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Cathy and Jim Murphy of Ham Lake with their million dollar check.

Ham Lake couple purchased million dollar ticket in Crow Wing County


The first of two $1 million New Year’s Day Minnesota Millionaire Raffle winners — who purchased the ticket in Crow Wing County — has stepped forward.

Jim and Cathy Murphy of Ham Lake claimed their winnings Monday at the Minnesota State Lottery Office in Roseville. The Murphys are one of two $1 million winners of the Minnesota Millionaire Raffle that took place on Jan. 1. The other ticket was sold in Pine County and that winner has not stepped forward yet.

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