Bishop’s Fishing Tournament Winners Announced
The 21st Annual Bishop’s Fishing Tournament was held at Big Stone Lake on June 5. The event supports the funding of seminarian education in the Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese. Winning top place for the most total weight was the team of Jon Beebe, Jesse Hopper, and Charlie Mack. They... Read more
Grant County Food Giveaway on June 14 at New Location
The Grant County Christian Service Council is partnering with Feeding South Dakota to provide free food to families and individuals in need. The event is Wednesday, June 14, at 4:30 p.m. The location has changed from its previous location to the Grant County 4-H exhibit building with entry at... Read more
Milbank Middle School Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank Middle School has issued the fourth quarter honor rolls for the 2016-17 school year. Students were also named to the Improvement Honor Roll. Those named to the list include: EIGHTH GRADE Distinction – 3.800 or higher Siri Bien, Alonso Flores De Salazar, Rhianna Folk, Erika Fonder, Jenna Johnson, Allison Leddy, Shelby... Read more
Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association Kicks Off Penning Season
The Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association kicked off its team penning season June 3. Four of the 18 teams penned all three of their cattle. Brad Hanson, Marsha Wieting, and Casey Yamaura took home the first place money. Dave Buri, Monte Rosen, and Blair Wittnebel finished second. Eleven teams took... Read more
Milbank High School Releases Fourth Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank High School released the fourth quarter honor roll today. Students receiving honors include the following:                                           Perfection – 4.0                          ... Read more
Mark Leddy Qualifies for Boston Marathon
Mark Leddy is a numbers man. And that’s a good thing when your goal is to run the Boston Marathon. The Boston Marathon, the granddaddy of all marathons is, of course, all about numbers, too. The 26.2 mile race requires a minimum qualifying time of 3 hours 40 minutes.... Read more
Tom Hartman Ordained Into the Priesthood
Tom Hartman of Milbank was ordained by Bishop Paul J. Swain of the Diocese of Sioux Falls on  June 2, during a special ceremony at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Sioux Falls. He joined Rev. Mr. Brian Eckrich, Rev. Mr. Andrew Thuringer, Rev. Mr. Joseph Scholten, Rev. Mr.... Read more
Dana Junker Serves as Toastmaster
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, June 1, in the State Auto cafeteria with Dana Junker serving as the Toastmaster. The speaker of the day was Ashley Frerichs. She presented Project 3: Get to the Point out of the competent communicator manual. Her speech was titled “Spring of 97”.... Read more
Yelduz Shrine Circus Coming to Milbank
The Yelduz Shrine Circus will present four shows in the Milbank National Guard Armory this weekend. Performances will take place Saturday, June 3, at 3 and 7 p.m. with shows Sunday, June 4, at 1 and 5 p.m. Circus goers can expect to see a wide variety of acts... Read more
Youth Compete in Unity Square Triathlon
Nine youth took part in the Second Annual Unity Square Kids Triathlon on May 25. The event consisted of a 100-yard swim, a 1.8 mile bike ride, and an 800-meter run. Unity Square sponsored the event and the Milbank Kiwanis Club assisted. Earning first place awards were: Lucas Johnson... Read more