Students to Explore Local Career Choices
Milbank and Grant-Deuel High School juniors and seniors will explore a variety of career options available in the Milbank community at the upcoming Career Day. The annual event will take place Thursday, February 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Milbank Armory. Speakers will showcase career choices... Read more
Milbank Grapplers Complete Regular Season At Huron Invitational
Five Milbank Area grapplers secured a top six finish at their final wrestling invitational meet of the regular season Saturday, February 13, in Huron. Jake Anderson, Alec Bien, Tanner Kettwig, Jordan Pollock and Brodie Holtquist earned their way to the awards stand at the conclusion of the individual tournament.... Read more
Three Milbank Area Gymnasts Earn Medals At State Gymnastics Meet
Three Milbank High School gymnasts earned their way to the awards stand during the second day of the State Class A gymnastics meet in Brookings Saturday, February 13. Senior Natalie Stohr led the way for the Lady Bulldogs with three individual medals. She earned 12th place in the all-around... Read more
Bulldogs Come From Behind To Edge Out Bearcats
The Milbank Area Bulldogs came from behind to edge out the Webster Area Bearcats 49-44 Friday, February 12, in the team’s last home game of the season. The Dawgs improved to 5-12 overall with the victory. Milbank Area came out slow and sluggish in the first half. The Bulldogs... Read more
Milbank Area Takes Sixth At State Gymnastics Meet
The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs gymnastics team finished in sixth place in the team standings after day one of the State Class A gymnastics meet in Brookings Friday, February 12. Milbank Area tallied 125.25 points, which is within the average range of the local’s team score all season. Madison... Read more
Grant-Deuel School To Close Doors
On Tuesday, February 9, the Grant-Deuel School Board of Education voted unanimously to begin the process to close the doors. The board’s vote will start the procedure to dissolve the district at the end of the 2016-2017 school year in accordance with SDCL 13-6-10. Board chairperson, Jon Wold, explained to the board and community members the... Read more
Dates Set for Lake Farley Summer Event Series
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce is shaking things up this summer and making changes to Farley Fest. “In previous years, we packed everything into one weekend,” stated Chamber Director Connie Larson. “This year, the chamber board decided to stretch the activities at Lake Farley out over the entire... Read more
ASK ARLO: First Look Inside Dolan-Justice Building, History of Main Street Clinic
Arlo Levisen is the President of the Grant County Historical Society. He has extensive knowledge on the history of the area, including: Grant County History, Big Stone Lake History, the History of the Holland Grist Mill, the History of the Milbank Congregational Church and much more! Each week, he answers... Read more
Milbank Grapplers Finish Out Dual Season In Huron
The Milbank High School wrestlers wrapped up its dual season with losses to Huron and Pierre Thursday, February 4, in Huron. The Dawgs finish the season with a 14-8 dual record. The Bulldogs suffered a 62-12 loss to Pierre and a 54-15 loss to Huron. Eli Fischer, Jordan Pollock,... Read more
Biggest Knight of the Year Set for Saturday
The Knights of Columbus will host the Biggest Knight of the Year, Saturday, February 13, at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank. The event will celebrate the group’s efforts and pay honor to year-end award winners. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7... Read more