Princesses Enjoy Frozen Fever Night
Over 90 princesses along with their dads, uncles, grandpas or other male figure in their lives were treated to a night of magic at the third annual Knight for a Princess Saturday, April 2, at Speedway in Milbank. The event was hosted by the Parenting Exceptional Children group of... Read more
Milbank School District Employees Take On Challenge
The Milbank School District staff completed its third annual 12-week “Walk Around The World” walking challenge. “The employees worked with Sanford Health to encourage all staff to live a healthier life,” stated Kathy Sussex, committee member. “Last year the district adopted the vision statement, Bulldogs for Better Living. The... Read more
Bulldog Netters Serve Up Season Victory
The Milbank Bulldogs boys tennis team started its 2016 season with a 6-3 victory over Pipestone, MN, Tuesday, April 5. Beautiful spring weather made for favorable conditions for both teams and fans. “I’m very pleased to open our season with a ‘W’,” stated Bulldog head tennis coach Jim Dahl.... Read more
MHS Students Prepare For State Student Congress
Milbank High School students took part in three events in preparation for the District Student Congress tournament scheduled for Friday, April 8, in Pierre. Students who attend the District Student Congress tournament will have the opportunity to qualify for the national tournament. Four students earned awards at the Brookings... Read more
Joel Adler Elected As New Whetstone Valley Electric Director
In a closely contested race, challenger Joel Adler was elected to the District 7 position on the Whetstone Valley Electric Board of Directors during the cooperative’s annual meeting Thursday, March 31. “I knew it was going to be really close and I thank everyone who voted for me,” said... Read more
CAFO Ordinance Added to June Primary Election Ballot
Ordinance 2016-1, which establishes zoning regulations in Grant County and addresses concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), will be added to the ballot for the June primary election. The Grant County Commissioners voted to accept several referral petitions and let the public decide whether or not to uphold the adoption... Read more
Four Milbank Grapplers Capture State AAU Wrestling Title
Four youth from the Milbank Wrestling Booster Club were crowned State AAU Wrestling Champions during the state tournament April 2-3 in Aberdeen. Lawson Novy captured a state title in the tots division while Andrew Folk topped the field in his weight class in the bantam division. Eli Fischer and... Read more
Primary Election Set
Citizens of Grant County will head to the polls on Tuesday, June 7, to cast their votes in the primary election. In the Grant County Commission race, eight candidates filed petitions for two available seats. Clayton Tucholke currently holds the District 2 seat and announced earlier this year he... Read more
MHS Student Council Named Outstanding Council
The Milbank High School student council was recently named Outstanding Student Council by the South Dakota High School Activities Association. The group will be receiving their award at the state convention next week. The activities association implemented the incentive program in 1989 in an effort to increase the number... Read more
Drivers Education Scheduled for Summer Classes
The Milbank School District will offer a Drivers Education course this summer. High school students should already be signed up through the school. Registration for eighth grade students began today, Monday, April 4. “Please get your registration in as soon as possible, as slots fill up quickly,” said Brad... Read more