Heather Storm to Serve as Honorary Chair of Cancer Walk on Friday
It Only Takes a Spark Cancer Walk marks its 26th year this Friday, June 9. Events begin at 5 p.m. at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. The annual walk helps to financially support over 100 individuals and families each year in their day-to-day struggle with cancer. It also offers... Read more
Isaiah Korstjens Chosen MHS Student of the Month
Isaiah Korstjens, a senior at Milbank High School, has been chosen as the May Student of the Month. He is the son of Matt and Kelli Korstjens. Isaiah is a member of National Honor Society and serves as the captain of the tennis team. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and other... Read more
MMS Band Students Receive End-of-Season Awards
Susan Karels, band instructor for Milbank Middle School, announced the 2022-2023 End-of-Season Awards.Practice:Sixth-grade students: Paisley Ericsson, Alayna Gloe, Bella Hicks, Tristan Hooth, Avery Lamp, Payton Lamp, Cooper Mueller, Bailey Nolting, Emmett Schuelke, Kylynn Schwandt, Cam Stengel, Charlotte Swanson, Kyra Tostenson, Kinley VanHoorn, Cali Weber, Jada Leigh Wellnitz, and Harper... Read more
Milbank FFA Holds End-of-Year Banquet
The Milbank FFA recently held their end-of-the-year banquet at the high school. Sara Colombe is the agriculture education instructor and the Milbank FFA Chapter adviser.​  Luis Berrones received the Star in Agriculture Placement Award.  Kalli Grong received the Star Greenhand Award.  Keara Van Hoorn received the Seize the Moment... Read more
City Issues Watering Restrictions Starting June 1
Don Settje, water manager for the City of Milbank, asks residents to begin observing watering restrictions on Thursday, June 1. The restrictions are to stay in place until further notice. Even-numbered addresses may water on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Odd-numbered addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. No... Read more
Memorial Day Events Scheduled in Milbank
Everyone is encouraged to attend the Memorial Day programs in Milbank on Monday, May 29. The holiday begins with Mass at the St. Lawrence Cemetery at 8 a.m.  The memorial wreaths will be posted at 9 a.m. at the cemetery. Father Gary DeRouchey will address the group, and an all-unit firing squad will... Read more
Register Kids for Summer Reading at Big Stone Library
Get your kids registered for the free Summer Reading program at the Big Stone City Branch Library! Registration is open from May 17-31. The Summer Reading program will be held each Wednesday from 1:30-2:45 p.m. starting June 7 and continuing through July 19. Events are designed for kids entering... Read more
Dailie Students Perform for Piano Guild Judge
Six piano students who study under Sheila Dailie performed for judge Maria Grant of the National Guild of Piano Teachers. The auditions were held in Brookings on Friday, May 12. The Milbank students each received a superior or superior-plus rating.  Students:Maci Mueller –  State Winner – 4 years Natalie Thaden... Read more
Seehafer Students Present Spring Piano Recital
The piano students of Kristi Seehafer presented their annual spring recital on Sunday, April 30, at Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank.  An ice cream social followed the performance. Musicians from the 1 p.m. presentation:Back Row – Kinleigh Brandenburger, Kaitlyn Brandenburger, Kyler Brandenburger, Dylan Meister, Trinity Brehmer, Tatum Brehmer, Stella... Read more
Non-denominational Womens Group to Meet
The Milbank Women’s Connection, an affiliate of Stonecroft Ministries, invites everyone to a special event on Tuesday, May 16, at 1:30 p.m. at Central Church. Tickets are $5 and include a light dessert. Reservations are not required, but are appreciated.  Debby Schmitz of Harvey, North Dakota, will speak on... Read more