Ruth Fish Wins $900 in Merry Milbank Drawing
Ruth Fish of Milbank claimed the third Merry Milbank holiday promotion prize Saturday, December 12. She won $900 in Ol’ Mill Bucks and was the second name drawn. Jody Unzen of Milbank was the first name picked but not present making her eligible for $100. “The Merry Milbank promotion is in full swing and... Read more
Calling All Angels

Calling All Angels

Community December 14, 2015 0

This Christmas, be an angel. It’s easy with the Angel Tree project sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council and Inter-Lakes Community Action. Only angels can keep 190 local children from having their Christmas dreams dashed. Here’s what you do: 1. Visit Wells Fargo Bank and select a... Read more
Jimmie Berkner Works to Reduce World Hunger
It is estimated that every day 11.3% of the world goes hungry. That’s 805 million people. Milbank High School junior, Jimmie Berkner, aims to reduce that number. Berkner, daughter of Curt and Diane Berkner, was selected as one of just 200 exceptional high school students from the U.S. and several other countries... Read more
Gymnastics Team Starts Season
The Milbank gymnastics team launched their season with the Lewis Drug Invitational Saturday at the Milbank Armory where the locals tallied 124.40 points and finished in fourth place in the team standings. Britton-Hecla won the meet with 126.60 points. Hendricks-RTR, MN, was second with 125 while Deuel edged out... Read more
Tuchscherer, Schreurs Bring Home Superior Ratings
Two Milbank High School students received the top rating of superior at the State Oral Interpretation Festival in Sturgis last weekend. Seniors Rebekah Tuchscherer and Brianna Schreurs received a superior in their respective division. Rebekah Tuchscherer, front row, second from right. Brianna Schuers, fourth from right. Tuchscherer earned the... Read more
Don and Tammy Rieger Win First Lighting Contest
Don and Tammy Rieger’s home at 201 Track Avenue in Milbank is aglow! Perhaps because it was just selected as the first winner in the annual Christmas House Lighting Contest sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. The couple won $50 in Ol’ Mill Bucks. Seven homes were... Read more
Students To Be Featured In Upcoming Christmas Concerts
The Milbank Middle and High School bands and choirs will take the stage and bring holiday joy with their annual Christmas concerts this week. The middle school bands and choirs will present their concert Thursday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school theatre. The sixth, seventh and... Read more
St. Lawrence Students Give Back During the Holiday Season
The students and staff, along with St. Lawrence parishioners, collected eight large baskets of non-perishable items for the Grant County Food Pantry during their annual drive. The event was a school-wide effort and has been conducted for many years. “The students pray that their contributions help to bring peace... Read more
Transportation Plan Adopted By County Commissioners
The Grant County Commissioners voted to adopt the five-year Highway and Bridge Improvement Plan. The approval came at the Commissioner’s regular meeting last week at the courthouse. For Grant County to receive funds from the South Dakota Department of Transportation Local Bridge and Improvement Grant Fund, consent of the... Read more
Milbank Students Perform in Honor Band
  The 25th annual South Dakota North Area Honor Band performed in concert Saturday, December 5, at the Thomas F. Kelly Theatre at Aberdeen Central High School. Back row, left to right, Sadie Holland (clarinet), Mr. Bob Goheen (guest director), Kellie Christians (percussion) and Chase Pinkert (clarinet). Front row,... Read more