Parker Cordingley Recognized for Assisting Injured Man
Parker Cordingley is being lauded as a hero after he jumped in to administer aid to a Milbank resident who had fallen in his driveway. Parker, who will be a sophomore at MHS this fall, was enroute to Unity Health and Fitness on July 11, when he noticed the... Read more
Make Plans for 2024 Farley Fest This Weekend
Get ready for the biggest bash of summer! Farley Fest is about to unleash a frenzy of non-stop fun this weekend – Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20. Bands, brewskis, hot rods, hot dogs, parades, pancakes, friends, and fireworks. You’ll find them all and more at Farley Park.... Read more
Max Schuelke Becomes First South Dakotan to Win at Nationals 
Four members of the Milbank Chapter of Educators Rising – Carlos Oliveres Zuniga, Matti Scott, Max Schuelke, and Lydia Street – competed at the National Educators Rising Conference in Washington D.C. from June 27 through July 1. Max won first place and a $500 scholarship in the Creative Lecture... Read more
Milbank HOSA Members Attend Int’l Event in Houston
Nine members of the Milbank HOSA organization joined over 10,000 other students from across the world at the HOSA International Leadership Conference (HOSA ILC) held June 26-29 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston.  James Batchelor,  Joshua Keeton, Jericho Jones, Kynlee Speidel, Gemma Street, Jacynda Street,... Read more
Milbank 10U Crowned  Consolation Champions at Groton
The Milbank 10U baseball team traveled to Groton for the Groton Tournament on July 29.  Milbank started with a tough game against the Aberdeen Smittys 10 and were defeated 2-10.   Continuing on in bracket play, Milbank faced Britton and took the win with a score of 13-0.  With... Read more
Free Harp Concert at Zion Community Church in Wilmot
Jonathan Schneider will present a harp concert at Zion Community Church in Wilmot at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. The concert is free. Everyone is welcome to attend. Jonathan was born in Spain and raised in Puerto Rico. He started harp lessons at age 10 with Elisa Torres,... Read more
Food Giveaway to be Held in Milbank on Wednesday, July 10 
The third of five food giveaways for 2024, sponsored by the Grant County Christian Service Council and Feeding South Dakota, will be held on Wednesday, July 10, from 4-5 p.m. in the Living Word Church parking lot on the north end of Milbank on Hwy. 15. The event will... Read more
Fishing Derby and Fireworks Set for 4th of July Celebration in Milbank 
It’s going to be a Star-Spangled Independence Day this Thursday, July 4. Head to Lake Farley Park for fishing, freedom, and fireworks!  The Fishing Derby starts at 4 p.m. and will be hosted by Rick and Wendy Hentges and the Sons of the American Legion with 100 fishing poles... Read more
Area Firefighters Attend State Fire School
Over 500 firefighters were offered over 30 classes during the South Dakota Firefighters Association annual state fire school in Watertown. The training sessions were held June 13-15 at the LATI campus, Performance Towing, and the Watertown Fire and Rescue – West Station training facility. Firefighters who serve Grant County... Read more
MHS End-of Season Track and Field Awards Presented
Eric Townsend, head coach for the MHS Track and Field teams announced the end-of-the-season award winners for 2024. The awards were tabulated by placing- scores throughout the entire season. GIRLSMOST VALUABLE TRACK AND FIELD GIRL ATHLETE – Siera Wenzl, Zayda Townsend, and Jacy DexterSPRINTER OF THE YEAR—Siera Wenzl HURDLER OF... Read more