Thue Takes on Challenges of School Board
Amy Thue is the newest member on the Milbank School District Board of Education. Monday’s board meeting (Sept 14) marks the commencement of her duties in an official capacity with school in session. Thue, Communications Director for Avera Health, was appointed to the board to replace Gwen Biersbach, who... Read more
Christena Whitman Continues To Collect Girl Scout Project Donations
Girl Scout Troop 43415 of Milbank will accept donations for its Caring Kits for Kids project until Monday, September 7, according to troop leader Abby Tschakert. This is a Silver Award project taken on solely by troop member Christena Whitman.  The intent is to help others by creating mood-lifting... Read more
Community Invited To Love And Logic Presentation Friday at MHS
The Milbank School District invites all parents to attend the Love and Logic inservice training Friday, September 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the high school theater. There is no cost to attend. An authentic Mexican lunch will be served at noon by the Milbank FFA chapter.... Read more
The MHS theater department announced its fall play will be “Leaving Iowa”, a critically acclaimed comedy. “This is a hilarious play,” said MHS theater director Holly Hillbrands. “The play is typically seen in colleges and community playhouses and rarely in high schools.  It has taken me a long time... Read more
Registration for Cub and Boy Scouts will take place Tuesday, September 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pribyl Park in Milbank. Anyone interested in being part of the program is welcome to join the fun of rockets, games, activities, and food. Cub Scouts is for boys in first... Read more
A benefit for Mike Wojahn of Big Stone City is scheduled for Saturday, August 29, at Hedge & Herberg Trucking in Big Stone City. A meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. A silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. with a live auction starting at 7:10... Read more
New Staff Members Join Milbank School District
  Fourteen new staff members are helping to kick off the school year in the Milbank School District.  Most recently hired were: Christine Townsend, Hether Voeltz and Carrie Novy. Townsend is a migrant education teacher who will serve students in Milbank, Summit and Sisseton. Voeltz is a paraprofessional at Koch Elementary and Novy... Read more
Community Garden In Full Bloom
Interlakes Community Action’s (ICAP) community garden is thriving and in full bloom at its new location in the northeast part of Milbank.  A $10,000 donation from First Bank and Trust was recently used to improve the site and grounds. The City of Milbank donated the land. “We are so... Read more
Outdoor Mass and Picnic this Saturday
St. Lawrence and St. Mary Catholic churches will host an outdoor mass and potluck picnic at Lake Farley Park in Milbank this Saturday, August 22 at 5 p.m. Things to Keep in Mind: Pork Sandwiches, drinks, and utensils will be provided by the church. Parishioners A-M are to bring... Read more
Kaley Withers Awarded Gene Dockter Memorial Scholarship
Kaley Withers, daughter of Jesse and Tara Krause, was presented with a check for $1,000 from the Gene Dockter Memorial Scholarship. Withers was honored for her commitment to the bowling program and specifically her dedication to helping younger bowlers. Kaley participated in numerous state bowling tournaments, maintained solid attendance... Read more