Legislative Cracker Barrel Set For Saturday
The Grant County Republicans and Democrats will host a Legislative Cracker Barrel Saturday, February 27, at the Milbank Visitor Center community room from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Senators Jim Peterson and Jason Frerichs along with Representatives Fred Deutsch and John Wiik will be present for questions and feedback about... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Presented With Season-End Awards
The Milbank High School gymnastics team concluded its season with an awards potluck Monday, February 22, in the high school lunchroom. Three awards were voted on by the varsity gymnasts. Junior Brooke Fraasch was named the most dedicated gymnast this season while freshman Mackenzie Weinkauf earned the hardest worker... Read more
Bulldog Cagers Close Out Regular Season; Prepare For Region Play
  The Milbank Area Bulldogs wrapped up its regular season with a 75-45 loss to the Madison Bulldogs Monday, February 22, on the road and fell to 5-15 overall. The Region 1A boys basketball tournament will begin Monday, February 29, in Groton. Milbank Area trailed 21-8 at the end... Read more
Karels Kids Named Winners At Watertown Farm and Home Show
William and Hope Karels, children of Jason and Susan Karels, were prize winners at the Watertown Farm and Home Show. William earned the County Best of Show award for his grape jelly and qualifies for exhibition at the 2016 South Dakota State Fair. He also earned first place with his... Read more
MHS Career Day A Huge Success
The Milbank High School career day Thursday, February 18, was rated a success by MHS principal Dan Snaza and the Grant County Development Corporation. Over 200 junior and senior students from Milbank, Grant-Deuel, Summit and Wilmot took part in the event that featured over 22 local businesses. “We had... Read more
Preview: Lady Bulldogs Take On Cavaliers Tonight In Region Basketball Tourney
The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs have secured the number six seed and will face the number three seed, Aberdeen Roncalli, in the opening round of the Region 1A girls basketball tournament slated to begin Tuesday, February 23, in Britton. The matchup is the second game of the evening and... Read more
Hallie Schulte Named Winner Of Grandparent Essay Contest
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) named Hallie Schulte as the top winner of this year’s AARP Grandparent essay contest. Schulte is a fifth grade student from Koch Elementary School and is the daughter of Ginny and Jeremy Tostenson and Calvin and Jena Schulte. Hallie was chosen as the winner... Read more
Victory Was In Sight For Bulldog Cagers
A high school boys basketball victory was within reach Friday night, but slipped away as the Milbank Area Bulldogs dropped to the Deuel Cardinals 55-51 and fell to 5-14 on the season. Milbank Area put together a solid first half of play. The locals trailed by just three points... Read more
Seven Bulldogs Punch Ticket To State Wrestling; Anderson Named Region Champ
Seven Bulldog grapplers punched their tickets to the State Class A wrestling tournament with a top four finish at the Region 3A event Saturday, February 20, in Pierre. Representing Milbank will be: Tyler Krause, Jordan Pollock, Alec Bien, Jake Anderson, Cole Dockter, Chris Loutsch, and Riley Folk. The upcoming... Read more
Lady Bulldogs End Regular Season On A High Note
The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs completed its regular season in style Thursday night in front of a large home crowd at the Milbank Armory. The Lady Bulldogs outlasted Deuel 41-38 to earn a victory in its last game of the regular season and improve to 6-14 overall. Both teams... Read more