Bullying Leads to Changes in Milbank Homecoming Activities
According to Principal Dan Snaza, MHS will not have Homecoming attendants for the junior, sophomore, or freshman classes this year because of bullying. Snaza said,  “Individual classes vote for attendants and we had bullying going on in the voting. It has become a joke. We have to protect our... Read more
Everything You Need to Know About MHS Homecoming 2019
Date: 2019 MHS Homecoming week is September 23-27. 2019 Homecoming Theme: Reality TV. Each class entertains the audience with themed skits during Coronation. The Senior Class chose The Bachelor. The Juniors chose American’s Next Top Model. The Sophomores chose Chopped and the Freshmen Class selected Dance Moms. Judging will... Read more
Progress Report on Main Street in Milbank
John Forman, Milbank City Administrator, reports, “When it’s happening, work on the downtown streets is going very well, and when it’s not, we are all frustrated.” According to Forman, “All sanitary sewer and water services were fixed in the 200 block of Main Street and storm sewer was installed... Read more
Rudy Nef Retires from the Valley Queen Board of Directors
Valley Queen Cheese announced Rudy Nef is transitioning from his role as a board member to a board observer. Mitch Davis of St. Peter, Minnesota, will assume the board seat vacated by Nef. Alfred Nef and Alfred Gonzenbach founded Valley Queen in 1929. The partners ran the company until... Read more
MHS Athletic Events Rescheduled
Due to today’s inclement weather, athletic events have been rescheduled. The girls’ tennis match at Montevideo, MN, will be held Monday, September 16, at 5:00 p.m.  Milbank will play a JV game against Tri-Valley on Thursday, September 12, at 4:30 PM. Read more
Leddy Wins Grand Champion at State Fair
Korbin Leddy of Stockholm won the Grand Champion 4-H Market Beef Award at the 2019 South Dakota State Fair. During judging on September 1, Leddy advanced to the final drive with his Grand Champion Charolais steer. The duo went on to win the Grand Champion Market Beef honors. With... Read more
LifeLight Festival This Saturday at Farley Park
Thank God it’s nearly the weekend! The 2019 LifeLight Festival is Saturday August 31, from 2-10 p.m. at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. Admission is free. Catch concerts by top Christian music artists, including Grammy-nominated Building 429. Watch as BMX and FMX teams perform amazing feats of acrobatics, and,... Read more
Forman Updates Main Street Progress in Milbank
John Forman Milbank City Administrator reports progress on the downtown streets continues despite Mother Nature. “The weather didn’t look promising for work on Main Street, but fortunately it stopped raining and work is moving forward. Water and sanitary sewer services are being repaired in the 200 block. Concrete removal... Read more
Superintendent Justin Downes Reports Milbank Schools Enrollment Totals
Milbank’s new superintendent of schools, Justin Downes, reports 988 students are enrolled in the Milbank School District on August 21 – the first day of the 2019-2020 school year. Superintendent Downes says so far so good, “Things are off and running smoothly.” Here’s how the 988 students break breaks... Read more
Lacey Busack New Radiology Manager at OAHS
Lacey Busack has joined Ortonville Area Health Services as the new radiology manager. Lacey has been employed by the Milbank Area Hospital for over four years. She also worked for Prairie Lakes Hospital in the cardiac cath lab and assisted with interventional radiology procedures at St. Alexius Medical Center.... Read more