Rausch Hits Notable Honor
Eighth grade student, Alaina Rausch, earned the top achievement in Milbank’s Middle School band. She was named to the South Dakota Music Educators Association Middle School All-State Band for three consecutive years. “This is a great honor for Alaina and our band program,” said Milbank band director Susan Karels. “This is the first time... Read more
Debate Team Wins Class A Sweepstakes
Left to right, Kimberlly Aburto, Macie Redmond, Claire Mischel, Connor Lightfield, Rebekah Tuchscherer and Shawn Stemsrud. The Milbank High School debate team won the Class A Sweepstakes at the Sioux Falls Lincoln Silverbowl tournament Friday and Saturday, January 15 and 16. Students competed in three rounds of individual events... Read more
Knights Shoot at the Charity Stripe this Sunday
The Knights of Columbus will host their annual free throw contest Sunday, January 17, at 1 p.m. in the St. Lawrence school gym. The contest is open to boys and girls ages nine to 14. It’s free and no advance registration is required. “We would like as many kids... Read more
High School Seniors Invited to MHS Financial Aid Night
Milbank High School seniors and their parents are invited to attend the annual Financial Aid Night Thursday, January 14, at 6 p.m. in the high school theatre. A speaker from Great Lakes Higher Education will outline the essentials of paying for college and applying for financial aid. All high... Read more
Mogen Sisters Quilt With 4-H Program
Kylee and Katie Mogen, members of the Shooting Stars 4-H Club in Milbank, are putting their creativity to use in the 4-H sewing club through Grant County 4-H. Kylee is working on the quilt block challenge as part of a community service project. The challenge is a new event,... Read more
Grant County Library Has Full Calendar of Events for January
The Grant County Library has a full lineup of events for the month of January, according to library director Jody Carlson. One major change for this month is the change in time for the monthly Lego club. The club will begin at 3:30 p.m. Following is a list of... Read more
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