 3rd Avenue East in Alexandria.
Since 1990, the Lottery has raised more than $2 billion for state programs. The general fund has received almost $1.2 billion to help fund functions such as education, public safety and health and human services. More than $800 million has funded environmental programs.
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