Every Vote Counts – Head to Polls to Decide Tax Debate
Today is voting day! Grant County residents head to the polls to voice their opinions on the recent debate stemming from the passage of two tax measures by the Grant County Commission this summer. On the ballot are: An increase in the wheel tax from $4 to $5, with a... Read more
Former Gov. Miller Passes Away; Gov. Daugaard Requests Flags At Half-Staff
PIERRE, S.D. – Walter Dale Miller, the 29th Governor of South Dakota, passed away last night. Miller, 89, served as governor from 1993 to 1995. “Gov. Miller was a friend and I will miss him,” said Gov. Daugaard. “Walter Dale Miller assumed the governorship at a time of tragedy... Read more
Adam Thomas Qualifies For State A Golf Meet
Milbank sophomore, Adam Thomas, is the lone Bulldog to qualify for the state Class A boys golf tournament. He conquered the feat with an eighth place finish at the Region 1A golf meet at Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank Monday, September 28. Thomas shot an 18-hole round of... Read more
Whetstone Valley Electric Names New General Manager
Whetstone Valley Electric Cooperative announced today that Dave Page has been selected as the next general manager of the cooperative. He will replace Steve Ahles, who will end his 30-year career in December. Page has been employed at Whetstone for 19 years serving in many capacities, including network administration,... Read more
Dawgs Cruise To Victory Over Cossacks
The Milbank Area Bulldogs cruised to a 33-21 victory over the Sioux Valley Cossacks Friday night at AB Campbell Stadium. The Dawgs improved to 3-2 on the season with the win. The visitors received the ball to start the game and put together a long drive. It was capped... Read more
Progress Continues Along Highway 12
The saying things tend to get worse before they get better certainly holds true when discussing road construction in Milbank. An additional strip of Highway 12, from Ninth Street to Flynn Drive is closed and currently is being resurfaced which is making for additional travel detours around the city.... Read more
Unique Exhibit Visits Milbank
Time is running out to see one of the most fascinating collections of historic pianos in the world. If a trip to London is out of the question right now, don’t worry. The collection is on display here at the Grant County Library, but hurry, the exhibit will close to the public... Read more
Youth Learn Skills to be Dawgs at WVYF
The Whetstone Valley Youth Football organization is heavy into its 10th season with 130 players from around the area participating this year. That number has been fairly steady the past few years, according to practice coordinator Brian Sandvig. Players come from Milbank, Big Stone City, Grant-Deuel, Ortonville, Summit, Waverly-South... Read more
Christian Service Council Receives Shopko Grant
The Grant County Christian Service Council was presented a check for $500 from Milbank Hometown Shopko team members recently. The money received was used during the council’s back-to-school event. Money for the project was obtained through the Shopko Foundation Community Charitable Grant and was used to provide 120 children... Read more
Montage Manager Takes One for the Team
Upper management at Montage Furniture Services recently lined up to take one for the team. The team, the Montage Walkie Talkies cancer walk team, held a hotly contested Pie-in-the-Face fundraiser. Money was collected in jars as votes to decide which upper management employee would take a pie in the... Read more