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George departs Shuster's curling team
Lynx vet Brunson credits vegan diet for her longevity
Humor tops bill on annual Gopher Road Trip
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
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 - 2:19pm
December 21, 2015
Minnesota governor wanted lottery director's resignation
ST. PAUL -- Had the Minnesota State Lottery director not quit Friday, Gov. Mark Dayton said that he would have asked him to leave. Ed Van Petten suddenly resigned a day after a Star Tribune reporter questioned him about what could be seen as lavish expenses he charged the state. Van...
December 21, 2015 - 9:05am
April 24, 2014
Minn. panel votes to ban online lottery sales
April 24, 2014 - 2:47pm
December 13, 2012
Crookston man wins $10,000 in Minnesota lottery
A Crookston man won $10,000 in the Minnesota Lottery, officials said today in a press release. John Stoe won the prize playing the lottery's Joker's Wild Crossword scratch game. Stoe purchased the winning ticket at the Superpumper at 1749 University Ave., in Crookston. He claimed...
December 13, 2012 - 1:51pm
March 28, 2012
Minnesota Lottery, with help from popular retired Twins, begins ad pitch touting homegrown taxpayer contributions
MINNEAPOLIS With hometown heroes Bert Blyleven and Kent Hrbek, the Minnesota State Lottery starts a new advertising campaign this week touting...
March 28, 2012 - 9:11am
July 1, 2010
GF man wins $10,000
Earle Schreiber, Grand Forks, recently claimed $10,000 playing the Double Diamond Slots scratch ticket in the Minnesota Lottery. He purchased the ticket at Whitey's Steaks and Sea-food in East Grand Forks.
July 1, 2010 - 6:06pm
October 13, 2009
Laporte, Minn., tavern patrons split Powerball ticket
LAPORTE, Minn. Laporte's lakeside tavern is claiming bragging rights - "It pays to play at the Popple" - and for good reason. For about six years, when the Powerball is in $70 million-plus territory, bartender Bruce Geckler "takes care of the bookwork," collecting $5 from patrons...
October 13, 2009 - 9:16am
March 28, 2009
REGIONAL ROUNDUP: Lottery clerk fraud sting ... NAWS suits joined ... Post office bomb threats
Lottery clerk fraud sting
March 28, 2009 - 11:03pm
December 13, 2008
Up on the roof top, click, click, click So you're driving up East Central Entrance toward the mall to do some holiday shopping when you look up to the GAPWEST broadcasting building and on the roof you see ... someone living up there. That's not old St. Nick, but Custom Cab owner...
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am