Food Giveaway Set For October 17
Wednesday, October 17, is the next food giveaway sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council partnering with Feeding South Dakota . The free food will be distributed at the Grant County 4-H Exhibit Building. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 6:00 p.m. or until the... Read more
MHS Football Win Brings NEC Record to 4-0
The Bulldogs headed to Sisseton to take on their fourth and final gridiron opponent in the Northeastern Conference on Friday, October 12. Milbank had obliterated three conference rivals – Redfield/Doland, Roncalli, and Groton – and were looking for their last win to clinch the title of NEC champs. Both... Read more
Cross Country Teams Get Cold Feet but Win at Region
The Bulldog cross country teams competed in the Region 1A meet in Webster on Thursday, October 11. Webster had received a blast of early October snow the day before and it blanketed the town and the course. Coach Eric Townsend said, “Both our teams battled crazy conditions as the... Read more
Volleyball Bounces Back Against Britton-Hecla
The Milbank Volleyball team won three out of four sets on Thursday, October 11, when Britton-Hecla came to visit. Set scores were 25-12, 25-15, 22-25, and 25-13. Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “In three of the sets we played pretty well and controlled those sets. Britton-Hecla wasn’t pushing us too... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog?

Who’s That Bulldog?

Community October 10, 2018 0

If you’ve only seen Nick Batchelor running, you probably didn’t get a very good look. He likely went by too quickly. Batchelor, a freshman, has been chewing up school records and earning top placements in running events since he was in seventh grade. So, what’s it like to be... Read more
School Board Sets Public Meeting for Input on School Site Selection
The Milbank School District Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, October 8. Site selection, including soil sampling, is the next step in the project to build a new elementary school in Milbank to replace Koch School The board set Monday, October 29, as the date for... Read more
First Time Both Cross Country Teams Win NEC Titles Since 1997
The MHS cross country teams ran away with both first place titles at the Northeast Conference Meet in Webster on October 4. Coach Eric Townsend said, “The boys’ team was crowned NEC champs for the first time since 2011. The girls’ team won the NEC title for the third... Read more
Essington Wins Singles Consolation Title – Team Brings Home 15th Place
The Lady Bulldog Tennis Team competed in the 2018 South Dakota State Tennis Tournament in Rapid City on October 3, 4, and 5. After rescheduling due to inclement weather, the team fought through three chilly days to bring home 15th place. Halli Essington also brought home the No. 1... Read more
Officers Elected for Jr. Busy Bees 4-H Club
The Junior Busy Bees 4-H club met Monday, October 8, with 17 members present. Vice President-Will Karels called the meeting to order. Kylynn Schwandt was welcomed as a new member. An election of officers was conducted. The new officers are president-William Karels; vice president-Jessica Pillatzki; secretary-Hope Karels; treasurer-Kendra Schweer;... Read more
Milbank Teen Dies in Car Accident
A 16-year-old was killed after falling from a moving vehicle near Milbank. Names of the victim and the people involved are not being released pending notification of the families. The young man was first taken by ambulance to the Milbank hospital, and then airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital... Read more