Buffalo Lunch Ladies Almost Hit Powerball JackpotA group of 16 lunch ladies from Buffalo High School narrowly missed Saturday's $950 million jackpot. They matched four numbers plus the Powerball, missing just one number – winning $50,000 in the process.
MN Lottery Sales To Set New RecordThe Minnesota Lottery will set a new sales record for the sixth consecutive year. According to the Lottery’s Executive Director Ed Van Petten, last year’s record amount of $520 million will easily be passed. “Sales for the current fiscal year were already ahead of last years by the end of May,” Van Petten said. “When we close out the fiscal year on June 30, we will be well ahead of last year’s total sales.”
Gopher 5 Ticket Worth $500K Sold, UnclaimedThe Minnesota State Lottery says a Gopher 5 ticket worth more than half a million dollars was sold in Washington County -- and has not been claimed.