Winners of the Annual 4-H LEGO Contest Announced
Sometimes the show must go on. Northern Lights 4-H leader, Kathy Steinlicht says, “Even though there wasn’t a Grant County Farm Show, we still had the 4-H LEGO contest.”  The annual event was held instead at the Emanuel Lutheran Church fellowship hall on January 23. This year, the contest attracted 42 participants in four age groups.   According Steinlicht, the LEGO... Read more
Big Stone Library Hosting Puzzle Swap
Bored with all your jigsaw puzzles? Bring one gently used adult puzzle to the Big Stone City Branch Library to swap it for another. Keep swapping until March 10. Swaps are restricted to one puzzle per visit. Visit the library at 400 Washington Street. Enter via the south door... Read more
Kindergarten Screening Set for January 29
The Milbank School District will hold a kindergarten screening and registration on Friday, January 29, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Koch Elementary School gym. The screening takes approximately half an hour to one hour. Kindergarten screening is for any child that will be five years old before... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog? –  It’s Emma DeBoer
MHS senior Emma DeBoer is a leader not only in the fine arts department, but also as a cheerleader. Emma has played  the alto saxophone for the MHS concert, jazz, and pep bands all through her high school career. She is an alto sax section leader for the bands and also serves... Read more
Adults-Play Book Bingo at the Big Stone Library
The Big Stone Branch Public Library starts the new year with the 2021 Adult Reading Program — Bingo with a Good Book. Win a prize by reading books from different categories and adding them to your Bingo card. The program is open to all library patrons age 18 and... Read more
Registration Opens for Read-to-Me Program at the Library
Every child is a superhero at the Grant County Library during the next Read-to-Me program. Sign up now to start reading and logging books to receive prizes.  The program is open to children six and under and runs from January 11 until February 18. Participants are also eligible to... Read more
Rhianna Folk Selected December Student of The Month
Rhianna Folk, a senior at Milbank High School, has been chosen as the December Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Tony and Kim Folk. Rhianna has been involved in football cheer, theater, and choir.  She was a major M winner, a member of Milbank Honor Society and... Read more
Jose (Alonzo) Flores de Salazar Chosen as MHS Student of the Month
The MHS student of the month for November is Jose (Alonzo) Flores de Salazar. Jose is a senior and the son of Guillermo Flores Ruiz.At MHS, Jose was a member of the  Bulldogs tennis team. Outside of school, he enjoys working with animals, is an altar boy for his church,... Read more
Middle School Holds Penny War for Angel Tree
The Milbank Middle School, led by the student council, hosted their annual penny war competition. The council set a goal to raise $1,500. With an anonymous matching fund donation, the group raised over $3,000 to purchase gifts for the Angel Tree. Some of the funds will also be used for clothing... Read more
Chamber Announces  Winners of Nominate Your Neighbor
Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, announced the winners of the Nominate Your Neighbors Contest.  The contest was held to recognize residents who took their outdoor holiday decorations from so-so to ho-ho-ho.   Folk says, “We had over 14 nominations and the four winners were drawn at random. They... Read more