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
Hermans Chosen American Legionnaire of the Year
Floyd Hermans was voted Birch-Miller Post 9 Legionnaire of the Year. Award winners are selected on the basis of their contribution and service to the American Legion as well as their support for the community. As Post Sgt. at Arms, Floyd organizes the Honor/Color Guard for all veterans’ funerals... Read more
Landon Brown Competes at State National Geographic Bee
Landon Brown, eighth grade student at Milbank Middle School, competed in the South Dakota National Geographic Bee April 1, on the campus of NSU in Aberdeen. In March, Landon was declared the local winner of the geography bee held for all sixth through eighth grade students in Milbank. Local... Read more
Lifelight Z8 Tour To Hit The Stage In Milbank
The Lifelight Z8 Tour stops in Milbank Friday, April 22, for a show at the Milbank High School Armory. “You are in for a knockout show,” stated Tom Jensen, local organizer who helps bring Lifelight concerts to Milbank. “Expect a fun show with a lot of energy and loud... Read more
Jeremy DeVaal Turns Zumba Into Career
Jeremy DeVaal has become known as the enthusiastic Zumba instructor at Unity Square. He was introduced to the sport while attending SDSU, but said he had no formal dance training and tried Zumba just for fun. During his second year at SDSU, he moved back to Milbank and began... Read more
Adam Thomas Surprises Parents With Musical Performance
A great play always contains a few surprises, but MHS sophomore Adam Thomas gave his parents an extra surprise during the presentation of West Side Story Friday, April 15, in the school theatre. Unbeknownst to Joni and Greg Thomas, Adam was cast in one of the leading roles. Adam... Read more
Milbank FFA Floriculture Team Wins First At State
The Milbank FFA Floriculture team captured first place during the 88th Annual South Dakota State FFA Convention held in Brookings on the campus of South Dakota State University April 10-12. The team of Kimberly Aburto, Maddie Liebe, Korinne Roggenbuck, and Tera Hanson will represent South Dakota and the Milbank... Read more