Milbank Native Kalen DeBoer Named Associate Head Coach at Indiana
Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, released this statement yesterday to introduce Milbank native and MHS graduate Kalen DeBoer to their football staff: Indiana head football coach Tom Allen announced the hiring of Kalen DeBoer as associate head coach and offensive coordinator. A three-time national champion head coach at the... Read more
Fire Completely Destroys Home and Takes the Life of Two Dogs
The Milbank and Big Stone Fire and Rescue teams arrived at a fire shortly after 1:30 a.m. on January 21. According to Milbank Fire Chief, Kevin Schuelke, “The homeowner, Donald Glass, Jr., reported the fire after arriving home from work and finding the house engulfed in flames. The home,... Read more
Dr. Bjordahl Receives Edward Batt Award
The University of South Dakota School of Medicine presented Dr. Kevin Bjordahl, local physician at Avera Medical Group Milbank, with the Edward Batt, MD, Memorial Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty who are involved in teaching medical students. The Avera Milbank campus is assigned numerous medical students to their campus... Read more
Grabows Win $1000 Prize at EXIT Realty Client Appreciation Party
Matt and Amanda Grabow were the grand prize winners at the EXIT Realty/ Leading Edge Milbank client appreciation party on Friday, January 18, at Speedway. Door prizes were also awarded throughout the evening. The Grand prize drawing from EXIT went to the Grabows for a $1000 gift certificate to... Read more
Shopko Lays Out Plans
Shopko and it’s subsidiaries announced plans on January 16, to enter into a voluntary, court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11. The retailer operates 360 stores in 26 states. Before the announcement this week, the Wisconsin-based company had attempted to alleviate its financial issues by closing stores and selling some... Read more
Auxiliary Donates $3000 to Milbank Hospital
The Milbank St. Williams and Hospital Auxiliary donated $3000 to the Milbank Area Hospital Avera. The money will be used for equipment for staff training. Joyleen O’Farrell, president of the auxiliary, and Clarice Robertson, treasurer, presented the funds to Natalie Gauer, administrator for the hospital. Pictured: O’Farrell, Gauer and Robertson Read more
Seehafer Ace Hardware Opens on Main Street
Seehafer Ace Hardware reopened its doors on Main Street in Milbank on Monday, January 14, and will be fully stocked by Monday January, 24. Phil and Kristi Seehafer, co-owners of the business, said, “We have been looking forward to bringing the Seehafer sign back up on Main Street where... Read more
Middle School Students to Attend All-State Band
The 20th Annual SDMEA Middle School All-State Band Festival will be held March 1 through March 2, at Huron High School. The event is sponsored by the South Dakota Music Educator’s Association. Milbank Middle School will be represented by seventh-grader Joe Schulte as sixth-chair euphonium in the honor band.... Read more
Milbank Middle School Releases Second Quarter Honor Roll
The Milbank Middle school has released the second quarter honor roll for the 2018-2019 school year. Students named to the list are as follows: Grade 8 Distinction 3.800 or higher GPA Luis Berrones Brooklyn Brandriet Harley Davis Jenna Dexter Averie Engebretson Addie Farrell Sammy Femling Aidan Foell Laney Forrette Merik Junker... Read more
Milbank High School Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank High School released the third quarter honor roll. Students named to the list include:  Perfection 4.0 Freshmen Nicholas Batchelor, William Karels, Marion Mischel, Hattie Muellenbach, Wylie Mursu, Savanna Osowski, Jack Sandvig, Bennett Schwenn, Isaac Sousa, Savannah Stengel, Bennett Street, Sophomores Emma DeBoer, Halli Essington, Jenna Johnson, Allison Leddy, Camryn Phinney, Jessica... Read more