New Berens Market Opens Today
Members of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce and community supporters gathered today, November 30, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Berens Market in Milbank. Traffic was busy outside and inside the store. Shoppers were eager to check out the produce and fresh meat departments that were expanded,... Read more
Second Annual Milbank Hometown Christmas Saturday, December 2
It’s always wonderful to come home for the holidays, and the Second Annual Hometown Christmas in Milbank will give you that warm and fuzzy feeling. The Milbank Area Chamber of  Commerce (MACC) sponsors the event, and Jamie Henderson, executive director of MACC, says,“This year we are going all out... Read more
Lady Bulldog Gymnasts Take Third at Sisseton
The Milbank Area gymnastics team was so happy to start their 2023-2024 season they did cartwheels! The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Sisseton on Tuesday, November 28, for a triangular. Sisseton captured first place with 114.55 points. Breckenridge-Wahpeton came in second with 114.1 points. Milbank was close behind in third... Read more
270 MHS Students Attend Sadie Hawkins Dance and Food Drive
In a turnabout of traditional roles, 270 students turned out for the annual Sadie Hawkins dance hosted by the MHS Student Council on November 21. DJ Jacob Ebsen kept the tunes turned up at the Speedway Event Center. “It was a fantastic turn out and the students had a... Read more
Coach Brian Allmendinger Retires From Bulldog Football
The Milbank football team presented their 2023 End-of-the-Season Awards on November 6 at the American Lutheran Church. Brian Allmendinger, who has been the head coach of the Bulldogs for the past four years and who recently announced his retirement, led the group. Allmendinger coached football for a total of... Read more
FFA Heads to State Dec 3-4 in Rapid City
Milbank FFA will send two teams and two individuals to South Dakota’s 2023 State Leadership and Development Events (LDE) in Rapid City on December 3-4. The state-bound members qualified at the LDE in Doland on Monday, November 13.  Raul Berrones, Nick Fonder, Veronica Fonder, Kalli Grong, Kenzie Kooima, Ashlynn... Read more
Milbank Awarded a Child Care Planning Grant from Governor
Milbank is one of 28 cities that will receive a grant from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).  Governor Kristi Noem announced the multiple recipients of the Investment Plan for Child Care on Tuesday, November 21. The 28 planning grants total $1.13 million. “So many communities have reached out... Read more
Herbert Butzin

Herbert Butzin

Obituaries November 28, 2023 0

Herbert Butzin, 99, a long-time Deuel County resident passed away on November 27, 2023, in Milbank. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Mundwiler Funeral Home in Milbank. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial, with full military... Read more
MHS Students and Alumni Shine at National FFA Convention
Milbank’s FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management team was awarded a silver at the 2023 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. Team members included Cassidy Schwagel, a 2023 MHS graduate; senior Brooke Schwagel; and Kayla Schweer and Bailey Schwagel, both freshmen. Individually, C. Schwagel earned a gold, Bailey and Brooke Schwagel each... Read more
Betty Stielow

Betty Stielow

Obituaries November 24, 2023 0

Betty Stielow, age 90, of Graceville, MN, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2023, at Essentia Health – Grace Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Beardsley Methodist Church in Beardsley, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the... Read more