Open House 50th Wedding Anniversary Honoring Mick and Linda Redmond
The family of Mick and Linda Redmond will host a 50th wedding anniversary open house on Saturday, June 15. The Golden Wedding celebration takes place from 6-9 p.m. on the patio at Speedway in downtown Milbank. All friends and family are invited. The Redmonds were married on June 14,... Read more
Opening Running Scheduled Twice a Week
Open running for all ages is scheduled Monday and Thursday evenings in June. Beginners to serious runners are welcome. Interested? Meet in front of Milbank High School at 8 p.m. on Monday or Thursday. Read more
Valley Baptist to Host Vacation Bible School with Suppers
The Incredible Race is the theme for Vacation Bible School at Valley Baptist Church in Milbank. Everyone is invited to join together for supper on Monday, June 24, through Friday, June 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the church. The Bible school classes follow from 6-8 p.m. for kids ages... Read more
Milbank Farmer’s Market Opens Tuesday
Do you want homemade treats, but not the long hours in the kitchen? The Milbank Farmer’s Market has done the work for you. They make all your dreams of homemade goodies just a walk in the park. The market opens for the season this Tuesday evening from 4 –... Read more
Winners Named in Unity Square Triathlon
Eight youth took part in the Fourth Annual Unity Square Kids Triathlon on May 23. The event consisted of a 100-yard swim, a 1.8 mile bike ride, and an 800-meter run. Unity Square sponsored the event and the Milbank Kiwanis Club assisted.   Official results with times listed: Age... Read more
Koch School 5th Graders Receive Presidential Academic Awards
Koch Elementary School Principal Amy Brandriet announced the names of 23 students chosen for Presidential Academic Achievement Awards. The awards, part of the President’s Education Awards Program (PEAP), are presented on behalf of the President of the United States and the U. S. Secretary of Education. PEAP was founded... Read more
Milbank Middle School Band Members Receive Awards
Milbank Middle School Band Director Susan Karels presented end-of-the-year awards to band members. Musicians of the Month for each grade were also eligible to enter a drawing for a Pizza Hut gift certificate. Musicians of the Month for sixth grade included: Alex DeLaRosa, Ruth Luis Gomez, Ty Kettwig, Sammi... Read more
Space Out at Summer Reading at the Grant County Library on June 3
It’s time to blast off into a Universe of Stories during Summer Reading 2019. Take your little astronauts to Mission Control (the Grant County Public Library in Milbank) on Monday, June 3, at 6:30 p.m. Jay and Leslie Laughing Matters launch the fun with their show Flights of Fancy.... Read more
Perfect Attendance Recognized at Koch School
Fifteen students from Koch Elementary School received certificates for perfect attendance for the 2018-2019 school year. Submitted Photo- Back row: (l.to r.) Collin Phinney, Lucas Johnson, Alex Baugh, Ethan Owen, Hunter Hawley, Liam Heller, and Thomas Bass. Front row: (l.to r.) Cade Grabow, Emmett VanHoorn, Kinley VanHoorn, Brander Hicks,... Read more
Schulte String Students Host Spring Recital
Violin and cello students of Elizabeth Schulte presented a spring recital on May 18 at Valley Baptist Church. Soloists, duets, and ensembles played a range of selections from folk songs and hymns to classical pieces. Musicians included: Front – (l to r.) Dakota Skye Tschetter, Fischer Hawley, Veronica Fonder,... Read more