Only 4 Seconds Separates Top WVRA Teams
According to organizer Kathy Tyler, 28 teams participated in the fifth team penning of the Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association’s season. Only four seconds separated the first three teams. Tom Graham, Mike McKernan, and Joanie Hills took home the first place money. Cody McMahon, Randy Schuchard, and Brad Hansen took... Read more
Milbank High School Royalty Selected
The MHS 2016 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during Coronation Monday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the MHS Armory. The 2015 royalty, Isaac Snaza and Morgan Schmitt will pass down their crowns. The senior class selected Jimmie Berkner, Presley Peschong, Korinne Roggenbuck, and Kaitlyn Rufer as its... Read more
Grant County Youth Excel At  2016 South Dakota State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair was held in Huron from August 31, through September 5. The name Mertens dominated the swine division. Karlee Mertens was crowned Grand Champion in the senior showmanship division. Karlee, with her pig, Stuart, was Grand Champion Lightweight York and Reserve Champion overall in the... Read more
Fatal Crash in Grant County Under Investigation
MILBANK, S.D. – A 45-year-old male died early Saturday morning after being injured in a one-vehicle crash four miles north of Milbank. The name of the person involved is not being released pending notification of family members. He was the only person involved in the crash. A 2011 Chevy... Read more
Commissioners Review Five-Year Highway Plan
During its regular meeting Tuesday, September 6, the Grant County Commissioners heard a report by Highway Superintendent Kerwin Schultz on the five-year county highway and bridge improvement plan. The plan is open for a public review before its final adoption scheduled for October 4. The plan is developed and... Read more
SummitWind Promises Jobs
According to Jim Newcomb, certified financial planner for SummitWind, the placement of wind turbines just south of Summit in Farmington Township will create up to 100 temporary jobs during the construction phase and six permanent positions during operation. The Grant County Commissioners signed a letter of support for the... Read more
Schulte New Music Teacher at St. Lawrence
Elizabeth Schulte was hired as the new music teacher at St. Lawrence School. Schulte, who relocated from Hilliard, Ohio, began her duties Tuesday, September 6. “We are excited to have Mrs. Schulte join our St. Lawrence family,” stated Principal Brenda Anderson. Schulte is a 1989 Milbank High School graduate... Read more
Events at the Grant County Library
Tech Tuesday Want to learn to download and listen to free audio books or read EBooks? Tech Tuesdays are back at the Grant County Public Library. Tech Tuesday happens by appointment on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Please call the library at 432-6543 as appointments are... Read more
St. Lawrence School Earns Money Through Recycling
“Don’t throw it away- recycle it! Recycling is a a great fundraiser for our school,” stated Principal Brenda Anderson. Mason City Recycling of Mason City, IA, brings a semi trailer to St. Lawrence School every six weeks. During those days, school and community members fill the trailer with paper... Read more
11th Annual Chamber Golf Scramble Held
The Lantern Inn/Milbank Winwater/Tech One team captured first place at the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce golf scramble August 25, at Pine Hills Golf Course. Team members were: Scott Jackson, Dave Wagner, Scott Niedert, and Kiel Zinter. Second place went to the United Hardware team. Players included: Darryl Lee,... Read more