FFA Members Receive Awards and Degrees 
Members of the Milbank FFA Chapter held their 85th annual banquet on Wednesday, May 1, at MHS. Highlights included the recognition of Landon Novy as a National FFA Scholarship winner, chapter officers, special awards, and chapter degrees. Sara Colombe is the agricultural instructor and FFA adviser for Milbank.  The... Read more
MHS Seniors Awarded Over $225,000 From Educational Foundation
30 MHS seniors received scholarships during this year’s educational awards banquet hosted by the Milbank High School Educational Foundation on May 2 at American Lutheran Church. Since 1986, the foundation has presented over 800 scholarships with an approximate total of $3,332,400 awarded. Whetstone Valley Nursing Home $2,500 Joseph SchulteSwiss... Read more
Schuelke Urges Drivers to Turn Around Don’t Drown Tonight
Kevin Schuelke, head of Grant County Emergency Management, urges motorists to use caution while traveling on roadways tonight. According to Schuelke flooding is causing dangerous conditions in Grant County. He warns all drivers, “Please exercise caution while traveling secondary roadways, especially in the evening hours of Tuesday, May 7.”   ... Read more
Local Foundation Donates $100,000 to Make-A-Wish® South Dakota
Make-A-Wish® South Dakota & Montana has received a gift of $100,000 from the Ty Eschenbaum Foundation (TEF). The check was presented to the Make-A-Wish® headquarters in Sioux Falls on World Wish Day on April 29. The donation brings the total TEF has donated to Make-A-Wish® South Dakota & Montana... Read more
Landon Novy Awarded National FFA Scholarship
Landon Novy has been selected by the National FFA Foundation to receive a scholarship designed to encourage students who are likely to become future leaders in agriculture. The recipients are chosen on the basis of the time and effort they have devoted to FFA involvement, work experience, supervised agricultural... Read more
Baccalaureate Begins Graduation Week on Sunday, May 5
The 2024 Milbank High School graduation ceremonies begin this weekend with Baccalaureate on Sunday, May 5. The service, presided over by the Milbank Ministerial Association, begins at 6 p.m. in the MHS Theater. Music will be performed by the MHS instrumental and vocal departments under the direction of Mrs.... Read more
First Interstate Bank Donates $25,000 to Milbank Special Olympics
The Milbank Special Olympics program received a $25,000 donation from First Interstate Bank and the First Interstate BancSystem Foundation. The gift is part of the bank’s third-annual Believe in Local grant campaign. A check presentation ceremony was held at MHS today, April 30. “We are incredibly appreciative of First... Read more
Just Announced: David Nail + Two More Bands Added to 2024 Farley Fest Lineup
David Nail was just announced today as the headliner for Saturday night’s 2024 Farley Fest Country Concert. Tyler Braden and Taylor Austin Dye will also appear in the  Saturday lineup during the two-day festival July 19-20.  Nail is known for his No. 1 songs “Let It Rain” and “Whatever... Read more
Two MHS Teams Qualify for FFA Nationals
Two Milbank FFA teams qualified for Nationals during South Dakota’s state FFA  convention on April 18-20 in Brookings. The MHS Milk Quality and Products team composed of Veronica Fonder (2nd), Moregean French (5th), Jacob Erickson (8th), and Joseph French (13th) punched their ticket with a first-place team finish. The... Read more
Aubrey Fraasch Wins Second at 7-State Region Gymnastics Meet
Aubrey Fraasch of Milbank finished her high school gymnastics career as the Region 4 Level 8 Floor runner-up with her score of 9.425. It was also a personal best performance for Aubrey. The meet, held in Bettendorf, Iowa, on Saturday, April 13, featured the top qualifying gymnasts from Iowa,... Read more