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Columbus Wisconsin couple wins Bessemer 50-50 raffle

BESSEMER — David and Denise Solie of Columbus Wisconsin, claimed the record high Bessemer 50-50 prize of $36,996 on Friday afternoon.

The duo has been supporting Bessemer Blast and buying tickets for years and say they “just got lucky,” according to a press release issued by raffle chairman Mark Malmberg.

“We love watching the parade and seeing Marty’s Goldenaires. We’re always impressed how such a small community can come together and organize such a great celebration,” Denise said.

The Solies enjoy the Gogebic Range area, especially Little Girls Point. Denise’s parents...

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