Adam Thomas Surprises Parents With Musical Performance
A great play always contains a few surprises, but MHS sophomore Adam Thomas gave his parents an extra surprise during the presentation of West Side Story Friday, April 15, in the school theatre. Unbeknownst to Joni and Greg Thomas, Adam was cast in one of the leading roles. Adam... Read more
115 Pianists Perform at Annual Piano Contest
One hundred fifteen students from around the area participated in annual piano contests held at Milbank High School Saturday, April 9. Elementary students in grades 5-8 played in the Bandmasters Grade School Contest and high school students performed in the Region 3 Piano Contest. Judges for the event traveled... Read more
MHS 2015 Yearbooks Have Arrived
The long awaited 2015 Milbank High School yearbook has finally arrived and is ready for pickup, according to Tammy Rieger, MHS Secretary. “Any 2015 MHS graduate who ordered a yearbook may stop in the high school office to pick up your copy,” Rieger stated. The production of the 2015 yearbook... Read more
Outdoor Rosary Prayed for Louisa Weissenfluh
St. Lawrence School students, staff, parents, and members of the community gathered outside the school this morning to pray a special Rosary to celebrate the birthday of former St. Lawrence teacher, Louisa Wiessenfluh. Mrs. Wiessenfluh retired in May 2015. As the Rosary was recited, students released teal and white balloons with... Read more
Local Hoopsters Featured in All-Star Games
Three local senior athletes from Milbank High School were featured in the Seventeenth Annual 2016 Pheasant Country All-Star Basketball Games Saturday, April 9, at Ben Reifel Gymnasium in Sisseton. Nolan Foss was a member of the Class A boys’ team and Mikayla Street and Shelby Hooth were part of... Read more
West Side Story Hits Stage Friday
The Milbank High School spring musical production of West Side Story takes center stage Friday and Saturday, April 15-16. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. both evenings. “Over 80 MHS students are part of this fabulous production you don’t want to miss,” stated theatre director Holly Hilbrands. Shakespeare’s Romeo and... Read more
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