MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former Minnesota woman tried her hand at “Wheel of Fortune” Thursday night, with some fortunate results.
Katie Hoody used to live in Bemidji, but now lives in Texas. She ended up winning more than $55,000 on the show.READ MORE: Minneapolis North H.S. Principal Will Now Finish School Year
Hoody says she wouldn’t be rolling in the dough if it wasn’t for her 94-year-old friend, Marion Dessert.READ MORE: Jif Peanut Butter Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns (CBS News)
The former next-door neighbors would watch “Wheel” every night, and Dessert realized Hoody was good at solving the show’s puzzles.
Hoody says she tried out just to give Dessert the thrill of seeing her spin and solve.MORE NEWS: Buffalo Clinic Shooting: Opening Statements Begin Monday In Gregory Ulrich Trial
The two actually watched the episode together Thursday night in Bemidji, and celebrated with some “Wheel of Fortune” cakes.