Oct. 23, 2016 – Barton, WI – Big $3 million lottery ticket sold at the Citgo in Barton. Shop owner Scott Sadownikow said he’s had his share of scratch-off winners but this ticket is tops.
Taking a look at some of the lottery winners from the past in Washington County:
In April 1990 Harold Zimdars won $8 million in the MegaBucks lottery after purchasing a ticket from Prescott’s Pick n’ Save in West Bend. Zimdars was 51 years old. He spent $24 a week on the lottery. After winning, Zimdars retired as a truck driver and in 1997 he and his wife Joanne purchased the Coachman House. Harold Zimdars died April 3, 2012 at 73.
A $100,000 winning ticket for the Holly Jolly Raffle was sold at Pick ’N Save south in West Bend in December 2015. The winner stepped forward and asked to remain anonymous. The drawing was Dec. 10 and there was 1:100,000 chance of winning the grand prize. The winning numbers were 022868. Tickets were $5.
Photos courtesy the Wisconsin Lottery.