Chamber Golf Scramble Set for August 16
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 12th Annual Golf Scramble Wednesday, August 16, at Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank. The 18-hole, four-person scramble begins at noon. Registration opens at 11 a.m. The tournament is limited to the first 18 teams or 72 golfers registered. One... Read more
MHS All-Class Reunion Held
Nearly 50 people attended the first Milbank High School all-class reunion Saturday, July 22, at Pribyl Park in Milbank. Classes represented included: 1950, 1954, 1956, 1961, 1972, 1985 to 1989, and 1992. Jim Johansen from the Class of 1950 won the honor of most senior attendee. Organizer Stacey Nelson... Read more
Application Deadline for School Supply Assistance is July 28
The Grant County Christian Service Council will host its 2017-2018 Back to School event on Wednesday, August 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Milbank Visitor Center. The Back to School event is for families who need assistance in obtaining school supplies for their children for the... Read more
Jessica Roggenbuck Speaker of the Day
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met July 20, at State Auto. Talia Athey served as the Toastmaster. Jessica Roggenbuck was the Speaker of the Day. She presented Project 8 out of the Competent Communicator Manual – Get Comfortable with Visual Aids. Her speech was titled, “The Road to Destruction is... Read more
Request for MHS Class of 2017
Diplomas and senior photos for the MHS Class of 2017 require pick up as soon as possible from the high school office. For questions, contact high school secretary Tammy Reiger at 605-432-5546. Read more
Parking and Free Rides for Downtown Tuesdays
Downtown Tuesdays keep getting better! Downtown Tuesdays start at 4 p.m. every Tuesday on Main Street in Milbank. But where can you find a parking spot? Beginning today, just pull into one of the City of Milbank parking lots behind Speedway Bar and Grill or Great Western Bank. You’ll... Read more
4-H’ers Ride in State Horse Show
The South Dakota 4-H Horse Show took place July 17-19 at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron. Cassidy Schwagel, Brooke Schwagel, Marion Mischel, and Claire Mischel represented Grant County. Cassidy Schwagel won a purple ribbon and second place in the junior English showmanship. She also won a purple... Read more
29 Teams Compete in WVRA Team Penning
Twenty-nine teams competed in the Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association’s (WVRA) fourth team penning of the season on July 22. The money-winning teams penned three cattle in under 55 seconds. Mike McKernan, Tom Graham, and Casey Yamaura placed first. Lonnie Schrunk, Casey Arndt, and Calvin Thompson took home second. Brad... Read more
Kelsey and Travis Buttke Operate Backyard Bulldogs Child Care
Kelsey and Travis Buttke own and operate Backyard Bulldogs Child Care in Milbank. The Buttkes purchased the former KC Hall on Highway 15 and opened in March 2016, “We started with about six children,” Kelsey said. “ We now have 17 children enrolled and serve 10-13 on any given... Read more
Calcutta Tournament Donates to Backpack Program
The Milbank Backpack Program received a $1,020 donation from two raffles held during the Pine Hills Golf Club member-guest Calcutta tournament. “This is the first time we have been able to donate the prize money to a worthy cause in our community,” stated Pine Hills Club member Kevin Kouba.... Read more