Grant County Library Top Summer Readers
The Grant County Library announced the Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program top readers.Winners included:PreK – K —  Champion Reader Lincoln Kiley and Reserve Champion Reader Vivian Mathiason. Grades 1 – 2 — Champion Reader Aspen Kiley and Reserve Champion Reader Chelsea Granquist (not pictured).Grades 3 – 5 —  Champion... Read more
St. Lawrence Registration and Open House Scheduled
Brenda Anderson, principal at St. Lawrence School in Milbank, says, “We will use scheduled registration times as we did last year.  It was a nice way to have a more controlled registration process. Please use your last name’s initial.”August 4 Registration Schedule A – G  8 – 10 a.m. H – M  10... Read more
Fire Department Announces Raffle Winners
Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke announced the winners of the fire and rescue department’s mail-in raffle. Chief Schuelke said, “With our mailer fundraiser raffle we are extremely grateful for the support of our local community. Thank you to all for participating.” He continued, “This allows us to continually keep... Read more
Ride in Two Monster Trucks  at Farley Fest on Saturday
Need a thrill? Experience the rush of a Monster Truck ride this Saturday from 10:30 am- 4:00 pm at Farley Fest in Milbank. You won’t be climbing over cars or crushing them, but you will be riding high in a super-charged beast of power. Take your pick of two... Read more
Saturday’s Lineup of Events at Farley Fest
What time is it? It’s time to put away the lawn mower, get up off the couch, and head to Farley Fest on Saturday, July 31.Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber that sponsors Farley Fest, says, “Don’t forget, you can catch the shuttle to the park from... Read more
REMINDER:  Fireworks Tonight at Farley Fest
Fireworks are set to light up the sky at Lake Farley Park at dusk. (Around 9:30 – 9:45 p.m.)  Everyone is welcome to attend the free extravaganza. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the show. Get there early and check out the 65-plus booths or grab... Read more
Classic Car Show Tonight at Lake Farley
Calling all gearheads and dreamers! Check out the classic car show at Farley Fest this Friday, July 30.How do you find it?  Host Tom Jensen says you can’t miss it. “When special guest, Jon Kostelecky, starts his ride, you’ll  know where we are,” Jensen says Kostelecky runs a small-wheel-base front engine dragster that is a... Read more
Reminder: 2021 Avera Race for Hope This Saturday
The 2021 Avera Race for Hope, which includes your choice of a 5K run/walk, a 5-mile run, or a 2-mile fun walk is set for this Saturday, July 31. Races start and end at the Avera campus in Milbank.  Get Ready: Registration is $25 and is available at up your... Read more
Take Family to Eat and View Military Vehicles in Milbank on Wednesday
A convoy of military vehicles ranging from World War I to recently retired is scheduled to arrive in Milbank on Wednesday, July 28, at 4:30 p.m. The convoy, courtesy of 100 to 150 members of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA), will display up to 70 vehicles in the parking lot... Read more
4-H Youth-in-Action Day Showcases Skills
The Grant County 4-H Youth-in-Action Day was held on July 13. What is Youth-in-Action Day all about? According to Sara Koepke, Grant County’s 4-H youth program advisor, young people gain hands-on experience and skills. They learn the building blocks of preparing a meal, how to properly speak to individuals... Read more