Galesburg Lottery Winner
A Galesburg man is $30,000 richer today thanks to the Iowa Lottery’s “Crossword” scratch game.
58-year-old William Oehlert claimed the 68th of 97 top prizes of $30,000.
He’s been working on a railroad project in southeast Iowa and plans to retire in 14 months He says the prize couldn’t have come at a better time.
He purchased his winning ticket during a lunch break on Wednesday at Old 34 Gas & Grill off Highway 34 in Danville, and claimed his prize Thursday at the lottery’s headquarters in Des Moines.