MARTA Meeting and School Supply Drive Thursday
The Milbank Area Retired Teachers Association (MARTA) will meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 19, at the Millstone. No business meeting will be held this month.  Members are reminded to bring school supplies or cash donations for MARTA’s upcoming school supply drive.  The drive is held... Read more
Enter the Jimmy Gesswein Reel Fisherman Contest
Don’t forget to send us a line! Send in your fishing photos to the Jimmy Gesswein Reel Fisherman Contest. The Valley Express will publish the photo of your catch and enter you in the weekly drawing. Winners take home bragging rights and a brand new lure! Include your name,... Read more
Kevin Cantine Throws Robin Hood
Kevin Cantine of Milbank hit a robin hood on June 19, during summer league at Bent Arrow Archery Range and Pro Shop. A robin hood, named after the book and movie by the same name, occurs when an archer hits the exact spot twice on the target. Unlike earlier... Read more
Milbank Tennis Courts Resurfaced and Open
Cantine Courts in Milbank received a facelift courtesy of the City of Milbank, Milbank Area Community Tennis Association (MACTA), and the United States Tennis Association (USTA). The courts are now open and free to use. Tennis lessons for three age groups are available. Kindergarten through second grade lessons are... Read more
Concert Set for Wednesday in Big Stone City
Paul Imholte, performing on the hammered dulcimer, will present a concert on Wednesday, June 20 at the Big Stone City Community Center. The concert begins at 2 p.m. and is a special presentation for Big Stone Summer Reading children and their families, but everyone is invited to attend. The... Read more
Valley Queen Serves 2700 on Cheeseburger Day
Valley Queen Cheese Factory celebrated June Dairy Month by hosting their 28th Annual Cheeseburger Day at Lake Farley Park on Thursday June 14. “We served 2,700 cheeseburgers,” stated Valley Queen’s human resource manager, Karissa Karels. Free will donations were accepted for the lunch with 100 percent going to support... Read more
Remembering the Father of Our City-Jeremiah Milbank
It’s Father’s Day – the day we honor and remember our fathers. You probably already know Milbank claims Jeremiah Milbank as its father. But did you know Milbank might not have been called Milbank if not for milk? Condensed milk to be exact. It all started with a train... Read more
Tommy’s Makes Brownie Points With Fathers
Fathers, get your free brownie waffle at Tommy’s at Lake Farley Park on Friday, June 15, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The brownie waffles are a one-time feature to honor dads, so get them while they’re hot. Additional waffles are only $2. Popcorn will be popping, and sno-cones, candy,... Read more
Grant County Library Summer Reading Program Hosts Concert in the Park
The Grant County Public Library Summer Reading Program hosted Duke Otherwise on June 6. Duke’s performance included singing, tap dancing, and playing the guitar. On Wednesday, June 20, the Summer Reading Program will feature panning for gold and pet rocks. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. at the library. Read more
2018 St. Lawrence Graduates
Paula Rausch’s sixth grade class from St. Lawrence 2018 graduates include: Back row: Stella Wendland, Lilly Dreis, Jayden Johnson, Aubrey Fraasch, Maggie Kruger, Victoria Nelson, Cassidy Schell, Abigail Pillatzki Front row:Landon Novy, James Batchelor, Nicholas Fonder, Ivy Lewno, Mia Van Lith, Jacynda Street, Olivia Wendland Read more