Highway 12 Road Construction Continues Behind Schedule
As one section of Highway 12 appears to be almost complete, another section was torn up this week. But the overall project is between three weeks to a month behind schedule according to Jason Kettwig, city administrator. “The most difficult spots of the project are almost complete,” explained Kettwig,... Read more
National Night Out Moved to Lake Farley Park
  National Night Out, a nation-wide program, will take place Wednesday, August 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event has been moved to Lake Farley Park this year because of road construction on Highway 12. “We don’t feel moving the event to Lake Farley will take away from... Read more
Members Only Farley Rock Concert Rated a Success
The Members Only rock concert at Lake Farley Park Saturday night was rated a big success by Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce director Connie Larson. “The weather was beautiful and everyone in attendance seemed like they were having a good time,” she noted. Actual attendance numbers fell slightly from... Read more
Phase One of Road Construction Nearing End
Road construction along Highway 12 in Milbank is going smoothly and is back on track according to Jason Kettwig, city administrator. The Second Street intersection is close to being ready to open. “They are pouring concrete in the intersections and sidewalks this week,” explained Kettwig. “Phase one from Second... Read more
Milbank Police Department Updates Community on White Van; Encourages Stranger Safety
  Milbank Police Chief Boyd VanVooren received a few calls about the suspicious white van believed to be attempting to abduct children in communities in eastern South Dakota, but informs the public that the reports he received were unsubstantiated. “Authorities across eastern South Dakota are still investigating this case... Read more
Milbank School District Registration Information
  Milbank Koch Elementary, Middle and High School offices are open. Principals, secretaries and teachers are busy getting ready to start the 2015-2016 school term. The first day of school for students begins on August 24, at 8:15 am.  Due to staff meetings on the first day, school will... Read more
Highway 12 Construction Project Lags, Fourth Street Ahead of Schedule
The road construction project along Highway 12 through Milbank is just slightly behind schedule according to City Administrator Jason Kettwig. The majority of the main road is completed. What remains is dirt and cement work to set the sidewalks and boulevards in place from the corner of Third Street,... Read more
Members Only Rock Concert To Hit Lake Farley
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its second annual Rock concert at Lake Farley Park Saturday, August 1, with the band Members Only playing 80s music. The gates open at 8 p.m. and the concert begins at 9 p.m. “One thing that has seemed to confuse people... Read more
Pierre S.D. – Local law enforcement is seeking information into a suspicious vehicle that is believed to be attempting to abduct children in communities in eastern South Dakota. Three separate incidents in Britton, Redfield and Sisseton have been reported to law enforcement. 7-13-15, Britton, SD.  Location – city park,... Read more
WILMOT, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says Highway 123 south of Wilmot closed to traffic this morning, Wednesday, July 22. The closure is required so the contractor can install a pipe culvert across the roadway at mile marker 179 in order to correct drainage issues in... Read more