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Spencer Woman Wins $30,000 Lottery Prize

Ellen Sandvig Wins Top Prize Playing "Crossword" Game

Ellen Sandvig

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Spencer woman has won the top prize of $30,000 in the lottery's "Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Ellen Sandvig purchased her winning ticket at Dyno's, 15 Grand Ave. in Spencer. She claimed her $30,000 prize Monday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Storm Lake.