Milbank Defeated in Volleyball Battle of the Bulldogs
The MHS volleyball team fought their Battle of the Bulldogs on Tuesday, October 15 in Madison. Milbank fell 3-0 to Madison. Madison is now 16-7 for the season, and Milbank dropped to 7-12 following the loss. “I thought we played pretty well and kept working to make defensive adjustments,”... Read more
Annual Scouting for Food Drive Begins October 19
The local Boy Scouts of America will conduct their annual Scouting for Food Drive starting on Saturday, October 19. Boy Scout Troop 45, Girl Scout Troop 38, Cub Scout Pack 38, and their families begin the drive on October 19 by placing a door hanger or grocery sack on... Read more
Fall Vocal Concert to Feature New Grand Piano and Pianist Ty Stephany
The MHS Vocal Music Department will present their annual fall concert on Monday, October 21, at 7:30 pm. in the MHS theater. Special guest Ty Stephany, a 14-year-old virtuoso from the Sioux Falls area, will be the first solo artist to play the school’s new nine-foot Yamaha grand piano... Read more
Milbank Boys Capture Cross Country Conference Title
The Milbank boys’ cross country team defended their Northeast Conference title on Wednesday, October 9. They edged out Webster for the top spot with 22 points. Webster finished second with 25. Head coach Eric Townsend said, “We knew Webster would run very well on their home course and they... Read more
Dawgs Down to the Wire in High School Football
The Bulldogs are down to the wire in the 2019 football season. Milbank fell to undefeated and top-ranked Dell Rapids 30-0 on Friday, October 11, on the road. Milbank’s season record drops to 2-6, and the Dawgs, with only one game remaining on their schedule, are out of the... Read more
ASK ARLO: The History of Ice Block Delivery in Milbank
Arlo Levisen is the President of the Grant County Historical Society. He has extensive knowledge on the history of the area, including: Grant County History, Big Stone Lake History, the History of the Holland Grist Mill, the History of the Milbank Congregational Church and much more! Send in your... Read more
Ribbon Cutting Held at Avantara Milbank
Avantara held a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Milbank Area Chamber Thursday, October 10. Avantara administrator, Celina Lohre, addressed the crowd and presented future goals for the facility. She stated that the Avantara Company works very closely with their employees to ensure the residents are receiving quality care. Avantara Milbank... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog? – Eric Van Sambeek
Eric Van Sambeek is a 16-year-old junior at MHS and the son of Brendan and Lynn Van Sambeek. He has been a member of the golf team for four years. Eric sounds like an avid golfer when he says he regrets not starting as a seventh grader, because it... Read more
Dolphins Attack Lady Bulldogs
The Lady Bulldogs hosted the Deubrook Dolphins in non-conference high school volleyball action Tuesday, October 8, at the Milbank Armory. Milbank suffered a 3-1 loss and now holds a 7-11 record this season. “I thought we would compete better against Deubrook,” stated head coach Nancy Hoeke. “Deubrook mixed it... Read more
Athey Benefit Dinner and Dance This Saturday – October 12
There’s a saying, “Into each life a little rain must fall.” There’s another saying, “When it rains, it pours.” If this is true, then the Elmer and Char Athey family are in the midst of cloudburst. Their son Matthew was diagnosed with cancer in August 2018. Elmer has also... Read more