Classic Car Show Tonight at Lake Farley
Calling all gearheads and dreamers! Check out the classic car show at Farley Fest this Friday, July 30.How do you find it?  Host Tom Jensen says you can’t miss it. “When special guest, Jon Kostelecky, starts his ride, you’ll  know where we are,” Jensen says Kostelecky runs a small-wheel-base front engine dragster that is a... Read more
Free School Supplies Available For Grant County Families
Does your family need help getting school supplies this year? The Grant County Christian Service Council will hold its annual Back-to-School event on Tuesday, August 10.  The drive-thru event will be held at the Grant County4-H grounds from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Parents will drive up to the... Read more
Milbank School Registration With Open House at New School
The first bell of the new school year will ring on August 18, at 8:15 am.  School will be dismissed at 2 p.m. on the first day. Registration for all Milbank public schools is scheduled for Wednesday, August 4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, August 5, from 8 a.m. to... Read more
Osowski Wins Bronze Medal at State A Swim Meet
Eleven Milbank Area Sea Lions (MALST) traveled to the State A Long Course Championship swim meet in Brookings during the weekend of July 23-25.  Coach Jodi Street reported, “We had fantastic weather for the more than 400 athletes from 20 teams who competed.”    The Milbank swimmers placed 10th as a... Read more
Post 9 Scores 15 Runs in 1 Inning at Region Tourney
Milbank’s Legion Post 9 baseball team competed in the Region 1B tournament in Sisseton during the weekend of July 23-25. Milbank finished at 1-2. Their loss came from Castlewood-Clear Lake, the team who eventually took the runner-up honors in the tourney. Game 1  Milbank received a bye in the... Read more
Reminder: 2021 Avera Race for Hope This Saturday
The 2021 Avera Race for Hope, which includes your choice of a 5K run/walk, a 5-mile run, or a 2-mile fun walk is set for this Saturday, July 31. Races start and end at the Avera campus in Milbank.  Get Ready: Registration is $25 and is available at up your... Read more
Voters Say “No” to Repealing Drainage Ordinance
Grant County voters overwhelmingly rejected the action county commissioners had taken to repeal the county drainage ordinance and establish a hydrologic alteration development plan (HAP).  The special referendum election held on Tuesday, July 27, included two ballots. Each ballot contained one question.  Regarding the commissioners’ action to repeal the drainage ordinance,... Read more
Take Family to Eat and View Military Vehicles in Milbank on Wednesday
A convoy of military vehicles ranging from World War I to recently retired is scheduled to arrive in Milbank on Wednesday, July 28, at 4:30 p.m. The convoy, courtesy of 100 to 150 members of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA), will display up to 70 vehicles in the parking lot... Read more
4-H Youth-in-Action Day Showcases Skills
The Grant County 4-H Youth-in-Action Day was held on July 13. What is Youth-in-Action Day all about? According to Sara Koepke, Grant County’s 4-H youth program advisor, young people gain hands-on experience and skills. They learn the building blocks of preparing a meal, how to properly speak to individuals... Read more
Grant County Voters Go to the Polls on Tuesday, July 27
Voters in Grant County go to the polls to vote in a special referendum election on Tuesday, July 27. All voting locations remain open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Absentee ballots are also still available at the Grant County Courthouse during regular business hours until Monday, July 26,... Read more