Milbank School Board Accepts Grant-Deuel Land
The Milbank School District Board of Education approved a resolution of acceptance to accept the proposed land in the Grant-Deuel School District dissolution plan. The board did so during its regular meeting Monday, July 11. The land accepted by the Milbank district is valued at slightly more than $199... Read more
Join Milbank’s Sympathy Card to Craig Morgan
The Valley Express invites the public to place flowers and balloons in remembrance of Jerry Greer, 19 year old son of Craig Morgan, who passed away this week as the result of a boating accident. Morgan was scheduled to appear in concert on Friday night at Lake Farley. Flowers... Read more
Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Hires New Directors
The Executive Director position for the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce has been redesigned. Laura Kelly and Chelcie Eischens have been hired as the new co-directors. Kelly will be the Events Director and Eischens the Director of Membership and Finance. Each will work 30 hours a week. “The board... Read more
Kevin Schnaser Hired As MHS Spanish Teacher
Say “Hola” to Kevin Schnaser. Schnaser has been hired as the new Spanish instructor at MHS. Schnaser lives in rural Revillo and served as a substitute teacher at Milbank High School for the past six years. He has also provided interpreter services for the Milbank Avera clinic and hospital. “I... Read more
Pine Hills Hosts Calcutta Tournament
Jason Ackerman of Milbank and his partner, Chad Pew of Sioux Falls, and Dan Sorenson of Milbank and his partner, Doc Kamerud of Aberdeen, were the top winners in the Calcutta tournament held July 9-10, at Pine Hills Golf Course in Milbank. Thirty two teams competed in the annual... Read more
Latest News on Lake Farley Country Concert
Milbank fans and the country music community were stunned and saddened by the news of the accident involving Jerry Greer, son of country music entertainer Craig Morgan. Morgan was scheduled to perform in Milbank this Friday, July 15. The concert has been cancelled. All tickets purchased for Craig Morgan... Read more
Son of Farley Country Concert Headliner Craig Morgan Missing
Jerry Greer, son of country music entertainer Craig Morgan, went missing yesterday following a boating accident on Kentucky Lake in Humphreys County, Tennessee. Recovery efforts to locate the 19 year-old son are underway. Morgan is set to headline the Farley Country Concert on Friday in Milbank. “The family is grateful for... Read more
Cantine Family Selected Out of Hundreds of Thousands
The Cantine Family – Larry and Loretta, along with sons Kevin, Greg and Scott- have been named a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Local Hero. The Cantines were one of just 17 heros selected out of the hundreds of thousands of people in the United States involved with the... Read more
Milbank Fire and Rescue Department Responds to Multiple Calls
The Milbank Fire and Rescue Department was dispatched at 11:24 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, to 1209 South Dakota Street, behind Grant-Roberts Rural Water, for a severed natural gas line. Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke reported gas was spewing from a cut in the line by a trencher. “Firefighters pulled... Read more
Gov. Daugaard Orders State Capitol Flags At Half-Staff For Milbank Native
PIERRE, S.D. – Former state legislator Mary McClure Bibby of Brookings passed away on July 2, 2016. McClure, 77, was a native of Milbank and an alumna of the University of South Dakota, where she received the Fulbright Scholarship. She became a teacher and settled in Redfield. McClure served... Read more