Students Lead Christmas Sing-A-Long at Koch School
All students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade took part in the annual Koch School Christmas sing-a-long Monday, December 21. Music teacher Dave Boerger directed the event for the 25th year. Starting off the program was the kindergarten and first grade students. Each grade level presented a poem and... Read more
Community Church Services For The Holiday Season
Several churches in the community will be celebrating the birth of Christ this week. Here is the complete list of services and events in our community: Central United Methodist Church Christmas Eve services at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Parkview United Methodist Church Thursday, December 24 -Christmas Eve... Read more
Milbank Police Chief Boyd VanVooren and the Grant County Fraternal Order of Police invite the community to the annual FOP hay ride Sunday, December 20, at 6 p.m. “Join us as we get into the Christmas spirit and show you some of the wonderful decorations around Milbank,” stated VanVooren.... Read more
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters club met Thursday, December 17, in the State Auto cafeteria with Natalie Remund serving as the Toastmaster. The word of the day was gambol, which means “run or jump about playfully; frolic.” Talia Athey was the speak for the day. She presented Project 3 out of... Read more
Cantines Named Family of The Year
When thinking of  Milbank and its tennis programs, one family always comes to mind – the Cantines. Larry and Loretta Cantine, along with sons Kevin, Greg and Scott, were honored as the Northern United States Tennis Association’s 2015 Family of the Year for their countless contributions to the tennis community.... Read more
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, December 17th at 11 a.m. in the meeting room at Pizza Ranch. The MHS Music Department will present musical selections for entertainment. After eating, there will be a short meeting, Christmas treats, and a game with... Read more
Festival of Trees Open House at the Courthouse
This year’s Festival of Trees Open House is Thursday, December 17, from 2-4 p.m. at the Grant County Courthouse.” Sixteen beautifully decorated trees showcase local organizations,” said coordinator Sara Koepke, “plus, the courthouse has trimmed two.” The trees are displayed throughout the courthouse foyers and refreshments will be served... Read more
St. Lawrence Christmas Program Rescheduled
The St. Lawrence Christmas program has been rescheduled to Friday, Dec. 18th. The matinee will begin at 1:30 and the evening performance at 7:00. Read more
Cops Shop for Cheer

Cops Shop for Cheer

Community December 15, 2015 0

Jeremy Steffensen, Boyd VanVooren, Kevin Owen and Jake Folk The Grant County Fraternal Order of Police, Inter-lakes Community Action, and the Grant County Child Protection Team will sponsor their annual “Christmas With a Cop” to help local children buy presents for their families. Thirty-two children will go shopping at... Read more
Brent and Lisa Wienk Winners Of House Lighting Contest
Brent and Lisa Wienk of Milbank were selected as the second winner of the annual Christmas house lighting contest sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. The couple will receive $50 in Ol’ Mill Bucks. The Wienks reside at 1520 Elmwood Avenue in Milbank. “This is a fun,... Read more