Milbank School Board Meeting Focuses on Legislative Proposals
A primary topic of discussion at the regular meeting of the Milbank Board of Education Monday, January 11, was Governor Daugaard’s State-of-the-State Address. The address was to be presented the next day, Tuesday, January 12, and a good share of it was expected to be devoted to the Blue... Read more
Dawgs Cruise To Three Dual Wrestling Victories
The Milbank Area Bulldogs cruised to three dual wrestling victories during a quadrangular meet Tuesday, January 12, at the Milbank Armory to improve to 8-5 on the season. The Dawgs started off the night by dominating Ortonville 64-0. Milbank Area battled Redfield-Doland in its second dual of the evening.... Read more
New Doctor To Serve Milbank Area
Avera Medical Group Milbank announced                               Thomas Lechner, MD, will join the clinic effective Feb. 29. As a family practitioner, Lechner will provide medical care for patients of all ages, from birth through end of... Read more
City Council Hears Request To Relocate Train Depot Buildings
A request was presented to the Milbank City Council during its regular meeting Monday, January 11, to save and relocate the train depot that is currently at Lake Farley Park. The request was made by Jerry Brown and Jim Warrey. Brown indicated there is a group interested in restoring,... Read more
First Baby of 2016 in Milbank
New Year’s baby Trent Michael David Eckland came into the world on January 8, 2016. He arrived at Milbank Area Hospital Avera to Tomas Eckland and Kara Schell. Trent was born at 4:24pm and weighed 8lbs. 3.2 oz. He’s 19 1/2 inches long. Trent joins big brother Brandon Forrette. His parents... Read more
Exhibitors Sought for Grant County Farm and Home Show
Exhibitors are encouraged to sign up for crop and home arts exhibits which will be featured in the 2016 Grant County Farm and Home Show Friday and Saturday, January 15-16, at Milbank High School. Area farmers are encouraged to enter crop exhibits. All entries must have been grown in... Read more
New Events Added to Farm and Home Show
Friday and Saturday, January 15-16 marks the 2016 Grant County Farm and Home Show. Vendors and exhibits will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Milbank High School armory and lobby. “The Grant County Farm and Home... Read more
Bulldog Grapplers Earn Two Dual Victories
The Milbank Bulldogs secured two dual wrestling victories over Sioux Valley and Groton in triangular action Thursday, January 7, in Groton to improve their dual record to 4-2. Milbank defeated Sioux Valley 60-18 and Groton 72-0. “There were a lot of forfeits, but our guys who wrestled competed well,”... Read more
Community Thrift Store Gets a Facelift
The Community Thrift Store reopened and resumed regular hours. The shop has been closed for two weeks to undergo a makeover – its first in 20 years. The project was completed by Dave Frerichs and Matt Paysen and funded by the Grant County Christian Service Council, which also operates... Read more
Youth Prepare for Local Wrestling Tournament
Youth wrestlers are invited to attend the four-man round robin youth wrestling tournament scheduled for Sunday, January 10, at the Milbank Armory. The event is sponsored by the Milbank Wrestling Booster Club (MWBC) and will begin at 1 p.m. Weigh-ins will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.... Read more