Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from slam poetry to a jazz festival to show choir.
Things to do
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, 9:15 to 10 a.m., Fulton; 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Epiphany.
• Modern Woodmen of America Youth Service Club initial meeting, 3:30 p.m., for children 6 to 11, Westy’s One Stop, Mount Vernon.
• Hanson-McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Montrose; 1:20 to 2:30 p.m., Orland.
• Show Choir Community Show, 7 p.m., Mitchell High School auditorium.
• Slam Poetry presentation, 9 p.m., Sherman Center, DWU campus, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
GEDDES HISTORICAL SOCIETY HAS CARD PARTY: A progressive pitch card party sponsored by the Geddes Historical Society, will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Community Room, Geddes.
Cost is $5 to play and prizes will be awarded. A free will offering lunch will be served.
JAZZ TAKES THE STATE AT SHERMAN CENTER: The 2013 Palace City Jazz Festival evening concert will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan 29, at the Sherman Center, Dakota Wesleyan campus, Mitchell.
Featured will be the MHS Jazz Band and the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Jazz Diversity Project.
Tickets are $5 in advance, available at County Fair; or $8 at the door. Children 10 and under are admitted free.
Mega Millions: Due to an early deadline Tuesday night, numbers from Tuesday’s drawing were not available. Estimated jackpot: $80 million.
According to the 2012 Kids Count Factbook, Davison County has 37 percent of school lunches served as free and reduced price school lunches. The average for the entire state is 41 percent.
Today in local history
Mitchell Rural Fire Association moved one step closer to purchasing a new grass rig on this date in 2009, which would bring them closer to completing an agreement with the city of Mitchell. The MRFA has a contract with the city of Mitchell for fire protection.