Kraft Singles American Cheese Slices Recalled
Do you routinely pack Kraft singles in your kids’ lunchboxes? Grab a quick lunch with an ooey gooey grilled cheese? Take a minute to check your cheese packages for faulty wrapping that could cause choking. Kraft Heinz announced a voluntary recall of approximately 83,800 cases of individually-wrapped Kraft Singles... Read more
Valley Queen Team Wins Chamber Golf Scramble
Eight teams played in the golf scramble sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber on September 15. The event was held at Whetstone Creek Golf Course north of Milbank. The  Valley Queen team composed of Nathan Bass, Evan Grong, Lloyd Metzger, and Kevin Berg (l. to r.) won first place... Read more
Raul Berrones Pedraza and Nadia Thue to Reign as MHS Homecoming King and Queen
Raul Berrones Pedraza and Nadia Thue were crowned the 2023 MHS Homecoming Queen and King at Coronation held tonight, Monday, September 18. Nadia is the daughter of  Chad and Amy Thue. Raul is the son of Lorena Pedraza and Luis Berrones. Camryn Wiese, the 2022 Homeoming Queen, returned to crown the... Read more
Food Giveaway in Milbank Set for Wednesday, September 13
The Grant County Christian Service Council (GCCSC) in cooperation with Feeding South Dakota will hold their fourth food giveaway of 2023 on Wednesday, September 13. The giveaway will be open from 4-5 p.m. The food is pre-boxed and provided by Feeding South Dakota, Brenda Maass of GCCSC, who coordinates... Read more
MHS Homecoming Royalty Nominees Selected
Milbank’s 2023 Homecoming will be celebrated September 18–22. The theme is Olympics — Go for the Gold! Coronation will be held on Monday, September 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Milbank Armory. Admission is $2 for first graders and up. Activity passes will not be accepted. The senior class nominated the... Read more
BREAKING: Homicide Occurs in Grant County
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that the Grant County Sheriff’s Office and State Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) have arrested one person in connection with a homicide that occurred Sunday night in Grant County. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office responded at 6:12 p.m. Sunday to a report... Read more
Chuck Wollschlager Family Earns 2023 Soil Conservation Award
When a piece of the prairie is returned to health and the grasses wave tall, brushed by winds sweeping across the hillsides, it’s the stems, leaves, and blooms everyone notices. It’s the grasses and forbs that feed the livestock, provide cover for the wildlife, and fuel imaginations to fill... Read more
Milbank School Opens With Largest High School Class Since 2009
Today, August 16, was the first day of classes for students in the Milbank School District. The students were greeted by many familiar faces and 22 new staff members.  As of Monday, there were 374 students enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades. Exactly 100 students were enrolled in ninth grade,... Read more
Kiana Conrad Joins OAHS at Northside Clinic
Kiana Conrad, a family nurse practitioner, has joined Ortonville Area Health Services (OAHS) and is now seeing patients at Northside Medical Clinic.  Kiana graduated with a B.S. in nursing from South Dakota State University in 2015. In 2021, she completed her M.S. in nursing at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. ... 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