Connie Larson Resigns As Chamber Executive Director
Connie Larson announced today she resigned her position as the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director effective June 3.  “I want to thank the chamber board for allowing me to serve our wonderful community,” stated Larson. Larson has been the chamber director since December of 2014. She has no... Read more
70 MHS Students To Graduate Sunday
Milbank High School Commencement will take place Sunday, May 22, at 2 p.m. at the Milbank High School Armory. Seniors Heidi Bergquist and Chris Loutsch have been selected as class speakers. The Class of 2016 has chosen a Sunflower as its class flower. The motto for the class is... Read more
Over $850,000 Awarded To Milbank High School Seniors
Milbank High School awards day was staged Wednesday, May 11, in the high school theatre where $855,449 in scholarships were awarded to numerous seniors to help further their education. “Awarding this amount of money is not typical for a school our size,” stated Principal Dan Snaza. “This is truly... Read more
Koch Students Graduate From DARE Program
Sixty-three fifth grade students from Koch Elementary School graduated from the D.A.R.E. program. The ceremony was conducted Thursday, May 12, in the school gymnasium. Four students from each class were given the opportunity to read their drug-free pledge to themselves, their families and friends, and to the D.A.R.E. Program.... Read more
MARTA Members Earn Awards At State Convention
Four Milbank Area Retired Teacher Association (MARTA) members attended the South Dakota Retired State Personnel (SDRSP) convention in Pierre May 3-4. MARTA President Rhonda Preller was recognized with an Outstanding Volunteer Service award. She was one of just four recipients of the award. MARTA was also commended on their 14%... Read more
Huber, Strege Resign From Teaching Positions
Carole Huber and Vicki Strege submitted their resignations to the Milbank School District Board of Education tonight at the regular school board meeting. Mrs. Huber will resign as a middle school English teacher, and Mrs. Strege, as the high school Spanish teacher. Mrs. Huber graduated from Northern State and... Read more
Governor Daugaard Honors Rebekah Tuchscherer
Milbank High School senior Rebekah Tuchscherer was one of South Dakota’s Class of 2016 scholars honored for academic achievement by Governor Dennis Daugaard. The ceremony took place April 25, during the 26th Annual Academic Excellence Banquet in Pierre. Daugaard and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota invited more... Read more
Milbank Educational Foundation Awards $144,700 In Scholarships
The Milbank Educational Foundation presented $144,700 in scholarships to 25 seniors during the annual awards banquet on Thursday, May 5. The foundation celebrated its 30th year and has given out approximately 584 scholarships since 1986, with approximately a total of $1,873,800 awarded. Earning scholarships were Andrew Mears, Whetstone Valley Nursing Home,... Read more
VIDEO: Fire and Future of Titan Machinery Milbank
The Valley Express talks to Titan Machinery Manager Justin Berry as well as Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke and Police Chief Boyd VanVooren on the devastating fire and future of Titan Machinery in Milbank. For more information on the Fire and Future of Titan Machinery Milbank, click here! Click... Read more
Titan Machinery Puts Customers First Despite Total Loss To Fire
The community of Milbank suffered a devastating loss when fire destroyed the Titan Machinery, on south Highway 15, last evening. Amidst the tragedy, manager Justin Berry and his 16 employees are still maintaining the high level of service for which they are known and keeping customers a top priority.... Read more