Blizzard Postpones MHS Play
The MHS spring musical, The Music Man, scheduled for tonight and Saturday evening has been postponed due to the snow storm. The new stage times are Tuesday, April 17, and Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the MHS theater. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students,... Read more
Mike McKernan First South Dakotan Elected to NWTF Board of Directors
Mike McKernan, best known for his 20-year term as the Grant County Sheriff, knows how to talk turkey! McKernan was elected to the National Wild Turkey Federation Board of Directors in Nashville. McKernan is the first person from South Dakota to hold this position. McKernan became a NWTF member... Read more
Music Man on Stage Friday at MHS
In the mood for a romantic comedy? You’re in luck! The Music Man, a six-time Tony Award-winning musical, plays this weekend at the MHS theater. Director Holly Hilbrands says, “Everyone has worked so hard the past few weeks and the audience will not be disappointed.” The family- friendly story... Read more
MHS Seniors attend Chanhassen Dinner Theatre
Twenty- nine senior music students attended Newsies Sunday, April 8, at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre. Attending the show were, back row, left to right, Isaac Fischer, Jonny Ash, Tanner Kettwig and Andrew Falk; row eight, Chase Pinkert, Isaiah Wollschlager and Alex Popowski; row seven, Ramsey Wieber, Sophia Seffrood and... Read more
Middle-Schoolers to Fight Hunger on Global Youth Service Day
Milbank Middle School students will collect food items to combat hunger during a Feed the Need Food Drive for the Grant County Food Pantry. The drive takes place the third week in April, and is in conjunction with Global Youth Service Day. Korbin Leddy, a member of the Milbank... Read more
Happy Siblings Day!
Do you always remember your siblings’ birthdays? Come on, tell the truth. Well, you would if they all shared the same birthday and it was also your birthday! According to the Guinness Book of World Records, a Virginia couple are the only known parents who have given birth to... Read more
New County Road Grader to Arrive Soon
The Grant County Commissioners met Wednesday, April 3, at 10 a.m. in the Grant County Courthouse. Grant County Highway Superintendent Kerwin Schultz reported the county’s new road grader will arrive soon. The grader was purchased for $500,000. Schultz said a letter was sent to Grant County residents who participate... Read more
Two Fires in Rural Milbank
At 3:53 a.m. on Monday, April 2, the Milbank Fire and Rescue a Department was dispatched to the home of Dennis and Arlene Fonder at 14241 479th Avenue. Upon arrival, the rescue team found fire in the attached garage of the home. Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke said, “The fire was... Read more
Milbank High School Releases Third Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank High School has issued the third quarter honor rolls for the 2017-18 school year. Students named to the list include the following: PERFECTION 4.0 FRESHMEN:  Hali Essington, DeAndre French, Jenna Johnson, Amaya Street, Madelyn Thue, Jessica VanPeursem, Peyten Wiese. SOPHOMORES:  Noah Mursu, Tracy Pillatzki, Danica Schulte. JUNIORS: Sara Capp, Kevin Koik,... Read more
Two Senior Managers Join Valley Queen Cheese Factory
Keith Gretenhart is the new Senior Manager-Ingredient Sales at Valley Queen Cheese Factory in Milbank. Gretenhart is responsible for marketing dairy ingredients to domestic and international customers. He also leads the company’s cream purchasing. Gretenhart brings extensive experience in dairy and food marketing, and, most recently, was employed with... Read more