Dakotafire Cafe Tackles Housing Issues
Members of the community joined the Dakotafire Cafe last week to discuss new ways to tackle housing issues in Milbank. Dakotafire Cafe is a series of events intended to spark community and extended-community conversations about important civic and regional topics. The event was sponsored by the Grant County Development... Read more
Thrivent Gives Back To Milbank Youth Missions Group
Thrivent Financial of Milbank recently donated $500 to the Milbank Youth Missions Group as matching funds for the groups baked potato feed held March 20. The profits, along with this donation, totaled just over $1,500 towards the groups fundraising goals. “The kids did an awesome job working this event... Read more
Zubkes Featured At MARTA Meeting
  The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association will have their monthly meeting Thursday, April 21, at 11 a.m. in the meeting room of Pizza Ranch in Milbank. South Dakota Retired School Personnel President-Elect Bill Zubke and his wife, Cathy, will present a program about their trip to Argentina and... Read more
Outdoor Rosary to be Prayed for Louisa Weissenfluh
Students and staff of St. Lawrence School in Milbank invite the community to join them in praying the Rosary for longtime teacher Mrs. Louisa Weissenfluh, who is battling cancer. The Rosary will take place on Mrs. Weissenfluh’s birthday, Wednesday, April 13, at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Lawrence parking... Read more
New Koch School Principal Hired
Superintendent Tim Graf announced Amy Brandriet has been hired as the Koch Elementary School Principal in Milbank for the 2016-2017 school year. The hire was approved at the regular meeting of the Board of Education held this evening, April 11. Brandriet was chosen from the fourteen applicants applying for this position.... Read more
Milbank Sixth Grade Students Give Back To GFP Department
The Milbank Middle School sixth grade students completed their fourth quarter community service project by constructing wood duck houses. The houses were donated to the local Game, Fish and Parks Department (GFP). The sixth grade homeroom classes, with instructors Brad Olson, Eric Townsend, and Jackson Graf, presented GFP Conservation Officer,... Read more
VFW Auxiliary Elects Officers For 2016-2017
The VFW Auxiliary Post 3486 of Milbank held an election of officers for the 2016-2017 year during its regular meeting Tuesday, April 5. Myrna Bell will remain in her role as President of the organization. Rhonda Preller was elected Senior Vice President and Mary DeVaal was named Junior Vice... Read more
Princesses Enjoy Frozen Fever Night
Over 90 princesses along with their dads, uncles, grandpas or other male figure in their lives were treated to a night of magic at the third annual Knight for a Princess Saturday, April 2, at Speedway in Milbank. The event was hosted by the Parenting Exceptional Children group of... Read more
Kim Veen Serves As Toastmaster
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, April 7, in the State Auto cafeteria with Kim Veen serving as Toastmaster. The word of the day was “pronk”, which refers to a weak or foolish individual. Natalie Remund was the speaker of the day. She is a four-year member of Toastmasters... Read more
Milbank School District Employees Take On Challenge
The Milbank School District staff completed its third annual 12-week “Walk Around The World” walking challenge. “The employees worked with Sanford Health to encourage all staff to live a healthier life,” stated Kathy Sussex, committee member. “Last year the district adopted the vision statement, Bulldogs for Better Living. The... Read more