The Grant County Library Has A New Look
Changes have been made at the Grant County Library and the staff will host an open house Thursday, February 18, from 2 to 6 p.m. “Change is inevitable and many exciting changes have taken place here this past year,” stated library director Jody Carlson. “Please stop in and help... Read more
Students to Explore Local Career Choices
Milbank and Grant-Deuel High School juniors and seniors will explore a variety of career options available in the Milbank community at the upcoming Career Day. The annual event will take place Thursday, February 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Milbank Armory. Speakers will showcase career choices... Read more
Milbank School Board Seeks LED Lighting Replacements
The Milbank School District Board of Education met in regular session Monday, February 8. The board gave approval to let bids for a $300,000 to $400,000 LED lighting retrofit project for the middle school and high school buildings. The bids will call for replacing existing lights with LED lights.... Read more
Dates Set for Lake Farley Summer Event Series
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce is shaking things up this summer and making changes to Farley Fest. “In previous years, we packed everything into one weekend,” stated Chamber Director Connie Larson. “This year, the chamber board decided to stretch the activities at Lake Farley out over the entire... Read more
ASK ARLO: First Look Inside Dolan-Justice Building, History of Main Street Clinic
Arlo Levisen is the President of the Grant County Historical Society. He has extensive knowledge on the history of the area, including: Grant County History, Big Stone Lake History, the History of the Holland Grist Mill, the History of the Milbank Congregational Church and much more! Each week, he answers... Read more
Biggest Knight of the Year Set for Saturday
The Knights of Columbus will host the Biggest Knight of the Year, Saturday, February 13, at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank. The event will celebrate the group’s efforts and pay honor to year-end award winners. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7... Read more
Plans for New Chinese Restaurant in Milbank Underway
The executive director of the Grant County Development Corporation sees fortune cookies in your future. The Valley Express recently spoke with Bobbie Bohlen who shared some developing news. She said the GCDC has plans on the table to add a new Chinese restaurant to the lineup of Milbank eateries. “We have been in... Read more
God Got His Way With DeVern Schwenn
“God got his way with me, but it has been nothing but rewarding and fulfilling.” Those are the words Pastor DeVern Schwenn says with his heart overflowing and a smile on his face. Pastor Schwenn of Central United Methodist Church in Milbank is nearing the end of following God’s... Read more
MHS Musicians To Entertain At Pops Concert
The Milbank High School music department will provide lively entertainment during its annual Pops Concert Tuesday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the MHS theater. The Jazz band, under the direction of Susan Karels, will perform a few numbers as well as the color guard group. The MHS choir,... Read more
Milbank Wrestling Booster’s To Host Local Tourney
The Milbank Wrestling Booster Club will host its large youth wrestling tournament Sunday, February 7, beginning at 12 noon at the Milbank High School Armory. Youth wrestlers are invited to take part in the four-man round robin and will be grouped by age and weight. Weigh-ins will take place... Read more