Ribbon Cutting Held for  Cocktails and Corks Grand Reopening
The Milbank Area Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting today, February 1, at Cocktails and Corks-Milbank’s wine and spirit store. The locally-owned shop is celebrating the Grand Reopening at 302 W. 4th Avenue. The retail store officially opened on December 5 in its new location. Dan Sorenson and Scott Hoeke are... Read more
March 15 Deadline Set for Ag ARC and PLC Programs
According to Joel Foster, executive director of the Milbank Farm Service Agency (FSA), agricultural producers can now change election and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2023 crop year through March 15, 2023. The programs are offered by the U.S. Department... Read more
MHS Debaters Win Division A Trophy
Bulldog debaters returned from the Speech Fiesta laden with hardware. The MHS team won the first-place Division A Sweepstakes trophy, three diamond medals, and several top-six places. The tournament took place in Watertown on Friday and Saturday, January 20- 21. Milbank competed against 20 schools across the state from Rapid City... Read more
Milbank Second Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank High School has named students to the second nine weeks honor roll of the 20222-2023 school year. Perfection 4.0 Freshmen: Ashlynn Batchelor, Jonathan DeBoer, Jacy Dexter, Olivia Foell, Carter Gloe, Kelli Grong, Zane Kilde, Carter Liebe, Evelyn Liebe, Anna Neugebauer, Krista Nies, Keira Steffen, and Marnie VanLith. Sophomores:... Read more
Milbank Debaters Shine at Silver Bowl Tourney
Milbank debaters spent most of last weekend at the 2023 Silver Bowl Debate/IE Tournament. The event was held at Sioux Falls Lincoln High School on January 13-14. According to MHS coach Kathy Tyler, in the individual events, or IE’s, students perform three times with a different judge each time and are... Read more
Milbank Middle School Second Quarter  Honor Roll Released
Milbank Middle School has named students to the second nine weeks honor roll of the 2022-23 school year. Students named to the list are as follows: Grade 8 Distinction 3.800 or higher GPA Mason Allen Thomas Bass Beckham Berry Ivy Dreis Abe Fischer Edna Flores Morgean French Izabella Glomstad... Read more
March 15 Marks Deadline for USDA ARC and PLC Enrollment
Agricultural producers can now change election and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2023 crop year offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through March 15, 2023. Producers can elect coverage and enroll in ARC-County (ARC-CO) or PLC, which... Read more
Corey Hooth Appointed New Chief of Police for Milbank
Corey Hooth was hired as the new Milbank Chief of Police during the regular meeting of the MIlbank City Council on Monday, January 16. Hooth says, “The timing of my official appointment was remarkable as it fell on the same day as my late father’s birthday. I felt like... Read more
Max Lightfield to Represent South Dakota in DC
Maxwell Lightfield, a senior at Milbank High School, was one of two South Dakota students and 104 students nationwide to be selected for the 2023 United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) in Washington, D.C. Lightfield will join Senator John Thune (R) and Senator Mike Rounds (R) in representing South Dakota... Read more
Cassidy Schwagel to Compete in State Snow Queen on Saturday
Cassidy Schwagel, Miss Milbank 2023, will compete at the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival on Saturday, January 14, at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre. This year’s state festival marks the 77th year a  winner has been crowned. Cassidy has been the reigning Miss Milbank since her coronation at The Valley... Read more