Johnson and Mertens Play in 2024 All-Star Game
Jayden Johnson and Garrett Mertens, alumni of the Milbank Bulldogs 2023 football team, played in the South Dakota Football Coaches Association’s 2024 All-Star game on Saturday, June 8.  Players were nominated by their coaches and came from schools across the state for the three-day event held at Dana J.... Read more
Northern State University Releases Spring Dean’s List and President List
Northern State University announced the students who earned recognition on the President’s List and Dean’s List for the 2024 spring semester. The President’s List honors full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.00 GPA. The Dean’s List acknowledges students with GPAs ranging from 3.50 to 3.99.  Students on the list... Read more
Deadline to Sign Up for Grassland CRP is June 28
Agricultural producers and private landowners can now sign up for the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (Grassland CRP). The signup runs from today through June 28. Grassland CRP, offered by the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), is a voluntary working lands conservation program that enables participants to conserve grasslands and... Read more
Schuchard Competes at State Golf Tourney
The 2024 South Dakota Girls High School State A Golf Tournament was held at Bakker Crossing in Sioux Falls for the second time in three years. According to Milbank’s head coach, Mark Keeton, “From my experience, this is very unusual, but being familiar with the layout was a big... Read more
Team Backes and Struck Win Casino Royale Tourney
Jerry and Kay Backes and Taylor and Payton Struck were the first-place winners of the 4th Annual Casino Royale Fundraiser Tournament at Whetstone Creek Golf Course north of Milbank. They finished with a net score of 57. The 20 teams of four players each competed to raise money for... Read more
Deadlines Coming for Prevented Planting Acreage Reporting
Agricultural producers must submit crop acreage reports to the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) by July 15 to be eligible for most USDA programs. The 2024 acreage report maps are ready to be picked up at the Grant County FSA Office. Call 605.432.6570 – Extension 2. According to Joel... Read more
Bennett Schwenn Selected for All-Summit Collegiate Team
Bennett Schwenn of Milbank, a rising sophomore at the University of South Dakota, was named to the men’s Academic All-Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Team on Tuesday, June 5. This is Schwenn’s second All-Summit honor and it was earned in part by his prowess in the long jump... Read more
Deadline for Combined Appeal Applications is June 14
Applications for the 2024-25 Grant County Combined Appeal need to be submitted by this Friday, June 14. Craig Wellnitz, finance director of the Milbank High School Educational Foundation stated, “Last year, Combined Appeal, along with our generous community, distributed $181,200 to 21 local agencies.” All Grant County nonprofits are... Read more
New Instructions for Food Giveaway on June 12
The second of five food giveaways this year, sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council and Feeding South Dakota, will be held on Wednesday, June 12, from 4-5 p.m. in the Living Word Church parking lot on the north end of Milbank on Hwy. 15. The event will... Read more
Milbank High School Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank High School released the fourth quarter honor roll for the 2023-20224 school year. Students receiving honors include the following:    PERFECTION 4.0FRESHMEN:Mason Allen, Thomas Bass, Ana Calel Tomas, Ivy Dreis,Edna Flores De Salazar, Izabella Glomstad, Liam Heller, Debrianna Hicks, Aiden Kelly, Mack Koplin, Heyden Montag, Macy Mueller, Tanen Schmieg,Bailey Schwagel, Ava Sichmeller,... Read more