Schultes to Play at All State Orchestra
The South Dakota Music Education Association presents Middle School All State Orchestra at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center on February 22 and February 23. Bethany Amundson from Dakota Wesleyan University will serve as the conductor. Joseph and Rachel Schulte, seventh-graders at Milbank Middle School, were selected as violinists. Nicholas... Read more
Nolting is a Finalist and Debaters Take Second in Yankton
The Milbank High School Debate Team participated in the Lewis and Clark Debate Tournament in Yankton on January 25 and January 26. The MHS team brought home second place in Class “A”. Trevor Nolting was also a finalist in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking. Team members participating in Yankton were: Heidi... Read more
MHS Students Audition for South Dakota All State Band
Twenty-one students from MHS auditioned for the top band in the state on January 25 in Watertown. Audition results will be announced in early February. The South Dakota All State Band concerts will be held at the Johnson Fine Arts Center in Aberdeen from March 21 through March 23.... Read more
How Cold Can It Really Get???
Think it’s cold outside? Could it get colder? Let’s just say it’s possible. The coldest temperature ever recorded in South Dakota was a cool -58 degrees Fahrenheit on February 17, 1936 in McIntosh. In Minnesota, the mercury plummeted to -60 degrees Fahrenheit on February 2, 1996 in Tower. Parshall,... Read more
How Cold Can it Really Get??
Think it’s cold outside? Could it get colder? Let’s just say it’s possible. The coldest temperature ever recorded in South Dakota was a cool -58 degrees Fahrenheit on February 17, 1936 in McIntosh. In Minnesota, the mercury plummeted to -60 degrees Fahrenheit on February 2, 1996 in Tower. Parshall,... Read more
Milbank Native Kalen DeBoer Named Associate Head Coach at Indiana
Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, released this statement yesterday to introduce Milbank native and MHS graduate Kalen DeBoer to their football staff: Indiana head football coach Tom Allen announced the hiring of Kalen DeBoer as associate head coach and offensive coordinator. A three-time national champion head coach at the... Read more
Fire Completely Destroys Home and Takes the Life of Two Dogs
The Milbank and Big Stone Fire and Rescue teams arrived at a fire shortly after 1:30 a.m. on January 21. According to Milbank Fire Chief, Kevin Schuelke, “The homeowner, Donald Glass, Jr., reported the fire after arriving home from work and finding the house engulfed in flames. The home,... Read more
Dr. Bjordahl Receives Edward Batt Award
The University of South Dakota School of Medicine presented Dr. Kevin Bjordahl, local physician at Avera Medical Group Milbank, with the Edward Batt, MD, Memorial Award. The award recognizes outstanding faculty who are involved in teaching medical students. The Avera Milbank campus is assigned numerous medical students to their campus... Read more
Grabows Win $1000 Prize at EXIT Realty Client Appreciation Party
Matt and Amanda Grabow were the grand prize winners at the EXIT Realty/ Leading Edge Milbank client appreciation party on Friday, January 18, at Speedway. Door prizes were also awarded throughout the evening. The Grand prize drawing from EXIT went to the Grabows for a $1000 gift certificate to... Read more
Shopko Lays Out Plans
Shopko and it’s subsidiaries announced plans on January 16, to enter into a voluntary, court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11. The retailer operates 360 stores in 26 states. Before the announcement this week, the Wisconsin-based company had attempted to alleviate its financial issues by closing stores and selling some... Read more