Highland woman wins $250,000 Illinois Lottery prize

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HIGHLAND, IL (KPLR) – A longtime Highland resident will be able to save big for her retirement after winning a quarter-million dollar Illinois Lottery prize.

Kathy Garcia matched all five numbers in the September 23 Lucky Day Lotto evening drawing: 15, 22, 25, 26, and 32. She purchased the ticket at the Circle K on Illinois Route 143. The retailer will receive a bonus of one percent of the prize amount ($2,500) for selling the winning ticket.

Lucky Day Lotto drawings occur twice daily, seven days a week.

Garcia, who has lived in Highland for 25 years, said she’ll invest her winnings for retirement.