Last Food Giveaway of the Year Set for Tomorrow – Wednesday, October 9
The Grant County Christian Service Council partners again with Feeding South Dakota on Wednesday, October 9. The free food giveaway will be held at the Grant County 4-H exhibit building from 4:30 – 6 p.m or until the food is gone. Food is given to any family in need.... Read more
Noah Mursu Selected September MHS Student of the Month
Noah Mursu, a senior at MHS, has been chosen as the September Student of the Month. He is the son of Chris and Twila Mursu. Noah’s extracurricular activities include band, choir, FFA, HOSA, National Honor Society, theater productions, and the blood drive. He was selected as a member of... Read more
Old Clinic Soon to Become New Condos in Milbank
Finding an alternative to single-home living in Milbank can be a challenge. Four men are determined to help alleviate that problem. Calvin Schulte, Arvid Liebe, Tom Tobin, and John Hostettler have teamed up to turn the former Milbank Clinic into condos designed with a mature buyer in mind. Anyone... Read more
Zinters Make Decision to Close TechOne
Kiel and Heather Zinter, owners of Tech One in downtown Milbank, announced Monday they will be closing their doors. The couple purchased the business, which focuses on computer service and quick printing, from Kathy Tyler in 2012. Kiel, who has a degree in computer and network security and computer... Read more
Orphan Grain Train Expands with New Addition
The Milbank Orphan Grain Train is celebrating its 10th anniversary by expanding. The nonprofit organization is constructing a 30 by 40-foot addition to its warehouse to be used only to package Mercy Meals. Mercy Meals are rice-based nutrition packages prepared in Milbank and shipped domestically and internationally to those... Read more
Signing of LEGION Act Allows Thousands of Vets to Join American Legion
President Trump signed S. 504 – known as the LEGION Act – on July 30 in the Oval Office. The act extends the ongoing declared period of war back to December 7, 1941. Congress approved the act as a way to honor thousands of veterans who were killed or... Read more
It Only Takes a Spark Encourages New Applications for Cancer Patient Aid
Twenty-three years and going strong! The board of directors for It Only Takes A Spark invites cancer patients in Grant County to apply for financial assistance. New applications must be sent to It Only Takes A Spark at P.O. Box 105 in Milbank. Pick up your application form at... Read more
Great Western Bank Donates to Grant County Christian Service Council
Steve Nomeland and Tory Pollock of Great Western Bank in Milbank presented a $5000 check to the Grant County Christian Service Council. Linda Comstock, LeAnn Kuper, Brenda Maass and Val Van Lith accepted the check on behalf of the council. The donation, a Making Life Great grant, is expected... Read more
Pancake Feed to Benefit Milbank Fire Department On October 6
Where there’s smokies…there’s firemen! And pancakes, too. The Valley Express will host a freewill pancake feed to benefit the Milbank Fire and Rescue Department on Sunday, October 6. Pancakes and smokies will be served from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Milbank Visitors Center. All proceeds go to... Read more
Milbank Treat Street Moves to New Location
Treat Street is moving to a new street. (But, just this year.) It will be renamed Trunk -or-Treat and located at the Milbank High School parking lot.  Construction in downtown Milbank has created less than spooktacular conditions for trick-or-treaters, according to Laurie Folk, Milbank Area Chamber Director. She says,... Read more