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
Youth Learn Skills to be Dawgs at WVYF
The Whetstone Valley Youth Football organization is heavy into its 10th season with 130 players from around the area participating this year. That number has been fairly steady the past few years, according to practice coordinator Brian Sandvig. Players come from Milbank, Big Stone City, Grant-Deuel, Ortonville, Summit, Waverly-South... Read more
Christian Service Council Receives Shopko Grant
The Grant County Christian Service Council was presented a check for $500 from Milbank Hometown Shopko team members recently. The money received was used during the council’s back-to-school event. Money for the project was obtained through the Shopko Foundation Community Charitable Grant and was used to provide 120 children... Read more
Montage Manager Takes One for the Team
Upper management at Montage Furniture Services recently lined up to take one for the team. The team, the Montage Walkie Talkies cancer walk team, held a hotly contested Pie-in-the-Face fundraiser. Money was collected in jars as votes to decide which upper management employee would take a pie in the... Read more