Milbank Cub Scouts Race Turtles
Milbank Cub Scouts Pack 38 held their annual turtle races at the Emanuel Lutheran Church. Two divisions competed. In the Rookie division, Matthew Unzen won first place, Emmett Schuelke was second, and Ryan Steffen, third. In the Veteran division, Jesus Rethke won the event, Lawson Novy earned second place, and... Read more
Schneck Takes Four Wins at Watertown Wrestling Dual
The Bulldog wrestlers took to the mats on Saturday, December 1, at the Watertown Eight-Team Dual. The Milbank squad faced some tough competition going up against Aberdeen Central (7-69) to start, then Harrisburg (9-69,) Huron (24-48), and finally Watertown (6-74.) Barrett Schneck was one of the MHS success stories... Read more
St. Lawrence School Program Celebrates the Season with International Music
St. Lawrence School celebrates the true meaning of the season at their Christmas program on Wednesday, December 12. Performances are at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Everyone is invited and admission is free. Director Elizabeth Schulte says, “The students at St. Lawrence really love music, and even more, they love... Read more
Swimmers Find Sweet Success at Candy Cane Invitational
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team plunged into the water against some heavy competition at the Candy Cane Invitational in Watertown on December 2. Maddox Hanson in the 200 breastroke, and Jessica VanPeursem in the 400IM took home first place finishes. Coach Jodi Street said, “We put in a... Read more
MHS Students Play in North Area Honor Band
The 28th Annual North Area Honor Band finale concert was Saturday, December 1, at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen. Dale Fiedler of Redfield served as the guest conductor. Milbank senior Kellie Christians was recognized during the concert as a four-... Read more
Milbank Education Foundation Receives $50,000 Matching Fund Donation
An anonymous donor has come forward to match donations or supplement scholarships that are not fully funded, according to the Milbank High School Education Foundation. The foundation announced the anonymous donation will run through April 2019 and will match up to $50,000. The MHSEF, founded in 1986, has awarded... Read more
Cheryl Wollitz Wins $700 in Chamber Holiday Drawing
Cheryl Wollitz of Twin Brooks was the lucky winner on Saturday December 1, in the first Holiday Cash drawing of the season sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. Wollitz was present at Berens Warehouse Groceries when her name was drawn and won $700 in Ol’ Mill Bucks.... Read more
Benefit Tomorrow for Axel Toft – Grandson of Curt and Diane Berkner
Join your friends and neighbors for a benefit this Sunday, December 2, at the Speedway Event Center. Have a meal together, play Holiday Bingo, and support 2 year-old Axel Toft who has been diagnosed with leukemia. Axel and his twin brother, Tycho, are the sons of Eric and Jackie... Read more
Pine Trees on Hwy.12 Removed From Milbank City Cemetery
A group of 35 evergreen trees that lined Highway 12 and the Milbank Cemetery were taken down and removed today, November 29. According to the City Office these pine trees have served their lifespan. The city plans on planting new trees in their place in the near future. “   “ Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Vault into First Place at Sisseton
The Bulldog gymnastics team won the first meet of their season against Sisseton on November 26. Milbank Area scored 127.70 points and Sisseton tallied 112.75. Individually, Dani Yamaura took first place with a score of 32.3, Greta Snaza earned second at 32.1, Mackenzie Weinkauf was third at 31.45, and... Read more