Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead
Things to do
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, 8:30 to 8:55 a.m., Little Learners; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Emery.
• Educational session on Longterm Care Partnership Program, 3 p.m., Public Library, Chamberlain.
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Things to remember
MADSG TO DECORATE PUMPKINS: Mitchell Area Disability Support Group will have a pumpkin carving/decorating party at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Greenridge Apartments community room, Mitchell.
Prizes are awarded for the first three places. Costumes are optional. Please bring a snack to share and your own drink.
FOOD PANTRY BENEFIT BOOK SALE SCHEDULED: First United Methodist Church will hold the annual used book sale to benefit the Mitchell Area Food Pantry and the Weekend Snack Pack program from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the church, Mitchell.
Proceeds will be split 75/25 between the two groups.
CROP WALK TO BE HELD ON DWU CAMPUS: The annual CROP Walk hunger awareness event will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at Farwell Church, Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.
The route goes around DWU’s campus and benefits the ministry of Church World Service and 25 percent to the Mitchell Area Food Pantry.
The Moon in the month of October is called “A Hunter’s Moon,” appropriate name since South Dakota pheasant hunting begins on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Today in local history
Kenneth Charles Edward, Mitchell, was arrested and charged with the Walmart bomb threat and CorTrust Bank robbery on this date in 2008. The threat and robbery took place on Sept. 18, 2008. The arrest followed the execution of a search warrant at the man’s home which led to evidence related to the bank robbery as well as some of the stolen money.