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
Emanuel Preschool Raises Money Through Trike-A-Thon
Three and four-year-olds in the Emanuel Lutheran Preschool Trike-a-thon raised $1,886.50 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Forty-four preschool children, plus a few siblings, took part in the event May 2-3, in the parking lot of the church. The Milbank Police Department, with help from Police Chief Boyd VanVooren... Read more
Sgt. Shawn Hulbert Competes In Best Warrior Competition
U.W. Army Sgt. Shawn Hulbert, of the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 740th Transportation Company of Milbank, was one of eight soldiers to compete in the state’s Best Warrior Competition near Fort Meade April 20-22. The top four enlisted soldiers and four non-commissioned officers took part in the event... Read more
Milbank Teacher’s Salary Increased For 2016-2017
The Milbank School District has completed its teacher negotiations for the 2016-2017 school year according to Superintendent Tim Graf and the Board of Education. Governor Daugaard’s teacher pay proposal set a teacher average pay target of $48,500 in the state of South Dakota. “Although the Milbank School District is... Read more
Stamps Just Got Cheaper
The United States Postal Service has decreased postage rates for first-class and standard mail. A first-class stamp now costs 47 cents, down from 49 cents. The change took place April 10. It was the first decrease in nearly 97 years. There have not been many comments from customers in... Read more
Nick Mears Named SDSU Football Captain
Former Milbank High School athlete, Nick Mears, was one of six players selected as a team captain for the 2016 football season at South Dakota State University. He is one of three captains on the defensive side of the team. “Being a captain is one of the best honors... Read more
Tickets On Sale for Farley Summer Concerts
The Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce has made buying tickets for the Lake Farley Summer Event Series country concert so much easier using a new purchasing system. Tickets for both concerts will only be sold online available by clicking here. “We are stepping things up and streamlining the process for everyone,”... Read more
Game, Fish and Parks To Host Open House
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department will host an open house Thursday, April 28, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Milbank Visitor Center. Staff from GFP, Law Enforcement, Fisheries, Wildlife and Land Management departments will be on hand to discuss any Game, Fish and Parks topics.... Read more
Hunter Safety Course Set For Milbank
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks will host its annual HunterSAFE course in Milbank the first week of May. Classes will be offered May 2-3 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Milbank High School and May 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the trap shooting range. Students must... Read more