Koch School Students Give Up Screen Time
Students at Koch Elementary School in Milbank enjoyed activities and dress up days in celebration of Read Across America from February 29 through March 4. “The staff and administration focused on educating students about screen time. We encouraged each student to give up screen time and spend that time... Read more
The Gang Has Been Chosen For West Side Story At MHS
West Side Story has been selected as Milbank High School’s 2016 spring musical. Performances are set for Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, at the MHS theatre. Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern day New York City, as two young idealistic lovers find themselves caught between... Read more
Young Wrestlers Qualify for Region Tournament
Forty-six young grapplers from the Milbank Booster Club wrestling program earned their way to the region tournament with top finishes at the district tournament in Clear Lake Saturday, March 5. Milbank will be well represented at the region youth wrestling tournament Saturday, March 12, in Madison. All 46 will... Read more
Toastmasters Improve Speaking Skills At Regular Meeting
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, March 3, in the State Auto cafeteria with Chelsy Baugh serving as the Toastmaster. The word of the day was “Feckless” meaning worthless and irresponsible. The first speaker of the day was Annavel Quintana. She presented Project 2 out of the Competent Communication... Read more
Grant County Soccer Association Elects New Board Members; Registration Date Set
The Grant County Soccer Association held its annual meeting Thursday, February 25. New board members were elected. Bill Steinlicht, board president for 14 years, stepped down from his seat. “Bill has been an active member of the association along with his wife, Kathy,” stated Melissa Schuneman, incoming president. “Bill... Read more
Breakfast With The Bunny At Grant County Library
The Grant County Public Library in Milbank will host Breakfast with the Bunny Saturday, March 19, at 10:30 a.m. The event is open for kids ages 3-7. Children will meet and take photos with the Easter Bunny. They are also invited to join together for a bunny basket craft,... Read more
Rebekah Tuchscherer Qualifies for National Speech and Debate Tournament
Milbank High School senior, Rebekah Tuchscherer, punched her ticket to the National Speech and Debate Tournament with a top two finish at the Northern South Dakota District Qualifier event last weekend. She finished second overall in the double elimination tournament, falling just once to a competitor from Watertown. Both... Read more
Adult Coloring Added To Grant County Library March Schedule
The Grant County Library in Milbank has added weekly adult coloring to its lineup of events for the month of March. Each Thursday in March (March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31) from 6-7 p.m. the library will host an adult coloring open house. “Coloring is an activity that we... Read more
Milbank Debaters Compete At Qualifier Tournament
The Milbank High School speech and debate team took part in the Northern South Dakota Qualifier tournament in Brookings Friday and Saturday, February 26-27. “The event even spilled over into Sunday with awards ending at 12:20 a.m.,” explained head coach Natasha Hartman. “This tournament runs until they narrow the... Read more
Superiors Awarded To Milbank Musicians
Musicians from Milbank High School collected superiors and other awards during the 2016 Region III Solo and Ensemble Music Contest in Watertown Wednesday, February 24. In the vocal competition, 27 students performed solos and one senior duet. Each received high marks. “This year only the juniors and seniors and... Read more