Summer Staff Approved By Milbank Board Of Education
Maintenance and OST staff hired for the upcoming summer were approved during the regular meeting of the Milbank School District Board of Education Monday, April 11. OST program employees will be: Cori Redmond, Lexy Pillatzki, Ashley McCulloch, Lorrie Hardy, Karen Vaudrey, Jayne Paysen, Abby Wollschlager, JP Lindquist, Kaylee Pinkert,... Read more
Tax Deadline Changed For 2016
Mark your calendar! Due to an overlap of tax deadlines and Federal/State holidays, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced new due dates for the upcoming 2016 tax season. Most 2015 individual income tax returns will be due on Monday, April 18, instead of the traditional April 15 date.... Read more
Peggy Schuelke Announces Run For State House
Peggy Schuelke of rural Revillo announced her candidacy for the South Dakota District 4 House of Representatives position. She is running for one of two seats in District 4, which is comprised of Grant, Deuel, and sections of Codington and Brookings counties. “District 4 consists entirely of small communities... Read more
Matt Rosdahl Announces Run For State House
Matt Rosdahl of Clear Lake announced his candidacy in the District 4 race for the South Dakota House of Representatives. Matt is a teacher and coach at Deuel High School. Matt grew up on a farm just northwest of Dawson, MN. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in... Read more
Schreurs Named Alternate To National Debate Tournament
The Milbank High School debate team wrapped up its season at the 2016 Northern South Dakota NSDA District Student Congress tournament April 8, in Pierre. Senior Brianna Schreurs was chosen as second alternate for the Senate at the national tournament set for June 12-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah.... Read more
Petitions Open For Milbank City Council Position
A one-year term on the Milbank City Council in Ward 2, is open for nominating petitions, according to Mayor Pat Raffety and City Administrator Jason Kettwig. Petitions will be available for circulation beginning today, Tuesday, April 12, and must be filed in the office of the city finance officer... Read more
New Koch School Principal Hired
Superintendent Tim Graf announced Amy Brandriet has been hired as the Koch Elementary School Principal in Milbank for the 2016-2017 school year. The hire was approved at the regular meeting of the Board of Education held this evening, April 11. Brandriet was chosen from the fourteen applicants applying for this position.... Read more
Milbank Student Council Members Earn State Awards
Two Milbank High School Student Council members were honored during the 29th Annual State Convention of the South Dakota Student Council Association (SDSCA) April 3-5 in Sioux Falls. Senior Hannah Rick was awarded an All-State plaque and senior Brianna Schreurs received the Dale D. Hawley Leadership Award. During the... Read more
On Thursday, April 7, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Milbank Police Department and the South Dakota Highway Patrol, executed a search warrant at 1716 Brittany Street in Riggins Trailer Park, just outside of the Milbank city limits. The search warrant stemmed from a lengthy... Read more
Kristy Liebe New Pastoral Care Pastor at Central United Methodist Church
Kristy Liebe has been selected as the Pastoral Care Pastor at Central United Methodist Church in Milbank, filling the void Pastor DeVern Schwenn left when he retired in February. Kristy’s full title is Pastoral Care Pastor and Children’s Ministry Pastor. She will also continue as the Kids Hope director,... Read more