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
Calling All Three-Year-Olds
The Milbank School District has slated a developmental screening for all three-year-olds Friday, September 25, at Koch School. Screening will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. The screening will examine the child’s skills in the areas of motor, speech, language and general knowledge. Children must be... Read more
See You at The Pole

See You at The Pole

Community September 21, 2015 0

For the last 25 years, See You at the Pole has been focused on one simple thing- prayer. SYATP means students unite in prayer to intercede for their generation. This year, the national event happens the morning of September 23. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) in Milbank and Ortonville orchestrate the event.... Read more
Tigers Take a Bite Out of Bulldogs
The Milbank Area Bulldogs suffered a disappointing 13-7 loss to the Groton Tigers Friday night and drop to 2-2 on the season. “The better football team lost tonight for the second week in a row,” said Bulldog head coach Jeremy Tostenson. “We need to learn how to win and... Read more