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Searching for the winning ticket


As the Barenaked Ladies’ early 1990s hit song concludes, “If I had a million

dollars, I’d be rich.”

So how about $550 million?

Plenty of area residents were eager to find out just how rich they could be, stopping at local gas stations to purchase Powerball jackpot tickets before the 9 p.m. Wednesday deadline, with the winning jackpot numbers yielding $550 million.

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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