Community Thrift Store Gets a Facelift
The Community Thrift Store reopened and resumed regular hours. The shop has been closed for two weeks to undergo a makeover – its first in 20 years. The project was completed by Dave Frerichs and Matt Paysen and funded by the Grant County Christian Service Council, which also operates... Read more
Youth Prepare for Local Wrestling Tournament
Youth wrestlers are invited to attend the four-man round robin youth wrestling tournament scheduled for Sunday, January 10, at the Milbank Armory. The event is sponsored by the Milbank Wrestling Booster Club (MWBC) and will begin at 1 p.m. Weigh-ins will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.... Read more
Grant County Library to Host Afternoon Teas With Downton Abbey
The Grant County Public Library is pleased to announce it will host “Afternoon Tea with Downton Abbey” on Wednesday afternoons at 12:30 p.m. “Whether you are a Downton Abbey enthusiast who has seen every episode or are one of the few not knowing what all the hype is about,... Read more
Library To Host Read To Me Program
The Grant County Public Library is busy preparing for its annual reading program geared for children birth to six years old. The theme for the 2016 program is “Catch Me If  You Can! Sweet Reading With The Gingerbread Man.” The library is currently taking registrations. The program begins Monday,... Read more
Walkie Talkies Have a Beef with Cancer
The Montage Walkie Talkie cancer walk team has a beef with cancer and decided to do something about it. They raised nearly $500 for the It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk with their roast beef sandwich feed Wednesday, December 30, at State Auto in Milbank. The event was... Read more
Milbank Middle School Students Give Back Big
The Milbank Middle School student council group challenged the entire middle school to a penny war competition in which the group raised funds to purchase gifts for children on the community Angel Tree this holiday season. The school raised over $1,000 and purchased gifts for 20 children. “The kids... Read more
Registration Set for 4-H Shooting Sports
Registration will soon take place for the 4-H Shooting Sports special interest group sponsored by Grant County 4-H. The group is open to all youth ages 8-19. Participants do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to take part in the program. Archery registration is set for Monday, January... Read more
Grant County Library Wins Festival of Trees Contest
The top prize in the 24th annual Festival of Christmas trees at the Grant County Courthouse was awarded to the Grant County Library. The theme of the winning tree was “There’s Snow Better Time to Read” which featured handcrafted book page ornaments. The Big Stone American Legion was second... Read more
Speakers Earn Second Place at Brookings Bell Tournament
Speakers from the Milbank High School speech and debate team secured a second place finish at the Brookings Bell tournament Friday and Saturday, December 18 and 19. “The team enjoys this tournament for its good competition, well-run schedule and most of all the Christmas decorations given as awards,” noted... Read more
St. Lawrence School Dazzles Capacity Crowd With Christmas Program
The students of St. Lawrence School in Milbank put on an amazing Christmas program Friday, December 18, in front of a capacity crowd. Family, friends, neighbors and school supporters gathered in the school gym for The Nativity Story as written by the sixth grade students and directed by music... Read more