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Donald “Dick” Tritz

Donald “Dick” Tritz, age 97 of Graceville, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Visitation for Dick Tritz will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Mundwiler and Larson Funeral Home in Graceville, MN. Donald “Dick” Tritz will be cremated....
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Update-Two Injured in Three-vehicle Crash East of Silver Lake

A three vehicle crash east of Silver Lake shut down highway 7 for a time Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol has released the names of the drivers involved. They are;. 44-year-old Rachelle Jacob from Excelsior, 27-year-old Adam Baxter from Eagan, and 18-year-old Jack Motschenbacher from Corona, South Dakota. The Patrol...
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One Airlifted After Motorcycle Crash Near Odessa, MN

On July 1, 2022, at approximately 9:27 a.m. the Big Stone County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a motorcycle crash on US Highway 75, near the intersection of 440th St, just north of Odessa, MN. Thomas Fritz, age 50 was traveling together with another motorcycle westbound on US Highway...

Wheaton Ends Storied Career With 8-0 Shutout Win

KOKOMO, IN- After five years, 51 games, 247 innings and countless memories, Adam Wheaton walked off the mound for the final time in a Growlers uniform. The right-hander struck out six and tossed eight shutout innings on the mound, leading the Growlers to an 8-0 and making the Magic Number four.

Starbuck Rallies Past NL-S, Breuer Leads Morris In A Rout

ATWATER – Morris racked up 14 hits, scoring early and often in a 14-4 defeat of ACGC in Junior Legion baseball from Atwater. Kaleb Breuer led the charge going 4-5 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs. Johnny Kleindl doubled and knocked in a pair while scoring once, Landen Gibson had two hits, and RBI and run scored, Riley Asmus and Rylan Larson each had two hits, Asmus scored three runs, Larson once. Jonah and Drew Huebner each added an RBI.

Milbank City Council Proceedings • June 20, 2022

Milbank City Council Proceedings • June 20, 2022. PURSUANT TO DUE CALL AND NOTICE THEREOF, a special meeting of the City Council was duly held at City Hall, June 20, 2022, at 6:00 PM. The following members were present: Mayor Pat Raffety, Councilmen Mindy Rogers, Josh Karels, Roger Briggs and Steve Wiener. Absent: Scott Hoeke, Mike Hanson. Present from the staff: John Forman and Cynthia Schumacher. Public present: Tim Jurgens, Craig Weinberg, Holli Seehafer, and Kathy Ward.

Milbank Elementary student wins Doodle for Google Student Contest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - A talented Milbank, SD-based student could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google is announcing the 54 State and Territory winners in its 14th annual Doodle for Google competition, a contest where K-12 students across the United States have the opportunity to create their own version of the Google logo inspired by the prompt “I care for myself by....”.

Milbank Farmers Market Open Tuesday Evenings

The Milbank Farmers Market opened for the season in June with a variety of vendors offering their homemade and homegrown goods for sale. The market is open every Tuesday in good weather through the growing season, and is located in the Courthouse Park, south of the Grant County courthouse. Vendors...

Nazarian granted bail and Conditional Release

Jessica Nazarian appeared before Judge Stephanie Beckman via zoom at a bail condition hearing on June 21. Nazarian has been in jail since being charged with three felony counts related to a stabbing at Divine House on February 13, 2022. Bail was initially set at $500,000 unconditional, and $250,000 conditional.

Milbank student wins SD Doodle for Google competition

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A Milbank Elementary student could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions of people to see. Google is announcing the 54 State and Territory winners in its 14th annual Doodle for Google competition. Kinley VanHoorn won the South Dakota...

Milbank School District Board Proceedings • June 13, 2022

Milbank School District Board Proceedings • June 13, 2022. President Richard Schwandt called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the High School Building. Members present were Christensen, Thue, Stengel, Upton, and Schwandt. Superintendent Justin Downes, Business Manager Nancy Meyer, Dan Snaza and David Graf also attended. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Morris Splits With Granite Falls, Ashby Pulls Away From Wheaton

MORRIS – Morris and Granite Falls split a legion baseball doubleheader from Chizek Field on Monday. In game one the 29ers racked up 14 hits jumping out to an early lead en route to a 7-4 victory. Kaleb Breuer led the charge at the plate going 3-4 with three...

Appleton Boy Scouts played major rescue role after Amtrak train derailed

MENDON, Mo. (WBAY) - Action 2 News has confirmed two Boy Scout troops from Appleton were on an Amtrak train that derailed in Missouri while traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago after hitting a dump truck at an uncontrolled crossing. We’re also learning the Boy Scouts played a major role...

Rep. Johnson celebrates Ocean Shipping Reform Act with Valley Queen

MILBANK, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Representative Dusty Johnson stopped in Milbank Monday to visit with Valley Queen employees. He spoke about the passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, and what it means for dairy. During the pandemic, ocean shipping costs began skyrocketing and American agricultural exporters began being...