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New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
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County crafting buffer compliance rules
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June 13, 2016
Who won $28,000 Lottery prize in Evansville?
A Northstar Cash ticket sold at Highway Amoco Inc., located at 20780 County Road 82 in Evansville, won the $28,000 jackpot on June 10. The winner has not yet stepped forward, according to Lottery officials. The winning Northstar Cash numbers for June 10 were 1-4-8-22-29. Lottery players...
June 13, 2016 - 2:54pm
April 29, 2016
Alexandrian wins big Lottery prize
Austin Larson of Alexandria won $10,000 playing the “Lucky Numbers” Minnesota Lottery scratch-off game. Larson claimed the prize on April 18. The Holiday gas station at 320 Third Avenue East in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. Lucky Numbers is a $5 game that offers a top prize...
April 29, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
Osakis woman wins $20,000 in Lottery
Jani Helm of Osakis won $20,000 by playing The Big $10 Ticket scratch-off game in the Minnesota Lottery. Helm claimed the prize on Feb. 29. Bricks Travel Center, 265 West Highway 10 in Motley, sold the winning ticket. The top prize in the game is $150,000. The odds of winning $20,000...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
Douglas County resident wins big
Christopher Sutton of Alexandria won $5,000 by playing the Super Cash game. Sutton claimed the prize on Jan. 19. Cenex Convenience Store in Alexandria sold the winning ticket. Lottery players have won more than $6.3 billion. In each of Minnesota's 87 counties, $2.5 billion in proceeds...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Lottery director resigns after travel expense report
By Don Davis, Forum News Service The Minnesota State Lottery director resigned Friday, a day after a newspaper reporter questioned him about expenses he charged the state. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Ed Van Petten submitted his resignation to Gov. Mark Dayton's chief of...
December 18, 2015 - 2:06pm
September 11, 2015
Miltona man is lottery winner
Gregory Dahlgren of Miltona recently won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s Lucky for Life game. Dahlgren claimed the prize on August 18. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday Stationstores Inc., 650 50th Avenue W. in Alexandria. Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery...
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Alexandria resident wins $100,000 in lottery
When Nancy Engel of Alexandria discovered that she won the $100,000 top prize on a Money Roll scratch game ticket on Friday, August 1, she had...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
April 16, 2014
Two residents win big Lottery prizes
Two Douglas County residents were winners in Minnesota Lottery games. Bradley Barnett of Alexandria won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s Black Cherry Crossword scratch game. Barnett claimed the prize on April 4. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 320 3rd Avenue East in...
April 16, 2014 - 12:00am
December 19, 2013
Winning ticket worth $29,000 sold in Alexandria
Julie Whaley of White Bear Lake won the $29,000 Northstar Cash jackpot from the drawing on September 14. Her quick-pick ticket matched the winning numbers 15-20-21-25-28 drawn that night to win the jackpot. Whaley purchased the winning ticket at Jill’s Gas and Grocery, 1109 3rd...
December 19, 2013 - 9:58pm
December 4, 2013
Evansville man wins $5,000 in Lottery
Allen Howell of Evansville won $5,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery’s Holiday Gift scratch game. Howell claimed the prize November 25. The winning ticket was purchased at Highway Amoco, Inc. in Evansville. Since 1990, the Lottery has raised more than $2.2 billion for state...
December 4, 2013 - 8:13am
October 16, 2013
Alexandria woman wins $10,000 in Powerball
Doreen Suchy of Alexandria won $10,000 by playing the Minnesota Lottery’s Powerball game. Suchy claimed the prize on October 9. The winning ticket was purchased at Holiday, 320 3rd Avenue East, Alexandria. Since 1990, the Lottery has raised more than $2.2 billion for state...
October 16, 2013 - 8:31am
August 8, 2013
Someone bought Lottery ticket in Minnesota worth $149 million
One of three winning jackpot tickets for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing was bought in Minnesota's Anoka County, according to a statement released by the Minnesota State Lottery. The ticket is worth $149.4 million if the winner selects the 30-year-annuity option, or $86 million...
August 8, 2013 - 9:24am
July 19, 2013
Brandon woman wins $200,000 in Lottery
A Brandon woman won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery. Here's how it happened: On June 25, Cindy Haabala cashed in three winning Lottery tickets and used that prize money to purchase three $200,000 Jackpot scratch-off tickets at Pete's County Market in Alexandria. She took...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Brandon woman wins $200,000 Lottery jackpot
A Brandon woman won $200,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery. Here's how it happened: On June 25, Cindy Haabala cashed in three winning Lottery...
July 17, 2013 - 11:38am
June 28, 2013
Alexandria woman scratches off $50,000 Lottery prize
Evelyn Skrove of Alexandria likes to play bingo and the occasional scratch-off Lottery games, so the morning of June 18, she sat down with a...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am