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
Highway 12 Construction Progressing
According to City Administrator Jason Kettwig the city is doing everything possible to finish up the work in progress and construction along Highway 12 is moving right along. Crews are making headway on underground work on the water main and storm sewer from Sixth Street to Third Street. Concrete... Read more
MHS Crowns Schmitt and Snaza Royalty
Milbank High School Homecoming Coronation was performed before a packed house this evening. The ceremony concluded with the crowning of Queen Morgan Schmitt, daughter of Neal and Lisa Schmitt, and King Isaac Snaza, son of Brad and Sara Snaza. They will reign over the 2015 Homecoming festivities this week.... Read more
When Is This Construction Going To Be Done?
The past few months have been challenging for drivers in Milbank with dozens of detours and constant road construction along Highway 12. People keep asking the same question – when will it be done? Here’s the update. Third Avenue is now open. Traffic has been rerouted for the closing... Read more
Milbank Police Search for Stolen Vehicle
The Milbank Police Department is asking citizens for help in locating a stolen vehicle from Milbank Ford. The missing vehicle is a black 2008 GMC Yukon with dealer plates D929 in the rear window and Milbank Ford blue and white paper plates in the license holders. Staff from Milbank... Read more
Grant County Voters Facing Taxing Matters
The Grant County Commission held a special hearing Tuesday in the courthouse. Open to the public, it served as an opportunity for the commission to delineate important aspects of its newly defined budget and explain and answer questions pertaining to the upcoming special election on September 29. In July, the... Read more
MHS King and Queen Homecoming Candidates Announced
  Milbank High School students have selected candidates for king and queen in preparation for Homecoming 2015 slated for September 14-18. Vying for the queen crown are: Shelby Booth, daughter of Shaun and Denise Booth; Morgan Schmitt, daughter of Neal and Lisa Schmitt; Mikayla Street, daughter of Grant and Shari... Read more
Milbank Homecoming 2015 Theme Announced
  Milbank High School is pleased to announce their homecoming theme. The 2015 homecoming theme is Commercials. Homecoming will take place September 14-18. The week begins with coronation on Monday night where this year’s king and queen will be unveiled and is capped off on Friday night when the... Read more