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
Gymnasts Bring Home Hardware from State
The Milbank High School gymnastics team brought home a fourth place trophy from the State Class A gymnastics meet in Aberdeen February 10-11. The team earned the hardware by scoring 127.475 points. Brooke Fraasch was also awarded the prestigious Sarah Nitz Memorial Award. The award is given each year... Read more
Alfred’s Cafe Opens in New Hospital
Alfred’s Cafe opened its doors Wednesday, January 18. The cafe serves patrons seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the new Milbank healthcare campus. Everyone is welcome. There’s even free coffee all the time. The name recognizes two Alfreds -Alfred Gonzenbach and Alfred Nef -founders... Read more
MHS Seniors and Parents Honored
The 2016 MHS fall sports and activities honored the seniors in marching band, cross country, football and football cheerleading, boys golf, girls tennis, and volleyball, at their Senior-Parents Night. Seniors recognized for each sport and their parents are: Marching Band Jake Anderson – Brenda and Brian Anderson Zach Angerhofer... Read more