Milbank Students Join The World in Prayer at the Pole
Milbank students came together for prayer in the frosty, early morning air on Wednesday, September 28. They bonded with millions of other students across the world who also gathered around their flagpoles to pray.  See You at the Pole is part of the Global Week of Student Prayer observed from... Read more
Whetstone Valley Garden Club Elects New Officers
The Whetstone Valley Garden Club elected new officers for their 2023 season. Janelle Kelly will serve as the president, Tammie Dewald as the vice president, Joelie Hicks as the secretary, and Kathy Madsen as the treasurer. The club meets monthly from May through September at a member’s home, and each... Read more
Kids Books and Bingo Event Set at BSC Library
Kids in first through fifth grade are invited to an after-school Bingo and Books event at the Big Stone City Branch Library on Tuesday, October 4. The event is free, but registration is required. Attendees will be supervised from approximately 3:30 – 5:15 p.m. Parents just need to arrange rides... Read more
Grant County Combined Appeal Business Blitz Tomorrow
The 61st Annual Grant County Combined Appeal Business Blitz is Wednesday, September 28. The People Helping People Drive plans to fund 17 organizations in Grant County.  Every donated dollar stays right here in Grant County. This year, the group hopes to reach a goal of $190,400. But, they need... Read more
Luis Berrones Selected as MHS September Student of the Month
Luis Berrones, a senior at Milbank High School, has been chosen as the September Student of the Month. Luis is the son of Luis Berrones and Lorena Pedraza.Luis is active in football, track, band, choir, honor band, and FFA. He was also a member of Boys State. Outside of... Read more
Milbank Garden Lots Available for 2023
Did you miss picking and eating juicy, red tomatoes right from the vine this summer? Did you long for fresh greens and cucumbers to perk up your salads? Why not consider reserving a garden plot next year and growing and harvesting your own vegetables. The Milbank Community Gardens encompasses... Read more
Summit Crowns 2022 Homecoming Royalty
Katie Minder was chosen as Summit High School’s 2022 Homecoming Queen. Jonathan Johnston was selected to reign alongside her as this year’s Homecoming King. Their royal court includes Cierra Fonder, Katie Karst, Brady Lindholm, and Damon Opdahl. Coronation was held Monday evening, September 12, at Summit School. During the festivities, Abby Zirbel was chosen... Read more
Preller to Speak at MARTA on Teaching on the Border
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers-Personnel Association (MARTA) will host its regular meeting on Thursday, September 15. The meeting begins at 11 a.m. in the meeting room of Pizza Ranch in Milbank.   Rhonda Preller will relate some of the things she experienced during the 25 years she was living and teaching on the border of Texas... Read more
MHS Homecoming King and Queen Candidates Selected
MHS will celebrate Homecoming 2022 from September 12 through September 16.  Activities are slated for the entire week, beginning with Coronation on Monday, September 12, at 7 p.m. in the Milbank Armory.  Senior class students nominated as royalty candidates include: Queen – Averie Engebretson, daughter of Amanda and Jared... Read more
Tommy’s Popcorn Stand Closes
Tommy’s has officially closed for the season, but it’s staying put. Kiwanis members Delvin and Cammy Hackwith head up the project. Cammy says, “The popcorn stand is hard to move, and we are worried about the structure being compromised. So we won’t be moving it.”  That’s ok. They made a... Read more