David Gloe Named Grand Champion of Q-Fest
The first event in the Lake Farley Summer Event Series was rated a success according to Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Events Director Laura Kelly. “It was tough with the wind and cold temperatures, but we are very grateful for all those who attended and took part in our... Read more
Kosbob and Kuefler Win South Dakota Cornhole Tournament
Matt Kosbob and Chase Kuefler of Ortonville, Minnesota won South Dakota’s Largest Cornhole Tournament. The tournament was held during the Lake Farley Summer Events Series on June 24, at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. Matt Wellnitz and Jon Gerhold took second place. Nineteen teams competed. “We were really happy... Read more
Valley Queen Honored For Employing Veterans
The 99th Annual South Dakota American Legion Convention was held at the Watertown Ramkota and Convention Center June 15-18. Tim and Donna Jurgens, Charles and Karen Layher, Dennis Adelman, and Bill Schumacher represented Birch-Miller Post 9 of Milbank. Gary Lindemann and Aaron Smith represented the Big Stone Legion. Sue... Read more
Adam Bury Races to Victory
Seventeen-year-old Adam Bury of Milbank is serious about his fun. Bury’s hobby is motocross racing. He’s good at it and has a room full of trophies to prove it. Two years ago, he was the top racer at the Midwest Regional Shootout. He made first place by accruing the... Read more
MHS Art and Media Students Experience New York
Simone de Beauvoir said, “There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.” Fifteen students from the MHS art and media club, accompanied by teachers Nancy Pauli and Nancy Quade, made the same discovery on their recent visit to the Big Apple. Their five-day trip included... Read more
Hamman Fathers and Sons Working Together for 3 Generations
Some fathers have a good thing. Some fathers have a good thing and keep it going. In sports, there’s Laila and Muhammad Ali. In music, there’s Miley and Billy Ray Cyrus. At the movies, you find Jaden and Will Smith, Colin and Tom Hanks, and dozens of others. And... Read more
Farley Summer Event Series Parade Seeking Entries
After a year hiatus, the streets of Milbank will again be alive with a summer parade. “We are happy to announce that we brought the parade back,” stated Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Event Director Laura Kelly. The parade is the opening act of a busy day of the... Read more
Peggy Schuelke Rides Bike Across South Dakota
Peggy Schuelke, a nurse practitioner for Avera Medical Group Revillo, completed a 300-mile bike tour across South Dakota. She participated in the 5th Annual Ride Across South Dakota (RASDAK) from June 4-10. Schuelke, and nearly 220 others, endured the week-long adventure in celebration of bike tourism in South Dakota.... Read more
Fifteen Teams Take Part in Bulldog Golf Team Fundraiser Tournament
Fifteen teams teed up to raise money for the Bulldogs golf teams on June 11. The annual fundraiser tournament was played at Pine Hills Golf Club in Milbank. A total of $880 was raised. The winning team of Jason Ackerman, Justin Ackerman, Brittany Ackerman, and Dustin Lester carded a... Read more
Boy Scouts Camp at Medicine Mt. Scout Ranch
Sixteen scouts from Milbank Boy Scout Troop 45 departed June 10, for a week-long summer camp. The troop is attending Medicine Mountain Scout Ranch in the Black Hills of South Dakota. “They will spend a week earning merit badges, climbing in the Needles, learning shooting sports, mountain biking, hiking,... Read more