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Charitable foundation, show choir team up for ‘reverse raffle’

September 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Area Charitable Foundation and Mitchell High School show choir are partnering in a “reverse raffle” fundraiser that will last through October.
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Raffle winners announced during Bull Bash

August 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Three winners from the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Mitchell Area annual raffle were announced at the Miller Lite Bull Bash Wednesday night at Horsemen’s Sports Arena, near Mitchell. Continue Reading

Disney vacation offered in Mitchell raffle

July 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village and the Dakota Discovery Museum, both of Mitchell, are conducting a joint fundraiser that includes a chance to win a Disney vacation. Continue Reading

Pipo resumes former hobby

February 21, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Gabe Pipo of Garfield made his first knife 20 years ago.
The interest developed from watching his father, a blacksmith in Barrett, make knives from the leaf springs of cars.
“My dad didn’t have the equipment that I have now. It was quite a process back then,” he explained. Continue Reading

Fishing for funds: Miltona students build fish house

February 14, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Fifth and 6th grade students from Miltona Science Magnet School reaped the rewards of months of hard work recently, when the fish house they constructed was finally raffled off.
The raffle was held January 11, with Kevin Gorghuber’s name being drawn as the lucky winner of the 6-foot, 4-inch by 12-foot fish house. Continue Reading

Minnesota family waits to hear if shot is worth $50K

August 16, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

FAIRBAULT (AP) Eleven-year-old Nate Smith shot a puck through a tiny hole 89 feet away. Now he and his family are waiting to hear if he’ll collect a $50,000 prize or be whistled for a rules violation.

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After years of playing lottery, St. Cloud man wins $1 million

January 4, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) A St. Cloud man who spent $100 a week for the last 12 years playing the Minnesota Lottery has finally won.
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Quilters ‘recycle’ his Sunday best

October 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

BLOMKEST During his working years, Lennard Erickson ran the Blomkest Auto Body Shop with his brother Ted and never shied from the grime that came with the work.
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