Results of the June 7th Election
The Valley Express is at the Grant County Courthouse and will continue to keep you updated as the results come in. Update: 9:38 PM – 18/18 Precincts have reported. Results are now final. Referendum 2016-1 County Commissioner District 2 – Democratic Primary County Commissioner District 2 – Republican Primary County Commissioner... Read more
Construction Begins On Fourth Street Milbank
With summer upon us, so is road construction season. The final phase of the Fourth Street reconstruction project is underway in Milbank. The final section of the street from Highway 12 south to Park Avenue began with the road being ground down into millings, according to project manager Darin Thiele.... Read more
Milbank High School Announces Fourth Quarter Honor Roll
Milbank High School released its fourth quarter honor roll today. Students receiving honors include the following: PERFECTION – 4.0 FRESHMEN – Nathan Loutsch, Jordan Riley, Jacob Sandvig, Elisabeth Schwenn, Taylor Thue and Kim Van Sambeek. SOPHOMORES – Bermet Artykbaeva, Jonathan Ash, Angela Hoeke, Madison Liebe, Christina Lusk, Lauren McDonald,... Read more
Emanuel Lutheran Members Serve At The Banquet
Nearly 40 members of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Milbank volunteered at The Banquet in Sioux Falls Saturday, June 4. The Banquet serves 13 meals a week to people in need of nourishment. Volunteer groups cook the meals, serve the meals, clean up afterwards and cover the cost of the... Read more
Poll: Referendum 2016-1
Ready To Fish At Lake Farley?
Lake Farley is set and ready for fisherman to enjoy their favorite past time. “The theory is that Lake Farley is just open for kids to fish,” stated city administrator Jason Kettwig. “But that is not the case, it is open to anyone.” The City of Milbank and the... Read more
4-H Bike Rodeo A Huge Success
The 2016 4-H Bike Rodeo, which took place Thursday, May 26, was rated a huge success with 75 area youth taking part in the event. The event was made possible through the efforts of many individuals and local law enforcement officials. Four Junior Busy Bees 4-H members organized and... Read more
70% Complete: The Latest On The New Milbank Area Hospital
The new Milbank Area Hospital Avera Health Care Campus is on schedule for a completion date of October 2016. According to marketing director, Amy Thue, the new facility is expected to open in late October or early November. The exterior of the building is near completion with approximately 200,000... Read more
Wayde Fraasch Named Cancer Walk Honorary Chairman
Wayde Fraasch has been named the honorary chairman for the 2016 It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk which is scheduled to take place Friday, June 10, at Farley Park. Wayde was diagnosed with a brain tumor and has been getting regular treatments of chemotherapy and radiation since October... Read more
Memorial Day Service Held In Milbank
A Memorial Day service was held Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. at the Milbank City Cemetery with the posting of colors. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Commander Preston Fischer and the Star Spangled Banner preformed by the Milbank Middle School band. Pastor Keith Bicknase of Emanuel Lutheran Church... Read more