Street, Schuelke and Frerichs Place High at Conference Tourney
The Milbank debate squad opened their winter season at the Central Forensics Conference Tournament (CFC2) in Lennox on Saturday, January 8.  Lydia Street placed second in Student Congress. Qualon Grant, Shane Spiering, Max Schuelke, Aryiana Butler, Ivy Lewno, and Rylen Frerichs also competed in the Student Congress division. In Novice Public... Read more
Milbank Kindergarten Screening and Registration Set
The Milbank School District will conduct a kindergarten screening and registration on Friday, January 28, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Milbank Elementary School gym. Kindergarten screening is for any child who will be five years old before September 1, 2022. Parents are asked to bring the... Read more
Humorous Author to Speak at the Grant County Library
If you could use a few more laughs in your day, mark January 11 on your calendar. Humorist Jerry Nelson will have you chortling in no time. Nelson, a guest author courtesy of the Friends of the Grant County Public Library, speaks on January 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the... Read more
REMINDER: Deadline for LEGO Contest Registration is January 6
Kids and grown-up kids, don’t forget to register for the annual LEGO Contest at the Grant County Farm & Home Show! The LEGO Contest will be held on Saturday, January 15, in the Milbank Elementary School lunchroom. Anyone age four and up is invited to get creative and have some fun. The... Read more
Leddy and Osowski Win Voice of Democracy Contest
Korbin Leddy won first place and Savanna Osowski took second place in the 2021-2022 Voice of Democracy local essay contest sponsored by the Milbank VFW and VFW Auxiliary. Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has remained the premier scholarship program of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Students compete by... Read more
MHS Musicians Play at Merry TubaChristmas
The 48th Annual Merry TubaChristmas, a worldwide event, was held in our area in Aberdeen on Saturday, December 11. Milbank students who participated included: Devon Mueller, Sam Shelstad, Darin Hagen, William Karels, Henry Pederson, and Nycole Korstjens.  Practice was held in the morning followed by performances at the Lakewood Mall, Walmart, and... Read more
Hattie Muellenbach Chosen as December Student of the Month
Senior Hattie Muellenbach has been chosen as the MHS December Student of the Month. Hattie is the daughter of Jake and Heidi Muellenbach. Hattie is active in tennis, FFA, HOSA, student council, FCA, band, and TATU. She participates in her church’s youth group, shooting sports, and is a blood drive volunteer.... Read more
Hartman’s Family Foods Donates $1300 to Combined Appeal
Bob Hartman of Hartman’s Family Foods in Milbank presented Craig Wellnitz with a check for $1300 to contribute to the Grant County Combined Appeal. This is the sixth year Hartman has held his annual hand-dipped apple fundraiser. And, he doesn’t just give Combined Appeal a piece of the pie,... Read more
Volunteers Needed for Free Christmas Day Dinner
Do turkeys fear you and dinner guests cheer you? Do you know a drumstick from a wing? Even if you don’t, the Free Community Christmas Day Dinner at Parkview United Methodist Church needs you! Do you have an extra spot in your oven or an electric roaster to cook a small to... Read more
Last Chance to Vote for Winner of the Milbank Parade of Lights
Did you see all the great floats at Milbank’s 2021 Parade of Lights? Was there one that especially caught your eye? Don’t forget to vote for your favorite. The winning entry will be awarded $200 in Ol’ Mill Bucks donated by Whetstone Valley Electric Cooperative.The Parade of Lights was sponsored by... Read more