If You Were a Millionaire Rancher...
Jun 09, 2009
By Sara Brown
Across the news this morning were photos and video of a 23-year-old rancher from South Dakota who won $232.1 million ($88.5 million after taxes) in the Powerball jackpot. (Read the AP article here
Neal Wanless says he plans to spend his new fortune wisely. What impressed me, and most other people, were his comments regarding helping his community and repaying neighbors who showed his family kindness. The articles also recount his family’s struggle to keep the cattle, sheep and horse ranch going in Todd County, S.D.
If you won the lottery, what would you do with the winnings? I’m sure we could all come up with a list—more cattle and land to graze them on would be at the top of mine. What are your top five?