Jodi Street Wins Swim Coach of the Year
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) took to the waters for the final meet of the season this past weekend. The team had a successful meet and plenty of swim team members brought home medals and trophies for their efforts, but they weren’t the only ones bringing home... Read more
MHS Students and Alumni Attend Honor Choir
Seven Milbank High School chorus members performed in concert with the 150-voice South Dakota High School Honor Choir on August 3, in Sioux Falls. The University of Sioux Falls hosted the rehearsal and concert at Washington Pavillion, under the direction of Judith Herrington of Tacoma, Washington. The South Dakota... Read more
MALST Swimmers Bring Home Spirit Award
Who’s got the spirit? Clearly it’s the swim team! The team won the 2018 Wayne Stillson Team Spirit trophy at the Seasonal Championship Meet held in Webster from August 3-5. This was the first year the championship has been held in a short course pool, and the first time... Read more
Everything You Need To Know Before Registering for the Next Milbank School Year
The first day of school for all Milbank students begins on August 22, at 8:15 am. School will be dismissed on the first day at 2 p.m. due to staff meetings. Registration has been set for Wednesday, August 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, August 9,... Read more
Hicks, DeFea and Bagaus Celebrate 70 Years in Milbank’s Theatre
Popcorn and a movie – the two go together like Esther Williams and swimming! Who? What? The Mill Theatres in Milbank will make everything clear in technicolor this Sunday at 2 p.m. Owners, Joelie and Rob Hicks are hosting a free screening of the movie On an Island With... Read more
Three Break-Ins and Burglaries in Ortonville
Ortonville Police continue to search for the person or persons who, in the early morning hours of Friday, July 27, broke into the First United Methodist Church office in Ortonville. The suspects stole money and a computer. Pastor Melanie Reiners said, “It is definitely a concern when local churches... Read more
Cody Kasuske Nets Large Mouth Bass
It’s a Keeper! Cody Kasuske caught this beautiful Large Mouth Bass on Big Stone Lake. Cody is automatically entered in the Jimmy Gesswein Reel Fisherman Contest. Send in your photo to enter, too. Along with bragging rights, each winner takes home a new lure. To be eligible, include your... Read more
Jerry Kathman Retires Today After 33 Years With the Milbank School District
Did you graduate from MHS after 1985? if you did, the odds are pretty high you remember Jerry Kathman. Kathman has been the Facilities Maintenance Manager for the Milbank School District for 33 years. Today, August 1, was his last day. What are Jerry’s plans for retirement? “More time... Read more
Milbank School Board Votes to Build New Elementary Facility
The second of two public meetings to decide the fate of Koch School was held on July 30, at the school. In an ad hoc meeting following the public forum, the Milbank School District Board of Education (Stengel was absent) voted to approve a referendum for a bond for... Read more
Redmond and Thompson Co-Owners of New Business
Home Comfort Heating and Cooling, Inc. celebrated Friday, July 27, with a ribbon cutting sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. Jason Redmond and Gene Thompson are co-owners and Devon Crandall is the head field technician of the new business. Read more