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
Toastmasters Meeting Held
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, September 17, in the State Auto cafeteria with Mike Erickson serving as Toastmaster. The word of the day was “optimal”, which means best. Jessica Roggenbuck was the speaker for the day. She presented Project 2 out of the Competent Communications Manual. The title... Read more
Calling All Three-Year-Olds
The Milbank School District has slated a developmental screening for all three-year-olds Friday, September 25, at Koch School. Screening will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. The screening will examine the child’s skills in the areas of motor, speech, language and general knowledge. Children must be... Read more
See You at The Pole

See You at The Pole

Community September 21, 2015 0

For the last 25 years, See You at the Pole has been focused on one simple thing- prayer. SYATP means students unite in prayer to intercede for their generation. This year, the national event happens the morning of September 23. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) in Milbank and Ortonville orchestrate the event.... Read more
Kids Hope Starting 15th Year
The nationwide Kids Hope USA program is beginning its 15th year in Milbank and is living up to its goal of making a difference in the lives of at-risk children. Kids Hope USA develops one-on-one relationships through the creation of church-school partnerships that pair church members with at-risk children... Read more
Band Tunes Up For Homecoming
Who are those people marching through the streets in funny hats and blasting out music? It’s the MHS band. The marching, pep, and concert bands have been spending dozens of hours diligently practicing. They will strut their stuff during the Homecoming parade tomorrow and will entertain the fans during... Read more
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University will change your money and change your life!
Central United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. The nine-week class will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely and much more! The class begins Wednesday, September 16, and runs through November 11. It will take place weekly... Read more
Youth Bring Home State Fair Ribbons
Youth from Grant County showed their talents at the 2015 South Dakota State Fair. “Sew It, Grow It, Show It” was this year’s theme. Several 4-H’ers earned top spots during the five-day event. Allison Leddy won Grand Champion in the Red Angus Breeding Beef division and earned a purple... Read more
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