Christian Service Council Gives Away over 9,000 pounds of Food
The Grant County Christian Service Council is providing a needed service within the local community by hosting a food giveaway drive every other month in cooperation with Feeding South Dakota. The most recent giveaway took place Wednesday, August 16, where 9,242 pounds of food was disbursed to 221 families.... Read more
Milbank Students Perform Above Average on Smarter Balanced Testing
Students in the Milbank School District performed above the state average in most grades according to Superintendent Tim Graf. His report came during the regular meeting of the Board of Education on Monday, August 14. “Outperforming the state average by five percent or better is quite significant,” Graf says.... Read more
New Date for Chamber Golf Tournament
The 12th annual Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce golf scramble slated for Wednesday, August 16, has been postponed due to the flooding at Pine Hills Golf Course. The tournament has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 30. Registration takes place at 11 a.m. The scramble begins at noon. “If you... Read more
Saint John’s and Peace Lutheran Host Joint Worship
Peace Lutheran Church of Milbank and Saint John’s Lutheran Church of Mazeppa Township (rural Summit) will be hosting their second annual joint worship on Sunday, August 20th at 10am at the Abbey of the Hills. Everyone is welcome to attend. After the worship service, a potluck picnic and use... Read more
Christian Service Council Helps 130 Children Prepare for School
The Grant County Christian Service Council (CSC) hosted its annual Back to School giveaway event Wednesday, August 9, at the Milbank Visitor Center. The project helped nearly 130 children from 60 families prepare for the upcoming school year. “The giveaway went very well,” stated Interlakes Community Action Partnership community... Read more
Pine Hills Golf Course Flooded
Pine Hills Golf Course north of Milbank has been hit with serious flooding. Owner, Randy Patnoe, reports, “All holes except No. 2 are flooded.” He added the water isn’t the highest it has ever been, but it’s high and it’s still coming down from the Summit hills.” Patnoe says... Read more
Celebrate the 50s and 60s at Downtown Tuesday
Dig out that poodle skirt or bell bottoms and head to Downtown Tuesday on Main Street Milbank on August 15. from 4 to 7 p.m. Activities include children’s games and a hula hoop contest for adults. Plus, don’t miss the Full Throttle Car Club car show. Features also include... Read more
Yearbooks Available for Pick Up for 2017 Seniors
All 2017 seniors who ordered a yearbook for the 2017-2018 school year, may stop at the Milbank High School office and pick them up. According to MHS secretary Tammy Reiger, this is only for the 2017 seniors. For questions, please contact the high school at 605-432-5546. Read more
Pine Hills Golf Club Hosts Scramble
The Annual 3 Ladies Scramble at The Pine Hills Country Club was held on Friday, August 4. First Place winners were Vicki Thomson, Jodi Hoffman, and Lisa Eisenschenk. Taking home second place was Gail Barlund, Brenda Christensen, Suzanne Pansch. Third Place recognition went to Kathy Odden, Dawn Maatz, and... Read more
Laura Johnson Wins Youth Triathlon
Laura Johnson, daughter of Ken Johnson and Kay O’Farrell of Milbank, captured first place in the girls 10-12 division of the Pebble Lake Youth Triathlon on Friday, July 28, in Fergus Falls, MN. She topped the field by completing the 100-yard swim, 3-mile bike and 1-mile run first in... Read more