Grant County Combined Appeal Keeps on Giving
Grant County Combined Appeal gives to the community through the generosity of its many donors. The organization donated $1,546.85 each to the Salvation Army and the Grant County Food Pantry on Thursday, January 25. The 2017 drive exceeded the goal of $185,000, and the excess dollars are also being... Read more
Three Positions Open on WVEC Board of Directors
The Whetstone Valley Electric Cooperative 77th Annual Meeting will be held Thursday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the Milbank High School Gym. Three members will be elected to the board of directors. All three will serve three-year terms. Candidate petitions must have at least six (6) member signatures,... Read more
Angela Hoeke Chosen January Student of the Month
Angela Hoeke, a senior at Milbank High School, has been chosen as the January Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Jack Hoeke and Ann Christenson. At school, Angela is involved in HOSA and band. Outside of school, she takes part in EMT training and works in... Read more
MHS Musicians Audition for All-State Band
Thirteen students from Milbank High School auditioned for the South Dakota All-State band. The South Dakota All-State Band concerts will be held in Rapid City on March 22-24. Auditioning from Milbank were: Back l. to r.- Logan Meyer (freshman trombone), Drake Rogers (freshman tuba), Noah Mursu (sophomore alto sax),... Read more
Nyssa Duffield to Student Teach in Milbank Band Program
Milbank High School band director, Susan Karels, is pleased to announce that Miss Nyssa Duffield will begin her student teaching assignment with the Milbank 6-12 grade band department on Monday, January 22. “I have waited 26 years for a student teacher to come into our program,” expressed Susan Karels.... Read more
Milbank Middle School Honor Roll Announced
Milbank Middle School announces the honor roll and improvement honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-2018 school year. Eighth Grade Honor Roll Distinction – 3.800 or higher Cole Brown, Maiah Brown, Taryn Dusky, Hailey Hupke, William Karels, Ella Kasuske, Kaden Krause, Madison Mathews, Marion Mischel, Hattie Muellenbach,... Read more
Four Chosen for Middle School All-State Band
Four musicians from Milbank Middle School were chosen for the South Dakota Music Educators Association Middle School All-State Band. The 19th annual two-day event takes place March 2-3 at Pierre T.F. Riggs High School. Selected to the Honor Band were eighth graders Isaac Schulte, eighth chair trumpet, and Will... Read more
Eighth Grade MathCounts Team Places Fourth
The Milbank Middle School eighth grade MathCounts team summed up fourth place in an invitational meet in Aberdeen on January 10. The team’s score totaled 30.50. Eighteen teams competed. Holgate 1 won the meet with 48.0 points. Groton Black was second with 32.50, and Simmons 1 was third with... Read more
MHS Second Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank High School announces the list of second quarter honor roll recipients for the 2017-2018 school year. Perfection – 4.0 Freshmen – Hali Essington, Jose Flores De Salazar, Amaya Street, Madi Thue, Jessica Van Peursem, Peyten Wiese. Sophomores – Noah Murso, Amy Nelson, Tracy Pillatzki, Danica Schulte. Juniors –... Read more
Ackermans Purchase UPI Petroleum in Milbank
Jason and Angie Ackerman of Milbank have purchased UPI Petroleum in Milbank. Their first day of business as the new owners was Monday, January 8. UPI offers fuel and propane services, fishing bait, and convenience items. Jason, who oversees the day-to-day operations of the business, says, “We are not... Read more