September 8, 2004
Kimberling City Man Wins $100,000 in Powerball
A Kimberling City family got a nice surprise when they found out their Missouri Lottery Powerball ticket from the Aug. 21 drawing was worth $100,000. Joseph "Michael" Nusbaumer Jr., 35, said his wife, Terri, took their Lottery tickets to the grocery store on Sept. 3 to check them. When she found out one was worth $100,000, she called Michael, who was on vacation, at home and woke him up.
"We usually only check our tickets about once every three months," he said. "I think we’ll start checking them more frequently now."
Nusbaumer, who owns a railroad equipment business, said they plan to pay off their boat with the prize money.
Nusbaumer bought his winning ticket at Sportman’s One Stop, 14375 State Highway 13 in Kimberling City. He let the computer pick the winning combination. It was: 3, 16, 27, 39 and 40.
To date, 702 tickets worth $100,000 have been sold in Missouri since the Powerball game started in April 1992.