Students Place at Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament
Back row, left to right, Jacob O’Donnell, Makenzie Wittrock, Briar Zuraff and Chris Stodolski             Front row, Mariah Pillatzki and Tyler Johnson  Not pictured – Courtney Rego Seven students from Milbank and Grant-Deuel high schools were named top place winners at the state Special... Read more
MHS Actors to Take Center Stage Tonight
The Milbank High School theater department will present the critically-acclaimed play, Leaving Iowa, tonight, Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7.  The curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m. both evenings. “This is a hilarious play,” stated MHS director Holly Hilbrands. “This play is typically seen in colleges and community... Read more
New High School Clay Target League to Form
Volunteer organizers in Milbank will host an informational meeting about a new clay target shooting league for middle and high school students. The league will join the new non-profit S.D. High School Clay Target League. The league is an independent provider of co-ed shooting sports for students who have... Read more
All State Chorus Concert Tonight
Eight students from Milbank High School departed Thursday, October 29, for Rapid City to take part in the 62nd South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event. Representing Milbank are sopranos Jimmie Berkner and Lindsey Geyer, altos Whitney Falk and Ellie Webb, tenors Ben Harstad and Nathan Loutsch and basses... Read more
Unzen Motors Celebrates Community
Unzen Motors invites the community to kick cancer, enjoy coffee and cookies, and see the new 2016 cars. It’s all part of their annual customer appreciation event. Thursday, the local car dealership served a barbecue lunch to the community with 100% of the free will donations going to the It Only Takes... Read more
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