Middle School Band Students Earn Awards
Milbank Middle School Musicians of the Month for sixth grade were: Jayden Johnson, Trey Gloe, Joe Schulte, Jairek Frazee, Caleb Pillatzki, Olivia Wendland, Isaac Graham, and Sophia Whitlow. The winner of the Pizza Ranch gift certificate was Caleb Pillatzki. Musicians of the month for seventh grade were: Merik Junker,... Read more
Julie Landmark Kisses Pig for Cancer Fundaiser
St Lawrence Student Council’s “Coins to Fight Cancer” campaign raised over $500 for It Only Takes a Spark. When the goal was reached, Julie Landmark, school secretary, wore a dress for the school day and kissed a pig. Rick Fonder provided the pig. Read more
Fin Stuff Planned for Tomorrow at the Library
Have you noticed something “fishy” at the Grant County Library? The fish living in the aquarium took a “dive,” but the library is “reely” excited to announce new fish will be arriving soon. Everyone is invited to a welcome party on Thursday, May 24, from 11 a.m. until 2:00... Read more
Special Olympics Athletes and Law Enforcement Join South Dakota’s Torch Run
Milbank’s Special Olympics athletes carrying the Flame of Hope raised awareness and funds for Special Olympics during their annual Law Enforcement Torch Run on Tuesday, May 15. As traditionally done in Milbank, the runners started out the front doors of MHS, ran by a large United States flag hanging... Read more
Koch School 5th Graders Complete DARE
Milbank Police Chief, Boyd VanVooren, presented certificates of achievement to 67 fifth graders who completed the Dare program on Wednesday, May 16. Chief VanVooren spoke to the students about how choices lead to consequences and thinking about consequences can help them make better choices. Four students from each class... Read more
Emanuel Lutheran Preschool Raises $1550 for St. Jude’s
The Emanuel Lutheran Preschool raised $1550 during their annual Trike-a-thon. Three and four year olds rode in the event. The money will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Milbank Police Chief, Boyd Van Vooren, and Officer Jake Folk directed traffic on the course. Pat DeFea also gave a... Read more
St. Lawrence Spring Musical Features Jesus is My Superhero
St. Lawrence School will present its spring program on Wednesday, May 16, at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium. According to Principal Brenda Anderson, the musical is called Jesus is My Superhero, and was chosen based on St. Lawrence’s superhero theme this year. Principal Anderson says,... Read more
Award-Winning Romance Author to Speak at Grant County Library
Julie Klassen, historical romance author, will speak at the Grant County Public Library on May 15, at 6:30 pm. Klassen says, “ I love all things Jane – Jane Eyre and Jane Austen.” Klassen is a graduate of the University of Illinois and worked in publishing for sixteen years... Read more
Women’s Connection to Host Program May 15
Women’s Connection, a nondenominational Christian group, will host its May meeting on Tuesday, May 15, at Tabor Methodist Church in Big Stone City. The meeting begins with a light supper at 5:30 p.m. Women of all ages are welcome. Karen Bragg of Mandan, North Dakota, is the featured speaker.... Read more
MHS Spring Concert is Tuesday, May 15
The MHS Music Department will perform their spring concert on Tuesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school theater. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. The concert band and choir programs will include pieces performed at the Region III Large Group Contest. Senior members... Read more