Johnson Family Celebrates Four Generations
September is Intergeneration Month. At a recent get-together, the Johnson family took a photo to celebrate four generations. Jayce, two, and Jacksyn, nine months, are the newest members of the Johnson family. They are shown here with their dad, Jessy, of Milbank; their grandfather, Rusty Johnson of South Shore;... Read more
Junior Varsity and MS Cross Country Teams Travel to Madison
The Bulldogs’ junior varsity and middle school teams traveled to the Lac qui Parle Valley Invitational in Madison, Minnesota, on Tuesday, September 21. The junior varsity girls took five of the top 10 places. The middle school girls nailed down three of the top seven places. Junior Varsity Girls... Read more
Milbank Screening for Three-Year-Olds
The Milbank School District will hold a screening for children who live in the district and were three years old by September 1, 2021. The developmental screening examines each child’s motor skills, speech, language, and general knowledge. The screening will take place at the Milbank Elementary School on Friday, October 15.... Read more
Individual Fall Storytimes to Start at BSC Library
Individual Happy Harvest storytimes will be conducted at the Big Stone City Branch Public Library for children ages three through six. Parents are invited to sign up now. The child, parent, and librarian will meet in the children’s area of the library to do a fall-themed craft, stories, and... Read more
Milbank Cross Country  Competes at Huron Invitational
The Bulldogs traveled to the cross country Clyde Cotton Huron Invitational at Broadland Creek Country Club on Saturday, September 18. The Lady Bulldogs took 10th place as a team and the boys brought home ninth place. Senior Nick Batchelor placed the highest for Milbank. He clocked in at 16:24:85 to... Read more
Lady Bulldog Netters Play in Elliott Extravaganza
The Lady Bulldogs’ tennis team traveled to Northern State University in Aberdeen to participate in the 25th Annual Burt Elliott Extravaganza on Saturday, September 18. The event is named for the South Dakota Tennis Hall of Fame coach and educator from Aberdeen Central.  Milbank was matched up with the... Read more
One Book South Dakota Speaker to Discuss The Children’s Blizzard at Library
The Children’s Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin is the 2021 One Book South Dakota selection. Kierra Ball, a South Dakota Humanities Council scholar, will lead a discussion of the book at the Grant County Public Library on September 27.   The event begins at 7 p.m. and wil be hosted by The Friends of Grant County... Read more
Milbank Gets Nipped in Battle of the Bulldogs
The Milbank Bulldogs lost a low-scoring game in the Battle of the Bulldogs against Madison on Friday, September 17, on the road. In the first quarter, Madison scored on a blocked punt to force a safety and put Milbank behind at 2-0. In the second quarter, Madison’s quarterback Nate Ricke passed to Peyton Wolfe to end a 42-yard... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Take Fourth at Ipswich Subway Invitational
The Lady Bulldogs varsity volleyball team had a full day at the Ipswich Subway Invitational on Saturday, September 18. In the eight-team tournament, the Bulldogs took fourth place. The champion team received a plaque and a Subway tray for their trip home. Milbank vs. Kimball-White LakeIn pool play, Milbank lost... Read more
CC Teams Win Big at SFC Charger Invitational
The Bulldog cross country teams went the distance at the Sioux Falls Christian Charger Invitational on September 14. Sophomore Nick Batchelor earned an individual second place for the Milbank boys’ varsity team. The Bulldogs as a team brought home second.  Eighth grader Ashlynn Batchelor won second place for the varsity... Read more