MARTA to Meet April 18
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at Pizza Ranch in Milbank. Bill and Cathy Zubke of Watertown are the featured speakers and will take members on a “Trip to France.” Door prizes will also be... Read more
MHS Juniors Inducted in Milbank Honor Society
The Milbank Honor Society welcomed 14 new members on March 23. Inductees must meet the four requirements of academics – a grade point average of at least 3.5, service learning, leadership, and character. The 2019 inductees – all juniors at MHS – Back row: Danica Schulte, Amy Nelson, James... Read more
Kalli Grong Wins State Archery Competition
Ten year old, Kalli Grong of Milbank won the championship title in the Bowhunter Freestyle event in the Cub division of South Dakota’s National Field Archery Association Competition. Kalli began practicing archery in January 2018 by enrolling in the Grant County 4-H shooting sports program. Mark Veen of Bent... Read more
MHS Senior Music Students Go On Annual Chanhassen Trip
Milbank High School senior band and choir students attended the musical Mama Mia on Sunday, March 31 at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in Chanhassen. The 28 students attended the evening performance along with chaperones Rick and Miriam Schwenn and Jason and Susan Karels. Front Row (left to right): Morgan... Read more
Milltones Concert Tonight at MHS Theater
“Saturday night’s alright for fighting,” but harmony is better. You can stay home tonight and listen to old Elton John cds or hear some live music instead! It’s the Milltones 41st Annual Barbershop Show at 7 p.m in the MHS theater. Tickets are still available for a free will... Read more
Free Churros at Taco John’s for World Down Syndrome Day
Taco John’s is rocking their socks during World Down Syndrome Day on Wednesday, March 21. According to Brian Fox, owner of Taco John’s in Milbank, the staff at Taco John’s will all be wearing colorful and mismatched socks to show their support. Fox invites you to rock your socks,... Read more
Babysitting Workshop to be Held in Milbank
Want a job babysitting this summer? The Grant County 4-H office will hold a free basic babysitting clinic on Monday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Grant County Courthouse community room. The workshop will include sessions on caring for infants and young children, safe cooking... Read more
Schwagel Family Meets Kane Brown in a Tribute to Tanner
Kane Brown, the country singer who became the first artist to have simultaneous number one hits on all five of Billboard’s main country charts, met backstage with members of Tanner Schwagel’s family prior to his sold-out performance at the Swiftel Center in Brookings. Brown extended the special meet and... Read more
Katie Wollschlager is MHS Student of the Month
Katie Wollschlager, a senior at MHS, has been chosen as the February Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Brian and Janelle Wollschlager. Katie has been a member of the volleyball, basketball, and track teams. She also sings in the choir. Katie was a class officer during... Read more
New Time Set for Middle School Concert
The Milbank Middle School choirs and bands will present their mid-winter concert on Thursday, March 7. The performance begins at 6 p.m. in the Milbank High School Theater. Please note this is a new start time to accommodate previously scheduled activities and the middle school dance at 7 p.m.... Read more