Lou Grows Plants Into Blooming Business
Lou’s Greenhouse in Big Stone City will open its doors Friday. Haven’t shopped there? Well, you might be the only gardener who hasn’t. “From now until July, we often have 100-200 people choosing plants at one time in our greenhouses,” said owner Lou Brown. “We have 110 shopping carts... Read more
Fred Deutsch Withdraws from 2016 SD House Race
Dr. Fred Deutsch announced his withdrawal from the 2016 South Dakota District 4 House of Representatives race. Deutsch has served District 4 from 2014-2016. “My wife, Kathleen, has requested I take a break to spend more time with my family and business,” Deutsch stated. Dr. Deutsch intends to run... Read more
Deadlines Approaching For Shape Up Milbank Days
It’s almost that time of the year again – time for spring cleaning. Shape Up Milbank days are set for Friday, May 6, through Saturday, May 14, to help get the dirty work done. City-wide rummage sales are scheduled for Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7. Rummage sale... Read more
Redmond and Trapp Qualify For National HOSA Conference
Milbank High School juniors Macie Redmond and Mallory Trapp earned a trip to Nashville, Tennessee to the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) National Conference June 21-26. They will join 10,000 others, including over 100 South Dakota delegates, for the fortieth year of the conference. The event will feature... Read more
Someone Special Essay Winners Selected
The Grant County Child Protection Team chose six winners in its annual Someone Special essay contest. Winners from grades three through eight read their essay during the local chapter’s meeting Tuesday, April 19. “We had a lot of great essays from our students,” stated Principal Dan Snaza. “We have... Read more
Time Change For MHS Prom Grand March
A Walk Through the Garden is the theme for the MHS 2016 Prom. The high school gymnasium will be transformed into a garden wonderland Saturday, April 30. “The Grand March starts at 6 p.m., a new time this year,” said prom student advisor Joyce Hora. Guest announcers, Brad and... Read more
Kylie Kasuske Earns Medal At Girls Golf Tournament
Freshman Kylie Kasuske led the Lady Bulldogs with a 12th place finish at the Hamlin Early Bird golf tournament April 14. Kasuske completed the 18-hole round with a final score of 101. “It was great to see Kylie medal at the first meet of the year,” stated head golf... Read more
Grant County 4-H Members Observe Global Youth Service Day
Grant County 4-H club members delivered non-perishable food items to the Grant County Food Pantry as part of Global Youth Service Day Friday, April 15. The Feed the Need food drive kicked off on March 15 with 4-H members recording public service announcements and placing collection totes at area... Read more
Milbank School Board Hires Three New Teachers
Three new staff members were approved by the Milbank School District Board of Education during a special meeting Monday, April 18. Filling vacancies within the district will be Robin Simmons, Brian Pauli, and Kelli Hoff. “We are thrilled with the quality of people we have hired,” stated Superintendent Tim... Read more
Boys and Girls State Reps Chosen
Four students from MHS will attend the 74th session of the South Dakota American Legion Boys State May 30 through June 3 on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen. American Legion Post 9 in Milbank selected Kaleb DeBoer, William Mischel, and Connor Lightfield. Kadon Leddy was selected... Read more