Laporte home to winning Powerball ticket
Published 10/10/2009, Park Rapids Enterprise
Laporte’s lakeside tavern is claiming bragging rights – “It pays to play at the Popple” – and for good reason. For about six years, when the Powerball is in $70 million-plus territory, bartender Bruce Geckler “takes care of the bookwork,” collecting $5 from patrons and heading over to Laporte Grocery to purchase lottery tickets.Word count: 351
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