July 15 is Deadline to Submit Crop Acreage Reports
Agricultural producers in Grant County must complete and submit crop acreage reports to the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) by Wednesday, July 15. “To make sure you’re eligible for many USDA programs, you need to file an accurate crop acreage report by the applicable deadline,” said FSA County Executive... Read more
Donations Needed for Milbank’s Fireworks Display
Fireworks are as American as apple pie and have been since the first US fireworks display on July 4, 1777. That’s 243 years! The Milbank Chamber won’t be disappointing you or our forefathers this year. They keep the time-honored tradition alive this Saturday, July 4, at Farley Park. Laurie... Read more
Courthouse and Visitors Center Closed on Friday
The Grant County Courthouse will be closed on Friday, July 2 in observance of the 4th of July holiday. The Milbank Visitors Center, which contains the City of Milbank Office, the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Grant County Development Corporation will also be closed on Friday. Read more
Snaza, Misterek, and Johnson Join VQ Board
Brad Snaza, Mike Misterek, and Dr. Bryan Johnson, joined Valley Queen’s charitable foundation as volunteer board members. Since it was founded in 2017, the Valley Queen Charitable Foundation has contributed over $954,000 to more than 70 local and regional organizations. “We are thrilled to welcome Brad, Mike and Bryan to... Read more
Milbank Fire Department Called to House Fire
The Milbank Fire and Rescue Department responded to a call of a house fire at the residence of Tina Rudebusch on West Highway 12. The 911 call was placed by a man traveling through Milbank at 4:29 p.m. on Friday, June 26. According to Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke,... Read more
Food Giveaway Distributes 13,988 Pounds of Food in Milbank
The food giveaway sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council and Feeding South Dakota on Wednesday, June 24, rang up some big numbers. According to Brenda Maass, co-coordinator of the event in Milbank, 28 volunteers served 350 families 13,988 pounds of food. Maass says, “We used a little... Read more
After 40 Years Nancy Paulson Retires from Teaching and Coaching
Nancy Paulson retired this year after teaching in Milbank 27 years. She was cleaning out her room for the last time, throwing away old papers and sports programs, pens, and paper clips when she ran across a treasure. “It was fun remembering things I had forgotten over the years.... Read more
Sipe Brothers Win 9-9-9 Golf Tourney
Brandon and Nick Sipe were the winners of the 9-9-9 scramble, best ball, and alternate shot golf tournament at the Whetstone Creek Golf Course in Milbank on Saturday, June 20. They earned top place in the A division with an eight-under- par score of 99.75. Lance Hamann and Blaine... Read more
Sunne and Hauger Win Walleye Fishing Tourney
Dan Sunne and Chad Hauger were the top place winners at the Jason Kellen June Walleye Fishing Tournament on Big Stone Lake on Saturday, June 20. The duo caught a total of 13.61 pounds of walleyes. Their biggest fish weighed in at 3.14 pounds. Sunny and Hauger took home... Read more
Brady Krause Pitches a Shutout for the Firechiefs
Brady Krause had all the right stuff Sunday night, June 21. He pitched a shutout for the Milbank Firechiefs and helped lift them to a 13-0 victory against Bryant. Milbank now sits at 2-0 for the season. B. Krause surrendered zero runs on two hits over seven innings and struck out... Read more