Jamie Mundwiler to Intern for SD Senate
Jamie Mundwiler has been selected as a student intern for the South Dakota Senate for the 2016 Legislative Session in Pierre. Jamie, a freshman at South Dakota State University, was selected following an application and interview process. Applicants were selected for the intern program based upon academic competence, work... Read more
Hurley Winter Park Offers New Spin on Skating
Hurley Winter Park in Milbank will come to life this winter thanks, in part, to community initiative. The park, which is owned by the City of Milbank, will be expanded to increase its winter fun quotient. The city has flooded the rink and it’s ready for skaters. It has added benches for... Read more
Benefit Dinner for Wayde Fraasch Family
A ham dinner and silent auction benefit will be held Sunday, December 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in support of Wayde Fraasch and his family. The event will take place at the Speedway in Milbank. Wayde was recently diagnosed with brain cancer and his family has incurred unusual medical costs... Read more
Chief VanVooren Issues a Warning
Boyd VanVooren Milbank Police Chief has issued a snow alert for the City of Milbank. Plows will begin clearing the streets at 3 a.m.Tuesday morning. Please remove all vehicles from city streets. Vehicles left on the street will be ticketed. A Winter Storm Warning is still in effect for the... Read more
Nancy Nelson is First Merry Milbank Winner
Nancy Nelson of Stockholm was the first winner in the Merry Milbank holiday promotion drawing Saturday. She won $500 in Ol’ Mill Bucks and was the sixth name drawn. Five other names were drawn prior to Nelson, but were not present to collect the top prize. Shelley Haggerty, Jack... Read more
Debaters Win Golden Eagle Cup
The Milbank Oral Interpretation and Debate team won first place at the Golden Eagle Cup in Aberdeen on November 13 and 14. The team took home the trophy in the Class A Sweepstakes with 37 speech points and 67 debate points, for a total of 104. Vermillion was a distant... Read more
4-H’ers Piggyback with Make a Wish
Many a princess has kissed a frog in the hopes of making her dream come true, but whoever heard of kissing a pig? Grant County 4-H’ers! The Grant County 4-H program is joining forces with the SD state-wide service project to raise funds for the Make A Wish Foundation... Read more
Milbank FFA Members Advance to State Leadership Competition
Four teams and two individuals from the Milbank FFA chapter will advance to the state FFA Leadership Career Development Event in Pierre December 6 and 7, after securing top placings at the District 1 event Thursday, November 12. The local students competed against others from Webster, Groton, Clark, Sisseton,... Read more
Milbank Honors Veterans
We honor and say thank you to all veterans, past and present, for their service in the United States Armed Forces. Milbank’s annual Veterans Day program took place in the Milbank Armory with a capacity crowd on hand. Chaplain Gary DeRouchery was the keynote speaker. With over 32 years... Read more
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