Milbank Youth Wrestling Practice Begins
The Milbank Wrestling Booster Club began practice today. Practice runs from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Only K-6 grade wrestlers will be allowed this year. No parents are allowed in the wrestling room. Kindergarteners through second graders practice on Mondays. Third through sixth graders practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Tuesday, January 5.... Read more
Jose (Alonzo) Flores de Salazar Chosen as MHS Student of the Month
The MHS student of the month for November is Jose (Alonzo) Flores de Salazar. Jose is a senior and the son of Guillermo Flores Ruiz.At MHS, Jose was a member of the  Bulldogs tennis team. Outside of school, he enjoys working with animals, is an altar boy for his church,... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Collect First Hoops Win of the Season
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs captured their first win of the 2020-2021 girls basketball season by upending Tiospa Zina 55-35 Tuesday, December 29, at Agency Village. The win moves Milbank’s season record  to 1-3. “It feels good to get our first win of the season,” stated head coach Brian Pauli. “We... Read more
Bulldog Grapplers Go 3-0 at Sioux Falls Lincoln Tourney
The Bulldogs wrestling team had a successful day at the Floyd Farrand Wrestling Tournament on Tuesday, December 29, at Sioux Falls Lincoln High School. The event is traditionally an individual tournament, but due to Covid-19 concerns, it was converted to a dual tournament. Five pods of teams competed. Milbank was paired... Read more
Chamber Announces  Winners of Nominate Your Neighbor
Laurie Folk, director of the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce, announced the winners of the Nominate Your Neighbors Contest.  The contest was held to recognize residents who took their outdoor holiday decorations from so-so to ho-ho-ho.   Folk says, “We had over 14 nominations and the four winners were drawn at random. They... Read more
St. Lawrence School Holds DARE  Graduation
St. Lawrence fifth graders graduated from the DARE program on December 18. The class, which was approximately 12 weeks long, was directed by Milbank Police Chief Boyd Van Vooren. It covered drugs, alcohol, peer pressure, bullying and decision making.  According to fifth grade teacher Candee Cloos, the students completed... Read more
88 Grant County Children Receive Gifts From Angel Tree
Time flies, especially during the holidays, but many local angels again took time from their busy schedules to support the Angel Tree project.  The 2020 Angel Tree was set up at Lewis Drug in the Milbank Mall. Community members selected a card from the tree and returned a wrapped... Read more
Win $250 Playing Milbank Chamber Bingo on Christmas Eve Morning
If you’ve been saying “Bah Humbug” too often lately, maybe saying “Bingo” would make your spirits brighter. The Milbank Area Chamber hosts Blackout Bingo live on 95.1 KMSD on the morning of December 24. Laurie Folk, director of the Chamber says, “The winner takes home $250 in Ol’ Mill Bucks.” The game starts at 9:05 a.m.... Read more
Osowski Sets New Winter Swim Record at Winter Championships
Savanna Osowski set a MALST winter swim record in the 100-meter butterfly event during the 18 & Under USA Swimming Winter Championships held in Sioux Falls from December 11-13. She also earned a significant time cut in the 50-meter freestyle.  Amaya Street also qualified for the meet.  She captured second-place finishes in... Read more
Grant County Development Corporation Receives Donation
The Xcel Energy Foundation presented a $4000 check to the Milbank Community Foundation on December 14. The funds are earmarked for the Grant County Development Corporation.  Eric Pauli, who serves as Excel’s community relations manager in Sioux Falls, presented the check. Pauli says he is excited to team up... Read more