MHS Students Selected for All State Band
The 74th Annual South Dakota All-State Band will practice and perform at T.F. Riggs High School in Pierre March 21-23. Hope Karels and Joe and Rachel Schulte, all seniors at Milbank High School, were selected for this year’s event. Karels was chosen as the fourth chair clainet for the... Read more
Students and Piano Teachers Play in 33rd Annual Piano Festival
The 33rd Annual Piano Festival was held at MHS on Sunday, February 25. The festival, sponsored by the Milbank Area Piano Teachers, is designed to showcase the talents of young musicians and encourage them in their studies. Students of Kristi Seehafer, Deb Rausch, Renae Wollschlager, and Sheila Dailie performed.... Read more
Strings Students Play in Middle School All-State Orchestra
Five Milbank area students rehearsed and performed with the Middle School All-State Orchestra at Rapid City Central High School on February 23-24. The event was sponsored by the South Dakota Music Educators Association (SDMEA). Teaneashea Vogel, an eighth grader from Milbank Middle School, was selected as 12th chair cello.... Read more
Students and Teachers to be Featured at Piano Festival
The 33rd Annual Piano Festival will be held at MHS on Sunday, February 25, at 1:30 p.m. The festival, sponsored by the Milbank Area Piano Teachers, is designed to showcase the talents of the musicians and encourage them in their studies. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.... Read more
Olivia Wendland Selected as MHS January Student of the Month
Olivia Wendland, a senior at Milbank High School, was chosen as the January Student of the Month. Olivia participates in student council, HOSA, National Honor Society, band, choir, color guard, and football cheer. Outside of school, Olivia participates in dance. She was chosen as Miss Milbank for 2024 at... Read more
MARTA to Meet February 15
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers and Personnel Association (MARTA) will meet on Thursday, February 15, at 11 a.m. at the Milbank Pizza Ranch. The February meeting will feature homemade cookies, drawings for prizes, a basket fundraiser, and a short business meeting to discuss spring activities. Read more
Spotlight on Heidi Wellnitz During National School Counselor Week
Have you ever counted how many choices you make in a day? There isn’t an app on your phone to keep track of that, but researchers estimate the average person makes around 122 informed choices each day.  If you count the teensy-weensy decisions –including all the subconscious ones –... Read more
Stamp Your Love❤️Local Passport in Milbank to Win Prizes
You don’t have to go far to see and experience the world in Milbank. Tuck your Love Local Passport in your bag and start exploring all the eating, shopping, and local hot spots. Why go anywhere else when you can be a tourist in your own town. Hit the... Read more
MHS Cast and Crew Earn a Superior at One-Act Play Festival
The MHS cast and crew of Oz earned a Superior rating for their performance in the Class A division of the 2024 One-Act Play Festival. The annual event was hosted at the Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center from February 1-3. As an ensemble, Charlotte Street, Rebecca Lavalee, and Ava Sichmiller of... Read more
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts to Celebrate 80 Years in Milbank
Boys Scout Troop 45 will celebrate 80 chartered years in Milbank. Troop 45 kicked off National Boy Scout Week, held February 4-10, by announcing 80 candles will light the top of their cake on May 1. The milestone has been reached with aid from the American Lutheran Church for... Read more