Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from Schmeckfest to a high school band concert to a Parkinson's support group.
Things to do
• Free Parent Education session, “SSI — Common Questions and Concerns,” 7 p.m., McCook Central School, Salem.
• Mitchell Area Disability Support Group Bingo, 6:30 p.m., Greenridge Apartments Community Room, Mitchell.
• “A Place at the Table,” a film about hunger in America, 6:30 p.m., discussion to follow, Congregational United Church of Christ, Mitchell.
• Benefits specialists from DSS Division of Economic Assistance available, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., itinerant office, Armour.
• MHS Spring Band Concert, 7 p.m., high school auditorium, Mitchell.
• Davison County Republicans meeting, 7:30 p.m., Welcome Home Furnishings and Consignment, Midtown Mall, Mitchell.
• Schmeckfest, meal, 4 to 7 p.m., advance tickets only, “Fiddler on the Roof,” 8 p.m., Freeman Academy, Freeman.
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Things to remember
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 18, in Conference Room 1 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
Special guest this month will be Janey Case, executive director, National Parkinson Foundation, S.D. Chapter, from Sioux Falls.
For more information, please call Eileen at 996-7914.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO MEET MONDAY: Mitchell Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 18, at Carnegie Resource Center, Mitchell.
Roger Musick, CEO of Innovative Systems, will tell of the development of this firm.
MAHRA MEETING PLANNED: Mitchell Area Human Resource Association will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, in the Community Room, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
The program will be “Healthcare Reform” by Joe Dressen of Jackson-Lewis.
A story that began on Page A1 of Wednesday’s print edition incorrectly identified the director of the Sanford Clinic of Mitchell. His name is Matt Ditmanson.
A story that began on Page A1 of the March 2 print edition included information about Dakota Hay Auction. Ben Ymker, of Corsica, is an independent hay order buyer. He has done business with Dakota Hay Auction, which is owned by Willie Groeneweg and has been in business since 2010. Its auctions are promoted on dakotahayauction.com.
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In 2011, 29 percent of all pedestrians who died in traffic crashes were under the age of 20. Injuries for pedestrians under age 20 in traffic crashes accounted for 32 percent (38) of all injuries (119).
— Source: 2012 S.D. Count Factbook
Today in local history
On this date in 2007, the Davison County Commission was made aware that the repair of 247th Street was going to be needed much sooner than expected.
The four-mile stretch between state Highway 37 and the ethanol plant located in Loomis is breaking up and is “extremely dangerous,” according to Davison County Sheriff David Miles.