Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) – A lucky state lottery ticket that was recently sold in Oronoco has been turned in.

Minnesota State Lottery

According to the Minnesota State Lottery, the ticket was purchased for the Northstar Cash lotto game by Carl Witten. He bought the ticket at Casey’s General Store last Tuesday. It was worth $27,000.

A huge jackpot is up for grabs Tuesday evening. The Mega Millions grand prize is approaching half a billion dollars. It was estimated at $475-million as of noon Tuesday.

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