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Osakis man wins $200,000 in Lottery

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A stop for pop and doughnuts was just the ticket an Osakis man needed to win big.

Rick Thornbloom stopped at Paul's Pump and Pantry in Osakis on September 16 to pick up a pop and some doughnuts for work.


"It came to $2 and I had $13 so I said, 'Give me one of those tickets,' " he recalled.

He bought a $10 Mega Monopoly scratch game and went out to his car and scratched the ticket.

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