The Babble-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, October 15, in the State Auto cafeteria with Jessica Roggenbuck serving as the Toastmaster. The word of the day was Proclivity, which means an inclination or predisposition to something. Annavel Quintana was the first speaker for the event. She presented Project 1, the... Read more
Steph Bagaus will be Missed by the Community
Steph Bagaus, community service worker for Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP) in Grant County, has resigned from her position and will be relocating to Sioux Falls to take on new opportunities. Steph was honored with an open house Wednesday. Her last day at the Grant County Courthouse will be... Read more
The Milbank High School vocal music department will perform its first concert of the school year Tuesday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school theater. The concert choir, under the direction of Miriam Schwenn, will present their annual fall concert with a wide variety of music. Songs... Read more
Milbank Ford and MHS #2 in the Nation
      Darin Mertens and Kendall Van Peursem, representatives from Milbank Ford and Mercury, presented a check in the amount of $6,000 to Milbank High School Friday night for its efforts from the Drive 4 Ur School event. The annual event was staged during school registration where area... Read more
Whitman Delivers Kits to Sanford Children’s Hospital
Christena Whitman of Girl Scout Troop 43415 completed her Girl Scout Silver Award project recently by delivering Caring Kits for Kids to Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls. With generous donations from the Milbank community, Whitman was able to put together 114 kits for the children at Sanford. The... Read more
George Thompson Inducted into Bison Hall of Fame
Milbank alumnus George Thompson was inducted into the North Dakota State University Bison Athletic Hall of Fame yesterday, October 9, in its 44th annual induction ceremony. A total of 269 athletes have been enshrined. The induction took place at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, ND. The group was also... Read more
Milbank Exceeds ACT State Average Scores
According to data released recently, Milbank student’s average composite ACT score is slightly above the state and national average as reported by the South Dakota Department of Education. Milbank’s score for the graduation class of 2015 was 22.3. The state average was 21.9 while the national average was 21.0.... Read more
Chamber Elects New Board Members
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting at the Lantern Inn on Thursday, September, 24. Connie Larson, Executive Director, addressed the group. She forecasted a great business year and cited the recent boomlet of 16 businesses to the area and the chamber’s roster as an indicator of the vitality of... Read more
Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association names Penning Champion
Milt Stengel of Milbank was named first place champion with the highest point total for the team penning season by the Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association following Saturday’s event. Point totals were tallied for each event during the course of the season. Stengel finished first while Keith Kelly took second... Read more
Unique Exhibit Visits Milbank
Time is running out to see one of the most fascinating collections of historic pianos in the world. If a trip to London is out of the question right now, don’t worry. The collection is on display here at the Grant County Library, but hurry, the exhibit will close to the public... Read more