Abbey of the Hills Hosts Annual Abbey-Q
Take Dad to the 2nd Annual Abbey-Q at The Abbey of the Hills.  Today from 4PM to 7PM, a traditional picnic will be served at the Abbey with the menu including burgers, hot dogs, beans, pasta, salad, chips, lemonade, coffee, water, ice cream and root beer floats. Free will... Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contenders railed against abortion rights on Saturday as they courted religious conservatives, promising Christian values would guide their personal decisions and public policies should they win the presidency. “My faith has guided me for my entire life, and I don’t suspect that’s going to... Read more
Statewide RASDak Bike Journey Wraps up in Milbank
Local resident Peggy Schuelke along with around 190 other “Ride Across South Dakota” (RASDak) bikers completed their 480 mile trek across the plains and hills of South Dakota. The riders embarked on Sunday, June 7th, in Spearfish, SD, with an optional “border to border” trip to Wyoming and then... Read more
25th Annual Valley Queen Cheeseburger Day Breaks Cheeseburger Record
Chalk it up to a beautiful June day or a visit from the governor during Milbank’s moment in the sun as Capital for a Day, but the 25th Annual Valley Queen Cheeseburger Day served a record 2,920 burgers to area guests at Lake Farley on Thursday afternoon. Along with special guests... Read more
Governor Daugaard Tours Local Businesses When Milbank is Capital
On Thursday, Milbank hosted Governor Dennis Daugaard, First Lady Linda Daugaard and several state officials as South Dakota’s Capital for a Day. Governer Daugaard started the day in Milbank meeting with members of the city council and area legislators, then greeted residents at the Milbank Visitor Center. Executive director of the... Read more
Governor’s Economic Outlook Positive
Governor Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard visited Milbank on June 11.  The governor was in town to declare Milbank Capital for the Day. Following the proclamation, he remained to deliver a State of the State Address.  In his remarks, the governor was bullish on South Dakota’s economic... Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The final buzzer sounded, and LeBron James wasn’t done. As fans filed out of the quieting arena, James grabbed the ball and spiked it with all his might. He flexed his arms and pounded his chest, letting out a roar that echoed from California to... Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — By mid-stretch, Bob Baffert knew it. American Pharoah was going to win the Triple Crown. He took his eyes off the horse to soak in the crazed scene of the packed grandstand. Fans jumped up and down, hugged, and tossed drinks in the air. The... Read more
  The top-seed and undefeated Milbank baseball team will take on the Deuel/Deubrook team today in the Region 2B North finals. First pitch is set to be thrown at 1:00 at Legion Field in Milbank. This game will be followed by Sioux Valley against Dell Rapids for the Region 2B South... Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session. But that program and several other post-Sept. 11 counter-terror... Read more