Oral Interp Team Advance to  Finals at Pumpkinstakes
The MHS oral interp team competed in Pumpkinstakes on Saturday, October 29. The  oral interp, speech, and student congress meet is held each year in Watertown.  Jericho Jones, Ivy Lewno, and Trixie Coalter advanced to finals. Lewno earned fourth place for varsity in Non-Original Oratory. Jones placed fifth in Novice Poetry, and... Read more
Treat Street  in Milbank  Welcomes Over 800 Kids
According to Jamie Henderson, of the Milbank Chamber, over 800 kids collected candy and treats on Main Street in Milbank during Treat Street 2022 on Halloween night. The Chamber sponsored the event and Henderson said over 30 businesses or organizations also participated. The weather was unseasonably warm and families took... Read more
Boys Scouts Put Up Tents for Food Drive
The annual Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Food Drive looks a little different this year.  Boy Scouts will not be canvasing door-to-door to pick up food.  Instead, the Boy Scouts are doing what they do best — putting up tents.    In Milbank, one tent was erected at Berens’... Read more
Milbank Rubble Site Open Extended Hours This Saturday
Tackling all those fall chores before it gets too cold? Cleaning up your yard, garden, and garage and now you need a place to dispose of it all? The Milbank rubble site will be open for extended hours this Saturday, October 29. This Saturday only the rubble site will... Read more
Treat Street in Milbank on Halloween
“Orange” you excited?  Everybody is heading to Treat Street on Main Street in Milbank again this year. Call it dèjá boo or call it fun. Milbank merchants will lift your spirits from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, October 31. All kids are invited.  It’s not just witchful thinking either. It’s... Read more
Vendor Show and Used Book Sale to be Held in Big Stone
A used book sale and a vendor show will be held at the Big Stone City Community Center on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Also, get breakfast and lunch for a free will donation. The Big Stone City Branch Public Library will host the book... Read more
Sod Complete at Future American Legion Baseball Field
Sod has been installed at the new American Legion baseball field at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. Crews from R & A Fields of Springfield, Ohio, began the process on Monday. October 17, and finished the field Friday evening, October 21.  The sod they put down is a four-way... Read more
Thank You From the Family of JJ Jurgens
The family of Jason “JJ” Jurgens would like to express a sincere Thank You for all the love, thoughts, prayers, support, cards, food, visits and generosity during this very difficult time in our family. Thank you to those that planned the benefits for Jason, Kathy and the family and... Read more
Milbank Middle School Students Donate Over 2,000 Books
The Milbank Middle School Student Council organized a book drive for their first quarter service project.  The council challenged each homeroom class to bring at least 30 books from home to donate.  The students responded with youth series, children’s books, elementary chapter books, and adult selections.  But, the students didn’t stop at... Read more
Fall Storytime Starts November 3
Fall Storytime starts at the Grant County Public Library on November 3.  Children in junior kindergarten through third grade are invited to enjoy books, crafts, and activities.   Fall Storytime will be held on three Thursdays, November 3 – 17, from  5:30-6:30 p.m. Space is limited. Preregistration is open and appreciated. Call the library... Read more