St. Lawrence Christmas Program Rescheduled
The St. Lawrence Christmas program has been rescheduled to Friday, Dec. 18th. The matinee will begin at 1:30 and the evening performance at 7:00. Read more
Cops Shop for Cheer

Cops Shop for Cheer

Community December 15, 2015 0

Jeremy Steffensen, Boyd VanVooren, Kevin Owen and Jake Folk The Grant County Fraternal Order of Police, Inter-lakes Community Action, and the Grant County Child Protection Team will sponsor their annual “Christmas With a Cop” to help local children buy presents for their families. Thirty-two children will go shopping at... Read more
Brent and Lisa Wienk Winners Of House Lighting Contest
Brent and Lisa Wienk of Milbank were selected as the second winner of the annual Christmas house lighting contest sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. The couple will receive $50 in Ol’ Mill Bucks. The Wienks reside at 1520 Elmwood Avenue in Milbank. “This is a fun,... Read more
St Lawrence Students to Perform Original Christmas Play
Students from St. Lawrence School will present their Christmas show The Nativity Story Wednesday, December 16, with two performances in the school gym. A performance for senior citizens and area daycares will take place at 1:30 p.m. and a public performance at 7 p.m. “The script was written by the... Read more
Ruth Fish Wins $900 in Merry Milbank Drawing
Ruth Fish of Milbank claimed the third Merry Milbank holiday promotion prize Saturday, December 12. She won $900 in Ol’ Mill Bucks and was the second name drawn. Jody Unzen of Milbank was the first name picked but not present making her eligible for $100. “The Merry Milbank promotion is in full swing and... Read more
Calling All Angels

Calling All Angels

Community December 14, 2015 0

This Christmas, be an angel. It’s easy with the Angel Tree project sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council and Inter-Lakes Community Action. Only angels can keep 190 local children from having their Christmas dreams dashed. Here’s what you do: 1. Visit Wells Fargo Bank and select a... Read more
Jimmie Berkner Works to Reduce World Hunger
It is estimated that every day 11.3% of the world goes hungry. That’s 805 million people. Milbank High School junior, Jimmie Berkner, aims to reduce that number. Berkner, daughter of Curt and Diane Berkner, was selected as one of just 200 exceptional high school students from the U.S. and several other countries... Read more
Gymnastics Team Starts Season
The Milbank gymnastics team launched their season with the Lewis Drug Invitational Saturday at the Milbank Armory where the locals tallied 124.40 points and finished in fourth place in the team standings. Britton-Hecla won the meet with 126.60 points. Hendricks-RTR, MN, was second with 125 while Deuel edged out... Read more
Tuchscherer, Schreurs Bring Home Superior Ratings
Two Milbank High School students received the top rating of superior at the State Oral Interpretation Festival in Sturgis last weekend. Seniors Rebekah Tuchscherer and Brianna Schreurs received a superior in their respective division. Rebekah Tuchscherer, front row, second from right. Brianna Schuers, fourth from right. Tuchscherer earned the... Read more
Don and Tammy Rieger Win First Lighting Contest
Don and Tammy Rieger’s home at 201 Track Avenue in Milbank is aglow! Perhaps because it was just selected as the first winner in the annual Christmas House Lighting Contest sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. The couple won $50 in Ol’ Mill Bucks. Seven homes were... Read more