Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead - ballot issue information, a bookmobile, cooking classes, city hall history and more.
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library bookmobile, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Marion.
• “Get Fit While You Sit,” 2 p.m., Cancer Center lobby, Mitchell.
• Dakota Wesleyan University Brown Bag Lunch with candidate Dave Mitchell (Democrat), noon to 1 p.m., Java City, McGovern Library, DWU campus, Mitchell.
• Bingo, 1 p.m., $1 per card or six cards for $5, James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• Free grief support group meeting, 10:15 to 11:30 a.m., James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• Mitchell Area Human Resource Association meeting, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., James Marsh speaking, Community Room, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
• Benefits specialists from DSS available, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., itinerant office, Wagner.
• Benefits specialists from DSS available, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., itinerant office, Howard.
• Benefits specialists from DSS available, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., itinerant office, Wessington Springs.
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, 9:15 to 10 a.m., -term Care Partnership Program, 2 p.m., Tripp County Courthouse, Winner.
• Kitchen Kids cooking class, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. for third- through eighthgraders, $45, James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• Kitchen Kids cooking class, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for second-graders and younger, must be with parent, $75, James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• DWU Brown Bag Lunch with candidate: Chris Nelson (Republican), noon to 1 p.m., Java City, McGovern Library, DWU campus, Mitchell.
• Benefits specialists from DSS available, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., itinerant office, Woonsocket.
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Things to remember
CROPWALK PLANNED FOR SATURDAY: The annual CROP Walk for world hunger will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, starting at Farwell Church, Dakota Discovery Museum, on the DWU campus, Mitchell.
The walk will be around the campus and will be approximately one mile. The Mitchell Food Pantry will receive 25 percent of the funds raised
CROP hunger walks are interfaith hunger education and fund raising events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by CWS regional offices across the U.S.
SUPPORT GROUP MEETS THURSDAY: The Gluten Free of South Dakota meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, in Conference Room 1, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
Sister Kathleen Bierne will be guest speaker. For more information, call 996-4026.
INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS SET FOR OCT. 18: Ballot information meetings will be held in Scotland, Tyndall and Salem on Thursday, Oct. 18, to discuss initiated measures and constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 ballot. The meetings will be at 10 a.m. at the Main Stop convenience store, Scotland; at 1 p.m. at the Corral Café, Tyndall; and at 7:30 p.m. at Salem Golden Living Nursing Home Chapel/Activity Center meeting room.
In October 1903, the first game of the first baseball World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Pilgrims. Cy Young was the first losing pitcher in a World Series game, but Boston did win the series.
Today in local history
City Council members were taken on a tour of City Hall on this date in 2007, and various structural concerns were pointed out to them, including water leaks and asbestos on the walls.
City Hall was constructed in the 1930s and Public Works Director Tim McGannon pointed out that renovation or replacement of the building was becoming a pressing issue.
In a story that began on Page A1 of Saturday’s edition, Rapid City lawyer Patrick Duffy was quoted as saying, “I always like to win, and two-on-one makes it even sweeter.” The quote came from a press release issued by the office of Duffy’s client, state Sen. Stan Adelstein, R-Rapid City. Duffy said Monday that he did not make that statement.