Register for Summer Reading Program at Big Stone Library
Registration for the 2019 Summer Reading Program is going on now at the Big Stone City Branch Library. This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories. The program runs Wednesdays from the end of May through the middle of July. Activities include games, stories, and crafts coordinated around the... Read more
Middle School Choirs and Bands to Perform Thursday
The Milbank Middle School choirs and bands will present their last concert of the school year on Thursday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Milbank High School Theater. The ensembles from sixth, seventh, and eighth grades are under the direction of Susan Karels and Miriam Schwenn. The 2019... Read more
Library Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week
The 100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week, featuring the theme Read Now – Read Forever, runs through May 5. Thousands of schools, libraries and bookstores across the nation are joining the celebration. Children age eight and under are invited to stop at the Grant County Library for a free... Read more
Free Scan Day Set for April 25 at Grant County Library
The Grant County Public Library and the South Dakota State Library are hosting Scan Day on April 25 at the library in Milbank. Digitization staff members from the South Dakota State Library will provide scanning and photography equipment to digitize patrons photographs, documents, and other records. The service is... Read more
Paige Korstjens Wins Grandparent Essay Contest
Paige Korstjens, daughter of Matt and Kelli Korstjens, is the first-place winner in the local AARP/ SDRSP- sponsored grandparent essay contest. Braylen Bowsher’s essay won the second place award and Sydney Grothe’s took third place. The three writers will receive medals from the South Dakota Retired School Personnel in... Read more
MARTA to Meet April 18
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at Pizza Ranch in Milbank. Bill and Cathy Zubke of Watertown are the featured speakers and will take members on a “Trip to France.” Door prizes will also be... Read more
MHS Juniors Inducted in Milbank Honor Society
The Milbank Honor Society welcomed 14 new members on March 23. Inductees must meet the four requirements of academics – a grade point average of at least 3.5, service learning, leadership, and character. The 2019 inductees – all juniors at MHS – Back row: Danica Schulte, Amy Nelson, James... Read more
Kalli Grong Wins State Archery Competition
Ten year old, Kalli Grong of Milbank won the championship title in the Bowhunter Freestyle event in the Cub division of South Dakota’s National Field Archery Association Competition. Kalli began practicing archery in January 2018 by enrolling in the Grant County 4-H shooting sports program. Mark Veen of Bent... Read more
MHS Senior Music Students Go On Annual Chanhassen Trip
Milbank High School senior band and choir students attended the musical Mama Mia on Sunday, March 31 at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in Chanhassen. The 28 students attended the evening performance along with chaperones Rick and Miriam Schwenn and Jason and Susan Karels. Front Row (left to right): Morgan... Read more
Milltones Concert Tonight at MHS Theater
“Saturday night’s alright for fighting,” but harmony is better. You can stay home tonight and listen to old Elton John cds or hear some live music instead! It’s the Milltones 41st Annual Barbershop Show at 7 p.m in the MHS theater. Tickets are still available for a free will... Read more