Police Investigate Vandalism at Lake Farley Park
The City of Milbank is considering adding a surveillance system to Lake Farley Park in response to recent acts of vandalism. The latest incident occurred during the night of August 14. “Senseless vandalism,” stated Milbank Police Chief Boyd VanVooren when asked about the damage to the ladies restroom at... Read more
Pine Hills Golf Course was the setting for the Fire in the Hole golf tournament. The annual three-lady scramble was held on August 10. First Place winners were Lori Tillma, Cassandra Coscia and Michelle Berens. Taking home second place was Deb Pierce, Michelle Harstad and Lisa Eisenschenk. Third Place... Read more
32nd Annual Twin Brooks Threshing Show This Weekend
It’s Back to Basics at the 32nd Annual Twin Brooks Threshing Show! This Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12, volunteers keep the early ways of farming alive. See how threshing, plowing, combining, corn grading, corn shelling, and hay making were done back in the day. Visit a country... Read more
Milbank Cross Country Schedule Reminders
Coach Townsend reminds the Cross Country team of these early season special dates and times: Early Season Practice Schedule August 9—8 AM and 9 PM Flashlight Relay August 10—8 AM August 13—8 AM and 7 PM August 14—3:30 PM August 15—3:30 PM and 7 PM-Parent/Athlete Meeting August 16—3:30 PM... Read more
Jodi Street Wins Swim Coach of the Year
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) took to the waters for the final meet of the season this past weekend. The team had a successful meet and plenty of swim team members brought home medals and trophies for their efforts, but they weren’t the only ones bringing home... Read more
MHS Students and Alumni Attend Honor Choir
Seven Milbank High School chorus members performed in concert with the 150-voice South Dakota High School Honor Choir on August 3, in Sioux Falls. The University of Sioux Falls hosted the rehearsal and concert at Washington Pavillion, under the direction of Judith Herrington of Tacoma, Washington. The South Dakota... Read more
Everything You Need To Know Before Registering for the Next Milbank School Year
The first day of school for all Milbank students begins on August 22, at 8:15 am. School will be dismissed on the first day at 2 p.m. due to staff meetings. Registration has been set for Wednesday, August 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, August 9,... Read more
Hicks, DeFea and Bagaus Celebrate 70 Years in Milbank’s Theatre
Popcorn and a movie – the two go together like Esther Williams and swimming! Who? What? The Mill Theatres in Milbank will make everything clear in technicolor this Sunday at 2 p.m. Owners, Joelie and Rob Hicks are hosting a free screening of the movie On an Island With... Read more
Three Break-Ins and Burglaries in Ortonville
Ortonville Police continue to search for the person or persons who, in the early morning hours of Friday, July 27, broke into the First United Methodist Church office in Ortonville. The suspects stole money and a computer. Pastor Melanie Reiners said, “It is definitely a concern when local churches... Read more
Jerry Kathman Retires Today After 33 Years With the Milbank School District
Did you graduate from MHS after 1985? if you did, the odds are pretty high you remember Jerry Kathman. Kathman has been the Facilities Maintenance Manager for the Milbank School District for 33 years. Today, August 1, was his last day. What are Jerry’s plans for retirement? “More time... Read more