Mills to Run for Re-election
State Representative John Mills is on the ballot for re-election this November. Mills, a Republican, has served District 4 – Grant, Deuel, rural Brookings, and rural Codington counties- since he was elected in November 2016. He is a member of the Taxation and Commerce and Energy committees. Mills and... Read more
Tabor Church in Big Stone to Host Annual Tea
Tabor United Methodist Church in Big Stone City will host its annual tea on Saturday, September 22, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8. Proceeds from the baskets sold during the silent auction go to Some Safe Place and McCrossan Boys’ Ranch. Read more
BREAKING: Voters Approve $15.9 Million School Bond for New Milbank Elementary School
The results are in! Koch Elementary School is Moving! The Milbank School District held an election, September 18. The measure passed with 798 in favor and 323 opposed-  With 71.2 percent voting in favor of the measure, the necessary approval rating of 60 percent was far exceeded. Voters said... Read more
Milbank Fire and Rescue Responds to Death of Sturgis Assistant Fire Chief
Mario Perez and Joseph Weber, two members of the Milbank Fire and Rescue Team, traveled to Sturgis to honor fallen firefighter David Fischer. Fischer, 43, assistant chief of the Sturgis Fire Department, was killed by an exploding propane tank while battling a house fire in Tilford on September 7.... Read more
Remember to Vote on Koch School Bond Tuesday, September 18
Don’t forget to vote Tuesday September 18, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. in the lobby of Milbank High School at 1001 East Park Avenue! What am I voting on? You will decide whether or not to approve a bond to construct a new elementary school to replace Koch... Read more
Valley Express Offers Free Rides to Voters Tomorrow
The Valley Express and the Milbank Community Transit are teaming up on September 18, to give voters a free ride. Voters are deciding the outcome of a resolution to construct a new elementary school to replace Koch School. All voters cast their ballots at Milbank High School where the... Read more
Pribyl Park Getting Extensive Makeover – Including Walking Path Lights
Walkers, joggers, and bikers who use the paths at Pribyl Park in Milbank will soon see some changes in the scenery. The most substantial modification will be the expansion of the southern-most baseball field. The field is currently used by only t-ball through Little League level games, but according... Read more
Living Word Lutheran Church Burns Mortgage
Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank held their Sunday School Rally Day on September 9. The event included a special ceremony to commemorate the church’s repayment of its $1.4 million debt. The Living Word Church, erected in 2014, celebrated completing the payments on the mortgage for the structure. Parishioners... Read more
Cole Frazee and Abby Weber Chosen as MHS Homecoming Royalty
MHS hosted Coronation for Homecoming 2018 this evening, Monday, September 10. Abby Weber was chosen as the Homecoming Queen. She is the daughter of Angie and Keith Weber. Cole Frazee was chosen as the Homecoming King. He is the son of Claire and Jacque Frazee. The pair will reign... Read more
Plans for Condos to be Built in Milbank
The Grant County Development Corporation (GCDC) will host an open house to offer the community a chance to view the plans for a housing project the GCDC has been developing for 18 months. The project features a multifamily housing project in Milbank. Mayor Pat Raffety said, “I feel with... Read more