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Fort Madison Woman Wins $30,000 Lottery Prize

Bernice Nichols Wins Top Prize Playing the "Crossword" Scratch Game

Bernice Nichols

DES MOINES, Iowa - A Fort Madison woman won a $30,000 prize playing the lottery's "Crossword" instant-scratch game.

Bernice Nichols claimed her prize Tuesday at the Iowa Lottery's regional office in Cedar Rapids. She purchased her winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 2606 Avenue L in Fort Madison.