Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from a library grand opening to a book fair to a farm and home show.
Things to do
• Get Fit While You Sit class, 2 p.m., lobby of Cancer Center, Mitchell.
• Scholastic Book Fair, 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Longfellow Elementary, Mitchell.
• Benefits specialists from DSS office of economic assistance available, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., itinerant office, Woonsocket.
• Mitchell Retired Army National Guardsmen and wives lunch, noon, The Depot, Mitchell.
• 49th annual Miner County Farm and Home Show, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Armory, Howard.
• Scholastic Book Fair, 8:15 a.m. to 9 p.m., Longfellow Elementary, Mitchell.
• Benefits specialists from DSS office of economic assistance available, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., itinerant office, Armour.
• Benefits specialists from DSS office of economic assistance available, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., itinerant office, Plankinton.
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Things to remember
HANSON AREA LIBRARY GRAND OPENING SET: The grand opening for the Hanson Area Community Library will be at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, in the new building, Alexandria.
LUNCHEON FOR RETIRED GUARDS PLANNED: Mitchell Retired Army National Guard men and wives will meet for lunch at noon today at The Depot, Mitchell.
Mega Millions: Winning numbers drawn Tuesday: 2-5-10-26-44; Mega Ball: 46; Megaplier: 4; Estimated jackpot: $19 million.
In 2011, 20 percent of youth rarely or never wore a seat belt while riding in a car, and 19 percent never or rarely wore a seatbelt while driving a car, according to the 2012 Kids Count Factbook.
Today in local history
On this date in 2008, the Davison County Commission got its first glimpse of a plan which would create the new Ethan Rural Fire Protection District.
The area would cover portions of southwestern Hanson County and southeastern Davison County, including Ethan, portions of Baker, Lisbon, Prosper and Rome townships in Davison County and parts of Worthen, Rosedale and Beulah townships in Hanson County.