Lacey Busack New Radiology Manager at OAHS
Lacey Busack has joined Ortonville Area Health Services as the new radiology manager. Lacey has been employed by the Milbank Area Hospital for over four years. She also worked for Prairie Lakes Hospital in the cardiac cath lab and assisted with interventional radiology procedures at St. Alexius Medical Center.... Read more
Ortonville Area Health Services Recognized for Excellence
Ortonville Area Health Services (OAHS) was recognized by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for superior performance in quality and patient safety as part of MHA’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN). MHA was chosen to participate in HIIN as one of 16 national, regional, or state organizations selected by the... Read more
Top Readers Announced for Grant County Library Summer Reading
Top readers were announced in the preschool to fifth grade summer reading program at the Grant County Public Library. Samuel Biggs was Champion and Kyler Brandenburger was the Reserve Champion in the first and second grade division. Pierce Mathiason was Champion and Thomas Bass was Reserve Champion in the... Read more
Winners Awarded Trophies for Summer Reading
Teen participants in the 2019 Summer Reading Program at the Grant County Library in Milbank concluded their activities with an after hours party and awards ceremony on July 17. Top readers were: (l. to r.) First-place winner Alexis Schwagel, who read 9,549 pages; second-place winner Jordan McKillip; and third-place... Read more
Fire Strikes Dakota Granite
Fire broke out at Dakota Granite around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday August, 4. Firefighters rushed to the scene, and Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke says, “Upon arrival, we found the fire had spread to two adjoining buildings which connect to the main plant. We also determined the fire was... Read more
MHS Students Perform in State Honor Choir
Lars Andersen, Aiden Boerger, Landon Brown, and Alaina Rausch, chorus members from Milbank High School, performed with the 46th South Dakota High School Honor Choir on Friday, August 2, at O’Gorman High School Auditorium in Sioux Falls. Timothy Sawyer of St. Paul, Minnesota, directed the 150-voice choir. Submitted photo: Alaina... Read more
Registration for Milbank Schools is Wednesday and Thursday
All public schools in Milbank open on August 21 at 8:15 am. School will be dismissed the first day of school at 2 p.m. Registration is Wednesday, August 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, August 8 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students and parents in... Read more
National Night Out to Be at Grant County 4-H Grounds
National Night Out is Tuesday, August 6. Folks in 49 states across the country (Texas celebrates in October) go outside to meet their neighbors and interact with law enforcement and first responders. In South Dakota, 21 cities and counties have planned events. Milbank’s Night Out starts at 5:30 p.m.... Read more
Forman Reports Progress on Main Street in Milbank
Today, August 5, John Forman, administrator for the City of Milbank, updated the progress of Phase 2 of the downtown construction project. Forman reports, “With a little more than a week under our belt, sanitary sewer services near the north end of the street are complete. Also, storm sewer... Read more
Coach Townsend Gives Cross Country Team a Heads-Up
Cross Country Coach for the Milbank Bulldogs, Eric Townsend, reminds runners August 15, is the start of the 2019 season. Boys and girls planning to participate must complete their physicals or physical updates by August 15. He encourages runners to continue or start running independently before official practice begins,... Read more