Kalen DeBoer to Speak at Althletic Banquet
Tickets are on sale for the annual Milbank High School athletic banquet set for Wednesday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Milbank Armory. Guest speaker will be Milbank alumnus Kalen DeBoer. DeBoer is entering his third season as an assistant coach, offensive coordinator, and quarterback coach for the... Read more
Sports Equipment Drive at Koch School
Hope Karels, fourth grade student at Koch Elementary School, is leading a sports equipment fund drive as part of her Bulldog Nation community service project. “Please donate any items you are not using in your closets and garages,” stated Hope. All collected items will be donated to the Community... Read more
Sexual Assault Film Shown To Public At MHS
The Milbank Police Department, Milbank High School and Beacon Center of Watertown will host a free film showing of The Hunting Ground Monday, May 2, at 7 p.m. at the MHS theatre. “As police chief and a father I feel this film is a must see for students planning... Read more
MARTA Members Celebrate
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) enjoyed a fun-filled April meeting with “Celebrate” as its theme Thursday, April 21. Each MARTA member wore carnival masks to accompany the theme in preparation for the group’s upcoming state convention May 3-4 in Pierre. Bill and Cathy Zubke gave a short... Read more
Preschoolers are Driving Force behind Trike-A-Thon
Emanuel Lutheran Preschool in Milbank will host a trike-a-thon Monday, May 2, and Tuesday, May 3, to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. “We hope to raise awareness about the work St. Jude Children’s Hospital does for families at no cost,” stated lead teacher Karen Tillma. “When childhood... Read more
St. Lawrence School to Host Gala
The St. Lawrence School Foundation will host its 10th Annual Gala Friday, April 29, at Shady Beach Supper Club. The theme will be A Night In Oz. “Just imagine yourself following the Yellow Brick Road through the Land Of Oz to the Emerald City to see the Wizard. Add... Read more
Milbank Debaters Earn Season-End Awards
MHS speech and debate team members received season-end awards during their annual awards banquet April 21. “Students were recognized for their achievements throughout the oral interp, debate, and student congress season,” said debate coach Natasha Hartman. New students received membership certificates to the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA).... Read more
Students Hear Think and Drive Messages
Students from Milbank, Grant-Deuel, Wilmot, Summit, Ortonville, and Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley schools heard a loud message April 21 – Think and drive; stay alive! April is National Distracted Driver Awareness month and also the onset of a dangerous driving time for teenagers. “Many young people have been seriously injured or died... Read more
Grant County VSO Office Hours Changed
The Grant County Veterans Service Office recently changed its hours at the request of the veterans it serves. “We moved our hours to earlier in the day to accommodate our veterans,” stated Veterans Service Officer (VSO) Scott Malimanek. The VSO office hours are now Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8... Read more
Deadlines Approaching For Shape Up Milbank Days
It’s almost that time of the year again – time for spring cleaning. Shape Up Milbank days are set for Friday, May 6, through Saturday, May 14, to help get the dirty work done. City-wide rummage sales are scheduled for Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7. Rummage sale... Read more