Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from family movie night to a Kristi Noem town hall to a blood drive.
Things to do
• LifeServe blood drive, 3 to 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Mitchell.
• Rep. Kristi Noem town hall meeting, 10:30 a.m., Highland Conference Center, Mitchell.
• Family movie night, 6:30 p.m., Sherman Center, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
FUSION SPONSORS MOVIE NIGHT: Family movie night will be at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, at the Sherman Center, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell. The event is free and open to all. Moviegoers can choose between “Brave” on the big screen or VeggieTales’ “Robin Good,” available for smaller children. There will be popcorn, snacks and games. The event is sponsored by Fusion.
BOOK SALE SET FOR LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY: A Scholastic Book Fair will be at Longfellow Elementary Monday through Friday, Feb. 4-8, at the school, Mitchell.
The fair will be open daily from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 8:15 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, and the public is welcome.
The Book Fair offers specially priced books and educational products for all ages.
Mega Millions: Winning numbers drawn Tuesday: 8-12-27-46-47; Mega Ball: 6; Megaplier: 3; No winners reported; Estimated jackpot: $13 million.
Powerball: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 14-16-32-47-52; Powerball: 16; Estimated jackpot: $151 million.
Dakota Cash: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 8-9-25-32-33; Estimated jackpot: $20,000.
Wild Card 2: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 8-12-21-25-28; Wild Card: AD; Estimated jackpot: $695,000. Hot Lotto: Winning numbers drawn Wednesday: 2-5-11-28-38; Hot Ball: 16; Estimated jackpot: $1.2 million.
Enrollment for the fall of 2012 for the two non-public schools in Mitchell was; John Paul II Elementary, 170 students; Mitchell Christian School, 154. — Source: SD Kids Count 2012 Factbook
Today in local history
On this date in 2012, it was announced that the South Dakota Board of Education approved a new welding and manufacturing technology program for Mitchell Technical Institute. The program was created in response to a high industry demand for welders throughout the state.