MT. VERNON — One person who purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the city is $75,000 richer.According to lottery officials, the winner, who has not come forward, purchased the winning ticket at Plaza Liquor Mart and matched all five winning numbers in the May 6 drawing. The numbers were 06, 12, 16, 34, 39. The store will receive a bonus of $750, or 1 percent of the jackpot amount, for selling the ticket. There were two $75,000 winning tickets for the Monday drawing, with the other ticket sold at Puff N Stuff in Palatine.
Equipment failures frustrate road crews
The city and the county experienced various mechanical problems with its equipment during the weekend.Continued ...
The Register-News has been notified of the following weather-related announcements:Continued ...
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Tow companies staying busy during storm
Area law enforcement officials have been swamped over the past 24 hours due to the winter storm that blasted the area the past two days. "Most of our calls have been routine traffic -- owners of vehicles who are stuck or need assistance," said ChiefContinued ...
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