MHS Debaters Rebut Snowstorm to Take Fourth and Fifth
The Milbank debate teams of Shane Spiering and Qualon Grant and Rylen Frerichs and Max Schuelke successfully ended the crypto resolution season at the Lincoln Silver Bowl on Saturday, January 15. MHS Coach Kathy Tyler said, “The snowstorm forced the tournament to go online, which reduced the number of participants and... Read more
Joe Breske Retires From Valley Queen
Joe Breske is retiring from Valley Queen after a 17-year career there. Breske and his wife, Cheryl, moved to Milbank in 2004, when he became Valley Queen’s whey plant manager. During the course of his employment, he transitioned to the role of whey technologist. Over the years, Joe experienced a myriad of changes within the company —... Read more
Milbank High School Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll
The Milbank High School has issued the second quarter honor rolls forthe 2021-22 school year. Students named to the list include: PERFECTION 4.0 FRESHMEN:Jacob Erickson, Joseph French, Katie Kruger, Mason Meister, Ella Sandvig,Claire Snaza, Jessel Stengel, Gemma Street, Siera Wenzl. SOPHOMORES:James Batchelor, Aubrey Fraasch, Trey Gloe, Jayden Johnson,Kaitlyn Krause,... Read more
Milbank Middle School Releases Second Quarter Honor Roll
The Milbank Middle School has announced the second quarter honor rolls for the 2021-22 school year.Students named to the list are as follows: Grade 8Distinction 3.800 or higher GPAEsteban AbregoAshlynn BatchelorJonathan DeBoerJacy DexterOlivia FoellCarter GloeKalli GrongJack HowardJocelyn KettwigNycole KorstjensPaige KorstjensCarter LiebeEvy LiebeAnna NeugebauerKrista NiesYanderyn OlivaresLayten OsowskiElexia QuintanillaMacey SchaferCamryn SovellKeira... Read more
Deadline for Livestock Forage Disaster Program is January 31
The Grant County FSA Office is accepting LFP applications through January 31 for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP). The program offers payments to eligible livestock producers with eligible livestock. It also offers payments to producers of grazed forage crop acreage. The payments help with grazing losses suffered on native... Read more
Miss Milbank Tenley Wildung Wins Runner-Up at State Snow Queen
Tenley Wildung, Miss Milbank 2022, competed in the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival on Saturday, January 15, at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre. Tenley was chosen as a runner-up and named South Dakota Snow Queen Princess of Winter.   Tenley represented Milbank after she was selected as Miss Milbank at The Valley Express Snow Queen Festival on November... Read more
Tenley Wildung to Compete in State Snow Queen on Saturday
Tenley Wildung, Miss Milbank 2022, will be competing at the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival in Aberdeen. The festival celebrates 76 years during Coronation tomorrow evening, January 15, at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre.Tenley was selected as Miss Milbank at the Valley Express Snow Queen Festival on November 20 in Milbank.... Read more
Kiera Leddy Selected for National Cattlemen’s Scholarship
The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) announced Kiera Leddy, Drake University Law School, and Maci Mueller, University of California (UC) Davis, will each be recipients of a 2021 W.D. Farr Scholarship for $15,000. The annual W.D. Farr Scholarship program, established by NCF in 2007, recognizes outstanding graduate students who plan... Read more
CANCELED: The Grant County Farm and Home Show  Has Been Canceled
The Grant County Farm and Home Show slated for tomorrow, Friday, January 14, and Saturday, January 15, has been canceled. Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce that sponsors the show, says, “Due to the incoming inclement weather, the Ag Committee has decided for the safety of... Read more
Jerry Janisch To Retire From MHS After 30 Years
Jerry Janisch, the agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor for the Milbank School District, will retire at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. Janisch formally announced his retirement to the Milbank School District Board of Education on January 10. Janisch said that although he plans to retire on... Read more