Brenda Anderson Answers the Knock to be Principal at St. Lawrence School
Brenda Anderson has heard the knock several times throughout  her teaching career, but recently she answered the call to be principal at St. Lawrence School in Milbank.  “It was God knocking on my door and He who brought me here,” said Anderson, who officially started in her new position July 1.... Read more
Local Farmer’s Market to Serve First Ever Farm-to-Table Meal
The Milbank Farmer’s Market, sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, will feature its first ever farm-to-table meal Tuesday, July 28, in the parking lot of the Milbank Visitor Center. “This is the first time we will serve a meal,” noted Connie Larson, chamber director. “If the meal... Read more
Organ Expert to Give Concert July 12
Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in rural Summit will play host to an organ concert, featuring organ expert John Miller, on July 12 at 1 PM. It took less than an hour for young John Miller to make life-long friends of the congregation at Saint John’s Ev. Lutheran Church... Read more
Complete Results of Q-Fest 2015
Grand Champion Dex’s Smokin’ BBQ – Brandon Dexter Chicken 1st – Dex’s Smokin’ BBQ – Brandon Dexter 2nd – Eat, Smoke, BBQ – Ed Schafer 3rd – Fernando’s Rib Co. – Steve ThomasRibs 1st – Fernando’s Rib Co. – Steve Thomas 2nd – Dex’s Smokin’ BBQ – Brandon Dexter... Read more
Complete Results of the 2015 Avera Farley Fest 5k/5 Mile Run
Results: 5K Male Division Overall winner Jalen Snaza 17:44 12 and under Deaven Boots 24:10 13-19 Alex Farrell 21:44 20-29 Jalen Snaza 17:44 30-39 Nick Frerichs 21:58 40-49 Scott Lewno 19:30 50-59 Rob Randall 20:55 5K Female Division Overall Winner Kathy Roggenbuck 21:56 12 and under Madelyn Thue 24:46... Read more
Complete Schedule of Events for Farley Fest
Abbey of the Hills Hosts Annual Abbey-Q
Take Dad to the 2nd Annual Abbey-Q at The Abbey of the Hills.  Today from 4PM to 7PM, a traditional picnic will be served at the Abbey with the menu including burgers, hot dogs, beans, pasta, salad, chips, lemonade, coffee, water, ice cream and root beer floats. Free will... Read more
Statewide RASDak Bike Journey Wraps up in Milbank
Local resident Peggy Schuelke along with around 190 other “Ride Across South Dakota” (RASDak) bikers completed their 480 mile trek across the plains and hills of South Dakota. The riders embarked on Sunday, June 7th, in Spearfish, SD, with an optional “border to border” trip to Wyoming and then... Read more
25th Annual Valley Queen Cheeseburger Day Breaks Cheeseburger Record
Chalk it up to a beautiful June day or a visit from the governor during Milbank’s moment in the sun as Capital for a Day, but the 25th Annual Valley Queen Cheeseburger Day served a record 2,920 burgers to area guests at Lake Farley on Thursday afternoon. Along with special guests... Read more
Shrine Circus Comes To Town May 30 and 31
Children of all ages will experience the Greatest Show On Earth this weekend in Milbank. The Yelduz Shrine Circus, along with Circus Spectacular, will present four big shows. The circus will be held in the Milbank Armory on May 30th and 31st  with showtimes at 3 & 7 pm on Saturday... Read more