One newly engaged Iowa couple is getting a jump start on the "for richer or poorer" part of their future wedding vows.

Get our free mobile app

On Friday, June 22nd, Dubuque County man Nick Miller proposed to his girlfriend Lauren Timmerman. After the successful proposal, Miller headed out the next morning to work cattle.

On his way into work, he made a stop for breakfast at a Casey's located at 717 First Ave. E. in Cascade. After snagging a piece of breakfast pizza and a coffee he also grabbed a ticket to play the Super 7s Progressive InstaPlay, according to the Iowa Lottery.

This ticket that the Bernard man purchased proved to be the winning one. His total lottery prize ended up making him $390,191 richer than when he left his home that Saturday morning.

Maybe he should have waited until AFTER winning nearly $400K to propose to his girlfriend....

Iowa Lottery
Iowa Lottery
loading...

Miller farms with the rest of his family and works for Rail-Way Inc, according to reports. He and his new fiancé were also headed out to Florida for a week long trip, so he had to keep it quiet until he got back.

"Once in a while I would second-guess myself, and be like, 'I hope that was the winning ticket,'" he told lottery officials.

What will the newly engaged Dubuque man be using his nearly $400,000 lottery prize on?

"There is the wedding and a house to start doing some work on," he said. "It will definitely go a long way towards both of those."

Stay up to date with everything going on in Eastern Iowa by downloading the free station app from the app store. Also, make sure to follow the station across all social media platforms for the most up to date information on everything going on in our neck of the woods.

Ashton Kutcher's Childhood Home in Homestead, Iowa

The well-known actor hails from Iowa. Ashton Kutcher was born in Cedar Rapids and spent his formative years in Homestead. The later is where he helped his step-dad build this space nearly 30 years ago. In 2015, Ashton decided to give his mom the surprise of her life when he redid their basement space.

Check Out A Hidden Speakeasy In Iowa Man's Home

One Iowa man has been going viral for his exceptional bar. He doesn't have to travel that far if he's in the mood for a nightcap; he just has to go through one single door. His houseguests are transported to a classic speakeasy with the push of a secret door in his home.


More From Hot 104.7 - KKLS-FM