Milbank Is Creating Housing Options For Future Growth and Development
The Grant County Development Corporation (GCDC) and the City of Milbank are working to improve housing options in the community to foster growth and development. The public is invited to weigh in on the topic of housing and planned growth at an input session Thursday, September 15, at the... Read more
Car Show, Burnout and Rock Concert End Successful Lake Farley Summer Event Series
The last event in the Lake Farley Summer Event Series, sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, came to a close Saturday, August 13, with the 3rd annual Farley Rock Concert and the 10th annual burnout competition. According to Event Director Laura Kelly, approximately 275 people attended the... Read more
Large Crowd Gets Fired Up At National Night Out
National Night Out was enjoyed by approximately 650 people who feasted on 900 burgers and brats and 450 root beer floats according to Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke and Police Chief Boyd VanVooren. The yearly event, sponsored by the Milbank Fire Department, Milbank Police Department, Grant County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Highway... Read more
Group Travels to Together 2016 In Nation’s Capital
Twenty five youth and adults from the Milbank area traveled to Washington, D.C. to take part in Together 2016. They joined more than 500,000 people at the National Mall to worship and be commissioned as a unified church for Jesus, their country, and the world on July 16. “The... Read more
Jorgenson J-Heart Ranch Tops Field At WVRA Ranch Rodeo
The Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association hosted their annual Ranch Rodeo Saturday, August 13, with perfect weather for the cowboys and cowgirls. Twelve teams competed for a chance at buckles and prize money in branding, doctoring, sorting, a relay race and trailer loading. Jorgenson J-Heart Ranch of Waubay finished first in three... Read more
Milbank School District Open Houses Set For Thursday
Milbank School District administrators, teachers and staff are preparing for the first day of classes Wednesday, August 24. Students and families will have the opportunity to visit classrooms, meet their teachers and get familiar with each school building during several open house events scheduled for Thursday, August 18. Koch School is conducting an... Read more
Korbin Leddy Shares the Harvest and a Challenge
It’s harvest time across South Dakota. Fields and backyard gardens are loaded with fresh produce. Korbin Leddy, 12, and his family are avid gardeners and often have more produce than they can eat. The Leddy’s can some for the winter and also donate tomatoes, cucumbers, and green beans to... Read more
Junior Busy Bees Provide 4-H Tour For OST Students
The Junior Busy Bees 4-H Club hosted their annual tour of the Grant County 4-H grounds to 44 of the summer OST students on August 2, during Achievement Days. First, second and third grade students received tours of the animal barn and the static building. The fourth to sixth grade guests completed a... Read more
Twin Brooks Threshing Show Celebrates 30 Years
The Twin Brooks Threshing Show is celebrating its 30th birthday. Grab your party hat and overalls and head to the threshing grounds five miles west and one and one-half miles north of Milbank, this Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14. The old-fashioned threshing bee will feature: threshing, a... Read more
OTP and Co-Bank Donate to Community Transit Van
Kevin Kouba of Otter Tail Power presented a check for $2,500 to Milbank Community Transit and Co-Bank matched that amount, for a total of $5,000. “We thank Otter Tail and Co-Bank for their generous donation,” stated Bill Tostenson, driver for Community Transit. “We are near $30,000 and close to... Read more