Jace Peiker’s Grandparent Essay Wins Second at State 
Jace Peiker, a fifth grader at Milbank Elementary School, won second place at the state level of  the 2024 Grandparent Essay Contest sponsored by AARP and South Dakota Retired School Personnel (SDRSP). His essay honored his grandfather Galen Bauman who lives in Watertown. Jace is the son of Colt... Read more
Volunteers Welcome to Help MARTA Pack Mercy Meals
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers-Personnel Association (MARTA) will meet on Thursday, May 16, to package Mercy Meals. The Mercy Meals will be distributed  by the Orphan Grain Train to provide hunger relief worldwide.  Additional volunteers are welcome to help complete the project. Members and volunteers will meet at 10:30... Read more
2024 MHS Grads Honor Their Moms on Mother’s Day
Happy Mother’s Day! Congratulations to the Class of 2024 on graduation. This year, both special events fell on the same day, Sunday, May 12, in Milbank. Of course, sharing is nothing new to your mother. She has been doing it forever or at least as far back as you... Read more
Senior Awards Day Adds to Scholarship Totals
Senior Awards Day was held Wednesday, May 8, in the Milbank High School Theater. 56 members of the MHS Class of 2024 received scholarships. Among the recipients were Miss Milbank, Olivia Wendland, Stella Wendland, and Cailey Sime, the 2023 Snow Queen Festival runners-up. Complete List of 2024 Scholarship Awards: Read more
Results From Northeast Area Special Olympics Games Held in Milbank
Milbank hosted the 2024 Northeast Area Special Olympics Spring Track and Field Games on Friday, May 3, at A.B. Campbell Stadium. Hundreds of athletes from cities dotting northeast South Dakota joined the 28 athletes from Milbank for an all-day competition in a myriad of events. Amazing local volunteers, great... Read more
Over 1,000 Attend Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in Milbank
Did you get a chance taco to the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Farley Park last weekend? If not, you missed the opportunity to win seven bikes, two scooters, and 32 sports balls –  footballs,soccer balls, and basketballs. You missed hearing Yanderyn Olivares sing our National Anthem and Herminia... Read more
Milbank Takes Second at Math Contest at NSU
Milbank took second place as a team at the 69th Annual Mathematics Contest in which over 330 students from 25 area schools across South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota participated.  Individually, Amelia Pederson brought home third place and Katie Kruger secured fourth place in Advanced Algebra. Eight MHS students... Read more
Wollschlager and Tschetter Piano Students Present Spring Recital
Student musicians of Renae Wollschlager and Megan Tschetter held a joint recital for family and friends on Sunday, April 28, at Central Church in Milbank. Pianists: Back row – (l. to r.) Leticia Stahl, Addison Brown, Riley Brown, Macie VanLith, Elyssa Tomac, Ellie Trapp, Tanen Schmieg, and Makenna Young.  Middle row... Read more
MHS and MMS to Present Spring Concerts
The Milbank Middle School and Milbank High School bands and choirs will perform their annual spring concerts May 6-7 in the Milbank High School Theater. Music awards will also be presented and senior musicians will be recognized.. The sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade concert is set for Monday, May 6.... Read more
2024 MHS Prom Photos
74 couples took a stroll and danced against a backdrop of a “Midnight Garden” during the 2024 MHS Grand March and Prom on Saturday, April 27, at Milbank High School. Event co-chairs included Siera Wenzl. Claire Snaza, Ella Sandvig, Katie Kruger, and Emmett Hanson. Melissa Gall and Nancy Quade... Read more