Park Your Cheer Here in the Courthouse Park
Give local cheer the green light. And red ones, too. And how about some twinkly ones? The Grant County Courthouse, Grant County Extension Service, and a variety of community organizations are launching Christmas in the Park this year to brighten the city of Milbank and lift everyone’s spirits.  Lighted displays will be... Read more
Winners of Tickets For Turkeys Announced by Milbank Fire Department
Winners of the Milbank Fire and Rescue Department’s 2020 (non)traditional Turkey Bingo have been announced. According to Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke, the traditional in-person turkey bingo was canceled this year due to COVID-19. The firefighters sold tickets to go into a drawing to win groceries and a turkey in... Read more
Angel Tree Moves to Lewis Drug
How do angels light a candle?  With a match made in heaven.  Find your match at the Angel Tree for Grant County kids in need.  This year marks the first time the Angel Tree has been set up at Lewis Drug in the Milbank Mall.  Holiday hours are 9-6 Monday through... Read more
Light Up the Night at the Annual Milbank Parade
Everyone is encouraged to join the 2020 Parade of Lights this Saturday, November 28. Are you a business? An organization? Or just an individual who wants to spread some cheer?  Everyone is welcome! No need to register, just line up behind the Grant County Courthouse at 5 p.m. Your... Read more
Lane Lindquist Celebrates 60th Birthday Today
Happy 60th birthday to Lane Lindquist today! Lane has been a fixture in the community, having led a career as a respected teacher and coach at Milbank High School for 28 years. In December 2018, his time in the halls of MHS was cut short after he was diagnosed... Read more
Milbank Third Grade Students Write Letters to Park Place Residents
The third grade students in Mrs. Jena Schulte’s class wrote letters to the residents of Park Place Assisted Living Center in Milbank. Their intent was to help lift their spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “It was great letter writing practice,” stated Schulte. “Each student also created a picture for the residents... Read more
Gobble Up a Good Book at Big Stone Library Storytime
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and so is the Gobble Up a Good Book Storytime at the Big Stone Library.  Parents of children age three to eight are invited to pick up a storytime kit to do at home. Choose from Wednesday, November 18 from 1-7 p.m. or... Read more
Milbank Veterans Hold Veterans Day Program
 Milbank veterans held their annual Veterans Day program at the Grant County Veterans Memorial on Wednesday, November 11. Originally called Armistice Day, it was the 101st National celebration of its kind to honor men and women who have served or are actively serving in the military.  This year, vehicles lined Dexter Avenue and the... Read more
Second and Third Graders Visit Big Stone Library
Second and third graders from the Big Stone Elementary School visited the Big Stone City Library on Wednesday, November 4. They were accompanied by their teachers, Mrs Kristi Rabine and Mrs. Nichole Cooper.   Janelle Kelly, branch manager of the library, read stories outside the library. Afterwards, they entered the... Read more
Milbank Middle School Raises Funds to Purchase Trees
The Milbank Middle School Student Council helped raise over $650 during a community service project.  The council encouraged students to donate money to purchase trees to be planted in the Milbank community next spring. The sixth grade class was declared the winner for raising the most money. Read more