Free Christmas Day Dinner in Milbank
Everyone is welcome for holiday cheer, fellowship, and turkey dinner with all the trimmings at the 18th Annual Free Christmas Day Dinner on Saturday, December 25, at Parkview United Methodist Church in Milbank. No reservations are required. Parkview Methodist Church is located next to Avantara at 1103 South 2nd Street in Milbank. The 2021 Christmas dinner is dedicated to the... Read more
NOTICE: Time Change for St. Lawrence School Christmas Program on December 15
St. Lawrence students will present their annual Christmas program on Wednesday, December 15. Everyone is invited to attend the afternoon performance at 1:30 p.m. or the evening performance at 5:30 p.m.  Due to the possibility of inclement weather, the time for the evening program was changed from 7 p.m.... Read more
St. Lawrence School Christmas Program To Be December 15
St. Lawrence School students will present their annual Christmas program on Wednesday, December 15. Everyone is invited to attend the afternoon performance at 1:30 p.m. or the evening performance at 7 p.m. Volunteer students will offer a prelude to the main program. The fourth graders will begin the program with a... Read more
MHS Oral Interp Brings Home State Team Excellence Award
The MHS oral interp team traveled to Huron to compete in the State Oral Interpretation Festival from December 3-4. The Bulldogs brought home a Team Excellence award.  Brooke Schwagel in Drama, Ivy Lewno in Non-Original Oratory, and Hailey Hupke in Storytelling earned Superior ratings. Freshman Gemma Street also had a good showing... Read more
School Christmas Concerts Coming Up
The Milbank schools present their annual Christmas band and choir concerts on Thursday, December 9, and Sunday, December 12, in the Milbank High School theater. Admission will be charged for the high school performance on Sunday. The sixth, seventh, and eighth graders, under the direction of Miriam Schwenn and... Read more
Carlene Wittnebel Wins $250 in Milbank Chamber Drawing
Carlene Wittnebel of Milbank won $250 in Ol’ Mill Bucks by shopping in Milbank during the Let’s Keep The Cheer Here promotion sponsored by The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce. Laurie Folk Chamber Director announced the lucky winner on Wednesday, December 1. Wittnebel made a purchase at Valley Queen... Read more
Kids, Have a Crafty Christmas at the BSC Library
Kids are invited to meet at the Big Stone City Library on Saturday, December 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to have fun with Christmas crafts. The event is designed for children from age three through age 12. The event is free, but the library requests each child... Read more
Bennett Schwenn Selected as Student of the Month
Senior Bennett Schwenn has been chosen as the November Student of the Month at Milbank High School. Bennett is the son of Rick and Miriam Schwenn. Bennett is active in choir, band, football, basketball, and track.  He participates in his church’s youth group and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).... Read more
St. Lawrence Students Host Talent Show
St Lawrence School presented St. Lawrence Has Talent on Friday, November 19. This is the sixth year the event was held and sponsored by the student council.  Student council adviser, Susie Wendland, said, “We had hula hooping, piano, violin, gymnastics, ballet, magic, singing, and more from students in kindergarten through... Read more
Whetstone Valley Strings Studio Hosts Recital
The Whetstone Valley Strings Studio presented a recital and reception on Sunday, November 21, at Valley Baptist Church. Students performed a variety of solos and duets, including classical pieces, folk songs, hymns, and fiddle tunes. The fiddle tunes featured Chris Hicks on guitar and drum set and Mrs. Schulte on... Read more