Tommy’s Popcorn Opens Tomorrow at Farley Park
Summer officially starts tomorrow for kids of all ages. Tommy’s Popcorn stand opens Thursday, June 15. The Milbank Kiwanis Club will sell popcorn, candy, and Sno-cones on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lake Farley Park. Read more
Need a Babysitter?
Eighteen future babysitters learned to change a diaper, dress, feed, and safely entertain small children at the Kid Kare Babysitting Clinic. “The youth spent the day learning and preparing to start their new babysitting jobs,” stated Grant County 4-H Youth Program Advisor Sara Koepke. Grant County Sheriff Kevin Owen... Read more
Ribbon Cutting Held at 222 Main
Three businesses have settled into their new spaces at the newly renovated 222 Main building on Main Street in Milbank. The historic structure, most recently known as Bien Pharmacy, was renovated by owner Mark Leddy of Five Star Enterprises, LLP. Directors of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, Laura... Read more
Unzen-Adams Grandson Semi-Finalist for Golden Spikes Award
USA Baseball revealed the 2017 Golden Spikes Award semi-finalists and Jake Adams made the list! Jake is an All-American infielder on the University of Iowa Hawkeyes team. He is also the son of Milbank natives, Bob and Laurie (Unzen) Adams and the grandson of Suzanne Unzen, the late Matt... Read more
Location Change for Downtown Tuesdays Farmers Market
Laura Kelly, Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Events Director, announced due to inclement weather, the Farmers Market that is part of the newly created Downtown Tuesdays in Milbank will be moved to the patio of Speedway Bar and Grill. Planned events and activities within the various participating businesses will... Read more
New Scoreboards Installed
Score one for Milbank. Actually, score three for Milbank. City crew installed a new scoreboard on each of the three softball fields at Pribyl Park on June 7. According to Jason Kettwig Milbank City Administrator, the boards were purchased using donations and funds from the Milbank Ball Diamond Association.... Read more
Applications Due for Grant County Combined Appeal
“Charitable organizations wishing to request funds from Grant County Combined Appeal have until Monday, June 19, to file their applications,” stated Kerry Fish. Fish is the chairperson for the 2017-2018 Grant County Combined Appeal campaign. Applications were mailed to recipients of the 2017 campaign and other interested groups. All... Read more
Summer Programs Continue at Grant County Library
The summer reading program, Build a Better World, is underway at the Grant County Public Library. Children from pre-kindergarten through grade 8 can still sign up, free of charge, for the various opportunities. Sessions are held on Wednesdays in June at 2 p.m. for the Pre-K to grade 5... Read more
Four-Year-Old Bella Radermacher Battles Stage 4 Liver Cancer
Bella Radermacher, four-year-old daughter of Tabitha and Travis Radermacher of Ortonville, is an inspiration to princesses everywhere. Bella was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer on April 28, after her parents discovered a bump on her stomach. “We went to the doctor thinking it was a little hernia,” said... Read more
Milbank Arrives in Milbank at the Grist Mill Saturday
Ron Milbank arrives in Milbank at noon this Saturday. Everyone is invited to meet and welcome him. The group will begin congregating at 11:30-11:45 at the Grist Mill. “Ron is on a 2000 mile journey to benefit the MHS endowment fund and put Milbank, South Dakota on the map, too,”... Read more