MHS Student Council Gives Donation To New Hospital
The Milbank High School student council presented a $250 check to Jim Gesswein, chairman of Avera Milbank Area Hospital board. The council raised money throughout the year during different fundraisers in an effort to give back to the community. Along with donating to the hospital building fund, the council... Read more
Cancer Walk Committee Gives Donation To Avera Support Group
The It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk core committee recently donated $2,500 to the Milbank Avera Cancer Support Group.The donation will help to continue their efforts in educating and supporting individuals and families affected by cancer. “The cancer support group is a great way for people to help... Read more
Bulldog Cagers Hold Heads High To The Finish
The Milbank Area Bulldogs competed in the opening game of the Region 1A high school boys basketball tournament Monday, February 29, in Groton. The Dawgs played their hearts out, held their heads high and battled to the finish, but fell short with a 69-30 loss to Aberdeen Roncalli. The team finished the... Read more
Rebekah Tuchscherer Qualifies for National Speech and Debate Tournament
Milbank High School senior, Rebekah Tuchscherer, punched her ticket to the National Speech and Debate Tournament with a top two finish at the Northern South Dakota District Qualifier event last weekend. She finished second overall in the double elimination tournament, falling just once to a competitor from Watertown. Both... Read more
Milbank Debaters Compete At Qualifier Tournament
The Milbank High School speech and debate team took part in the Northern South Dakota Qualifier tournament in Brookings Friday and Saturday, February 26-27. “The event even spilled over into Sunday with awards ending at 12:20 a.m.,” explained head coach Natasha Hartman. “This tournament runs until they narrow the... Read more
Grant-Deuel School Seeks Input On Building And District Divisions
The Grant-Deuel School District is holding a series of meetings to gain public input and suggestions in its process of forming its dissolution plan. The first meeting took place Monday, February 29, at the commons area of the school. The district voted at its February school board meeting to... Read more
Superiors Awarded To Milbank Musicians
Musicians from Milbank High School collected superiors and other awards during the 2016 Region III Solo and Ensemble Music Contest in Watertown Wednesday, February 24. In the vocal competition, 27 students performed solos and one senior duet. Each received high marks. “This year only the juniors and seniors and... Read more
Jami Lynn Buttke Featured As Koch School Artist In Residence
Folk singer and songwriter Jami Lynn Buttke is the featured artist in residence for two weeks at Koch School in Milbank until March 4. During the first week at Koch, Jami introduced her folk and bluegrass music to the students along with teaching them about the guitar and banjo. She... Read more
MHS Celebrates National FFA Week
MHS students and faculty celebrated National FFA week from February 20-27. “We had a very fun and successful week,” stated FFA advisor Jerry Janisch. FFA and Ag students participated in a medallion hunt and coloring contest Monday. “Four medallions were hidden around the school,” explained Janisch. “Four times throughout... Read more
Kiwanis Car On Ice Sunk

Kiwanis Car On Ice Sunk

Community February 29, 2016 0

The Kiwanis Club of Milbank sponsored its annual Car On Ice fundraiser this winter. Because of the mild temperatures, the car sank early last week and is completely submerged. Tickets to guess when the car sank were sold through Friday, February 26. “Because of the short timeframe this year, the... Read more