American Girl Program  Begins at Grant County Library
An American Girl program will be held on Thursday, September 24, from 4-6 p.m. at the Grant County Library. The program is open to children 7-11 years old. Kaya, Girl who Arranges Rocks will be the guest doll.  The event is limited to 10 participants. Registration is required. Call 605.432.6543 or... Read more
Monte Rosen Wins First Place in 2020 WVRA Team Penning Season
Monte Rosen captured first place in the Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association’s 2020 team penning season. Rosen finished on top in the final standings with 443 points. Louie Minder came in second with 416 points. Craig Magedanz earned third with 405 points. During the final night of competition on Saturday, September... Read more
Not So Scary Scarecrow Storytime Starts Tomorrow at Big Stone Library
Pick up a Not So Scary Scarecrow storytime kit for your child at the Big Stone Branch Library on Wednesday, September 16 or Saturday, September 19. The kits are free and available for children ages three through six. Each kit includes the craft materials for the not so scary scarecrow, a... Read more
Free Drive-In Movie Saturday Night at Farley Park
Need an escape? Maybe even an adventure? Pack up the kids and head to Farley Park this Saturday, September 12, to see the drive-in movie Onward.  The Disney-Pixar urban fantasy will delight the whole family with its teenage elf brothers, time travel, cryptic maps, and crazy escapades. The show starts... Read more
Big Stone Library to Reopen Today
The Big Stone City Branch Library will open without appointments on Wednesday, September 2. According to librarian Janelle Kelly,  “We ask all patrons to come with masks on. If you don’t have a mask, we will provide you with one. Please keep your six-foot distance from other patrons.” In March,... Read more
McKernan, Hamann, and Hardie Win Team Penning Event
Mike McKernan, Steve Hamann, and Cassidy Hardie won the team penning event hosted by the Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association at the Milbank Arena on Saturday, August 29. The winners clocked in at 24:34. Teresa Mead, Randy Schuchard, and Louie Minder came in second with a time of 38.81. Monte Rosen, Harold... Read more
Virtual Milbank Community Bible Study to Begin in September
Community Bible Study will start its 45th year on September 21. This is the first year, however, the group will not meet in person.  All classes will be virtual. Classes will meet online each Monday at 7 p.m. Registration is now open.  Sign up at or by contacting Jolene Rick at... Read more
Scouts to Hold Kick-Off and Registration Night at Lake Farley
Want to join the Boy Scouts? Not sure what Boy Scouts or Cub Scouts is all about? Find out this Thursday, August 27, when the Milbank Area Scouts BSA (Boy Scouts of America) host their annual Scouts Kick-Off and registration night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lake Farley... Read more
Free Drive In Movie Tonight at Farley Park
It’s Free! It’s Funny. It’s Ferdinand! And it’s at Farley Park tonight, Saturday, August 22. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce created the drive-in theater with help from the Matt Scott family, who constructed the frame for the screen. All you need to do is drive... Read more
Mead, Graham, and Schuchard Win Team Penning Event
Teresa Mead, Tom Graham, and Randy Schuchard, who penned three head in 31.94 seconds, took home first place at the Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association team penning event on Saturday, August 15. Jess McGee, Calvin Thompson, and Eric Sandbult took second at 39.94 seconds. Casey Arndt, Donald Peterson, and Gary Letrud walked away... Read more