I-29 Closing from Sioux Falls to North Dakota Border at 7:00 Tonight
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that portions of Interstates 29 and 90 will be closing at 7 p.m. CST (Friday, Jan. 17). Interstate 90, east and westbound, will be closed between Mitchell (Exit 332) and Sioux Falls (Exit 395) Interstate 29, north... Read more
Leddy, Schwagel, and Fraasch Win VFW Essay Contests
Korbin Leddy, a sophomore at MHS, is Milbank’s first-place winner in the 2020 The Voice of Democracy Essay Contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the VFW Auxiliary. (Read his essay below.) In The Patriot’s Pen division, eighth-grader Brooke Schwagel was the top winner and Aubrey... Read more
State Wrestling Tournament Tickets on Sale at MHS
Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 South Dakota State Class A Wrestling Tournament at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls on February 27-29. Want to sit with all the Milbank fans to cheer on the Bulldogs? Get your tickets by submitting payment and forms to... Read more
DeAndre French Represents Milbank in Young Artist Competition
DeAndre French, a junior at MHS, attended the Second Annual Northern State University Young Artist Competition on January 11 in Aberdeen. French, who plays the trumpet, competed against junior and senior high school students from schools in Minnesota and North and South Dakota. A cash prize of $1000 was... Read more
Milbank Kindergarten Screening Set for January 24
The Milbank School District will conduct Kindergarten Screening and Registration on Friday, January 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Koch Elementary School. Kindergarten screening is for any child who is five years old before September 1, 2020. Parents should bring the child’s birth certificate. Children will undergo... Read more
Kristi Lingert and Nancy Paulson to Retire from MHS
Kristi Lingert and Nancy Paulson, two long time instructors at MHS, submitted letters of resignation to the Milbank School District Board of Education at their regular meeting on Monday, January 13. Both resignations become effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Ms. Lingert has been teaching biology... Read more
First Baby of 2020 in Milbank Born to Alex and Daria Liebe
Olivia Annalise Liebe is MIlbank’s first little lady of 2020. Olivia was born Friday, January 10 at 5:18 p.m. at Milbank Area Hospital Avera to Alex and Daria Liebe. She weighed in at six pounds and 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. “We both easily agreed Olivia would... Read more
Schulte Twins Named Top Violinists in the State
Violinists Joseph and Rachel Schulte and Nicholas and Veronica Fonder were selected by audition for the Fourth Annual South Dakota Middle School All-State Orchestra. Joseph received the highest score of any violinist in the state and will be the concertmaster of the orchestra. Rachel received the second highest score... Read more
Dustin Johnson Elected to FSA Committee
Dustin Johnson was elected to represent the Local Administrative Area 3 (LAA 3) at the Grant County FSA Committee election conducted by the Grant County Farm Service Agency (FSA). Local Administrative Area 3 (LAA 3) includes Adams, Georgia, Madison, Stockholm, Troy, and Vernon townships. Farmers who serve on the... Read more
Lower Level Scores/Results for January 6 – 9
Junior Varsity Girls Basketball Team Members – Isabella Anderson, Tatum Berry, Emily Wollschlager, Camryn Wiese, Jenna Dexter, Hillary Morton, Josie Adolph, Elsie Seffrood, Ellie Neugebauer, and Madi Loeschke No scores to report Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Team Members – Karson Weber, Sawyer Gauer, Stevie Ash, Justus Osborn, Aiden Foell,... Read more