Nebraska
9:26 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Homer woman claims $1 million Powerball prize

HOMER, Neb. (AP) — A woman has claimed the $1 million Powerball lottery prize she won with a ticket she bought in her northeast Nebraska hometown of Homer.

Nebraska Lottery officials say the ticket was sold to Patricia Krontz at J & J's Pronto on North Highway 77 in Homer. Her ticket matched the first five numbers but not the Powerball number in Saturday's drawing. The numbers were 4, 6, 34, 49 and 56, with the Powerball number of 29.

Krontz told lottery officials on Monday that she'll use her winnings to pay some bills.

No one won the jackpot on Saturday night, so it will be around $50 million for Wednesday's drawing.

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