WVRA Ranch Rodeo to Take Place Saturday
The Whetstone Valley Rodeo Association (WVRA) will host its annual Ranch Rodeo Saturday, August 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the WVRA Rodeo Arena, located 1 mile south and two miles east of junction Highway 12 and 15 in Milbank. Featured events for the night include team sorting, team branding,... Read more
Third Annual Jason’s (Goose) Memory Co-Ed Softball Tourney Slated for August 22
The third annual Jason’s (aka Goose Giessinger) Memory Co-Ed Softball Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, August 22, at Pribyl Park in Milbank (softball fields). Registrations are still being accepted. Eleven teams have registered to date, but additional teams are welcome, according to Carolyn Giessinger, tournament coordinator. The deadline to... Read more
Achievement Days Heads into Day Three
The Grant County 4-H Achievement Days has ran smoothly the first two days according to Sara Koepke, 4-H Extension Agent. “We had a good turn out at the barbecue and other events these first two days and I hope it will continue as we wrap up the event,” noted... Read more
Backpack Program Adds New Schools to Kick Off School Year
The Milbank Backpack Program has added two schools in which they will provide meals to as the upcoming school year is preparing to kick off. In addition to Milbank, Grant-Deuel and Wilmot public schools, meals will now be provided to students in need from St. Lawrence School and American... Read more
If money has been a bit tight lately, and Back-to-School is putting even more of a strain on your wallet, don’t despair. Stop in Monday, August 10, at the Milbank Visitor Center to get free school supplies and other Back-to-School treats. The Grant County Service Council, along with Interlakes... Read more
Community Invited to Celebrate Milbank
All community members are invited to the free Celebrate Milbank event Saturday, August 1, at Central United Methodist Church in Milbank. Inflatables and games will be played for the entire family from 4 to 6 p.m. Hot dogs and South Dakota State University ice cream will be served from... Read more
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