It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk Requests Your Help
The It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk core committee is working hard to continue to grow its annual event and needs your help in doing so. “Currently nine teams are signed up to take part,” stated committee member Ann Tuchscherer. “More teams are needed and welcome. The core... Read more
Parent-Teacher Conferences Set For February 3rd and 8th
The second set of parent-teacher conferences for the Milbank School District have been set for the 2015-2016 school year.Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, February 3, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. and Monday, February 8, from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Students will be released from school early both days. Koch... Read more
Reading Adventures Featured in February at Grant County Library
The Grant County Library in Milbank has a full schedule for the month of February with Reading Adventures added to its lineup. The new program is for children ages six and under and will take place the third Wednesday of the month through April at 11:30 a.m. Upcoming dates include... Read more
Grant County Library Celebrates Super Bowl
The Grant County Library in Milbank will celebrate the National Football League’s Super Bowl 50 by hosting Touchdown Game Day. The event will take place Wednesday, February 3, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the library. School will dismiss early that day for parent-teacher conferences. Touchdown Game Day is... Read more
The Future Takes Flight For Kala Loehrer
Today, January 29, is the 43rd Anniversary of the day the first female jet pilot was hired by a major U.S. airline. Her name is Emily Warner Howell and she paved the runway for every girl with her head in the clouds. Kala Loehrer of Milbank, who officially became... Read more
Combined Appeal Team Works All Year
In a world filled with tragedy and turmoil, too often people give up and decide they cannot make a difference. It is a testament to the integrity and generosity of the people of Grant County that they buck that trend. Every year, they spread joy to others and eagerly... Read more
One-Act Play Takes Third Place At Regions
The Milbank High School one-act play and cast members captured third place at the Region IV competition Tuesday, January 26, in Aberdeen and were just shy of advancing to the State Festival. The top two teams from each region advance to state which is slated for February 4-6 in... Read more
4-H Students Coordinate Farm Safety Poster Contest
Hope Karels and Cailey Sime hosted a Farm Safety poster contest in conjunction with the annual Grant County Farm and Home Show. The two members of the Grant County 4-H program coordinated cash prizes sponsored by Schuneman Equipment, Sime Repair and Titan Machinery. The duo said, “Thank you to all... Read more
Mary Queen of Tots

Mary Queen of Tots

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If it’s true, everything you need to know you learned in kindergarten, you probably learned it from Mrs. Scott. Many well-wishers attended the 95th birthday celebration in honor of Mrs. Mary Scott at an open house Sunday, January 24, at Park Place in Milbank. For 45 years, Mary taught... Read more
Grant County Farm and Home Show Rated A Success
The frigid temperatures experienced Friday and Saturday last week did not keep participants, spectators, or vendors from visiting the 68th annual Grant County Farm and Home Show. The annual Lego contest was a big hit according to Sara Koepke 4-H Youth Educator, with over 30 youth participating in the... Read more