Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from John Thune to blood drives to winning lottery numbers.
Things to do
• LifeServe Blood Center, blood drive, 5 to 7 p.m., Alexandria Fire and EMS Building, Alexandria.
• Benefits specialists from DSS Division of Economic Assistance, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., itinerant office, Armour.
• Town Hall meeting with Sen. John Thune, 4 to 5 p.m., Highland Conference Center, Mitchell.
• Davison County Republicans meeting, 7:30 p.m., at Welcome Home Furnishings and Consignment, Midtown Plaza, Mitchell.
• National Association of Retired Federal Employees meeting, 11:30 a.m., speaker Todd Muehler, Marlin’s, Mitchell.
• Bariatric Surgery for weight loss support group meeting, 7 p.m., conference room 1, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
• LifeServe Blood Center blood drive, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Walmart, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET TODAY: Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss support group will meet at 7 p.m. today in conference room 1, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
The discussion will center on goals and resolutions.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING PLANNED: The board of directors of Dakota Counseling Institute will meet at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Pathway, Mitchell.
DAV AUXILIARY MEETS MONDAY: The DAV Auxiliary will meet at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at James Valley Community Center, Mitchell. Please remember items for the food pantry.
Mega Millions: Tuesday’s numbers: 3-20-21-38-42; Mega Ball: 19; Megaplier: 4; no winner reported; estimated jackpot: $55 million.
Powerball: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 11-13-20-27-59; Powerball: 26; estimated jackpot: $70 million.
Hot Lotto: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 2-9-17-26-33, Hot Ball: 13; estimated jackpot: $9.2 million.
Dakota Cash: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 1-8-9-19-26; estimated jackpot: $148,000.
Wild Card 2: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 2-7-10-25-30, Wild Card: Ace of Diamonds; estimated jackpot: $550,000.
On this date in 1920, the League of Nations was established.
Today in local history
On this date in 2009, it was announced that the total number of building permits issued in Mitchell had gone up in 2008, but the number of permits for new houses had dropped by 50 percent to a 15-year low. The economic downturn was suggested as the reason for the drop in new house permits.