Free Shakes for Food
Thursday, January 7, members of the Grant County Child Protection team will join forces with the Lady Bulldogs at the Milbank Armory. Both teams will help to replenish the Grant County Food Pantry. “The food pantry tends to get pretty depleted throughout the holiday season,” noted Police Chief Boyd... Read more
Tommy’s Popcorn to Reopen After 30 Years
If you grew up in Milbank before 1986, you most likely visited Tommy’s Popcorn stand. You probably saw Tommy as frequently as you could scrape together enough dimes and nickels to trade for popcorn, jaw breakers, astro pops, Bazooka bubble gum, or even an occasional pack of candy cigarettes... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Come So Close in Basketball Shootout
The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs had the victory in sight but were unable to hold on as they fell 40-37 to Waubay-Summit in the second game of the State Farm-S&D One Stop Basketball Shootout at the Milbank Armory Tuesday afternoon. Milbank Area dropped to 1-4 on the season with the... Read more
Milbank City Council Closes Out 2015
The Milbank City Council conducted a special meeting Monday, December 28, to close out the bills and budget for 2015. Three items on the agenda were approved by the board. Contingency resolution 12-18-15, Highway 12 phase two change order and the year-end bills were approved during the meeting. Bobbie... Read more
St. Lawrence Fifth Grade Students Graduate From the D.A.R.E. Program
Eleven fifth grade students from St. Lawrence School graduated from the D.A.R.E. program following a semester-long learning process. A final ceremony was conducted Friday, December 18, in the school gymnasium. Those completing the program included Zander Bowsell, Marianna Fonder, Laney Forrette, Madisen Frerichs, Aiden Ludvigson, Nathan Pillatzki, Nadia Schneck,... Read more
Day One Update: Eight Wrestlers Advance to Placing Round at Floyd Farrand Invitational
Eight Milbank High School wrestlers advance to the placing round of the Floyd Farrand Invitational tournament at Sioux Falls Lincoln High School following the first day of competition today. “We had a good day on the mat,” noted head coach Jeremy Tostenson. Heading into day two of the tournament... Read more
Milbank Middle School Students Give Back Big
The Milbank Middle School student council group challenged the entire middle school to a penny war competition in which the group raised funds to purchase gifts for children on the community Angel Tree this holiday season. The school raised over $1,000 and purchased gifts for 20 children. “The kids... Read more
Basketball Fans Get Ready for the State Farm-S&D One Stop Shootout
Calling all basketball fans – get ready for a full day of high school basketball action with the annual State Farm-S&D One Stop Basketball Shootout slated for Tuesday, December 29, at the Milbank High School Armory. Tipoff for the first game is set for 1:30 p.m. where the Waverly-South... Read more
Bulldogs Drop Hard Fought Game to Clark/Willow Lake
The Milbank Area Bulldogs dropped to 1-2 on the season following a 53-43 loss to Clark-Willow Lake in its home-opener Tuesday, December 22, at the Milbank Armory. The teams battled it out throughout the first half and kept things fairly even. Milbank Area started out a little slower and... Read more
Bulldogs Repeat as Northeast Conference Wrestling Champions
The Milbank Bulldogs earned its second consecutive Northeast Conference wrestling title in front of its home crowd Saturday, December 18, at the Milbank Armory. Milbank edged out Webster Area by 5.5 points to secure the back-to-back tournament title. “The guys wrestled hard and were aggressive all day,” stated Bulldog... Read more