Max Lightfield Chosen December Student of the Month
Max Lightfield, has been selected as the December Student of the Month at Milbank High School. He is the son of John and Kimberly Lightfield. Max is involved in band, choir and honor choir, student council, National Honor Society, basketball, track, and theater. He has also participated in Hugh... Read more
March 15 Deadline Set for Ag ARC and PLC Programs
According to Joel Foster, executive director of the Milbank Farm Service Agency (FSA), agricultural producers can now change election and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2023 crop year through March 15, 2023. The programs are offered by the U.S. Department... Read more
Bulldog Wrestlers Crowned Champions at River City Rumble
Powered by eight wrestlers who placed — three of them as individual champions — the Bulldog wrestlers brought home the team title from the River City Rumble in Chamberlain on Saturday, January 21. Milbank finished with 153 points. Chamberlain was second with 150 points. Huron was the next closest contender... Read more
Merik Junker Chosen MHS Student of the Month
Milbank High School announced senior Merik Junker, as their November Student of the Month. Merik is the son of Mark and Meredith Junker. Merik is active in band and National Honor Society. In the past, he was selected to be a member of the South Dakota All-State Orchestra and... Read more
Milbank Selected Host City for Special Olympics
Milbank has landed the plum position as the host city for the 2023 South Dakota Special Olympics Northeast Spring Track & Field Events on April 21. The event is expected to bring over 200 athletes and their families into town from Aberdeen, Watertown, Webster, and from as far away as... Read more
Cody Seehafer Named Outstanding Citizen With a Disability
Defining Cody Seehafer as disabled is a lot like suggesting an iceberg is small. You’re missing 90 percent of what’s under the surface. Talk to Cody for even a few minutes and you’ll discover he’s better described as someone who has learned to just roll with it.  His attitude,... Read more
MHS Debaters Win Division A Trophy
Bulldog debaters returned from the Speech Fiesta laden with hardware. The MHS team won the first-place Division A Sweepstakes trophy, three diamond medals, and several top-six places. The tournament took place in Watertown on Friday and Saturday, January 20- 21. Milbank competed against 20 schools across the state from Rapid City... Read more
Milbank Cagers Win a Close One At Florence-Henry
The Bulldogs’ varsity team defeated Florence-Henry, 56-53, on the road on Friday, January 20. The Falcons’ Mehki Keller piled up 28 points, but Milbank’s Garrett Mertens and Jaxson Wildung fought back with a combined total of 30 points to keep things interesting.  Mertens bingoed on four three-pointers on his... Read more
Wendland and TerDenge to Play in Middle School All-State Band
Jack TerDenge, an eighth grader, was chosen as the sixth chair French horn, and Rylan Wendland, a seventh grader, was chosen as an eighth chair percussionist for South Dakota’s 24th Middle School All-State Band. The concert will feature over 200 middle school musicians in Huron on March 4. Over 540 students from 75 schools auditioned. The... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Rip Lady Tigers in Sixth-Straight Victory
The Milbank girls basketball team is on a roll at  6-0 in 2023. Their latest win was a 40-33 victory in the game against Groton on Thursday, January 19, at home.  In the first half, Groton made a valiant attempt to rattle Milbank’s cage and the Lady Tigers took... Read more