Deadlines Approaching For Shape Up Milbank Days
It’s almost that time of the year again – time for spring cleaning. Shape Up Milbank days are set for Friday, May 6, through Saturday, May 14, to help get the dirty work done. City-wide rummage sales are scheduled for Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7. Rummage sale... Read more
Someone Special Essay Winners Selected
The Grant County Child Protection Team chose six winners in its annual Someone Special essay contest. Winners from grades three through eight read their essay during the local chapter’s meeting Tuesday, April 19. “We had a lot of great essays from our students,” stated Principal Dan Snaza. “We have... Read more
Time Change For MHS Prom Grand March
A Walk Through the Garden is the theme for the MHS 2016 Prom. The high school gymnasium will be transformed into a garden wonderland Saturday, April 30. “The Grand March starts at 6 p.m., a new time this year,” said prom student advisor Joyce Hora. Guest announcers, Brad and... Read more
Grant County 4-H Members Observe Global Youth Service Day
Grant County 4-H club members delivered non-perishable food items to the Grant County Food Pantry as part of Global Youth Service Day Friday, April 15. The Feed the Need food drive kicked off on March 15 with 4-H members recording public service announcements and placing collection totes at area... Read more
Milbank School Board Hires Three New Teachers
Three new staff members were approved by the Milbank School District Board of Education during a special meeting Monday, April 18. Filling vacancies within the district will be Robin Simmons, Brian Pauli, and Kelli Hoff. “We are thrilled with the quality of people we have hired,” stated Superintendent Tim... Read more
Boys and Girls State Reps Chosen
Four students from MHS will attend the 74th session of the South Dakota American Legion Boys State May 30 through June 3 on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen. American Legion Post 9 in Milbank selected Kaleb DeBoer, William Mischel, and Connor Lightfield. Kadon Leddy was selected... Read more
West Side Story Pleases Crowd
The Milbank High School production of West Side Story was a huge success, according to MHS choir director Miriam Schwenn. The local talent performed shows before near capacity crowds both nights. “The audiences were so supportive,” Schwenn said. “The cast did a phenomenal job. It was amazing how they... Read more
Area Youth Perform At Local Bandmasters Contest
One-hundred and thirty band members from Milbank Middle School and Koch Elementary School performed at the South Dakota Bandmasters Middle School Band Contest Friday and Saturday, April 15-16. The contest, which took place at the Milbank Middle/High School, included 192 entries. Other schools participating were Big Stone City, Grant-Deuel,Clinton/Graceville/Beardsley,... Read more
Lifelight Z8 Tour To Hit The Stage In Milbank
The Lifelight Z8 Tour stops in Milbank Friday, April 22, for a show at the Milbank High School Armory. “You are in for a knockout show,” stated Tom Jensen, local organizer who helps bring Lifelight concerts to Milbank. “Expect a fun show with a lot of energy and loud... Read more
Jeremy DeVaal Turns Zumba Into Career
Jeremy DeVaal has become known as the enthusiastic Zumba instructor at Unity Square. He was introduced to the sport while attending SDSU, but said he had no formal dance training and tried Zumba just for fun. During his second year at SDSU, he moved back to Milbank and began... Read more