Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from Crazy Days to an After the Holidays Party to winning lottery numbers.
Things to do
• Department of Social Services’ Division of Economic Assistance benefits specialists available: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., itinerant office, Armour; and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., itinerant office, Plankinton.
• Winter Crazy Days, participating businesses, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
LESSONS BY CFEL SET: Davison County CFEL educational lessons will be presented at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, at the Mitchell Public Library.
Lessons are on local homelessness and laughter yoga.
PARTY AT JAMES VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER PLANNED: “After the Holidays Party” will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, at James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
There will be a baked potato bar beginning at noon followed by bingo with prizes being white elephant gifts as prizes. Please bring an unwrapped gift for the white elephant prizes.
Following bingo, there will be coffee and cookies and the drawing for the quilt raffle winner.
Make reservations by 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 4. Cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members.
Mega Millions: No winner Tuesday; Winning numbers: 4-11-21-25-44; Mega Ball: 29; Megaplier: 4; Estimated jackpot: $39 million.
Powerball: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 18-20-28-35-53; Power Ball: 20; Estimated jackpot: $50 million.
Wild Card 2: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 11-13-20-24-29, Wild Card: King of Hearts; Estimated jackpot: $515,000.
Hot Lotto: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 2-15-21-29-36; Hot Ball: 5; Estimated jackpot: $8.48 million.
Dakota Cash: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 3-10-15-18-19; Estimated jackpot: $131,000.
January is National Blood Donor Month. Step up and donate a pint for the sake of humanity.
Today in local history
On this date in 2009, Blarney’s Pub and Casino went non-smoking instead of waiting for a decision by the state Legislature. The owners implemented their own smoking restrictions in advance of government requirements.