Adam Thomas Named March Student of the Month
Senior Adam Thomas has been chosen as March Student of the Month at Milbank High School. He is the son of Greg and Joni Thomas. Adam was active in golf and theatre. He is a member of the band and choir and was also chosen for honor choir and... Read more
Girls State Delegates Selected
According to Karen Layher, President of Milbank American Legion Auxiliary, Abigail Michels, Hope Osborn, Kylee Mogen, and Caitlin Kroemer have been chosen as the 2018 MHS delegates to Girls State. The 72nd Annual American Legion Auxiliary South Dakota Girls State takes place on the campus of the University of... Read more
SD Law Passed to Give Women Veterans Special License Plates
Women who are veterans of the US armed forces are now eligible for special license plates on their motor vehicles registered in South Dakota. Governor Daugaard signed the bill March 9. State senators had voted 33-0 to approve the measure, and Senate Bill 97 also passed in the South... Read more
Peery Family Winners of Milk for Entire Year
Congratulations to the Brandon and Kelsey Peery Family! They are the Winners of Milk for an Entire Year from The Valley Express!   Read more
South Dakota PUC to Hold Public Hearing on Wind Project
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission announced they will hold a public input hearing regarding Dakota Range Wind’s state permit. The hearing is set for March 21, at 5:30 p.m. at the Waverly-South Shore School Gymnasium at 319 Mary Place in Waverly. Apex Clean Energy will present information about... Read more
St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Corona
Organizers say “rain or shine” Corona’s 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade and celebration will be held this Saturday, March 17. The parade starts at 2 p.m. on Main Street. Prizes will be awarded to parade entries for the most Irish, the most green, the most unique, and the... Read more
Doug and Linda Buri Donate $100,000 to Scholarship Fund
The Milbank Educational Foundation announced Doug and Linda Buri have donated $100,000 to fund two perpetual scholarships for Milbank High School students. The Doug and Linda Buri Scholarship and the Doug and Linda Buri Students’ Choice Scholarship will award $2500 each annually. The foundation is structured so the principal... Read more
Chamber Announces Third Band for Farley Fest
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce announced the band LIT joins the lineup for the Farley Fest Country Concert on Saturday, July 21. LIT joins Clare Dunn as an opening act and Chase Bryant, who is the headliner for the event. “We are really offering it all to the... Read more
St. Lawrence Raffle Raises $17,150
Students of St. Lawrence School in Milbank raised $17,150 – five dollars at a time. The students sold raffle tickets for five dollars each during the 2018 Catholic Schools Raffle, a fundraising program sponsored by Catholic United Financial. St. Lawrence participated along with 83 other schools in Minnesota and... Read more
Clocks Spring Forward Tonight!
Don’t forget to set your clock ahead an hour when you go to bed tonight. Daylight Saving Time officially begins Sunday morning at 2 a.m.  By now, you’ve probably heard both sides of the argument on whether or not we should be moving the hands on our clocks every few months. Does all... Read more