Charles Whitesitt Wins Consolation Championship at State Tennis
Bulldog Charles Whitesitt was named the consolation champion at Flight No. 2 singles in the 2024 SD Class A Boys State Tennis Tournament held May 13-14 in Rapid City. Whitesitt defeated Vermillion’s Lucas Green in a 10-3 decision in the final. As a team, Milbank placed ninth. Sioux Falls... Read more
Milbank wrestlers who earned a berth in the 2024 state tournament competed Thursday through Saturday, February 22-24, at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls. Injuries and state and nationally ranked wrestlers hindered the Bulldogs’ progress through the bracket, but they returned home with three top-10 finishes. Tate... Read more
Bulldogs Bring Home Conference Championships
The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs crushed the competition in the Northeast Conference Track and Field Meet on Thursday, May 9, in Sisseton. “The boys team won their eighth-consecutive NEC team title. The girls won their fourth-consecutive NEC title,” stated Eric Townsend, head coach for Milbank. The girls also collected... Read more
High Winds Knock Down Power Pole and Cause Oil Spill
Almost on cue, Mother Nature brought high winds to the Milbank area on Saturday, April 6, as if to usher in Severe Weather Awareness Week (April 8-12). The wind on Saturday afternoon was estimated to be 25-40 mph with gusts reaching 50 mph or more. It was more than... Read more
Siren Testing Set for April 10 During Severe Weather Awareness Week
Kevin Schuelke, director of Grant County Emergency Management, reminds residents that local siren testing will be conducted in various communities on Wednesday, April 10. The Volunteer Fire alerting siren will sound at 10 a.m. and the Storm/ Tornado siren alert will sound at 10:15 a.m. Schuelke emphasized the purpose... Read more
MHS Students Participate in Drive Your Tractor to School Day 
Milbank’s Second Annual Drive Your Tractor to School Day dawned early for students who arrived by tractor and other machinery. Topping out at about 20-25 m.p.h. made the trip just a little bit slower, but by the time the bell rang, the parking lot at MHS was lined with equipment... Read more
Teacher of the Year Robin Schuelke Inspires Her Students
Robin Schuelke, a math teacher at MHS, has been chosen as Milbank’s 2024 Teacher of the Year. Robin was nonplussed when Principal Dan Snaza declared she was the winner. “To be completely honest, I was shocked when Mr. Snaza announced my name,” she says. “I tell my students that... Read more
Michael Erdahl
Michael Erdahl, 68, of Milbank, South Dakota, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at Milbank Area Hospital – Avera Health in Milbank. Arrangements are pending at this time.  Please return as Michael’s life story will be placed here when it becomes available.  Read more
Bulldog Garrett Mertens Sinks 1000th Point
Garrett Mertens, along with his hometown fans and visitors, watched as the 1000th point of his high school career rolled in the bucket. Garrett accomplished the milestone in the final minutes, of the final quarter, of the final basketball game he played as a senior Bulldog in the Milbank... Read more
Bulldogs Punch Their Ticket to SoDak 16
Milbank took down Tiospa Zina 59-50 on Friday, March 1, to punch their ticket to the SoDak 16. But Tiospa Zina was no slouch. The Bulldogs had squeaked out a 57-55 victory against the Wambdi just seven days before on February 23, and Tiospa Zina arrived at the Milbank... Read more