Tommy’s Popcorn Stand Opens Saturday
Hey, kids! Tommy’s Popcorn stand will open for the summer this Saturday, July 11. Kids of all ages can treat themselves to hot and buttery popcorn, candy, sno cones, root beer, and water. According to Kay O’Farrell, a member of the MIlbank Kiwanis, the stand will be open Saturdays only... Read more
Kids Ace Tennis Lessons at Cantine Court
Rhianna Cantine, a recent MHS graduate, is the lead teacher of tennis lessons offered this summer by the Milbank Area Tennis Association. The lessons began June 8 at Cantine Courts. Fourteen athletes, ages kindergarten through fifth grade, enrolled to learn a new sport or improve their skills. “So many... Read more
St. Williams Care Center Requests Masks for Residents
Do you like to sew? Do you have extra cloth masks? St. Williams Care Center, in Milbank, is reaching out to the community for help in securing cloth masks for their residents. The masks are changed daily and the facility needs at least 100 more masks to keep up... Read more
Bulldog Football Team Helps Elementary Teachers
On Wednesday, June 24, the Milbank football team and their coach, Brian Almendinger, helped Koch Elementary School teachers prepare to move to their new school. The teachers had packed the boxes, and it took the 21 football players less than an hour to load six classrooms onto pallets. Bulldog... Read more
Registration Open for Whetstone Valley Youth Football
Registration is open for the 2020 season of Whetstone Valley Youth Football. Review the season calendar and register now through Friday, July 17 at the group’s website at Tackle football is available to youth in grades five and six. It begins August 11 and 12 with a camp.... Read more
Still Time for Kids to Sign Up for Summer Reading Program
It’s not too late to sign up for The Imagine Your Story – Summer Reading Program at the Grant County Public Library. Earn rewards until August 1. Children age four through fifth-graders collect library dollars to spend in the library store. Sixth through ninth-graders earn Ol’ Mill Bucks. Instructions... Read more
Two Police Officers Join Milbank Force
The Milbank Police Department has added two part-time officers to their force. The pair took the oath of office on Tuesday, June 23, at the Grant County Courthouse. Zach Angerhofer and Wesley Bowsher were both hired at the Milbank City Council meeting in June. Milbank Police Chief Boyd VanVooren... Read more
Malt Wagon Serving at 4-H Grounds
Next Monday and Tuesday, treat yourself to a cool, creamy malt. Try old-fashioned vanilla, rich chocolate, summertime strawberry, kid and adult-friendly oreo, or salted caramel. Malts come in 12 ounce or 16 oz. servings for a free-will donation. The Grant County 4-H malt wagon will be at the Grant... Read more
Food Giveaway in Milbank Tomorrow-June 24
The Grant County Christian Service Council is coordinating with Feeding South Dakota to hold a food giveaway in Milbank on Wednesday, June 24. The giveaway will be held in the main parking lot of Milbank High School from 3 – 4 p.m. This giveaway will include two boxes per... Read more
Milbank Baseball Field to See Action Soon
The Milbank baseball field at Pribyl Park will see lots of action beginning next week. The field will be shared by the VFW Junior Teeners (ages 13-14), VFW Teeners (ages 15-16), Legion (ages 17-19), and the Firechiefs (amateurs) baseball teams. Combined schedule for all four teams with both home... Read more