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
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