ROSEVILLE - Two people from St. Martin won a big lottery prize recently.

The Minnesota State Lottery announced on Thursday that Roseann Hemmesch and Rebecca Olmscheid won $50,000 playing the Big Money game.

The winning ticket was sold at the St. Martin Corner Grocery (137 Maine Street).

Hemmesch and Olmscheid both claimed the prize on September 7th.

Side note: The Lottery also announced a smaller prize winner. Paul Wittrock of Rice won $5,000 playing the Mega Millions game. He bought his winning ticket from the Holiday Stationstore in Clearwater.