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
Students to Explore Local Career Choices
Milbank and Grant-Deuel High School juniors and seniors will explore a variety of career options available in the Milbank community at the upcoming Career Day. The annual event will take place Thursday, February 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Milbank Armory. Speakers will showcase career choices... Read more
Milbank School Board Seeks LED Lighting Replacements
The Milbank School District Board of Education met in regular session Monday, February 8. The board gave approval to let bids for a $300,000 to $400,000 LED lighting retrofit project for the middle school and high school buildings. The bids will call for replacing existing lights with LED lights.... Read more
Dates Set for Lake Farley Summer Event Series
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce is shaking things up this summer and making changes to Farley Fest. “In previous years, we packed everything into one weekend,” stated Chamber Director Connie Larson. “This year, the chamber board decided to stretch the activities at Lake Farley out over the entire... Read more
ASK ARLO: First Look Inside Dolan-Justice Building, History of Main Street Clinic
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
Biggest Knight of the Year Set for Saturday
The Knights of Columbus will host the Biggest Knight of the Year, Saturday, February 13, at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank. The event will celebrate the group’s efforts and pay honor to year-end award winners. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7... Read more