Whimsy on Main Chosen Holiday Storefront Winner
The official holiday votes in Milbank have been counted. Secret judges have been roaming the business area to determine which storefront had the most festive display. The winner selected was Whimsy on Main owned by Sara Snaza and Amy Thue. The Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 1,  signaled... Read more
Milbank HOSA Members Get Hands on Experience at Sanford Health
Milbank HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) members experienced the inner workings of Sanford Health in Sioux Falls on November 29. Mr. Brock Rops, South Dakota’s state adviser, welcomed the students and presented a motivational speech. The group toured the Parry Simulation Center, laboratory, and ER. The students learned... Read more
MHS Students Play in North Area Honor Band
The 28th Annual North Area Honor Band finale concert was Saturday, December 1, at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen. Dale Fiedler of Redfield served as the guest conductor. Milbank senior Kellie Christians was recognized during the concert as a four-... Read more
Milbank Education Foundation Receives $50,000 Matching Fund Donation
An anonymous donor has come forward to match donations or supplement scholarships that are not fully funded, according to the Milbank High School Education Foundation. The foundation announced the anonymous donation will run through April 2019 and will match up to $50,000. The MHSEF, founded in 1986, has awarded... Read more
Cheryl Wollitz Wins $700 in Chamber Holiday Drawing
Cheryl Wollitz of Twin Brooks was the lucky winner on Saturday December 1, in the first Holiday Cash drawing of the season sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. Wollitz was present at Berens Warehouse Groceries when her name was drawn and won $700 in Ol’ Mill Bucks.... Read more
Ribbon Cutting Conducted at The GrandStay Hotel in Milbank
The GrandStay Hotel & Suites in Milbank highlighted its Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting today, Wednesday, November 28. The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the ribbon cutting to welcome them as a new member. The GrandStay provides 46 rooms, an indoor pool, and a hot tub. It... Read more
MHS Musicians Selected for Honor Band
The 28th Annual South Dakota North Area Honor Band presents their concert on Saturday, December 1, at 7 p.m. at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen. Mr. Dale Fiedler, retired longtime Redfield band director, will be the guest conductor. Admission prices... Read more
Tour the New GrandStay Hotel on November 28
Want to see inside the new GrandStay Hotel in Milbank? Wednesday, November 28, is your day! Everyone is invited to tour the guest rooms and common areas from 1 to 4 p.m. A team member from the staff of 15 will be stationed on each floor to assist you... Read more
St. Lawrence Students Raise Funds for Thanksgiving Meals
The St. Lawrence Student Council planned a Thanksgiving menu for three local families in need. The students did all the grocery shopping and delivering of  the holiday food to the Grant County Courthouse. The student council earned the money by opening their store after Mass every other Friday. “I... Read more
Fowl Play at the White House? Still Time to Vote for Peas or Carrots!
What’s on the menu this Thanksgiving at the White House? Not Peas and Carrots! Peas and Carrots are the two South Dakota turkeys hoping to win a presidential pardon tomorrow and avoid ending up on the Trump family’s Thanksgiving table. True to its Washington roots, the annual tradition of... Read more