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Alexandria woman wins $7,000 in lottery

Brenda Johnson of Alexandria won $7,000 by playing the Lottery's Lucky Line Crossword scratch game. Johnson claimed the prize on December 17. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 5310 State Highway 29 South in Alexandria.

Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans. Since 1990, the Lottery has raised more than $2.1 billion for state programs. The General Fund has received more than $1.2 billion to help fund functions such as education, public safety and health and human services. More than $850 million has funded environmental programs.

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