Highway 12 Opens Friday
Highway 12 will be open to all travel Friday, November 6, according to city administrator Jason Kettwig. The road construction project in Milbank is completed ahead of the November 24 scheduled opening. “Crews will be doing some final striping and detail work early next week,” said Kettwig. Fourth Street... Read more
Nick Mears Named to Academic All-District Squad
Nick Mears, a junior safety for the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits, was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 team for the second year in a row. He compiled a perfect 4.0 grade point average while majoring in economics. A two-year starter for the Jacks, Mears has totaled... Read more
New High School Clay Target League to Form
Volunteer organizers in Milbank will host an informational meeting about a new clay target shooting league for middle and high school students. The league will join the new non-profit S.D. High School Clay Target League. The league is an independent provider of co-ed shooting sports for students who have... Read more
Suspect Apprehended in Pre-Halloween Slashing Spree
Dozens of car tires were slashed on Friday night according to Milbank Police Chief Boyd VanVooren. Ten cases were reported along Seventh Street, south of 10th Avenue, and in the parking areas of the Chalet and Highlander Apartments. The Pribyl Park sign along Seventh Street was also vandalized. Authorities... Read more
All State Chorus Concert Tonight
Eight students from Milbank High School departed Thursday, October 29, for Rapid City to take part in the 62nd South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event. Representing Milbank are sopranos Jimmie Berkner and Lindsey Geyer, altos Whitney Falk and Ellie Webb, tenors Ben Harstad and Nathan Loutsch and basses... Read more
Time to Set your Clocks Back
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 1, at 2 am, so set your clocks back one hour – that means you get an extra hour of sleep this weekend! A few fun facts about Daylight Savings Time: Clocks will be set ahead one hour on Sunday, March 13, 2016. The system... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Take Number Two Seed into Region Tournament
The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs are seeded number two for the upcoming Region 1A high school volleyball tournament slated for November 3, 5 and 10. The tournament will take place at the Milbank Armory. Milbank Area will face seventh-seeded Tiospa Zina in the first match of the tournament Tuesday... Read more
Unzen Motors Celebrates Community
Unzen Motors invites the community to kick cancer, enjoy coffee and cookies, and see the new 2016 cars. It’s all part of their annual customer appreciation event. Thursday, the local car dealership served a barbecue lunch to the community with 100% of the free will donations going to the It Only Takes... Read more
Future Farmers Tend to Business
Two Milbank FFA teams earned the chance to represent Milbank and South Dakota at the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo this week in Louisville, KY. Over 50,000 FFA members, parents, and guests from all 50 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico attend the convention. The MHS students spent two... Read more
Original State Flag of South Dakota Recovered by Attorney General’s Office and Criminal Charges Anticipated
PIERRE, S.D –   Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the original State Flag of South Dakota that was missing has now been recovered by the Attorney General’s Office.  The Secretary of State’s Office began an internal investigation for the missing State Flag in January 2015, and ultimately reported... Read more