5 Things You Need To Know For Friday Sioux Falls
Another Sioux Falls Robbery
Around midnight last night the Shop’n Cart at 6th Street and Cleveland Avenue was robbed by 2 people with guns. They ran from the store and headed east.
Police say the first suspect was a black male, approximately 5’11”, thin, with a blue sweat shirt, tan shorts and a bandana or stocking cap on his head. The second suspect was a black male, thin, approximately 5’9″, with a dark hooded sweatshirt and tan shorts.
Record Setting South Dakota Fish Caught
A South Dakota man caught a 127-pound paddlefish which is a South Dakota record.
Game, Fish and Parks conservation foreman Bill Harmon caught the record setting fish Wednesday in Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River. The previous record was 120 pounds.
Mark Twain All School Celebration!
Soon Mark Twain & Longfellow elementary schools in Sioux Falls will be consolidated into Susan B. Anthony Elementary School. Sioux Falls School District plans to demolish Mark Twain Elementary in the summer of 2015.
On Saturday May 10th, from 11am-3pm, everyone is invited to help celebrate 94 years of tradition at the school for the Mark Twain All School Celebration!
Join in celebrating 94 years of tradition!
• Tour the school
• Share your memories
• Honor those who make Mark Twain so special
Plan Your Visit:
11am-3pm: All School Celebration
11am-1pm: $5 catered lunch available for purchase
12:30pm: Program featuring Mark Twain Children’s Choir
1:30pm: Multi-Generation Family Photo on Playground
– Tour school and classrooms
– Try the school scavenger hunt
– Capture memories with onsite photographer & photo wall
– Color a school mural on the playground
– Decorate scrapbook pages with your memories
– See display of “Why I Love Mark Twain” entries
– Buy specially designed Mark Twain T-shirts
– Visit with current and former Mark Twain teachers
– Enjoy music from all decades with a DJ on the playground
Weekend Weather from the NWS
Random Mother’s Day Factrs
Here are some random Mother’s Day facts for you . . .
1. This is the 100th anniversary of WOODROW WILSON officially naming Mother’s Day a U.S. holiday.
2. Mother’s Day was originally started in the 1850s by a woman named Ann Jarvis . . . and it wasn’t about giving gifts. It was a day for mothers to rally together behind causes like fighting disease, mourning soldiers, and promoting peace.
3. 28% of people say they don’t feel they know or they knew their mother as much as they’d like to.
4. Americans will spend $19.9 BILLION on Mother’s Day this year.
5. 30% of the mothers in the U.S. are stay-at-home moms.