Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from a show choir dinner theatre to a seafood boil to a bookmobile.
Things to do
• Hanson McCook Regional Library Bookmobile; Marion, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Get Fit While You Sit, 2 p.m., lobby of Avera Queen of Peace Cancer Center, Mitchell.
• “The Next Generation of Livestock Production” forum, 6:30 p.m., Presho Livestock, Presho.
• “Make It Count” and College Fair, all day, Wagner High School, Wagner.
• Mitchell Show Choir Dinner Theatre, 6 p.m., Corn Palace, Mitchell.
• Mitchell Area Human Resource Association meeting, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., speaker, Joe Dressen, Community Room, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital, Mitchell.
• Hanson McCook Regional Library Bookmobile: Fulton, 9:15 to 10 a.m.; Epiphany, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
• “The Next Generation of Livestock Production” forum, 6:30 p.m., Winner Livestock, Winner.
• Indoor Bean Bag Tournament, 6:30 p.m., $20 per team, Dakota Wesleyan Wellness Center, Mitchell.
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Things to remember
SEAFOOD BOIL SET: The annual Seafood Boil will be held with seatings at 5:30, 7 and 8:15 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at Highland Conference Center, Mitchell.
Tickets are $35 each and must be purchased in advance. Reservations are now being accepted for groups of two to 10. The menu includes 1-pound snow crab legs, ½-pound crawfish, ½-pound Gulf shrimp, corn on the cob, red potatoes, cheddar bay biscuits and shrimp salad shooter. For more information, call 990-1575.
The prairie rattlesnake is the only venomous snake native to South Dakota. The color of the prairie rattlesnake varies from light brown to green, with a yellowish belly. Dark oval blotches with light colored borders run along the center of its back.
— Source: 50states.com
Today in local history
On this date in 2010, it was reported that the James River southeast of Mitchell set a record crest at 25.46 feet, exceeding the previous record of 25.33 feet from 2001.
The river — the baseline flood level of which is 17 feet — was expected to continue at its crest until starting its gradual descent the following week, said Mike Gillispie, National Weather Service hydrologist.