Youth Wrestlers Earn Berth To State Tourney
Twenty-two youth wrestlers from the Milbank Area have punched their tickets and earned a berth to the state youth wrestling tournament slated for Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, in Aberdeen. Nearly half of the region qualifiers earned the right to advance to State by placing in the top three... Read more
Tammy Mielitz Named Milbank Teacher Of The Year
Tammy Mielitz, fifth grade teacher at Koch School, was named today as the Milbank School District Teacher of the Year for 2016. Superintendent Tim Graf, Koch School Principal Tim Lease, and Business Manager Nancy Meyer, made the announcement and presented Tammy with flowers in a brief ceremony witnessed by... Read more
Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association – MARTA
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) will have its regular monthly meeting Thursday, March 17, at 11 a.m. in the meeting room at Pizza Ranch. The foreign exchange students currently attending Milbank High School will be the guest speakers for the day. “Come and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day... Read more
Lenards Celebrate One Year Milestone
Tim and Dolly Lenards and their children Mary, Melissa, and Matt have always had a strong faith in God, but their faith was put to the test a year ago. You could say they passed that test with flying colors. You could also say they have become an inspiration to... Read more
George Thompson Adds Another Hall of Fame
Milbank alumnus, George Thompson, added another honor to his long list of wrestling awards yesterday. He was one of 11 former collegiate wrestlers inducted into the NCAA Division II Wrestling Hall of Fame on Thursday, March 10, during a ceremony at the Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. This... Read more
ASK ARLO: Grant County Before Railroads, Naming Milbank
Arlo Levisen is the President of the Grant County Historical Society. He has extensive knowledge on the history of the area, including: Grant County History, Big Stone Lake History, the History of the Holland Grist Mill, the History of the Milbank Congregational Church and much more! Each week, he answers... Read more
Young Singers Take Part In Festival Of Young Voices
Twenty-one seventh and eighth grade students from Milbank Middle School attended the 38th Annual Festival of Young Voices in Brookings Tuesday, March 8. Students auditioned and were selected in January. They spent nearly two months learning the music and preparing for the festival before joining students from across the state... Read more
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