Press Room

Winner News - 2016

Our most current press releases are listed below.

To view previous stories about winners from 2016, click on the month link below to view stories released during that month. Other non-winner news releases are available here. To see news from previous years, click on the year link in the left sidebar.

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  Winner Name, City and Prize Amount
12/28/16 Picture & audio Mechelle Woolison of Rock Island, IL Wins $25,000
12/28/16 picture available Amber Bryant of Des Moines Wins $50,000
12/28/16 picture available Catherine Ingham of Ames Wins $30,000
12/28/16 picture available Stanley Willer of Pleasant Hill Wins $10,000
12/23/16 Picture & audio Michael Duval of Joice Wins $30,000
12/23/16 picture available Mary Jane Jestre of Charles City Wins $10,000
12/22/16 picture available Joseph Livingston of Davenport Wins $250,000
12/22/16 Picture & audio Alexis Johnson of Sioux City Wins $10,000
12/22/16 Picture & audio Dusty Baker of Lawton Wins $10,000
12/14/16 picture available Collin Pfeiler of Dubuque Wins $30,000
12/13/16 Picture & audio Shari Beenken of Titonka Wins $10,000
12/9/16 picture available Zachary Lynch of Northlake, IL Wins $100,000
12/9/16 picture available Veronica Vicencio de Ramirez of Iowa City Wins $30,000
12/8/16 Picture & audio Wendy Norton of Waukon Wins $10,000
12/8/16 picture available Jerith Shaw of Corning Wins $125,000
12/6/16 Picture & audio Joel Sandry of Donahue Wins $13,135
12/6/16 picture available Jesse Mazzoccoli of Warsaw, IL Wins $25,000
12/2/16 Picture & audio Tyrell Gingerich of Kalona Wins $10,000
12/2/16 Picture & audio Dwaine Frantzen of Saint Donatus Wins $8,546
12/1/16 Picture & audio Tony Dunn of Parkersburg Wins $100,000
12/1/16 picture available Roger Petersen of Lake View Wins $100,000
12/1/16 picture available Mary Myers of Des Moines Wins $50,000