Discounts and Tips for the South Dakota State Fair
The 137th South Dakota State Fair starts Thursday, September 1, and continues through Monday, September 5 in Huron.  Fairgoers will line up for carnival rides, concerts, livestock shows, and more. To make the most of your trip, check out these time and money-saving tips. To avoid the lines at... Read more
Jamie Henderson Takes Over as Milbank Chamber Director
Jamie Henderson has been named the interim director of the Milbank-Area Chamber. She officially took over on August 17, although she had been working as a part-time administrative assistant to the former director, Laurie Folk, for the last eight months. Henderson believes the business climate in the Milbank area... Read more
Ag Producers Eligible for Tornado Damage Help
According to Joel Foster, executive director of the Grant County Farm Service Agency (FSA), the derecho storm on May 12 and the tornados on May 30 caused severe damage in Grant County. Agricultural producers who suffered damage could be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) administered... Read more
Lenny Stahl Leads Dakota Storage in a New Direction
Anyone can steer the ship, but it takes a leader to chart the course.  ~ John C. Maxwell A leader is not born; a leader is made. The rule stays the same for a business. Dakota Storage has manufactured portable storage buildings at their facility near Milbank for over... Read more
Laurie Folk is the City of Milbank’s new utilities clerk. Need help with your water bill? Want to make a payment? Laurie is on the job and ready to serve you Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Laurie says, “When Unity was absorbed by the City of... Read more
Capri Sun Juice Drinks Recalled
Tomorrow is the first day of school in Milbank. You are probably busy gathering notebooks and crayons, looking for that missing shoe, and ushering the kids to bed early.  If prepping a lunch for your kiddos tonight or in the wee hours of the morning, is also on your... Read more
John Weyh Sworn In As Milbank City Council Member
John Weyh, the newest member of the Milbank City Council, took his oath of office during the council’s regular meeting on August 8. Weyh was appointed by Mayor Pat Raffety to replace Steve Weiner as a representative of Ward One. Weiner’s term expired and his vacancy was expected to... Read more
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