Koch School 5th Graders Receive Presidential Academic Awards
Koch Elementary School Principal Amy Brandriet announced the names of 23 students chosen for Presidential Academic Achievement Awards. The awards, part of the President’s Education Awards Program (PEAP), are presented on behalf of the President of the United States and the U. S. Secretary of Education. PEAP was founded... Read more
Milbank Middle School Band Members Receive Awards
Milbank Middle School Band Director Susan Karels presented end-of-the-year awards to band members. Musicians of the Month for each grade were also eligible to enter a drawing for a Pizza Hut gift certificate. Musicians of the Month for sixth grade included: Alex DeLaRosa, Ruth Luis Gomez, Ty Kettwig, Sammi... Read more
Space Out at Summer Reading at the Grant County Library on June 3
It’s time to blast off into a Universe of Stories during Summer Reading 2019. Take your little astronauts to Mission Control (the Grant County Public Library in Milbank) on Monday, June 3, at 6:30 p.m. Jay and Leslie Laughing Matters launch the fun with their show Flights of Fancy.... Read more
Perfect Attendance Recognized at Koch School
Fifteen students from Koch Elementary School received certificates for perfect attendance for the 2018-2019 school year. Submitted Photo- Back row: (l.to r.) Collin Phinney, Lucas Johnson, Alex Baugh, Ethan Owen, Hunter Hawley, Liam Heller, and Thomas Bass. Front row: (l.to r.) Cade Grabow, Emmett VanHoorn, Kinley VanHoorn, Brander Hicks,... Read more
Schulte String Students Host Spring Recital
Violin and cello students of Elizabeth Schulte presented a spring recital on May 18 at Valley Baptist Church. Soloists, duets, and ensembles played a range of selections from folk songs and hymns to classical pieces. Musicians included: Front – (l to r.) Dakota Skye Tschetter, Fischer Hawley, Veronica Fonder,... Read more
Wear Bike Helmets for Free Ice Cream
The Milbank Area Bike Safety Committee, headed by Grant County 4-H member William Karels, continues to help protect young bikers through the Bike Helmet Incentive Program. How do you join? Just wear your helmet every time you bike. During their patrol, Milbank Police officers will give a coupon for... Read more
Sign Up Now for Chamber Golf Scramble on June 21
Come out swinging! It’s the 14th Annual Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble on Friday, June 21. The afternoon begins with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. at Whetstone Creek Golf Course just north of Milbank. (Formerly Pine Hills Golf Course.) The 18-hole, four-person scramble is limited to... Read more
String Students of Schulte to Host Spring Recital
Violin and cello students of Elizabeth Schulte will present a spring recital on 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Valley Baptist Church. Everyone is invited. Soloists will share folk songs, hymns, and classical pieces. Duets include “Dona Nobis Pacem” on cello and flute and “Concerto in D minor... Read more
Schulte String Students to Host Spring Recital
Violin and cello students of Elizabeth Schulte will present a spring recital on 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Valley Baptist Church. Everyone is invited. Soloists will share folk songs, hymns, and classical pieces. Duets include “Dona Nobis Pacem” on cello and flute and “Concerto in D minor... Read more
Weber Chosen as MHS April Student of the Month
Abigail Weber, a senior, is the 2019 April Student of the Month at MHS. She is the daughter of Keith and Angie Weber. Abigail was involved in band, choir, FCA, and color guard. She served as the volleyball student manager and on the student council. She was also a... Read more