Jesse Schneck Secures Four Pins at Watertown Tourney
The Milbank wrestling team split its quartet of dual contests on December 3 at the Marv Sherrill Dual Tournament at the Watertown Civic Arena. The Bulldogs lost their opening dual against Aberdeen Central with a score of 21-55. MHS head coach Josh Schmeichel commented, “Aberdeen has been tough traditionally... Read more
St. Lawrence School to Present Christmas Musical on December 14
Everyone is invited to attend the annual Christmas program at St. Lawrence School in Milbank. Students in preschool through sixth grade will present two performances on Wednesday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m. and  5:30 p.m.   The third through sixth graders will perform the musical Room for Christmas,written by Mark Burrows. Elizabeth... Read more
Milbank Oral Interp Team Wins a Team Excellence Award at State
The MHS oral interp team claimed a Team Excellence Award at the 113th Annual South Dakota Oral Interpretation Festival held December 2-3 in Mitchell. According to Milbank’s head coach, Natasha Karels, a Class A school must earn at least two Superior awards at the festival to receive this award. Our team had five... Read more
Sheriff Owen Releases Details in Death of Ortonville Woman
Grant County Sheriff Kevin Owen released the details surrounding the death of 59-year-old Kellie Ann Thielke of Ortonville, Minnesota. According to Owen, it appears the vehicle Thielke was driving went off the road into the ditch near 479th Avenue and 147th Street in Grant County near the city of Milbank in the early morning hours of... Read more
Vote Here for Milbank Parade of Lights Winner
It’s time to “socket” to ’em. Now’s your chance to choose the winning float from the Parade of Lights sponsored by the Milbank Area Chamber on Saturday, December 3. The parade featured 17 entries, but who was the star of the show?  Which float was your favorite? Jamie Henderson, of the Milbank... Read more
Milbank High and Middle  School Christmas Concerts Set for December 11-12
Milbank’s high school and middle school bands and choirs present their annual Christmas concerts December 11-12. Both groups perform in the Milbank High School Theater. December 11 Attend the high school presentation on Sunday, December 11. The concert starts at 2 p.m.  Doors open at 1 p.m.  Ticket prices are $5... Read more
Police Chief Boyd VanVooren to Retire After 28-Year Career
Dollars to donuts, if you live in Milbank, you’ve crossed paths with Boyd VanVooren. VanVooren has served as the Chief of Police in Milbank for 13 years. He recently decided to hang up his hat and take off his badge after a 28-year career as a police officer. His... Read more
Hometown Holiday Events Schedule for Saturday, December 3
There’s room for everyone at Milbank’s Hometown Christmas Celebration this Saturday December 3.4 p.m.  — Start your holiday season with the Free Christmas movie at Mill Theatres at 4 p.m. Get some shopping done while the kids enjoy watching Elf or take a break and join them. Everyone gets a free... Read more
Barlund and Leddy Vie For County Committee Seat
Producers and landowners must return their FSA county election ballots to the Grant County Farm Service Administration (FSA) office or have their ballots postmarked by December 5, 2022, in order for their votes to be counted.   To be eligible to vote, a producer must participate or cooperate in an FSA program. A cooperating... Read more
Milbank  Wrestlers Host First Match With New Coaches and New Rules
Milbank’s wrestling season starts with the Battle of the Bulldogs this Thursday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Milbank Armory.  It’s a new season with a new head coach, a new assistant coach, and new ways of dealing with weight classes. Josh Schmeichel, the new head coach for... Read more