Future Farmers Tend to Business
Two Milbank FFA teams earned the chance to represent Milbank and South Dakota at the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo this week in Louisville, KY. Over 50,000 FFA members, parents, and guests from all 50 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico attend the convention. The MHS students spent two... Read more
Parent-Teacher Conferences Set for This Week
Parent-Teacher conferences for the Milbank School District Conferences are scheduled for Monday, October 26, from 2:30 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday, October 28, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Students will be released from school early both days. Koch School students will be dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Middle school and... Read more
The local Cub and Boy Scouts will be collecting bags of food Saturday morning at 9 a.m. as part of its “Scouting for Food” Drive. Clear plastic bags were hung on door handles throughout the community last weekend. Those wishing to contribute may leave the filled bag in clear... Read more
Seehafer Ace Hardware Celebrates Grand Opening
Phil and Kristi Seehafer, owners of Seehafer Ace Hardware in Milbank, are celebrating their grand opening today with a ribbon cutting, door prizes and grand opening deals throughout the weekend. In conjunction with the grand opening, a chili feed will be held today and Saturday from 11 AM- 2... Read more
Valley Queen’ s Holiday Store on the Whey
The Valley Express caught up with Stephanie Pillatzki, Dori Bolstad, and Janel Sandvig  just long enough to get them to smile and say, “Cheese.” The trio is busy preparing the new Valley Queen Cheese Store for its opening on Main Street. The doors will open November 9 and remain open through... Read more
The Babble-Ons Toastmasters Club met Thursday, October 15, in the State Auto cafeteria with Jessica Roggenbuck serving as the Toastmaster. The word of the day was Proclivity, which means an inclination or predisposition to something. Annavel Quintana was the first speaker for the event. She presented Project 1, the... Read more
Steph Bagaus will be Missed by the Community
Steph Bagaus, community service worker for Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP) in Grant County, has resigned from her position and will be relocating to Sioux Falls to take on new opportunities. Steph was honored with an open house Wednesday. Her last day at the Grant County Courthouse will be... Read more
The Milbank High School vocal music department will perform its first concert of the school year Tuesday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school theater. The concert choir, under the direction of Miriam Schwenn, will present their annual fall concert with a wide variety of music. Songs... Read more
Milbank Ford and MHS #2 in the Nation
      Darin Mertens and Kendall Van Peursem, representatives from Milbank Ford and Mercury, presented a check in the amount of $6,000 to Milbank High School Friday night for its efforts from the Drive 4 Ur School event. The annual event was staged during school registration where area... Read more
Whitman Delivers Kits to Sanford Children’s Hospital
Christena Whitman of Girl Scout Troop 43415 completed her Girl Scout Silver Award project recently by delivering Caring Kits for Kids to Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls. With generous donations from the Milbank community, Whitman was able to put together 114 kits for the children at Sanford. The... Read more