Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from a pancake breakfast to a diabetes support group to a blood drive.
Things to do
• LifeServe Blood Center blood drive, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Walmart, Mitchell.
• Super Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m., Lelia Guilbert and vegetable printing, no charge, Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GROUP PLANS PANCAKE BREAKFAST: A pancake breakfast will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Kimball.
Menu includes sausage, scrambled eggs, toast, coffee and juice. Ticket prices are: adults, $4; kids, $2; family, $12. The event is sponsored by Father O’Gorman Council of Knights of Columbus.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP SETS MEETING: Diabetes Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in Conference Room 1, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
There will be a DVD presentation, “Partnering With Your Healthcare Professional.”
For more information, call Education Services at Avera Queen of Peace, 995-2205.
Powerball: 11-13-20-27-59; Powerball: 26; no winner reported; estimated jackpot: $80 million.
Wild Card: 2-7-10-25-30; Wild Card: Ace of Diamonds; no winner reported; estimated jackpot: $570,000.
Hot Lotto: 2-9-17-26-33; Hot Ball,: 13; no winner reported; estimated jackpot: $9.45 million.
Dakota Cash: 1-8-9-19-26; one winner; estimated jackpot: $20,000.
On this date in 1927, Louis B. Mayer, head of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), announced the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at a banquet in Los Angeles. Oscar night is Feb. 24 this year.
Today in local history
On this date in 2010, the Davison County Commission considered a request to set a date for an election to reestablish a defunct township. Mitchell Township was dissolved in 2002 when its debts overwhelmed its financial resources and the territory became the responsibility of the county, which established levies to pay for fire protection and road maintenance.