Freeport woman wins $25,000 lottery prize

FREEPORT, Ill. (WIFR) -- A Freeport woman is $25,000 richer after scratching off the right numbers on a Crossword ticket.

Evelyn Zimmerman bought the $250,000 Crossword scratch off ticket at Sullivan's Foods on W. Galena Ave. in Freeport. The store will receive a $250 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Zimmerman says she plans to invest her winnings and continue to build her savings.