Fond Du Lac Man Wins Over $100K In Badger 5 Jackpot

(Fond du Lac) A Fond du Lac man has won over $100-thousand-dollars in the Badger 5 jackpot. Wisconsin lottery officials say Joseph Bednarek’s wife sent him out for hot dogs and other groceries on March 22nd.

Bednarek stopped by the Pick ‘N Save in Fond du Lac and after checking out, saw the high Badger 5 jackpot on the lottery sign and purchased $10 worth of tickets. Officials say he checked his numbers the next day and realized he had gone on a very lucky grocery run as he held the jackpot-winning ticket.

His total winnings were $107-thousand-dollars. Bednarek is retired and plans on using the money to complete house repairs and add to savings.