Plans Started for 2nd Annual MHS Alumni Basketball Tournament
The Second Annual MHS Alumni Boys’ Basketball Tournament is expected to take place at the end of March or in early April according to Logan Diede, head boys’ basketball coach at MHS. Diede says, “The dates for the tournament are not set in stone, yet. I am waiting to... Read more
Million Dollar Fundraiser Starts at St. Lawrence
The Catholic Schools Raffle starts January 17 at St. Lawrence School in Milbank. You could turn five one-dollar bills into a 2020 Buick Encore or $20,000 in cash! Other amazing prizes total $40,000 in value. Each ticket purchased includes a chance to win. Plus, every penny of every ticket... Read more
Free Throw Contest to be Held in Milbank Sunday, January 19
The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest will be held Sunday, January 19, at 1 p.m. in the St. Lawrence School gym in Milbank. The contest is open to all boys and girls ages 9 –14. No advance registration is required. Since 1972, Knights of Columbus councils have sponsored... Read more
Bill Rathburn to Present History of the Flying Tigers this Thursday
Historian Bill Rathburn and his uncle Bill Reed, who flew 75 missions with the Flying Tigers, will be featured on Thursday, January 16, at the Grant County Public Library in Milbank. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. The Flying Tigers were the first American Volunteer Group of the Chinese... Read more
72nd Annual Farm and Home Show to be Held Friday and Saturday
The 2020 Grant County Farm and Home Show opens at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 10 and continues until 7 p.m. On Saturday, the show reopens at 9 a.m. and closes at 2 p.m. Both days feature exhibits of home arts, crafts, crops, and over 70 vendor booths. Vendors... Read more
St. Lawrence Students Donate Toys to Grant County Kids
The St. Lawrence Student Council collected toys for children in our community who might otherwise not receive gifts this Christmas. The council members also pray for the children and their families before sending the Blessing Boxes to ICAP. Icap distributes the toys. Back row: Will Muellenbach, Caitlyn Frerichs, Ashlynn... Read more
Milbank City Crew Wins Parade of Light Contest
The City of Milbank-Wastewater team won the People’s Choice award for their entry in the 2019 Milbank Chamber Parade of Lights. The team members — Darin Thiele, Jesse Morton, and Ryan Spanton — say they worked for six to seven hours to complete the float. Their ingenious design allows... Read more
112 Children Receive Gifts from Angel Tree
The Angel Tree is winging its way to 112 children and 41 families this year. The Angel Tree is sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council. The families picked up their gifts on Monday, December 16 at the Milbank Visitor Center, and they also received Hot Stuff gift... Read more
Lower Level Scores/Results for December 9 – 16, 2019
Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Team Members – Isabella Anderson, Emily Wollschlager, Tatum Berry, Camryn Wiese, Jenna Dexter, Hillary Morton, Josie Adolph, Elsie Seffrood, Ellie Neugebauer, and Madi Loeschke December 13 – Milbank 20, Waubay-Summit 25 December 14 – Milbank 10, Lennox 34 Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Team Members –... Read more
MARTA Christmas Party Set for December 19
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) will hold their monthly meeting and annual Christmas party on Thursday, December 19 at 11 a.m. at Pizza Ranch in Milbank. The Schulte twins will provide musical entertainment. Socialization will take the place of the regular business meeting. Read more