Get Tickets to Milbank’s Biggest Party of The Summer
Did you get your tickets to the 2021 Farley Fest Country Concert? Don’t miss the biggest party of the summer at Lake Farley Park on Saturday, July 31.  Casey Donahew headlines and Allie Colleen starts the show. Allie Colleen, the daughter of Garth Brooks, will get you in the mood... Read more
Rural Grant County Fiber Expansion Project Underway
Anderson Underground, ITC’s contractor for the fiber expansion project in rural Grant County, has started plowing fiber in the northern part of the county. The construction crews are installing the mainline fiber-optics in preparation for the next crew that brings the fiber-optics up to each location. According to Ren... Read more
Sea Lions Set 17 MALST Records at Sanford Power Meet
Seven Milbank Sea Lions joined over 600 athletes from 28 teams in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and Colorado to compete in the Sanford Power Meet. The meet was held from July 9-11 in Sioux Falls.Milbank’s coach, Jodi Street, said, “We were able to compete against fantastic swimmers from... Read more
RoseMary Karpinsky
RoseMary Karpinsky, age 91, of Graceville, MN, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Essentia Health – Grace Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville. Visitation will be held one hour... Read more
Firechiefs Blow Out Lake Norden in Regular Season Finale
The Milbank Firechiefs took on the Lake Norden Lakers in their regular season finale on Friday, July 16. Milbank won by a score of 12-2 to secure the No. 2 seed going into the district tournament. Milbank was held scoreless in the top of the first inning and surrendered one... Read more
Milbank Chamber Adds Fireworks Display to 2021 Farley Fest
Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber, announced today that fireworks will light up the night on Friday, July 30, during 2021 Farley Fest.The fireworks are set to go off at Lake Farley Park at dusk or about 9:30 – 9:45. Everyone is welcome at the free event. Bring... Read more
Four MHS Students to Perform in South Dakota Honor Choir
Paulina Burke, Hailey Hupke, William Karels, and Isaac Sousa have been selected to perform in concert with the 47th South Dakota High School Honor Choir.  Rehearsals are scheduled for July 25 – 30 on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings. The culminating concert will be presented on Friday, July 30,... Read more
Osborn Shines in Legion’s Regular-Season Finale
The Legion Post 9 Baseball Team wrapped up their regular season in Lake Norden on Tuesday, July 13. Milbank won Game 1 with a score of 6-5 and Game 2 at 7-4. Game 1 In Game 1, Milbank’s offense didn’t get their feet under them until the top of... Read more
Steve Nomeland Joins The Firm of Edward Jones
Steve Nomeland has joined Edward Jones as a financial advisor in the office of Delvin Hackwith in Milbank. Nomeland brings with him over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. Hackwith says, “I’m very impressed with Steve, and I’m sure my clients will be, too. Edward Jones prides itself on offering the best service... Read more
MHS Band Students Attend Leadership Training
Nine Milbank High School band students attended Vivace Leadership Training in Sioux Falls on July 12. The camp was put on by Vivace Productions, Inc.  Presenters included Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser and Dr. John Villella. Dr. Lautzenheiser serves as the vice president of education for Conn-Selmer, Inc. His career spans ten years of college band... Read more