Reedsburg woman claims $1 million Powerball prize - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Reedsburg woman claims $1 million Powerball prize

Posted:

MADISON (WKOW) -- A woman from Reedsburg came forward to claim her $1 million Powerball prize.

Catherine Andres brought in her winning ticket from the May 25 drawing to the Wisconsin Lottery's main office in Madison Wednesday.

Andres chose the lump sum option, bringing home an after-tax payment of $672,000.

Lottery officials say Andres only realized she had the $1 million ticket a few days ago. She and her husband usually wait to check their tickets until they go back to buy more. Her husband checked the ticket first and then she double checked it.

"Haven't gotten a wink of sleep since, " Andres told Lottery staff.

Andres bought her ticket at Viking Express Mart on Viking Drive in Reedsburg. For selling the $1 million ticket, the store earns a $20,000 commission from the Lottery. 

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.