Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Scheduled
Boys and girls from age 9 to 14 are invited to line up for the local competition of the 2018 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition starts Sunday, January 21, at 1 p.m. in the St. Lawrence School gymnasium. Last year, more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in... Read more
Nominate A Teacher for Milbank Teacher of the Year
Know a teacher who gives 110 percent? Do tell! Nominations for the 2017-2018 Milbank School District Teacher of the Year Award are now being accepted. The Milbank Teacher of the Year becomes eligible for the ESA and South Dakota Teacher of the Year award. “Giving recognition to our wonderful... Read more
Million Dollar Fundraiser Returns to St. Lawrence School
The Catholic Schools Raffle returns this winter to St. Lawrence School in Milbank, giving you the opportunity to turn $5 into a brand new car or $20,000 in cash while supporting your local Catholic school. Starting Friday, January 12, students from St. Lawrence will join students from 83 other... Read more
Library Wins Festival of Trees Contest
The Grant County Public Library was voted the winner of the 26th Annual Festival of Christmas Trees in the Grant County Courthouse. Kountry Kids 4-H Club took second place, and the Milbank Kiwanis Club notched third place. This year, the judging was done by public vote. “There were 19... Read more
Summit Teacher Earns National Board Certification
Andi Ward, a 6th Grade teacher in the Summit School District, is one of only five South Dakota classroom teachers to achieve National Board Certification in 2017. “National Board Certified teachers demonstrate a deep knowledge of their content and a commitment to improving their instruction. It’s no easy task,... Read more
What Matters Most Survey Results to be Revealed
The public is invited to a What Matters Most Survey lunch and discussion on Wednesday, January 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Seehafer Building located at 219 Main Street Milbank. The special event is hosted by the Grant County Development Corporation (GCDC). The purpose for the... Read more
Grant County Public Library to Host Movie and Munchies
The Grant County Public Library will host Movie and Munchies every Wednesday beginning January 10 at 12:30 p.m. The PBS Masterpiece mystery Grantchester will be featured each week. Goodies will be served. Grantchester is set in 1953 in Grantchester, England. The story explores faith, love, and murder. “Join us... Read more
Reading Program Begins at Grant County Library
The 2018 Read To Me program at the Grant County Public Library gets underway Monday, January 8, and runs six weeks. The program concludes with a Pirate Party for the children and their parents on Thursday, February 22, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The program is geared towards children from... Read more
Schulte Twins Selected to All-State Orchestra
Rachel and Joe Schulte of Milbank, children of Elizabeth and Dave Schulte, have been selected for the 2018 Middle School All-State Orchestra sponsored by the South Dakota Music Education Association. The event is in its second year, and takes place February 23-24 at Rapid City Central High School. Joe... Read more
Artist Shannon Job To Present at Library
Milbank High School alumna Shannon Job will give a presentation at the Grant County Public Library on Monday, January 22, at 6:30 p.m. Job is an artist who shares her creative journey by combining visual arts and words. “Shannon will show how to express your innermost truths by way... Read more