Columbian hits $200,000 jackpot

Shirley Kowalewski found that she had won Powerball after returning from vacation
Monday, April 16, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 2:46 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

Shirley Kowalewski used to forget to check and see if her lottery tickets were winners. But she doesn’t think she’ll make that mistake again. After waiting two weeks to check the results of her most recent Powerball picks, Kowalewski learned that she had won the $200,000 jackpot.