Parker Cordingley Recognized for Assisting Injured Man
Parker Cordingley is being lauded as a hero after he jumped in to administer aid to a Milbank resident who had fallen in his driveway. Parker, who will be a sophomore at MHS this fall, was enroute to Unity Health and Fitness on July 11, when he noticed the... Read more
Max Schuelke Becomes First South Dakotan to Win at Nationals 
Four members of the Milbank Chapter of Educators Rising – Carlos Oliveres Zuniga, Matti Scott, Max Schuelke, and Lydia Street – competed at the National Educators Rising Conference in Washington D.C. from June 27 through July 1. Max won first place and a $500 scholarship in the Creative Lecture... Read more
Milbank HOSA Members Attend Int’l Event in Houston
Nine members of the Milbank HOSA organization joined over 10,000 other students from across the world at the HOSA International Leadership Conference (HOSA ILC) held June 26-29 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston.  James Batchelor,  Joshua Keeton, Jericho Jones, Kynlee Speidel, Gemma Street, Jacynda Street,... Read more
Food Giveaway to be Held in Milbank on Wednesday, July 10 
The third of five food giveaways for 2024, sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council and Feeding South Dakota, will be held on Wednesday, July 10, from 4-5 p.m. in the Living Word Church parking lot on the north end of Milbank on Hwy. 15. The event will... Read more
Area Firefighters Attend State Fire School
Over 500 firefighters were offered over 30 classes during the South Dakota Firefighters Association annual state fire school in Watertown. The training sessions were held June 13-15 at the LATI campus, Performance Towing, and the Watertown Fire and Rescue – West Station training facility. Firefighters who serve Grant County... Read more
Tobin Receives 2024 Florence Krieger Award in Education
Carmal Tobin of Milbank received the Florence Krieger Award at the 2024 South Dakota Retired School Personnel (SDRSP) Convention held in Watertown. The award, now in its 40th year, annually recognizes a member who has made significant contributions to their profession and the SDRSP organization. Tobin graduated from Northern... Read more
Northern State University Releases Spring Dean’s List and President List
Northern State University announced the students who earned recognition on the President’s List and Dean’s List for the 2024 spring semester. The President’s List honors full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.00 GPA. The Dean’s List acknowledges students with GPAs ranging from 3.50 to 3.99.  Students on the list... Read more
Deadline to Sign Up for Grassland CRP is June 28
Agricultural producers and private landowners can now sign up for the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program (Grassland CRP). The signup runs from today through June 28. Grassland CRP, offered by the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), is a voluntary working lands conservation program that enables participants to conserve grasslands and... Read more
Deadlines Coming for Prevented Planting Acreage Reporting
Agricultural producers must submit crop acreage reports to the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) by July 15 to be eligible for most USDA programs. The 2024 acreage report maps are ready to be picked up at the Grant County FSA Office. Call 605.432.6570 – Extension 2. According to Joel... Read more
Bennett Schwenn Selected for All-Summit Collegiate Team
Bennett Schwenn of Milbank, a rising sophomore at the University of South Dakota, was named to the men’s Academic All-Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Team on Tuesday, June 5. This is Schwenn’s second All-Summit honor and it was earned in part by his prowess in the long jump... Read more