Whetstone Valley Strings Present Recital
Whetstone Valley Strings presented a recital at Valley Baptist Church in Milbank.  The students of Elizabeth Schulte, director of the studio, performed solos from Suzuki Books 1, 2 and 5, and string ensembles including Gracious Father by Beethoven arranged by Megan Tschetter, Pachelbel’s Canon in D, Handel’s Passacaglia, and Hoedown. Students recognized for their achievements... Read more
Grant County Christian Service Council Has New Address
The Grant County Christian Service Council has a new address where they will receive their mail. As of January 1, correspondence can be sent to: 210 E. 5th Street in Milbank, South Dakota 57252. Brenda Maass, a member of the GCSC says, “We previously got our mail at the... Read more
Nominate Your Neighbor’s Holiday Decorations
Is your neighborhood spruced up for the holidays? The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce and Ottertail Power Company encouraged everyone to put up their lights, lawn ornaments, and wreaths to deck the streets with holiday cheer. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! See a neighbor who has... Read more
Vote Here for Parade of Lights Winner
Make your vote count! Choose the winning float from the Milbank Parade of Lights. The winning entry will be awarded $200 in Ol’ Mill Bucks. Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber, which sponsored the parade, says, “ Here’s your chance to choose your favorite from all the great... Read more
Make It a Double at the Lantern Inn
Randy Patnoe, owner of the Lantern Inn in Milbank, says Tuesday was double night. The dining room portion of his business is closed, but the bar remains open with dine in and carry out available. On Tuesday evening, two women came in about the same time and sat several... Read more
Milbank Middle and High School to Present Christmas Concerts
The Milbank Middle School and Milbank High School bands and choirs will present their annual Christmas concerts this week in the Milbank High School gym.  The sixth, seventh, and eighth grade groups perform on Thursday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m.  The middle school ensembles, under the direction of Miriam Schwenn and... Read more
St. Lawrence School Presents Christmas Matinees and Evening  Programs
St. Lawrence School will host their Christmas programs on Wednesday, December 9. This year, students are divided into two groups due to COVID. Preschoolers through second graders perform at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Third through sixth graders perform at 2:10 p.m. and 7:40 p.m. An intermission will be held between the groups.  The school requests families attend only the portion of the program their child is in. They also advise grandparents and senior... Read more
Milbank Elementary Holiday Program Goes Virtual Dec 8
Milbank students in grades three through five present their holiday program on December 8. The program is available on Facebook Live at 2:15 p.m. Watch it then, or catch it later on the school district’s Facebook page. You will be treated to an old-fashioned Christmas with traditional holiday favorites along... Read more
Ornament Kits for Kids Starts December 5 at BSC Library
Kids, stop by the Big Stone Library to pick up a craft kit. Take the kit home and create two Christmas ornaments. Hang one on your tree and return the other to the library on or before December 23 to receive a prize and treat bag. The program is... Read more
Grant County 4-H Support Healthcare Workers
Health Care Workers at the Milbank Area Hospital Avera and Avantara Milbank were treated to a complimentary meal the weekend of November 21.  William Karels, Grant County 4-H member and State 4-H Ambassador coordinated the event to thank the workers fighting on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic.  William... Read more