Hibbing resident wins $500,000 lottery prize

HIBBING, MN — A Hibbing woman woke up to a nice chunk of change Friday morning.

Ollie Nyhus won $500,000 playing the lottery’s cash extravaganza scratch game.

Nyhus claimed the prize at the lottery headquarters in Roseville Friday.

She bought the scratch ticket at the Hibbing Short Stop Gas Station.

As a result, the business will receive a bonus of $2,000 for selling the winning ticket.

Austin Haskins

Austin Haskins

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