On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Tune in to Listen

Listen Live Now » 1440 AM Green Bay, WI


Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
53° Feels Like: 53°
Wind: ENE 21 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Partly Cloudy 44°


Partly Cloudy 60°

Fri Night

Mostly Clear 44°


  • 0 Severe Weather Alerts
  • 0 Cancellations

Wisconsin couple wins $1-million Powerball consolation prize

UNDATED (WSAU-Wheeler News)  A northwest Wisconsin couple won a million dollars playing Powerball in Louisiana.

57-year-old Donald Marek and his wife JoAnn are from Frederic in Polk County. They were baby-sitting their grandchildren near New Orleans last week, when they bought a Quick Pick Powerball ticket at a Race-Trac convenience store in suburban Slidell. It matched all five regular numbers but not the Powerball in last Wednesday night's drawing -- and it netted the Mareks $700,000 after taxes were deducted.

Donald Marek says he'll put the money toward the couple's retirement. The store got $10,000, or one-percent of the gross prize, for selling the ticket.