Milbank Chamber Board Members Announced
Speedway Event Center was the location of the annual Milbank Area Chamber Of Commerce meeting on Thursday September 27. The board members for 2018-2019 are, back row, left to right, Laurie Folk, membership/finance director, Stacy Anderson, Travis Lester, Nick Sipe, Jessica Strobl and Dawn Vander Wal. Front, Alesia Christensen,... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Defeat Lac qui Parle Valley in Three
The MHS Volleyball Team posted another win at home on Saturday, September 29, when they hosted the Lady Eagles from Lac qui Parle Valley. Milbank won the match by taking three sets in a row at 25-20, 25-21, and 26-24. Coach Nancy Hoeke reported the girls had to work... Read more
Bulldogs Volleyball Defeats Trojans
The Lady Bulldogs Volleyball squad faced the Lady Trojans in Ortonville on Monday, September 24. Milbank won three of the four sets with scores of 25-18, 25-20, 17-25 and 25-15. Coach Nancy Hoeke commented, “After a slow start and getting used to a slight line-up change, we got some... Read more
Jace Rein Nets Blue Gill
It’s a Keeper! Jace Rein caught this beautiful 9 1/2 inch Blue Gill on Big Stone Lake. Jace 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,... Read more
Eat Ice Cream at School and Pizza Thursday Night to Benefit Tye Schaffer
The Whetstone Valley Youth Football (WVYF) will host a fundraiser on Thursday, September 27, following practice as a benefit for Tye Schaffer. Get two slices of pizza for just $5! Also, all area schools will be selling ice cream sandwiches for $1 on Thursday. All proceeds go to Tye... Read more
Three Bulldog Golfers Punch Tickets to State
Three MHS golfers punched their tickets to State during the region golf meet on Monday, September 24, at the Olive Grove Golf Course in Groton. Eli Fischer, Conner VanVooren, and Jake Trevett move on to compete for Milbank at the 2018 South Dakota State Golf Meet in Dell Rapids... Read more
The Way West Chapter of ABATE Makes Run for Kids’ Toys
Only one group likes their toys better than bikers. Kids! Join the Way West Chapter of ABATE of Minnesota when they make their run on September 29, so no kid goes without a toy this Christmas. Registration starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, at the checkered flag... Read more
Bulldogs X-Country Teams Win First and Second in Ortonville
It takes more than a soggy day to stop the MHS Cross Country Team. On Monday, September 24, they boarded the bus and headed to Ortonville, ready to run – rain or shine. Six Lady Bulldogs covered the muddy course in under 20 minutes. Five of them placed in... Read more
Fake $20 Bills Found in Milbank
The Milbank Police Department reports several counterfeit $20 bills were passed in the area and received by a local bank. Milbank Police Chief, Boyd Van Vooren says, “There is no reason to panic, but everyone should be on the lookout for the counterfeit bills.” According to the bank employee,... Read more
So-Fa-So-Good: Three MHS Seniors Restore the River and Our Faith in Young People
One day, Dale Prisinger was gazing out his window at the peaceful view of the Whetstone River Valley, when he spotted some unidentified floating objects in the water. He decided to go down to the river to investigate the area near the bridge. He discovered some discarded chairs, a... Read more