Schwenn Named MHS Teacher of the Year
Today, February 23, Miriam Schwenn was selected as the 2018 Milbank School District Teacher of the Year. Schwenn graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota in 1994. She began her teaching career at Milbank Middle School and High School. A comment from a nomination for Schwenn read: “I really... Read more
Schwenn Named MHS Teacher of the Year
Today, February 23, Miriam Schwenn was selected as the 2018 Milbank School District Teacher of the Year. Schwenn graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota in 1994. She began her teaching career at Milbank Middle School and High School. A comment from a nomination for Schwenn read: “I really... Read more
Farley Fest Returns to One Big Weekend
Farley Fest is coming back this summer in a big way. Instead of events scattered throughout the summer, the festival will be packed into one weekend. That’s how the fest started and according to Laura Kelly, Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Events Director, fans continue to request its original... Read more
Red Cross Bloodmobile Needs Your Help
The first American Red Cross Bloodmobile blood drive of 2018 is Tuesday, February 27, from noon to 6 p.m. at Unity Square. The goal is to collect 110 units. “Because the last blood drive was less than 110 days ago, we are working hard to fill the appointment slots,”... Read more
Younger Students From MHS Explore Future Careers
Milbank High School Career Day was held Wednesday, February 21. Traditionally for juniors and seniors, this year, freshman and sophomore students were given the opportunity to explore a variety of career paths. Local businesses showcased their industry and explained the skills, qualifications, and aptitudes needed for successful careers in... Read more
Five Bulldog Grapplers Punch Ticket to State
Five Bulldog grapplers punched their ticket to the state Class A wrestling tournament slated for Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24, at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. Representing Milbank are Eli Fischer, Barrett Schneck, Kaden Krause, Alec Bien, and Tanner Kettwig. “I am happy and... Read more
Sophia Seffrood Selected February Student of the Month
Sophia Seffrood, a senior at Milbank High School, was chosen as February Student of the Month. She is the daughter of John and Annelies Seffrood. Sophia is active in band, choir, student council, and FFA. She is also a member of the cross country and basketball teams. She enjoys... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Advance to Region Semi-Finals
The Lady Bulldogs defeated Webster Area 64-44 in the opening round of the Region 1A basketball tournament Tuesday, February 20, at the Milbank Armory. The Bulldogs advance to semi-final action, and take on Redfield-Doland Thursday, February 22, on the road. The winner advances to the Sweet 16 tournament. “I... Read more
Wilmot School District Considers All-Sports Coop With Milbank
The Milbank School District Board of Education held its regular meeting Monday, February 12. Superintendent Tim Graf reported the Wilmot School District inquired about forging an athletic cooperative with the Milbank School District. “I don’t know where they’re at in the process. This was not a formal request. They... Read more
Today is President’s Day – Remember President Hanson?
Some historians and several descendants of John Hanson (1721-1783) claim he was actually the first president of the United States. He was the first president under the Articles of Confederation. To celebrate Hanson’s and all the U.S. Presidents’ contributions to our great country, we offer these lesser known facts:... Read more