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Virden couple in giving mood after winning $250K lottery jackpot

Virden's John and Kathleen Welsh won $250,000 on the April 3 Extra draw.

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Virden's John and Kathleen Welsh won $250,000 on the April 3 Extra draw.

Virden’s John and Kathleen Welsh were shocked when they discovered their Lotto 6/49 ticket won $250,000 on the April 3 Extra draw.

"I checked our ticket numbers on the WCLC website," John said. "I told Kathy right away."

Said Kathleen: "I couldn’t believe it at first. Now we’re both just so happy!" The couple has a few ideas for their winnings.

"We want to share our blessings," Kathleen said. "We’ll share with our family and send money to help fix the school library. It’s nice to be able to help where we can."

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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition May 4, 2017

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Virden’s John and Kathleen Welsh were shocked when they discovered their Lotto 6/49 ticket won $250,000 on the April 3 Extra draw.

"I checked our ticket numbers on the WCLC website," John said. "I told Kathy right away."

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Virden’s John and Kathleen Welsh were shocked when they discovered their Lotto 6/49 ticket won $250,000 on the April 3 Extra draw.

"I checked our ticket numbers on the WCLC website," John said. "I told Kathy right away."

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