Milbank Receives $5000 Healthy Hometown Community Award
Rhonda Preller, representing the Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA), announced Milbank has been selected to receive a 2021 Healthy Hometown Community Award – Powered by Wellmark. The award was accompanied by a check for $5000. Preller applied for the grant on Milbank’s behalf.  During South Dakota’s Office of Chronic... Read more
Milbank Firefighters Visit Schools During Fire Prevention Week
Remember when you were five and got a fire hat from the firemen who visited your school? It’s still a time-honored tradition.During 2021 Fire Prevention Week from October 3-10, firefighters from the Milbank Fire and Rescue Department handed out the coveted red hats, gave firetruck rides to school, and... Read more
Get Your Tailgate Meal Before the Milbank Football Game
Going to the game this Friday, but no time to cook dinner? Grab some grub at the Bulldog Booster Club Tailgate. The Bulldog Booster Club is serving pulled pork sandwiches from 5-7 p.m. at the MHS Picnic Shelter. The meal comes complete with a hearty pulled pork sandwich, chips, water, and... Read more
Silent Auction Going on Now to Support Grant County Library
The Friends of the Grant County Library organization is hosting a silent auction. The basket fundraiser offers a variety of baskets to promote literacy and useful items to encourage quality fun.   View the baskets on the library’s Facebook site or stop by the library. But hurry, the auction ends on October 28... Read more
MHS Fall Vocal Concert Set for October 18
The MHS Vocal Music Department presents their annual fall concert on Monday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 and $5. The MHS Concert Choir, under the direction of Miriam Schwenn, will perform a variety of selections.  In addition, the... Read more
Preller Presides Over State SDRSP Convention
Rhonda Preller of Milbank presided over the state convention of the South Dakota Retired School Personnel (SDRSP) on September 28-29 in Sioux Falls. Preller is the president of SDRSP and president of the Milbank chapter. Carmal Tobin, who leads the community services on the state board, and Paula Brakke,... Read more
Get Your Tickets to St. Lawrence Murder Mystery Night
Up for a little murder and mayhem? How about some dinner and a dress rehearsal to go with it? The annual St. Lawrence Murder Mystery evening unfolds on Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9.  Doors open at 6 p.m. at Speedway in downtown Milbank. The play, Dress Rehearsal Murder... Read more
Johnson Family Celebrates Four Generations
September is Intergeneration Month. At a recent get-together, the Johnson family took a photo to celebrate four generations. Jayce, two, and Jacksyn, nine months, are the newest members of the Johnson family. They are shown here with their dad, Jessy, of Milbank; their grandfather, Rusty Johnson of South Shore;... Read more
Milbank Screening for Three-Year-Olds
The Milbank School District will hold a screening for children who live in the district and were three years old by September 1, 2021. The developmental screening examines each child’s motor skills, speech, language, and general knowledge. The screening will take place at the Milbank Elementary School on Friday, October 15.... Read more
Individual Fall Storytimes to Start at BSC Library
Individual Happy Harvest storytimes will be conducted at the Big Stone City Branch Public Library for children ages three through six. Parents are invited to sign up now. The child, parent, and librarian will meet in the children’s area of the library to do a fall-themed craft, stories, and... Read more