Big Stone Library Holding Book Sale to Fund Summer Reading Program
The Big Stone City Branch Library is holding a book sale from May 1-22 during normal library hours. Books are being sold by donation. All proceeds will be used to buy supplies and prizes for the 2024 Summer Reading Program for children. This year’s theme is Adventure Begins at... Read more
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Saturday at Lake Farley Park
Come Uno, Come All to the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Lake Farley Park in Milbank on Saturday, May 4. May 4? Si, the 5th of May celebration is happening on May 4. Accordion to our sources, it’s all part of the crazy, fun, and delicious time you’ll have... Read more
Seehafer Piano Students Present Spring Recital
The music students of Kristi Seehafer presented their spring piano recitals on Sunday, April 28, at Living Word Lutheran Church in Milbank. Students performed a variety of pieces on the piano, flute and percussion. Attendees were treated to ice cream confections following the performances. First session recital musicians:Back: Leighton... Read more
Nadia Thue Selected as May Student of the Month
Senior Nadia Thue has been chosen as the May Student of the Month for MHS. She is the daughter of Chad and Amy Thue. Nadia is involved in cross country, track, theater, band, choir, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Outside of school, Nadia participates in Pivotal Joy Dance... Read more
2024 Prom at MHS to Feature 74 Couples and Big Changes
Midnight Garden is the theme of the 2024 Prom at Milbank High School. Melissa Gall, co-adviser for the Prom, says “We have 74 couples walking in the Grand March this year. ” The Grand March starts at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. at the Milbank Armory.... Read more
Kadence Rausch-Frank Wins Second Place at Two-State Art Show
Kadence Rausch-Frank, a senior at MHS, brought home second place with her piece, Reverence, in the oil painting division at the 28th Annual All-Dakota High School Fine Art Exhibition sponsored by Dacotah Prairie Museum in Aberdeen. The show and judging were held at the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center on... Read more
Rausch Music Studio Students Present Spring Recital
Students of the Rausch Music Studio presented their Spring Recital on Sunday, April 21, at American Lutheran Church. The musicians performed on the xylophone, bass clarinet, voice, and piano. Mrs. Susan Karels, Mr. Bob Frink, Mrs. Marcella Serocki, and Mrs. Deb Rausch accompanied the students on the piano. Mrs.... Read more
Someone Special Essay Winners and Role Models Honored
The Grant County Child Protection Team sponsored its annual essay contest to raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention month in April. The contest  gives students in third through eighth grades the opportunity to highlight someone in our area whom they consider a role model.  The presentation of the... Read more
Sheila Dailie and Hope Karels Share Special Piano Recital
Sheila Dailie’s piano students presented their spring recital at Living Word Church on Sunday, April 14. Senior Hope Karels received a plaque recognizing her eleven years of piano studies. Dailie received a peace lily from Hope in appreciation for their many years of lessons together. Dailie also remarked, “Three... Read more
SD Bandmasters Musicians Present 264 Entries in Milbank
Milbank Middle School and MHS were host to 264 entries during the South Dakota Bandmasters event on April 5-6. Bandmasters is designed for musicians in fifth through eighth grade. Milbank entered 120 students and students from Big Stone City, Browns Valley, Castlewood, Wilmot, and Ortonville also participated. All performances... Read more