Eunice Trygstad Wins $1,000
Eunice Trygstad of Milbank won $1000 in Ol’ Mill Bucks today (Saturday, December 2) during the Holiday Cash Drawing sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. Eunice was at Hartman’s Family Foods, one of the participating merchants, when her name was drawn. Milbank Area Chamber Events Director Laura... Read more
Junior Busy Bees Need Backpack Supplies
The Junior Busy Bees 4-H Club is decorating and sponsoring a Christmas tree for the Grant County Courthouse Festival of Trees. The Junior Busy Bees chose the theme “Fill the Pack on Your Back” and their intent is to collect backpack items for students in the Milbank area. Items... Read more
Cub Scout Turtle Races Held
The Cub Scouts Pack 38 held their annual Turtle Races on Sunday, November 19, at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Milbank. The top three winners in both the Rookies and Veterans divisions were named. Winning the Rookies race was Jayden Welberg. Jesus Rethke placed second and Aiden Pillatzki was third.... Read more
Second Annual Winter Wonderland Festival Scheduled
The Second Annual Winter Wonderland Festival, sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, is Saturday, December 9. Businesses plans include decorated storefronts, give-aways, and free goodies. Christmas Trolley rides begin at 4 p.m. and are courtesy of the Fraternal Order of Police. The Lighted Parade starts at 5:30... Read more
Honor a Special Person Through the Backpack Program
The Milbank Area Backpack Program encourages you to make a donation this holiday season. Give a donation in the name of another person – a teacher, scout or 4-H leader, coach, pastor, colleague, or friend. Backpack organizer Jenn Falk says,“Here is a way to give a gift that honors... Read more
MHS Students Donate Blood
The first American Red Cross blood drive of the school year was held on Wednesday, November 22, at MHS. According to the coordinator, Kristi Lingert, the goal was to collect 60 units. The students surpassed that goal by donating 74 units. Students helping to coordinate the drive included: (Back... Read more
Nominate Your Neighbor Lighting Contest on Now
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce says, “Lighten up!” It’s time for their annual Nominate Your Neighbor holiday house lighting contest. “Nominate your neighbor and reward them for all their hard work,” said Chelcie Eischens, membership and finance director for the Chamber. “Four weekly winners each win $50 in... Read more
MHS Students Donate Blood
The first American Red Cross blood drive of the school year was held on Wednesday, November 22, at MHS. According to the coordinator, Kristi Lingert, the goal was to collect 60 units. The students surpassed that goal by donating 74 units. Students helping to coordinate the drive included: (Back... Read more
Storefront Decorating Contest Starts Now
It’s time to deck the malls and storefronts! Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce directors, Laura Kelly and Chelcie Eischens, announce the start of the annual Christmas Storefront Decorating Contest. Sign up and decorate your storefront before December 2. “There is no specific theme, so feel free to get creative... Read more
Bloodmobile Exceeds Goal
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile exceeded its goal of 103 units during the blood drive November 20, at Unity Square in Milbank, “We did a trial run with signing up people for appointments solely online,” stated organizer Margaret Skoog. “Even though many did not come to their scheduled appointment,... Read more