Local Winners Crowned in KC Free Throw Contest
The Milbank Knights of Columbus held their annual free throw contest on January 19 at St. Lawrence School. Twenty-five youth, ages 9-14, participated. Winners were: Lydia Gall, Zayda Townsend, Keaten Johnson, Jada Cameron, Jaxon Wiese, Shaylee Schuchard, Joshua Pederson, and Ivy Lewno. These champions advance to the regional contest in... Read more
Danica Schulte Selected as MHS Student of the Month
Danica Schulte, a senior at MHS, has been chosen as the December Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Anne Schulte and Duane Crawford. Danica has been a member of the cross country and track teams, and a basketball cheerleader. She is also active in student council... Read more
MHS Musicians Audition for 2020 South Dakota All-State Band
Twenty-five students from MHS auditioned for the 2020 South Dakota All-State Band. The auditions, rescheduled due to the weather, were held January 20 in Watertown. Audition results will be announced in early February. The South Dakota All State Band concerts will be held at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center... Read more
Middle School Musicians to Play in All-State Band
Hope Karels and Joe and Rachel Schulte have been chosen for the 21st South Dakota Middle School All-State Band. Joe was awarded second chair euphonium and Rachel 18th chair clarinet for the Honor Band. Hope Karels was selected as first chair bass clarinet for the Festival Band. MIlbank’s three... Read more
Chill Out and Read at the Big Stone Library
The Adult Winter Reading Program begins February 1 at the Big Stone Library. Patrons 18 years of age and older can register by emailing bsclibrary12@hotmail.com or stopping by the library during regular hours. Every patron who registers receives a free pocket-sized notebook to record the titles they read. The... Read more
Blowing Snow Causes Postponement for MHS  Boys Basketball Game Tonight
Due to high winds and poor road conditions the MHS boys basketball game scheduled for tonight in Tiospa Zina has been rescheduled to February 4. The weather has also dictated No Milbank middle school practices today. Milbank high school practices for boys basketball, girls basketball and wrestling will be... Read more
John Mills Recaps the First Week of the SD Legislature
Ready or not, the 95th session of the South Dakota Legislature is under way. The first week includes a lot of organizational items, along with important addresses by key government leaders. On Tuesday, Governor Noem gave her State of the State Address. She noted how the $5 million allocated... Read more
I-29 Closing from Sioux Falls to North Dakota Border at 7:00 Tonight
The South Dakota Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are advising motorists that portions of Interstates 29 and 90 will be closing at 7 p.m. CST (Friday, Jan. 17). Interstate 90, east and westbound, will be closed between Mitchell (Exit 332) and Sioux Falls (Exit 395) Interstate 29, north... Read more
Leddy, Schwagel, and Fraasch Win VFW Essay Contests
Korbin Leddy, a sophomore at MHS, is Milbank’s first-place winner in the 2020 The Voice of Democracy Essay Contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the VFW Auxiliary. (Read his essay below.) In The Patriot’s Pen division, eighth-grader Brooke Schwagel was the top winner and Aubrey... Read more
State Wrestling Tournament Tickets on Sale at MHS
Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 South Dakota State Class A Wrestling Tournament at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls on February 27-29. Want to sit with all the Milbank fans to cheer on the Bulldogs? Get your tickets by submitting payment and forms to... Read more