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"Crossword" Proves To Be Lucky Game In Pella

Theresa Orr and Aizhen Zheng Each Win the Top Prize of $30,000 Playing the "Crossword" Scratch Game

DES MOINES, Iowa - Two Pella women won the top prize of $30,000 playing the lottery's "Crossword' instant-scratch game.

Theresa Orr claimed her prize Sept. 1 at the Iowa Lottery's headquarters in Des Moines. She purchased her winning ticket at Kum & Go, 744 Washington St. in Pella.

And one week later, Aizhen Zheng claimed her prize Tuesday at the Iowa Lottery's headquarters. She purchased her winning ticket at Casey's, 900 Main St. in Pella.