Coach Dahl Previews Tennis Season
The MHS tennis team starts it’s 2018 season led by Nathan Loutsch, Keaton Hagen, and Ethan Bohn – all juniors. All three have varsity experience from last season, and Ethan and Nathan competed in the 2017 state tournament. “Sophomore Marcos Basilio played at No. 4 singles and No. 2... Read more
New County Road Grader to Arrive Soon
The Grant County Commissioners met Wednesday, April 3, at 10 a.m. in the Grant County Courthouse. Grant County Highway Superintendent Kerwin Schultz reported the county’s new road grader will arrive soon. The grader was purchased for $500,000. Schultz said a letter was sent to Grant County residents who participate... Read more
Two Fires in Rural Milbank
At 3:53 a.m. on Monday, April 2, the Milbank Fire and Rescue a Department was dispatched to the home of Dennis and Arlene Fonder at 14241 479th Avenue. Upon arrival, the rescue team found fire in the attached garage of the home. Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke said, “The fire was... Read more
Two Senior Managers Join Valley Queen Cheese Factory
Keith Gretenhart is the new Senior Manager-Ingredient Sales at Valley Queen Cheese Factory in Milbank. Gretenhart is responsible for marketing dairy ingredients to domestic and international customers. He also leads the company’s cream purchasing. Gretenhart brings extensive experience in dairy and food marketing, and, most recently, was employed with... Read more
Pekelder Predicts Ice Out
Should you plan to take your boat or your ice shack to the fishing opener? District conservation officer supervior of Game, Fish, and Parks, Jamie Pekelder, predicts the ice will remain on Big Stone Lake another two weeks. Pekelder says his office determines the Ice Out as being able... Read more
Community Easter Egg Hunt Moved to High School
The Community Easter egg hunt location has been changed to the Milbank High School, at 1001 East Park Avenue, for this Saturday, March 31. The fun begins at 10 a.m. and all children through second grade are invited to join the Easter egg hunt sponsored by Milbank Community Pride. The Easter Bunny... Read more
Ribbon Cutting Held at Bent Arrow Archery Range & Pro Shop
Bent Arrow Archery Range & Pro Shop of Milbank celebrated its Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting, sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, Friday, March 29. Mark and Ashlie Veen own the business located in the former middle school at 307 South 5th Street in Milbank. Read more
Eischens to Step Down from Chamber
Chelcie Eischens has been membership and finance director for the Milbank Area Chamber since July 2016. She plans to step down from that position this June. Chelcie says, “When I started, I didn’t know anyone, now I know so many people on different levels – from business associates to... Read more
Motherhood and More Event Hosted by Ortonville Area Health Services
Ortonville Area Health Services will host Motherhood and More on April 6, at the Ortonville Armory. The event is free and everyone is invited. Kathryn Vigness, a motivational speaker and life coach, presents the evening’s entertainment at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 for refreshments and shopping motherhood-inspired vendor... Read more
Standing Room Only at Grant County Commissioners Meeting
The courtroom at the Grant County Courthouse was standing room only today at a special meeting conducted by the Grant County Commissioners. The meeting was called to discuss the county zoning regulations regarding wind energy systems and the necessity of a review of the regulations and request for recommendations... Read more