Pribyl Park Getting Extensive Makeover – Including Walking Path Lights
Walkers, joggers, and bikers who use the paths at Pribyl Park in Milbank will soon see some changes in the scenery. The most substantial modification will be the expansion of the southern-most baseball field. The field is currently used by only t-ball through Little League level games, but according... Read more
Living Word Lutheran Church Burns Mortgage
Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank held their Sunday School Rally Day on September 9. The event included a special ceremony to commemorate the church’s repayment of its $1.4 million debt. The Living Word Church, erected in 2014, celebrated completing the payments on the mortgage for the structure. Parishioners... Read more
Cole Frazee and Abby Weber Chosen as MHS Homecoming Royalty
MHS hosted Coronation for Homecoming 2018 this evening, Monday, September 10. Abby Weber was chosen as the Homecoming Queen. She is the daughter of Angie and Keith Weber. Cole Frazee was chosen as the Homecoming King. He is the son of Claire and Jacque Frazee. The pair will reign... Read more
Plans for Condos to be Built in Milbank
The Grant County Development Corporation (GCDC) will host an open house to offer the community a chance to view the plans for a housing project the GCDC has been developing for 18 months. The project features a multifamily housing project in Milbank. Mayor Pat Raffety said, “I feel with... Read more
MHS Homecoming Events Planned September 10-14
The MHS Homecoming 2018 celebration runs from September 10 through September 14. And if you’re a Bulldog, you’d better have some serious game. At the end of the week, there’s the all important Homecoming football game between the Milbank Bulldogs and the Roncalli Cavaliers. But the entire week is... Read more
Meredith Cherry Rides for Domestic Violence
Some things are best left between a girl and her horse, and some things need to be shouted to the world. Meredith Cherry believes domestic violence is one of the things everyone needs to hear about. Cherry and her horse, Apollo, are riding across the lower 48 states in... Read more
Cruise Big Stone Lake on a Pontoon
Want to cruise around Big Stone Lake and enjoy the view or land a nice walleye? If you are a senior, a veteran, or have a disability, you might think that’s impossible. Big Stone Lake Fish & Ride makes it possible! The non-profit started in 2005 and was formerly... Read more
Over 1000 Enrolled in Milbank School District
Superintendent Tim Graf reports total enrollment this year in the Milbank School District tops 1000 students.  In kindergarten through 12th grade, there are 989 students and an additional 17 Bulldogs attend preschool. Graf said, “It breaks down to 429 elementary students, 236 at the middle school, and 324 at... Read more
Kettwig Resigns as Milbank City Administrator
The Milbank City Council met in regular session on Monday, August 27. Following the meeting, the council held an executive session. A motion was made, seconded, and passed 4-0 ( Councilmen Hoeke and Hanson were absent) to accept the resignation of Jason Kettwig as administrator for the City of Milbank.  Kettwig is expected to leave the position... Read more
MHS Class of 1978 Holds Reunion
The MHS Class of 1978 held their 40th reunion on Saturday, August 4. Over 50 people attended the event, which was hosted by Steve and Liz Hilbrands. Back row: (left to right)  David Hammrich, Jim DeJong, Renae Gannon Mergen, Bill Wellnitz, Randy Wittrock, Tim Graf, Randy Schaefer, Tom Athey, Doug... Read more