Winter Wonderland Parade and Storefront Winners Named
The Second Annual Winter Wonderland Festival was hosted by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, December 9. Trolley rides downtown delighted the crowd before spectators lined Main Street for the Parade of Lights. Lewis Family Drug took first place in the parade. Second place went to Chris... Read more
Loutsch and Kroemer Win Debate Tournament
Milbank speakers, Nathan Lotusch and Caitlin Kroemer, were named champions at the Fargo South Debate Tournament. The tournament was held Friday and Saturday, December 8 and 9, in Fargo. They claimed the top spot in Division II Public Forum Debate. MHS students who competed in Division III Public Forum... Read more
Don and Tammy Rieger Winners of House Lighting Contest
Don and Tammy Rieger of Milbank were the third winners in the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Nominate Your Neighbor holiday house lighting contest. The Riegers reside at 201 Track Avenue, and won $50 in Ol’ Mill Bucks. The contest will continue for one more week. Nominations must include... Read more
FFA Team Places at State
The Milbank Agriculture Issues Team (left to right) of Stewart Loehrer, Jackson McFaden, Eric Van Sambeek, Rhianna Folk, Heidi Capp, Sara Capp and Kellie Christians placed fourth at State FFA. The event was held in Pierre on December 3 and December 4. The Milbank senior officer team of Callie... Read more
Cheryl Pauli Wins $1,000
Cheryl Pauli of Milbank was the lucky winner of $1,000 in Ol’ Mill Bucks in the third drawing of the annual Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Cash Holiday Drawing today, Saturday, December 9. “My head is just spinning,” Cheryl exclaimed. “I’m not sure what I will do. Probably get... Read more
Knights of Columbus Donates $500 and Coats for Kids
The local chapter of the Knights of Columbus presented 36 coats and a $500 cash donation to the Grant County Food Pantry today, Thursday, December 7. The group has been donating  coats, snow pants, hats, mittens and boots for children  for many years. Funds from the annual KC pancake... Read more
Matt and Heidi Wellnitz Win Lighting Contest
We won’t string you along…Matt and Heidi Wellnitz of Milbank are this week’s winner of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Nominate Your Neighbor Holiday House Lighting Contest. They reside at 802 S. 4th Street. Matt and Heidi receive $50 in Ol’ Mill Bucks. Two weeks remain in the... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Season to Begin
The Lady Bulldogs basketball team tips off the 2017-2018 season Friday, December 8. The Bulldogs travel to Agency Village to take on the Tiospa Zina Wambdi. Junior varsity begins at 6:30 p.m. Varsity follows. There will be no C game. According to Coach Brian Pauli. “Our goal is to... Read more
Cookie Contest at Seehafer Ace Hardware
If St Nick’s suit is always a bit snug because you bake the best spritz, snickerdoodles, sugar, or other Santalicious-flavored cookies, don’t miss Seehafer Ace Hardware’s annual Christmas Cookie Contest. Drop your cookies at the store on Morningside Drive on Saturday, December 16, between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.... Read more
Speakers Earn Team Excellence Award at State
Speakers from MHS earned the Team Excellence Award at the State Class A Oral Interpretation Festival at Central High School in Aberdeen December 1-2. The Team Excellence Award is presented to schools who receive at least two superiors and demonstrate high levels of performance at the State Festival. Milbank... Read more