Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from George Dyer to a Holiday Jam to Bingo.
Things to do
• George Dyer Christmas, Mitchell Concert Series 7:30 p.m., admission by season ticket or $25 at the door, Corn Palace, Mitchell.
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Montrose; 1:20 to 2:30 p.m., Orland.
• Pinochle games, 1 p.m., James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library bookmobile, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Marion.
• Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers, 7:30 p.m., $20 for ACT members, $25 for non-members; Pepsi-Cola Theatre, Mitchell.
• Soil health workshop, 8:30 a.m., $25 pre-registration; $35 at the door, Davison County Fairgrounds Complex, Mitchell.
• Methodist Hospital Nurses Alumni Christmas lunch, 11:30 a.m., $5, basement of United Methodist Church, Mitchell.
• Dance to the music of Veryl Hohn, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., $4 admission, James Valley community Center, Mitchell.
• Bingo, 1 p.m., $1 per card or six cards for $5, James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
LECTURE SERIES SET AT LIBRARY: “The Constitution is the Solution,” video lecture series, will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the community room, Mitchell Public Library, Mitchell
The topic will be The Power of 500 — How to Restore Liberty. Lecture is by Robert Brown, regional field director, The John Birch Society.
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The first permanent American settlement in South Dakota was established at Fort Pierre by the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804.
Suspected flawed methodology cast doubt on a study that named Mitchell Middle School as among the schools with the most polluted air on this date in 2008. Supt. Joe Graves said the study was based on a model instead of actual air quality tests in Mitchell.