Grant County Achievement Days: Poultry, Rabbits, Cats and Companion Animal Results
The poultry, rabbits, cats, and companion animal shows were featured in the Livestock Building of the 4-H Grounds during Grant County 4-H Achievement Days. Cara Berkner was crowned Grand Champion poultry. Sage Lawrence was named Reserve Champion poultry. Colten Giesen was named Grand Champion waterfowl, and Callie Bolin was... Read more
Budget Reviewed By Milbank School Board
According to Milbank School District Superintendent Tim Graf, this year ended with a windfall. The closing of the Grant-Deuel School District provided a one-time financial benefit to the Milbank School District. Graf says, “The dissolution marks the end of an era. While it is always sad to see schools... Read more
Milbank Junior Teeners Wrap Up Regular Season
The Milbank VFW Junior Teener baseball team wrapped up its regular season with a 14-10 overall record following three recent matchups. The locals suffered a 5-1 loss to Ortonville Friday, July 7, in a road contest. Milbank got on the scoreboard first by plating one run in the opening... Read more
Mogard Sues City, Officials for Wrongful Termination
  The City of Milbank, along with city administrator Jason Kettwig and Police Chief Boyd VanVooren, have been named as defendants in a lawsuit filed by David Mogard, former police officer with the Milbank Police Department. The suit, filed with Northern Plains Federal Court, claims Mogard was wrongfully terminated... Read more
McKenzie Johnson Named New Manager at Big Stone Therapies
McKenzie (Krakow) Johnson is the new manager at Big Stone Therapies. Johnson, a 2010 graduate of Grant-Deuel High School, obtained her physical therapy assistant degree from Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown in 2012. She was employed for four years at the Sisseton clinic as a PTA and site... Read more
Deb Speidel Selected as Cancer Walk Honorary Chairperson
Deb Speidel of Milbank has been selected as the honorary chairperson for the 2017 It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk on Friday, June 9, at Farley Park. “I never expected to be chosen,” Deb said through tears. “I don’t feel I am worthy of this.” Deb was diagnosed... Read more
Fallen Soldiers Honored During Memorial Day Service
The annual Memorial Day service to honor fallen soldiers was held at the Milbank City Cemetery Monday, May 29. The Birch-Miller Post No. 9 American Legion and Auxiliary, Grant County VFW Post #3486 and Auxiliary, 740th Transportation Company, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 19, Vietnam Veterans Chapter 1054, and the... Read more
20th Annual Milbank Volleyball Camp Scheduled
The 20th annual Milbank Bulldog volleyball camp dates have been set and registrations are due for the upcoming summer camp under the direction of Coach Nancy Hoeke. The varsity/junior varsity camp for athletes in grades 10-12 will take place July 12-13 at the Milbank Armory. The camp will run... Read more
MHS Senior Athletes Recognized
The 2016-2017 winter sports are over. Twenty-seven student-athletes completed their high school careers in boys basketball, girls basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics, or wrestling. Each group was honored at Senior-Parents Night. Seniors who took part in each sport and their parents are: Boys Basketball Nate Bien – Lance and Sheila Bien... Read more