The lottery raised its jackpot estimate hours before Wednesday night's drawing and has raised it twice since Saturday's drawing by a total of about $105 million.
No one has won the Powerball jackpot for more than two months, so the prize has been growing gradually from its $40 million starting point.
It's been nearly a year since a Powerball prize topped $400 million
Powerball is sold in 44 states as well as Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
The chance of winning a Powerball jackpot is about 1 in 175 million.
A Wisconsin woman died after an infection doctors believe was from a bacteria transferred when her puppy licked her.
Representative John Spiros is one step closer to serving another term in the 86th Assembly.
Voter registration can be confusing and one Wausau woman had to go to the polls twice to cast her ballot.
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