St. Patrick’s Parade in Corona Cancelled
The 22nd Annual St. Patty’s Day Parade scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 at 5 p.m. in Corona has been cancelled. Read more
MIlbank School to Deliver Free Breakfasts and Lunches
Starting Tuesday, March 17, the Milbank School District will be providing sack breakfasts and lunches. All meals will be free to children under 18. Meals will be available Monday through Friday while the school remains closed due to the Cornavirus pandemic. Pickup and Delivery Schedule: Front door of the... Read more
Tammi Jonescheit Celebrates Second Anniversary at Revitalize Spa
Football season is over, but you can bet Bill Belichick, coach for the New England Patriots, continues to keep his team in top shape. Love him or hate him, the man knows what he’s doing. He’s the NFL’s longest-tenured active head coach. At 261 regular season wins, he stands... Read more
Today Declared National Day of Prayer
Today, thousands of people across the nation will join in prayer in an act of faith and solidarity in the wake of illness and uncertainty. President Trump designated Sunday, March 15 as a National Day of Prayer. He addressed his fellow Americans by saying, “We are a country that... Read more
Harley Zemlicka Advances to Compete in SD State GeoBee Semifinals
National Geographic named Harley Zemlicka, a fifth grader at St. Lawrence School in Milbank, as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee State Competition. The test will be administered online on Friday, March 27. Harley is the son of Shane and Jessi Zemlicka.... Read more
USDA Sign-Up Deadline Looming
The enrollment period for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) & Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Programs ends on March 16, 2020. Producers who fail to make an election by March 16 will have a default election and not be eligible for 2019-crop-year payment. To make your appointment with the Grant... Read more
Marion Mischel Wins Second at State Debate Tourney
Marion Mischel brought home a second-place trophy from the 2020 South Dakota State Debate & IE Tournament. Marion earned the trophy in the Lincoln-Douglas Debate division at the tournament held in Huron from March 6-7. “This trophy is a true victory for Marion,” said Kathy Tyler volunteer debate coach.... Read more
St. William’s Care Center and 60’s Plus Dining Closed for 30 Days
St. William’s Care Center in Milbank has closed its doors for the next 30 days. According to Karen Russman, director of nursing at St. William’s, “None of the residents are showing symptoms of the coronavirus. Dr. Denna has imposed the ban as a preventative measure tor the safety of... Read more
Milbank Main Street Construction Begins Final Phase Next Week
John Forman, administrator for the City of Milbank, reports on the final stage of the street project in downtown Milbank. He says, “J & J Contracting has informed us that next Monday, March 16, they intend to start reconstruction on the short piece of Main Street north of Railway... Read more
MHS Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Adolph Shepardson Resigns
Adolph Shepardson resigned his position as the MHS Athletic Director, social studies and physical education teacher, and head coach of the Bulldog football team. Shepardson, who has been employed by the Milbank School District for three years, submitted his resignation at the school board meeting on Monday, March 9.... Read more