Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead from an election talk to a bookmobile to a cancer support group.
Things to do
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, 8 to 8:15 a.m., Good Samaritan; 8:30 to 2 p.m., Canistota.
• “Get Fit While You Sit,” 2 p.m., Cancer Center lobby, Mitchell.
• Dakota Wesleyan University Brown Bag Lunch with Democratic candidate Quinten Burg, noon to 1 p.m., Java City, McGovern Library, DWU campus, Mitchell.
• Mitchell Area Cancer Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Conference Room 1, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
• Bingo, 1 p.m., $1 a card or six cards for $5, James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, 7:45 to 8 a.m., Leisure Living; 8 to 8:15 a.m., Golden Living Center; 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., St. Mary’s; 10:20 a.m. to 2 p.m., McCook Central; 2:05 to 2:20 p.m., Care-A-Lot.
• DWU Brown Bag Lunch with Democratic candidate Matt McGovern, noon to 1 p.m., Java City, McGovern Library, DWU campus, Mitchell.
• “A Time of Prayer,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Timberglenn Inn, Mitchell.
• Halloween Spooktacular, 1 p.m., James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• Trick-or-Treating, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Greenridge Apartments, Mitchell.
• Trick-or-Treat event, 2 to 7 p.m., fish tank feeding frenzy, 6 p.m., Cabela’s, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
FASHION AND FOOD EVENT PLANNED: “Splendor of the Season” soup and dessert luncheon with style show will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, at John Paul II School gym, Mitchell.
Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and serving starts at 11:30 a.m. followed by the style show with styles from Geyerman’s, Reggio Imports and Schweser’s.
Tickets are $6 per person and can be purchased by calling Deb DeFries at 292-0843 or Nicole Fuhrer at 999-9127.
On Oct. 30, 1974, Muhammad Ali regained the world boxing title by knocking out heavyweight champ George Foreman in Zaire.
Today in local history
“Freshman Academy,” a program at Mitchell High School to help with the transition from middle school to high school, was “doing well” according to MHS Principal Yvonne Palli, on this date in 2008.
The program, piloted in 2007, was team-taught by Kathy Mills, counselor, and Melissa Krogman, freshman English teacher. Skill-building is the focus of the program.