Community Enjoys National Night Out Event
The Milbank Fire and Rescue Department department fed about 600 people during National Night Out at the fire hall August 3. The team served nearly 830 burgers, brats, and hot dogs. Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke said, “It’s good to see people visit with law enforcement and different entities... Read more
St. Lawrence School Registration Set for August 10
Registration for all St. Lawrence Catholic School students in preschool through sixth grade is Thursday, August 10, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. All students must attend to have their photos taken for the school composites. This includes preschoolers and kindergarteners who are already registered. Lunch tickets, student planners,... Read more
MARTA to Kick Off Their New Year
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association will be meeting on Thursday, August 17th at 11 a.m. in the Milbank Pizza Ranch. This meeting will be a “Kick Off” to a new MARTA year with registration, games, door prizes and treats. Bring a new member and get a gift certificate,... Read more
MHS Singers Perform with South Dakota Honor Choir
Ten MHS chorus members were selected to perform with the South Dakota High School Honor Choir from July 30 to August 4. Northern State University in Aberdeen hosted the rehearsals and activities, including a formal concert at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. Dr. Sharon Hanson, Emerita Professor of Conducting... Read more
Toastmasters Hold Meeting
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, August 3, in the State Auto Cafeteria with Kim Veen serving as the Toastmaster. The word of the day was “Ruminate” which means to go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually. The speaker of the day was Talia Athey. She presented... Read more
Live Music at Downtown Tuesday
The Neon Gypsy Acoustics will play at Downtown Tuesday tomorrow, August 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Farmers Market will also be set up on Main Street, along with special booths and surprise sales at participating businesses. Read more
Christian Service Council to Hold Food Giveaway
The Grant County Christian Service Council is partnering with Feeding South Dakota for a food giveaway on Wednesday, August 16. The event runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Exhibit Building at the Grant County 4-H Fairgrounds. “This food giveaway is for families in the Milbank area in... Read more
Chamber Golf Scramble Set for August 16
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 12th Annual Golf Scramble Wednesday, August 16, at Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank. The 18-hole, four-person scramble begins at noon. Registration opens at 11 a.m. The tournament is limited to the first 18 teams or 72 golfers registered. One... Read more
MHS All-Class Reunion Held
Nearly 50 people attended the first Milbank High School all-class reunion Saturday, July 22, at Pribyl Park in Milbank. Classes represented included: 1950, 1954, 1956, 1961, 1972, 1985 to 1989, and 1992. Jim Johansen from the Class of 1950 won the honor of most senior attendee. Organizer Stacey Nelson... Read more
Application Deadline for School Supply Assistance is July 28
The Grant County Christian Service Council will host its 2017-2018 Back to School event on Wednesday, August 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Milbank Visitor Center. The Back to School event is for families who need assistance in obtaining school supplies for their children for the... Read more