New Staff Members Join Milbank School District
  Fourteen new staff members are helping to kick off the school year in the Milbank School District.  Most recently hired were: Christine Townsend, Hether Voeltz and Carrie Novy. Townsend is a migrant education teacher who will serve students in Milbank, Summit and Sisseton. Voeltz is a paraprofessional at Koch Elementary and Novy... Read more
MHS 2005 State Runner-Up Football Team To Be Honored
The Milbank High School football team of 2005 will be recognized and honored on its 10-year anniversary of its runner-up championship title Friday, September 25, at the Bulldogs home game with Sioux Valley. “We invite all players, families and Bulldog fans to celebrate the 10-year reunion of this runner-up... Read more
Milbank Area Kicks Off Season With Girls Tennis Victory
The Milbank Area girls tennis team kicked off its season with a solid 9-0 victory over Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE), MN, Saturday at Cantine Courts. The locals came away with straight set wins in every singles and doubles varsity match. “We were very pleased with our straight set victories,” noted Milbank... Read more
Community Garden In Full Bloom
Interlakes Community Action’s (ICAP) community garden is thriving and in full bloom at its new location in the northeast part of Milbank.  A $10,000 donation from First Bank and Trust was recently used to improve the site and grounds. The City of Milbank donated the land. “We are so... Read more
Bulldog Golfers Improve Scores At Sioux Valley Invitational
The Milbank Area Bulldog golfers improved their scores during the Sioux Valley Invitational boys golf tournament Thursday in Volga. “Looking at the scores, it is nice to see that nearly everybody improved from the Poet Invitational,” noted head golf coach Mark Keeton. Adam Thomas shaved eight strokes off his... Read more
Location of Football Tailgate and Scrimmage Changed
The Bulldog football tailgate and scrimmage location has been moved because of the wet field conditions at AB Campbell Stadium. Tailgate meal and activities will now take place between Unity Square and Legion Field baseball stadium on the northeast corner of the football practice fields. Times remain the same... Read more
Patnoe Takes Golf Game to Next Level
Ryan Patnoe, Milbank High School alumnus and standout Bulldog golfer, has turned his golf career in another direction and is following in his father, Randy’s, footsteps. He was recently hired as the head boys’ golf coach for Aberdeen Roncalli and completed his first tournament in that role this week.... Read more
Highway 12 Construction Going Smoothly
The Highway 12 construction project is going along smoothly, according to City Administrator Jason Kettwig. “It is going really well,” he noted. Within a small window of time, the intersection of Highway 12 and Ninth Street is near completion.  Kettwig stated that it will be open Monday morning, just... Read more
Jamie Mundwiler Rides to Victory
Jamie Mundwiler and her best friend Pete are headed to SDSU next week. It might not seem extraordinary for two 18 year-olds to be going off to college together, but it is.  Pete is a horse! Both will live on campus and ride together twice daily.  As Jamie said,... Read more
Milbank School District Implements $100,000 State Farm Grant
State Farm Insurance presented the Milbank School District with a $100,000 check last winter. The money was part of a grant to enhance education and this year marks the first disbursement of funds for several programs.  “This is critical since we live in a state with poorly funded schools,”... Read more