It’s a happy start to the new year for a Minnesota Lottery raffle winner. The holder of one of two $1 million tickets has come forward and was to be introduced Friday.
Margaret Johnson figured she was simply donating to charity when she spent $20 on 40 raffle tickets during a recent Minnesota Twins baseball game. Instead, Johnson took home just more than $1,400 Tuesday in the Twins Split the Pot Raffle.
A Ham Lake woman bought a Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket around Thanksgiving and last week found out she really has something to be thankful for: That ticket was a $1 million winner!