Queen Cassidy and Queen Tenley Help Celebrate Corn Fest
Cassidy Schwagel, Miss Milbank 2023, and Little Miss Milbank 2023, Tenley Adelman, rode The Valley Express float down Ortonville’s Main Street on Sunday, August 20. The two Snow Queens were part of the annual parade celebrating the 84th Corn Fest. Read more
Inspirational Author and Encourager to Lead Women’s Event in Milbank
On Saturday, September 16, Sue L. Hamilton will lead a Fall Women’s Event at Central Church in Milbank. The day will include worship, teaching sessions from Sue, prayer,  breakfast, lunch, snacks, break-out groups, a hands-on activity, giveaways, and more. All for just $25. The event will run from 8:30... Read more
Couples Golf Tournament Held at Whetstone Creek
Whetstone Creek Golf Course north of Milbank hosted their third annual couples tournament and supper on Saturday, August 12. The event featured two flights and a total of 18 teams. Hole prizes were awarded. Winners of the First FlightFirst Place — Lance and Brigitte Hamman Second Place — Steve and... Read more
MARTA to Meet on August 17
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers and Personnel Association (MARTA) will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, August 17, at 11 a.m. at the Milbank Pizza Ranch. Sarah Weinberg will give a presentation about her homeschooling experiences.  A brief business meeting will follow.  All local retired teachers and school personnel are... Read more
MHS Musicians Perform in South Dakota Honor Choir
MHS vocal students James Batchelor, Nick Fonder, Rachel Schulte, and Stella Wendland, performed in concert with the 49th South Dakota High School Honor Choir at Augustana University in Sioux Falls on August 4. The event started on July 30 with preparation and rehearsals for the formal concert presented on Friday, August 4. The choir... Read more
Sara Colombe to Receive Beekeeping Equipment at MHS
Sara Colombe, agriculture instructor at Milbank High School, was selected to join a group of 12-16 educators in Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota who will be trained in beekeeping to help them develop a curriculum related to beekeeping. Each will receive apiary equipment for their school. The goal... Read more
Meat Militia Named Grand Champion of Q-Fest
Meat Militia proved they could take the heat at Q-Fest 2023, sponsored by Dakota Storage Buildings. Meat Militia, made up of Lee Tol and Chris Fischer, won the Grand Champion award and the $1100 prize that went with it. The contest  featured a public tasting on Saturday to showcase... Read more
Casey Yamaura Headed to State Finals in Minnesota Ranch Rodeo
A lot can happen in a New York minute, but that ain’t nothing compared to a Midwest minute at the rodeo. For Casey Yamaura of Milbank and his team called Border Crisis, 60 exciting seconds was the only thing standing between them and the 2023 Minnesota State Ranch Rodeo... Read more
Jim Dahl Wins Second Annual Larry Cantine Memorial Tennis Tourney
The Second Annual Larry Cantine Memorial Alumni Tennis Tournament was held on Saturday, July 29, at Cantine Courts in Milbank. Jim Dahl was crowned the champion of the tournament. He won a total of 14 games. Tom Waletich placed second. He won 13 games. Ron Waletich, David Waletich, and Will... Read more
Bruce Buescher Wins Polaris Ranger at Bulldog Booster Club Open
Bruce Buescher was the winner of the raffle drawing for a 2023 Ranger given away at the Bulldog Booster Club Open on July 29. The tournament was held at Whetstone Creek Golf Course north of Milbank. The team of Chris Settje, Chad Pew, Mike  Hanson, and Josh DeBoer took first-place... Read more