Mike Morgan To Sing At Arts Council Fundraiser Friday
Milbank police officer, Mike Morgan, will be the opening act at the Whetstone Arts Council fundraiser Friday, February 26, at the Valley Queen Training Center. He will perform from 7 until 8 pm when Jami Lynn Buttke will take the stage. Morgan will sing a little bit of everything... Read more
Karels Kids Named Winners At Watertown Farm and Home Show
William and Hope Karels, children of Jason and Susan Karels, were prize winners at the Watertown Farm and Home Show. William earned the County Best of Show award for his grape jelly and qualifies for exhibition at the 2016 South Dakota State Fair. He also earned first place with his... Read more
MHS Career Day A Huge Success
The Milbank High School career day Thursday, February 18, was rated a success by MHS principal Dan Snaza and the Grant County Development Corporation. Over 200 junior and senior students from Milbank, Grant-Deuel, Summit and Wilmot took part in the event that featured over 22 local businesses. “We had... Read more
Hallie Schulte Named Winner Of Grandparent Essay Contest
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) named Hallie Schulte as the top winner of this year’s AARP Grandparent essay contest. Schulte is a fifth grade student from Koch Elementary School and is the daughter of Ginny and Jeremy Tostenson and Calvin and Jena Schulte. Hallie was chosen as the winner... Read more
Milbank Middle School Students Donate To Food Pantry
The Milbank Middle School student council challenged fellow students during a toilet paper donation drive recently. Mr. Olson’s sixth grade class won the competition. “Toilet paper is something the Grant County Food Pantry is currently in need of,” explained Heidi Wellnitz, school counselor. “We are excited to say that... Read more
Bumfuzzle – Word Of The Day For Toastmasters
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, February 18, in the State Auto cafeteria with Jessica Roggenbuck serving as the Toastmaster. The word of the day was “Bumfuzzle” which means to confuse, perplex and fluster. Dave Schaack was the speaker for the day. He worked in the Advanced Communicator Gold... Read more
Milbank 5th Grade Boys Basketball Team Captures First Place
The Milbank fifth grade boys basketball team captured first place at the eight-team tournament in Benson, MN, Saturday, February 13. The locals won all four of their games for the day. They defeated Benson, BBE and Montevideo in pool play before downing KMS in the championship tilt. Team members... Read more
Valentine’s Day Royalty Crowned
St. William’s Care Center crowned its Valentines Day king and queen on Friday, February 12. Delmer Cardwell was chosen as king and Marjorie Parker was adorned with the queen’s crown. Entertainment throughout the day was provided by Jim Christenson and Leon Eisenschenk. Golden Living Center held its party on... Read more
Members of the Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association will meet on Thursday, February 18th at 11:00 a.m. in the meeting room of the Pizza Ranch. Mundwilder Funeral Home will be giving an informative presentation at the meeting this month. A short business meeting will be held after the presentation and... Read more
The Grant County Library Has A New Look
Changes have been made at the Grant County Library and the staff will host an open house Thursday, February 18, from 2 to 6 p.m. “Change is inevitable and many exciting changes have taken place here this past year,” stated library director Jody Carlson. “Please stop in and help... Read more