Young Wrestlers Qualify for Region Tournament
Forty-six young grapplers from the Milbank Booster Club wrestling program earned their way to the region tournament with top finishes at the district tournament in Clear Lake Saturday, March 5. Milbank will be well represented at the region youth wrestling tournament Saturday, March 12, in Madison. All 46 will... Read more
Lightfield, Tuchscherer Named State Debate Co-Champion
Milbank High School junior, Connor Lightfield, and senior Rebekah Tuchscherer were named co-champions in Lincoln-Douglas debate at the State A Debate and Individual Events Tournament Friday and Saturday, March 4-5 in Aberdeen. “Connor and Rebekah both went undefeated throughout the tournament,” explained head coach Natasha Hartman. “Since they are... Read more
Alaina Rausch Recognized At All-State Band Concert
Alaina Rausch, eighth grade student from Milbank Middle School, participated in the 17th annual Middle School All-State Band in Pierre this past weekend. Alaina was recognized during the concert for being a three-year participant. “I want to give a special congratulations to Alaina for her third year of participation... Read more
Grant County Soccer Association Elects New Board Members; Registration Date Set
The Grant County Soccer Association held its annual meeting Thursday, February 25. New board members were elected. Bill Steinlicht, board president for 14 years, stepped down from his seat. “Bill has been an active member of the association along with his wife, Kathy,” stated Melissa Schuneman, incoming president. “Bill... Read more
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