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Area resident wins $10,000 in lottery

John Meyer of Alexandria recently won $10,000 playing the Lottery's Powerball game.

Meyer claimed the prize November 2. The winning ticket was purchased at Cenex Convenience Store, 915 Broadway in Alexandria.

Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older. If you or someone you know needs help with a gambling problem, call 1-800-333-HOPE.

Visit or call the Lottery's Player Hotline at (651) 634-1111 for more information about the Minnesota state lottery, including winning numbers and unclaimed prizes.