Savanna Osowski Wins Voice of Democracy Contest
Savanna Osowski, MHS junior, won first place in the local 2020-2021 Voice of Democracy contest sponsored by the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars (VFW). Korbin Leddy received second-place honors and Lydia Street was chosen as the third-place winner. Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy contest has been the VFW’s premier scholarship... Read more
Dawgs Down the Pheasants to Advance in Region Tourney
The Milbank Bulldogs defeated the Redfield Pheasants, 54-31, in the opening game of the Region 1A  basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 2, in Redfield. The win advanced Milbank to semi-final action. The Bulldogs now meet the Groton Tigers on Friday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in Groton. “We knew we had... Read more
Jim Hadorn Inducted Into South Dakota Hall of Fame
Jim Hadorn, former Milbank High School teacher, athletic director, and head wrestling coach, was inducted into the South Dakota Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place during the 2021 South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in Rapid City on Saturday, February 27. He was surrounded by his family, friends,... Read more
Bailey Schwagel Winner of Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest
Sixth grader Bailey Schwagel penned the winning essay for the local division of the national 2020-2021 Patriot’s Pen contest. The competition is sponsored by the Milbank VFW and VFW Auxiliary. Veronica Fonder, an eighth grader took second place; Keira Steffen, a seventh grader, was selected as the third-place winner.  This year’s... Read more
Wiese and Schuchard Take First in KC Free Throw Contest
Jaxson Wiese and Sophia Schuchard, both of Milbank, captured first place in their respective age group at the regional Knights of Columbus free throw contest. The annual event was held in Watertown on Saturday, February 13. Wiese, son of Scott and Andrea Wiese, made 21-of-25 free throws to win... Read more
Toby Schneck Wins Fourth Place at State Wrestling Tourney
MHS senior Toby Schneck led the Milbank Bulldogs with a fourth-place finish at 195 pounds in the 2021 South Dakota State High School Class A Wrestling Tournament in Rapid City on Saturday, February 27. This marked the second time Toby placed at the state meet. In 2020, he earned... Read more
Once a Week Garbage Collection Starts March 9 in Milbank
Did you find a bright green trash cart on your curb today? It means you are a customer of Waste Management, the Minnesota company licensed by the City of Milbank to haul away your garbage. Today, March 1, marks the beginning of Milbank’s transition to an automated garbage system.From... Read more
Bulldogs Ready to Roll to Region 1A Basketball Tourney
The Bulldogs begin the Region 1A  basketball tournament on Tuesday, March 2.  Milbank, the No. 5 seed, travels to Redfield, the No. 4 seed. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. Tiospa Zina, the No. 2 seed, hosts No. 7 Webster.  Sisseton at No. 3 seed plays host to No. 6... Read more
Three Milbank Grapplers Earn Spot at Final Day of State Tournament
Three Milbank Bulldog wrestlers take to the mats in the third and final day of the 2021 South Dakota State Class A Wrestling Tournament today, February 27. The action begins at 10 a.m. MT.  On Friday, Brayden Christensen, Barrett Schneck, and Toby Schneck all earned places on the award podium, but... Read more
Random Acts of Kindness Spread By Locals
Did you celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 14-20)? It’s an annual event to encourage people to pay it forward or make someone’s day — especially a random stranger.  Our readers reported these examples:J.W. says: I was shopping at Hartman’s Family Foods when an elderly lady ahead of... Read more