Happy Grandparents Day: Loreen Hartman Celebrates With 88½ Grandchildren
Erma Bombeck, the matriarch of American suburban humor, said, “Never have more kids than car windows.” Loreen Hartman, the matriarch of the Milbank Hartman family, was probably too busy to listen.  Loreen has 12 children. She and her late husband, Bill Sr., raised their rollicking brood in a sturdy,... Read more
Chamber Scramble on Friday Offers $10,000 Cash Prize
Signed up for the 16th Annual Milbank Area Chamber Golf Scramble on Friday, September 10? If you play, you have a chance to win cash, door, and tee prizes, including $10,000 in cash if you hit a hole-in-one. The 18-hole four-person scramble opens with a shotgun start at 1... Read more
Schedule for LifeLight Festival This Weekend
The LifeLight Festival returns to Milbank this weekend. The festival features Christian music and family entertainment. All events are Free and held in the Milbank HIgh School parking lot.  Bring the family for motocross, street bike tricks, quad drifting, BMX stunts, food trucks, and more. Daryl Liebe, Milbank’s LifeLight... Read more
Race for Hope Winners
Overall Winners of the 2021 Avera Race for Hope included:5K – male – Nick Batchelor5K – female –  Ashlynn Batchelor 5 Mile – female –  Hilary Grabow 5 Mile – male – Jack Powers Winners in each age group included: Jack Powers, Jody Kuper, Brian Sandvig, Cory Schwenn, Nick Batchelor, Alex Harms, Ashlynn Batchelor, Susie Schuneman, Jennifer Squires, Joey Uhing, and Tamra Peschong. (Winners not pictured:  BJ... Read more
MARTA to Tour Elementary School
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers and Personnel Association (MARTA) will tour Milbank’s new elementary school during their meeting on Thursday, August 19, at 11 a.m. Principal Dave Graf will speak to the group prior to the tour. Following the tour, MARTA members will meet for lunch at Habanero’s Restaurant.  Read more
Baptisms Performed at Lake Farley Today
Pastor John Hostettler and Pastor Daniel Lopez performed the rite of baptism for five members of the Calvary Church congregation today, Sunday, August 15, at Lake Farley.  Pastor Hostettler says the ceremony was also open to others in the community who wanted to be baptized. Pastor Hostettler served as the... Read more
Pancake Benefit for Whipkey Family This Sunday
A  Pancake Brunch Benefit for the Whipkey family of Milbank is set for Sunday, August 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Speedway Event Center. Cheri Meagher, the staff from Speedway, and the staff from St. Lawrence School are hosting and serving the event. A silent auction... Read more
Food Giveaway in Milbank  on August 18
The Grant County Christian Service Council is coordinating with Feeding South Dakota once again to provide a Food Giveaway on Wednesday, August 18, in Milbank. The giveaway will be held in the parking lot of the Grant County 4-H Fairgrounds from 4-5 p.m.  Anyone who feels they are in... Read more
Parents & Students- Important School Events Set for August 11
Milbank Elementary School is conducting an open house for all students and parents on August 11 from 4 – 6 pm. See the classrooms and visit with the staff.  Milbank Middle School’s orientation for all students in sixth grade and any middle school students new to the district and... Read more
José Alonso Flores de Salazar is Ready for His Next Adventure
José Alonso Flores de Salazar, a graduate of the MHS Class of 2021, has already lived a life of adventure. José, also known as Alonso, was born in Mexico and did not move to the United States until he was in sixth grade. His dad is employed by Mill Valley Dairy... Read more