God Got His Way With DeVern Schwenn
“God got his way with me, but it has been nothing but rewarding and fulfilling.” Those are the words Pastor DeVern Schwenn says with his heart overflowing and a smile on his face. Pastor Schwenn of Central United Methodist Church in Milbank is nearing the end of following God’s... Read more
MHS Musicians To Entertain At Pops Concert
The Milbank High School music department will provide lively entertainment during its annual Pops Concert Tuesday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the MHS theater. The Jazz band, under the direction of Susan Karels, will perform a few numbers as well as the color guard group. The MHS choir,... Read more
Milbank Wrestling Booster’s To Host Local Tourney
The Milbank Wrestling Booster Club will host its large youth wrestling tournament Sunday, February 7, beginning at 12 noon at the Milbank High School Armory. Youth wrestlers are invited to take part in the four-man round robin and will be grouped by age and weight. Weigh-ins will take place... Read more
It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk Requests Your Help
The It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk core committee is working hard to continue to grow its annual event and needs your help in doing so. “Currently nine teams are signed up to take part,” stated committee member Ann Tuchscherer. “More teams are needed and welcome. The core... Read more
Parent-Teacher Conferences Set For February 3rd and 8th
The second set of parent-teacher conferences for the Milbank School District have been set for the 2015-2016 school year.Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, February 3, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. and Monday, February 8, from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Students will be released from school early both days. Koch... Read more
Reading Adventures Featured in February at Grant County Library
The Grant County Library in Milbank has a full schedule for the month of February with Reading Adventures added to its lineup. The new program is for children ages six and under and will take place the third Wednesday of the month through April at 11:30 a.m. Upcoming dates include... Read more
Grant County Library Celebrates Super Bowl
The Grant County Library in Milbank will celebrate the National Football League’s Super Bowl 50 by hosting Touchdown Game Day. The event will take place Wednesday, February 3, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the library. School will dismiss early that day for parent-teacher conferences. Touchdown Game Day is... Read more
The Future Takes Flight For Kala Loehrer
Today, January 29, is the 43rd Anniversary of the day the first female jet pilot was hired by a major U.S. airline. Her name is Emily Warner Howell and she paved the runway for every girl with her head in the clouds. Kala Loehrer of Milbank, who officially became... Read more
Combined Appeal Team Works All Year
In a world filled with tragedy and turmoil, too often people give up and decide they cannot make a difference. It is a testament to the integrity and generosity of the people of Grant County that they buck that trend. Every year, they spread joy to others and eagerly... Read more
One-Act Play Takes Third Place At Regions
The Milbank High School one-act play and cast members captured third place at the Region IV competition Tuesday, January 26, in Aberdeen and were just shy of advancing to the State Festival. The top two teams from each region advance to state which is slated for February 4-6 in... Read more