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Things to do


• Fifth annual Ribs at the Ranch and running of the pigs, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Freeman Academy, Freeman.

• Prairie Hills Art Show, 1905 Opera House, Wessington Springs.

• JVCC Farmers and Flea Market, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fifth and Main parking lot, Mitchell.

• Dorothy Hargens-Waldron book-signing, 2 to 4 p.m., Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.


• Wessington Springs Municipal Airport and Hanger open house and dedication: 11:30 a.m., skydiving show, Wessington Springs Airport.

• Fun day benefit for Austin Giedd, 12:30 p.m., Fire Hall, Wagner.

• Southeastern South Dakota Singing Convention, 2 p.m., congregational singing, Peace Christian Reformed Church, Menno.

• Second annual Parish Festival and Benefit for Curt Neugebauer family, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., free will donation; silent auction, St. Peter and Paul Parish Hall, Dimock.

Things to remember

SDANG HOLDS INFORMATION NIGHT: The Guard Experience Night will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at the Army National Guard Shop, Mitchell.

There will be hands-on displays, a brat feed and a recruiter to talk about benefits of joining the Army National Guard. Some topics covered include health insurance, life insurance, student loan repayment, GI bill and tuition assistance.

Please RSVP to Jared Richter at 770-6541.

Gas prices

Mitchell: $3.579

Yankton: $3.499

Rapid City: $3.645

Sioux Falls: $3.448

State: $3.585

National: $3.514

Today in local history

On this date in 2005, demolition at the site of the State Theatre resumed in Mitchell. The project was delayed because of weather and concerns with the stability of Einstein's wall.

Lucky numbers

Mega Millions: Winning numbers drawn Friday: 8-15-35-46-52; Mega Ball: 38; Megaplier: 4; Estimated jackpot: $61 million.

Corn Palace turnstile count

Yesterday's total: 2,754.

Total for summer: 66,153.