St. Lawrence Fourth Grade Wax Museum
Sara Johnson’s fourth grade class at St. Lawrence School in Milbank presented their annual wax museum on May 18. Johnson’s students¬†learned about the history of South Dakota. The fourth graders were required to choose a notable South Dakotan, research, write a speech, and dress up as that person. Front... Read more
First Bank & Trust Awards Scholarships to Pinkert, Lightfield, Loehrer and Swenson
  First Bank & Trust awarded each of four students a $500 scholarship during the awards ceremony on May 9, at Milbank High School. The recipients were Chase Pinkert, Madeline Lightfield, Rebecca Loehrer and Montana Swenson. Students were chosen for their academic achievement and contributions to the community. Pinkert,... Read more
MHS  Musicians Earn Awards
The Milbank High School band and choirs presented year-end awards during their final concert May 15, and at the school awards ceremony on May 21. The John Phillip Sousa Award, the most prestigious award for high school band students demonstrated by their musicianship, leadership, dependability, and loyalty, was awarded... Read more
Motorcade Planned for Princess Bella Radermacher
While everyone was busy watching a royal wedding, another princess in a land far away also began preparing for a life- changing journey. A proclamation by cancer doctors saying that five year-old Bella Radermacher is cancer free has her family and friends rejoicing and the young princess preparing for... Read more
Vandals Hit Milbank
A vandalism spree of spray painted graffiti over the weekend has victims and law enforcement adding up the damage. Milbank Police Chief Boyd Van Vooren calculates thousands of dollars in repairs are needed and he says, “We take this very seriously. We are proud of our community and won’t... Read more
BREAKING: Milbank City Council Makes Decision on Dollar General Store
Tonight, Monday May 21, at the special City Council meeting an unanimous decision was made to decline the rezoning request of the development company Colby 2018 LLC to construct and operate a Dollar General Store at the intersection of Viola Street and 4th Avenue- US Hwy 12 in Milbank. Read more
Tonight: Meetings to Decide Milbank’s Dollar General Rezoning Issue
The Milbank City Planning and Zoning Board will hold a special meeting Monday, May 21, at 5:30 p.m. to decide a rezoning request presented by a development company planning to construct and operate a Dollar General store at the intersection of US Highway 12 and Viola Street. The planning... Read more
Over $900,000 Awarded to Milbank High School Seniors
Milbank High School awards day was staged Wednesday, May 9, in the high school theatre where $906,130 in scholarships were awarded to numerous seniors to help further their education. The list of recipients and the name and amount of each scholarship received include: Derrick Aho MEF: Dr. Norm &... Read more
Taco John’s Helps Dreams Come True with Scholarships
Taco John’s of Milbank, is awarding two $500 scholarships to employees Karissa McFaden and Michelle Johnson. According to owner Brian Fox, this is the third year Taco John’s has given scholarships to employees – usually high school seniors – to further their education. McFaden has been employed at Taco... Read more
Dylan Westlund Selected as MHS May Student of the Month
Dylan Westlund, a senior at Milbank High School, is the May Student of the Month. He is the son of Kurt and Sandie Westlund. Dylan works at Hartman’s Family Foods in Ortonville and is active in his church. He says his favorite class is calculus “because it’s challenging”. After... Read more