Ortonville Area Health Services Recognized for Excellence
Ortonville Area Health Services (OAHS) was recognized by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for superior performance in quality and patient safety as part of MHA’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN). MHA was chosen to participate in HIIN as one of 16 national, regional, or state organizations selected by the... Read more
Fire Strikes Dakota Granite
Fire broke out at Dakota Granite around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday August, 4. Firefighters rushed to the scene, and Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke says, “Upon arrival, we found the fire had spread to two adjoining buildings which connect to the main plant. We also determined the fire was... Read more
MHS Students Perform in State Honor Choir
Lars Andersen, Aiden Boerger, Landon Brown, and Alaina Rausch, chorus members from Milbank High School, performed with the 46th South Dakota High School Honor Choir on Friday, August 2, at O’Gorman High School Auditorium in Sioux Falls. Timothy Sawyer of St. Paul, Minnesota, directed the 150-voice choir. Submitted photo: Alaina... Read more
Registration for Milbank Schools is Wednesday and Thursday
All public schools in Milbank open on August 21 at 8:15 am. School will be dismissed the first day of school at 2 p.m. Registration is Wednesday, August 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, August 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students and parents in... Read more
Forman Reports Progress on Main Street in Milbank
Today, August 5, John Forman, administrator for the City of Milbank, updated the progress of Phase 2 of the downtown construction project. Forman reports, “With a little more than a week under our belt, sanitary sewer services near the north end of the street are complete. Also, storm sewer... Read more
Coach Townsend Gives Cross Country Team a Heads-Up
Cross Country Coach for the Milbank Bulldogs, Eric Townsend, reminds runners August 15, is the start of the 2019 season. Boys and girls planning to participate must complete their physicals or physical updates by August 15. He encourages runners to continue or start running independently before official practice begins,... Read more
Peter Farley Tells How Farley Park Was Named
Everybody is heading to Farley Fest 2019 this weekend. There’s something for everyone: rock and country music, hot dogs and trick dogs, classic cars, food, beer, ski shows, and more. Plus, it’s all just around the corner at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. But did you ever wonder why... Read more
CoolDogs to be Hot Show at Farley Fest
The Dog Days of Summer are here, but so are the CoolDogs. If you’re happy when you can get Rover to sit up or roll over, be prepared to be amazed! CoolDog Productions of Las Vegas siriusly shakes things up with the coolest canine stars ever. As they say,... Read more
Author Jenifer Jones to Sign Books at Whimsy on Main
Ever felt like you don’t belong at the cool kids’ table? Like you are drowning in a sea of anxiety or suffocating under a weight of depression. Questioned God’s love for you? You aren’t alone. Jenifer Jones says she has experienced all this and more and lived to tell... Read more
August 1 Deadline Nominations for FSA County Committee
Joel Foster, Grant County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director CED, reminds producers the nomination period for local FSA county committees ends on August 1. County committees are unique to FSA; they allow producers to have a voice at the local level on federal farm program implementation. To... Read more