Food Giveaways Help 900 Families
The Grant County Christian Service Council teamed up with Feeding South Dakota to sponsor four food giveaways in Milbank this year. The duo provided food to 900 local families. The most recent giveaway was Wednesday, October 18, at the Grant County 4-H grounds. Food for 230 people was available,... Read more
Grant County Friends of NRA to Host Banquet and Auction
The Grant County Friends of NRA (National Rifle Association) hosts their annual banquet Saturday, October 21, at the Speedway Event Center. A social hour begins at 6 p.m. Dinner is served at 7 p.m. “The funds raised support youth shooting sports and youth firearm safety programs,” says organizer John... Read more
Real Estate Taxes Due October 31
Raynelle J. Mueller, Grant County Treasurer, reminds all home owners second half real estate and mobile home taxes are due Tuesday, October 31. “If you mail in your taxes, they must be postmarked on or before October 31,” stated Mueller. “Interest will be added for those received November 1,... Read more
Boy Scouts to Hold Food Drive
Local Boy Scouts of America Troop 45, Cub Scout Pack 38, and the scout’s families begin their annual Scouting for Food and Sight drive Saturday, October 21. The scouts will go door-to-door in Milbank Saturday morning to place a door hanger on everyone’s door as a reminder to bag... Read more
Milbank School District Approves Purchase of 2018 Activity Bus
The Milbank School District Board of Education approved an amended contract with DeFea Transportation for the purchase of a new bus. The consent was obtained during the regular meeting of the board on Wednesday, October 11. Under the agreement, DeFea Transportation will own the 2018 Freightliner 52-passenger coach bus.... Read more
Time to Organize Your It Only Takes a Spark Team
It’s time to organize your 2018 It Only Takes a Spark cancer walk team. All you need is your friends, family, neighbors, business, or group willing to walk and raise money for those afflicted with cancer. There are no age restrictions. Team captains meet monthly with the Core Committee... Read more
Chase Pinkert Named MHS Student of the Month
Chase Pinkert, a senior at Milbank High School, has been named the September Student of the Month. He is the son of Leah and Gene Pinkert. Chase is a member of FFA, band, and choir. He is also a member of the boys golf team and the trap shooting... Read more
Cross Country Teams Punch Tickets to State
Milbank High School is sending both the boys and girls cross country teams to the State Class A meet next weekend in Rapid City. The teams punched their tickets during the Region 1A meet in Webster on Thursday, October 12. According to Milbank’s head cross country coach, Eric Townsend,... Read more
Milbank Swim Team to Offer Year-Round Competition
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) plans to add a winter competitive season to its program. “We want to offer year-round swimming to keep our local athletes here in Milbank instead of losing them to area year-round teams,” stated MALST head coach Jodi Street. “Swimmers don’t usually switch... Read more
Milbank Middle School Donates to Hurricane Relief
The Milbank Middle School sent hurricane relief to a Houston class from Maryland Middle School. Each week for the past four weeks, the students sent boxes filled with notebooks, binders, folders, pens, markers, clothing, and backpacks. Thus far, 15 boxes of supplies have been sent. The student council collected... Read more