The citizens of the following townships in Grant County, who are qualified to vote at township elections, are hereby notified that the annual meeting for each township will be held Tuesday, March 1, at the time stated below. The purpose of the township meeting is to elect one supervisor for... Read more
The Grant County Board of Commissioners reminds residents of regulations related to snow dumping. It is unlawful to push snow into a road right-of-way ditch. “One of the problems Grant County encounters during the winter is the dumping of snow in road right-of-way ditches,” stated the board. “The snow... Read more
Grant-Deuel School To Close Doors
On Tuesday, February 9, the Grant-Deuel School Board of Education voted unanimously to begin the process to close the doors. The board’s vote will start the procedure to dissolve the district at the end of the 2016-2017 school year in accordance with SDCL 13-6-10. Board chairperson, Jon Wold, explained to the board and community members the... Read more
Middle School Students to Perform Afternoon Concert
The Milbank Middle School bands and choirs will present a mid-winter concert Thursday, February 11, at 2 p.m. in the Milbank High School theatre. The concert will feature “Themes from Star Wars Episode III” arranged by John Williams, “Our Principal’s a Pirate” by Mark Burrows, “What Makes You Beautiful” arranged... Read more
City Of Milbank Purchases New Police Squad Car
The Milbank City Council met in its regular monthly meeting Monday, February 8, with a light agenda and few action items. The consent agenda was approved which included the appointment of Mike Hanson to the Consolidated Board of Equalization, approval of advertising from street material bids and concrete crushing... Read more
MHS Students Audition For SD All-State Band
Back row, left to right, Kellie Christians, Rebekah Tuchscherer, Rachelle Gabriel, Chase Pinkert, Keaton Hagen and Jamie DeVaal. Front row, Kimberlly Aburto, Sadie Holland, Rebecca Loehrer, Brooke Fraasch, Korinne Roggenbuck, Kimberly Van Sambeek and Christina Lusk. Thirteen students from Milbank High School auditioned for the top band in the... Read more
Nominations Open For Teacher Of The Year
Do you have a favorite teacher? One who goes above and beyond? Are they dedicated and inspiring, but go unrecognized for their efforts? Why not nominate them for the Teacher of the Year Award? “Please take the time to recognize a teacher that is an important part of your... Read more
The Milbank debate team traveled to Yankton Friday and Saturday, January 29 and 30, and took part in the Lewis and Clark tournament. With an unusually small team, just five students represented Milbank. Senior Rebekah Tuchscherer led the team with a fourth place finish in Drama and a 3-2... Read more
St. Lawrence School to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week
Students and staff at St. Lawrence School in Milbank will celebrate Catholic Schools Week Saturday, January 30 through Friday, February 5, with the theme “Kingdom of the Son.” Students are also selling raffle tickets in conjunction with the nationwide Catholic Schools week event. Tickets are available for $5 each.... Read more
Jason Veen Retires From 740th Transportation Company
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason Veen of Milbank retired from the South Dakota Army National Guard December 15, 2015, with 20 years of military service. Veen served with the 740th Transportation Company in Milbank as a team leader, a position he’s held since 2008. Veen began his military career... Read more