MHS Students Perform With 48th Annual Honor Choir
MHS choir students Nick Fonder, Max Lightfield, Aiden Ludvigson, Ellie Neugebauer, Rachel Schulte, and Jacob Shelstad performed in concert with the 48th South Dakota High School Honor Choir on Friday, August 5, in Vermillion.  The University of South Dakota hosted the rehearsals and activities for the nearly week-long event from July... Read more
Rounds Reschedules Milbank Event to August 19
U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) announced he has rescheduled the community coffee event he planned in Milbank on Monday, August 8.  He will now meet with Milbank area residents on Friday, August 19. “Democrats kept us in Washington over the weekend to vote on their so-called Inflation Reduction Act,” Rounds... Read more
City Council Approves  Material Bids During Special Meeting
The Milbank City Council met for a special meeting on Monday, August 1. Briggs, Rogers, and Hanson were present.  Karels and Weinberg attended remotely by phone.  The meeting was scheduled to approve bids for materials for the construction of the American Legion Baseball field. The budget for drainage pipe... Read more
Milbank Firemen Perform Live Training Using Water From Lake Alice
The Grant and Deuel County emergency management agencies hosted a full-scale exercise at Alice Lake on Thursday, July 21. The Milbank Fire Department sent 20 members. Squads from Big Stone, Brandt, Clear Lake, Corona, Gary, Goodwin, Marvin, Revillo, Stockholm, and Toronto also participated.   Kevin Schuelke, head of Grant County... Read more
Tammy Snell is New Grant  County Deputy Treasurer
If you see a new face at the Grant County Courthouse, it is Tammy Snell. Monday, July 25, was Snell’s first day in her position as the second deputy to Grant County Treasurer Karla DeVaal. According to Snell, her computer and people skills helped her to land the job,... Read more
Bent Arrow Shooters Place in   3D  Tourney
Milbank’s Bent Arrow Shooters competed at the 2022 State 3D Tournament on July 9-10 at the Whitetail Bowman Archery Club in Aberdeen. David Cizadlo won first place in his division. Dwight Peschong took second place in his division, and Josh Anderson and Arnie Veen took third-place honors in their respective divisions.... Read more
Dr. Al Ross Named CEO of Ortonville Area Health Services
The Ortonville Area Health Services (OAHS) Health Care Board of Directors, in collaboration with Sanford Health, has named Dr. Al Ross as their new chief executive officer (CEO). Dr. Ross will begin transitioning into the role on September 1. As a longtime medical provider and the current chief medical officer... Read more
Quales Move Milbank Glass & More to East Highway 12
Milbank Glass & More has been owned by the Quale family for 25 years, but it recently purchased a new home. The business is in the process of moving from its location at 103 East 4th Avenue to the 28,000 square-foot building that formerly housed Hanson-Torness Furniture and then... Read more
Weinberg Sworn In at City Council Meeting
The Milbank City Council convened for their regular meeting on Monday, July 11, at the Milbank Visitor Center. The council approved the minutes from the June 13 and June 20 meetings. No treasurer’s report was presented. Bills in the amount $432,820.41 were approved for payment. Mayor Pat Raffety thanked... Read more
MHS Grad Don Waletich and Team Win State Baseball Title
The Fairmont Cardinals, coached by Don Waletich, a 1984 graduate of Milbank High School, took home the trophy and the title at the 2022 Minnesota State High School League Baseball Class AA State Tournament. It was Fairmont’s 11th trip to the state tournament and their fourth trip to the... Read more