Tenley Wildung to Compete in State Snow Queen on Saturday
Tenley Wildung, Miss Milbank 2022, will be competing at the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival in Aberdeen. The festival celebrates 75 years during Coronation tomorrow evening, January 15, at the Aberdeen Civic Theatre.Tenley was selected as Miss Milbank at the Valley Express Snow Queen Festival on November 20 in Milbank.... Read more
Kiera Leddy Selected for National Cattlemen’s Scholarship
The National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF) announced Kiera Leddy, Drake University Law School, and Maci Mueller, University of California (UC) Davis, will each be recipients of a 2021 W.D. Farr Scholarship for $15,000. The annual W.D. Farr Scholarship program, established by NCF in 2007, recognizes outstanding graduate students who plan... Read more
CANCELED: The Grant County Farm and Home Show  Has Been Canceled
The Grant County Farm and Home Show slated for tomorrow, Friday, January 14, and Saturday, January 15, has been canceled. Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce that sponsors the show, says, “Due to the incoming inclement weather, the Ag Committee has decided for the safety of... Read more
Street, Schuelke and Frerichs Place High at Conference Tourney
The Milbank debate squad opened their winter season at the Central Forensics Conference Tournament (CFC2) in Lennox on Saturday, January 8.  Lydia Street placed second in Student Congress. Qualon Grant, Shane Spiering, Max Schuelke, Aryiana Butler, Ivy Lewno, and Rylen Frerichs also competed in the Student Congress division. In Novice Public... Read more
Jerry Janisch To Retire From MHS After 30 Years
Jerry Janisch, the agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor for the Milbank School District, will retire at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. Janisch formally announced his retirement to the Milbank School District Board of Education on January 10. Janisch said that although he plans to retire on... Read more
Milbank Kindergarten Screening and Registration Set
The Milbank School District will conduct a kindergarten screening and registration on Friday, January 28, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Milbank Elementary School gym. Kindergarten screening is for any child who will be five years old before September 1, 2022. Parents are asked to bring the... Read more
Marshall and Hanna Greiner Welcome First Baby of 2022
Lenna Sue Greiner is the first baby of 2022 born at the Milbank Hospital Avera. Lenna Sue came into this world on January 1 at 1:45 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.Lenna Sue joins a sister, Taya, and her parents Marshall and... Read more
Leddy Wins SD District Voice of Democracy Contest
Korbin Leddy’s essay on “America: Where Do We Go From Here?” was selected as the top essay in district four in South Dakota’s Voice of Democracy contest. Leddy earned a monetary award from the district and his essay advances to compete at the state level. Leddy’s essay reached the district... Read more
Trial Date Set for Hanson Murders
Brent M. Hanson will face trial this summer on charges of killing his brother Clyde and Clyde’s wife, Jessica Hanson, who was nine months pregnant. On Tuesday, January 4, Hanson, 57, was arraigned at the Grant County Courthouse and entered a plea of not guilty on each of six... Read more
73rd Grant County Farm & Home Show Set for January 14-15
The Grant County Farm & Home Show returns for its 73rd year on January 14-15. The annual event showcases the latest agricultural technology and services, along with home-related trends. The Farm & Home Show is held at the Milbank High School. “The Grant County Farm & Home Show brings our... Read more