Sign Up Now For Summer Reading Programs
While school may be out for students in Milbank, the Grant County Public Library is ensuring that kids will have fun learning all summer long. The library will be hosting two reading programs this summer. The theme for the preschool through fifth grade reading program is “On Your Mark,... Read more
Bike Rodeo Registrations Still Being Accepted
Registrations are still being accepted for the 4-H Bike Rodeo slated for Thursday, May 26, at the 4-H grounds. “There are currently 55 students registered with a few more spots still available,” noted Susan Karels, mother of William Karels who is the chairman of the planning committee for the... Read more
Milbank School Releasing Early
Today all Milbank Schools will be dismissing students for the summer. Release times are as follows: Koch Elementary 11:15 a.m.,  St. Lawrence 11:20 a.m., Milbank Middle School and Milbank High School 11:30 a.m.   Read more
Where Are The Graduates of the Class of 2016 Going?
Youth Learn Basketball Fundamentals
Nearly a dozen youth from the Milbank area participated in a mini-camp which focused on the basic fundamentals of the game of basketball. Bulldog head boys basketball coach Matt Bastian and assistant boys basketball coach Ryan Scoular lead the group in learning proper shooting form, ball-handling, passing, footwork and... Read more
Grant County 4-H Hosted Educational Fun Show
The Grant County 4-H program, along with the South Dakota Rabbit Breeders Association, hosted a fun rabbit show and poultry clinic for youth to expand their knowledge within the specific species. The event took place at the Grant County 4-H grounds exhibit building. Jim Effling served as the show... Read more
Milbank FFA Chapter Elects New Officers
  The Milbank FFA chapter held its annual awards banquet Thursday, May 12, where the 2016-2017 officers were elected. Trevor Schmidt was selected as president for the 2016-2017 school year. Other officers selected were Kimberlly Aburto, vice president; Claire Mischel, secretary; Chase Pinkert, treasurer; Sarah Jarman, reporter; Nathan Loutsch,... Read more
Milbank Students Take Part In Zoology Field Trip
Milbank High School students enrolled in zoology this semester attended a class field trip to Big Stone Lake. Directors of the trip were Dennis Skadsen and Cory Zirbel of the Northeast Glacial Lakes Watershed Project and MHS instructor Jim Dahl. “This field trip was a win-win experience as the... Read more
Fifth Grade Students Presented President’s Educational Award
Sixteen fifth grade students from Koch Elementary School were honored for their achievements in the classroom by receiving the President’s Award For Educational Excellence. They were recognized at the conclusion of the D.A.R.E. program Thursday, May 12, in the Koch School gymnasium. To receive the award, students must have... Read more
MHS Baccalaureate Service Set for Sunday
The baccalaureate service for 2016 MHS graduates is scheduled for Sunday, May 15, at 6 p.m. in the high school theatre. The Milbank Ministerial Association will preside over the service. Music will be provided by the MHS instrumental and vocal departments under the direction of Susan Karels and Miriam... Read more