Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from a dance to a bookmobile to a Republican meeting.
Things to do
• Carmyn Egge from Sen. Tim Johnson’s office, noon to 1 p.m., Cornerstone Coffee House and Deli, Mitchell
• Get Fit While You Sit, 2 p.m., lobby of Avera Queen of Peace Cancer Center, Mitchell.
• Dance to music of Bud Baumiller, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., $4 admission, which includes lunch, James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
• Job Search Assistance Program, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1321 N. Main, Mitchell.
• American Legion Post 5 meeting, 7 p.m., election of officers, 202 E. Fourth St., Plankinton.
• Hanson McCook Regional Library Bookmobile: Little Learners, 8:30 to 8:55 a.m.; Emery, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• AARP Driver’s Safety Class, noon to 4 p.m., $12 for AARP members; $14 for non-members; James Valley Community Center, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
LETCHER TO HOST PANCAKE FEED: A pancake and sausage feed hosted by the American Legion will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday March 17, at the Community Center, Letcher. Free-will donations will be accepted.
GERMANS FROM RUSSIA SOCIETY TO MEET IN KAYLOR: Germans from Russia Historical Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, at the church building, Kaylor. Please bring renewals or mail them if unable to attend. Following the business meeting, entertainment will be by four members of the “Bumble Bees” band Please bring a dish to share for a potluck meal to be held in the newly refurbished lower level.
GOP TO MEET: Davison County Republicans will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, at Welcome Home Furnishings and Consignment, Midtown Plaza, Mitchell. Legislators are scheduled to be in attendance.
On March 12, 1993, the first woman U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno, appointed by President Bill Clinton, took office.
Today in local history
On this date in 2007, the James River was threatening to overflow, prompting a NWS flood warning for . the southern reaches of the river. In the immediate Mitchell area, there were no reports of flooding or flooding potential, with the river well within the banks.