Senior Girls to Vie for Snow Queen Miss Milbank Title
Seventeen senior girls will vie for the title of 2016 Miss Milbank during the annual Lions Club Snow Queen pageant Saturday, November 14, in the Milbank High School theatre. The event begins at 7 p.m. Advance tickets will be sold at $5 each Saturday afternoon from 12 noon to 3 p.m.... Read more
Honor Our Veterans Tomorrow
Father Gary DeRouchery of St. Lawrence Catholic Church will be the keynote speaker at the Veterans Day program November 11 at 11 a.m. at the Milbank Armory. Units performing their ceremonial duties will be: The American Legion Post #9 Color Guard, Legion Auxiliary Color Guard, VFW Post #3486 Color Guard... Read more
Grant County Courthouse Preparing for Festival of Christmas Trees
The 24th annual Festival of Christmas Trees will be showcased throughout the Grant County Courthouse during the upcoming holiday season. Event planners are looking for organizations and businesses to join in the Christmas spirit by displaying a decorated tree. Trees must be set up and decorated between Tuesday, November... Read more
Local Speakers Take Part in Toastmaster’s Meeting
The Babbel-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, November 5, in the State Auto cafeteria with Jessica Roggenbuck serving as the Toastmaster. The word of the day was Ferhoodle. Kirk Simmons was the speaker for the day. He presented Project 4 out of the Competent Communications manual with a speech titled... Read more
Boys Piano Recital Featured Local Talent
The 20th annual Milbank Area boys piano recital took place Saturday, November 7, in the Milbank High School band room. The event featured 30 talented young men from around the area. Showcasing their talent were Isaac Graham, Cooper Hupke, Preston Laskowske,Graham Lightfield, Ben Webb, Aiden Quintanilla, Garrett Weber, James Nelson,... Read more
Students Place at Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament
Back row, left to right, Jacob O’Donnell, Makenzie Wittrock, Briar Zuraff and Chris Stodolski             Front row, Mariah Pillatzki and Tyler Johnson  Not pictured – Courtney Rego Seven students from Milbank and Grant-Deuel high schools were named top place winners at the state Special... Read more
MHS Actors to Take Center Stage Tonight
The Milbank High School theater department will present the critically-acclaimed play, Leaving Iowa, tonight, Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7.  The curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m. both evenings. “This is a hilarious play,” stated MHS director Holly Hilbrands. “This play is typically seen in colleges and community... Read more
New High School Clay Target League to Form
Volunteer organizers in Milbank will host an informational meeting about a new clay target shooting league for middle and high school students. The league will join the new non-profit S.D. High School Clay Target League. The league is an independent provider of co-ed shooting sports for students who have... Read more
All State Chorus Concert Tonight
Eight students from Milbank High School departed Thursday, October 29, for Rapid City to take part in the 62nd South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event. Representing Milbank are sopranos Jimmie Berkner and Lindsey Geyer, altos Whitney Falk and Ellie Webb, tenors Ben Harstad and Nathan Loutsch and basses... Read more
Unzen Motors Celebrates Community
Unzen Motors invites the community to kick cancer, enjoy coffee and cookies, and see the new 2016 cars. It’s all part of their annual customer appreciation event. Thursday, the local car dealership served a barbecue lunch to the community with 100% of the free will donations going to the It Only Takes... Read more