Highway 12 Opens Friday
Highway 12 will be open to all travel Friday, November 6, according to city administrator Jason Kettwig. The road construction project in Milbank is completed ahead of the November 24 scheduled opening. “Crews will be doing some final striping and detail work early next week,” said Kettwig. Fourth Street... Read more
Suspect Apprehended in Pre-Halloween Slashing Spree
Dozens of car tires were slashed on Friday night according to Milbank Police Chief Boyd VanVooren. Ten cases were reported along Seventh Street, south of 10th Avenue, and in the parking areas of the Chalet and Highlander Apartments. The Pribyl Park sign along Seventh Street was also vandalized. Authorities... Read more
All State Chorus Concert Tonight
Eight students from Milbank High School departed Thursday, October 29, for Rapid City to take part in the 62nd South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event. Representing Milbank are sopranos Jimmie Berkner and Lindsey Geyer, altos Whitney Falk and Ellie Webb, tenors Ben Harstad and Nathan Loutsch and basses... Read more
Time to Set your Clocks Back
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 1, at 2 am, so set your clocks back one hour – that means you get an extra hour of sleep this weekend! A few fun facts about Daylight Savings Time: Clocks will be set ahead one hour on Sunday, March 13, 2016. The system... Read more
Firefighters Courage Written in Stone
Almost every boy imagines he will grow up to become a fireman. He envisions he has the strength and courage to selflessly rush into danger to save someone else. Few ever realize their dream; the ones who do have their mettle tested time and again. Milbank Fire and Rescue... Read more
Construction Update – Is The End in Sight?
Even though it seems like the Highway 12 road construction project is taking forever, the light at the end of the tunnel is definitely in sight. Additional concrete has been poured covering both lanes of Highway 12 midway to the Fifth Street intersection, in front of School House Suites.... Read more
Results of Tonight’s Special Election
Every Vote Counts – Head to Polls to Decide Tax Debate
Today is voting day! Grant County residents head to the polls to voice their opinions on the recent debate stemming from the passage of two tax measures by the Grant County Commission this summer. On the ballot are: An increase in the wheel tax from $4 to $5, with a... Read more
Whetstone Valley Electric Names New General Manager
Whetstone Valley Electric Cooperative announced today that Dave Page has been selected as the next general manager of the cooperative. He will replace Steve Ahles, who will end his 30-year career in December. Page has been employed at Whetstone for 19 years serving in many capacities, including network administration,... Read more
Progress Continues Along Highway 12
The saying things tend to get worse before they get better certainly holds true when discussing road construction in Milbank. An additional strip of Highway 12, from Ninth Street to Flynn Drive is closed and currently is being resurfaced which is making for additional travel detours around the city.... Read more