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Things to do


• Prairie Hills Art Show, 1905 Opera House, Wessington Springs.

• Kick off to membership drive, 5 to 7 p.m., Dakota Discovery Museum Mitchell.



• Fifth annual Ribs at the Ranch and running of the pigs, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Freeman Academy, Freeman.

• Prairie Hills Art Show, 1905 Opera House, Wessington Springs.

• JVCC Farmers and Flea Market, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fifth and Main parking lot, Mitchell.

• Dorothy Hargens-Waldron book signing, 2 to 4 p.m., Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.

Things to remember

WAGNER HOSTS BENEFIT FUN DAY: A fun day benefit for Austin Giedd will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, at the Fire Hall, Wagner. There will be food, games, raffles and auction items. All proceeds will go to Giedd's family to help defray medical expenses for his cancer treatments.

Fast facts

Although it is nearly impossible to pinpoint, most historians believe that using milk as a beverage began about 10,000 years ago when animals were first domesticated.

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Today in local history

On this date in 2006, two local businessmen, Jerry Thomsen and Jeff Krall, released information about a plan to build a $2 million convention center and $4 million hotel next to the Hampton Inn in Mitchell.

The hotel would be privately funded and owned and the convention center would be owned by the city and leased to a management group created by Thomsen and Krall.

Lucky numbers

Powerball: Wednesday's winning numbers: 1-18-33-39-46; Powerball: 33; No winner reported; Estimated jackpot: $50 million.

Wild Card: Wednesday's winning numbers: 2-10-13-15-21; Wild Card: King of Hearts; No winner reported; Estimated jackpot: $320,000.

Hot Lotto: Wednesday's winning numbers: 3-19-26-40-45; Hot Ball: 12; No winner reported; Estimated jackpot: $6.81 million.

Dakota Cash: Wednesday's winning numbers: 11-20-22-26-27; No winner reported; Estimated jackpot: $66,000.

Corn Palace turnstile count

Yesterday's total: 2,026.

Total for summer: 63,399.