Nine shooters will advance to the Knights of Columbus state free throw contest after winning the top spot at the local competition Sunday, January 17, at the St. Lawrence School gym. The district event is slated for Sunday, February 7, at the new middle school in Watertown. Winners in... Read more
EXCLUSIVE: Millstone Opens With New Look
The Millstone Family Restaurant re-opened its doors this morning at 5:30 a.m. with the owners and employees greeting customers with hot coffee and happy-to-be-back smiles. After being closed for just over two weeks, the business is vibrant and full of life following a complete remodel of its interior. “We have been... Read more
Whetstone Valley Electric Announces Date Changes For Upcoming Events
Whetstone Valley Electric has changed the date for its 75th Annual Meeting from Thursday, March 24, to Thursday, March 31. The meeting will take place in the Milbank High School gymnasium beginning at 6:30 p.m. As previously announced, three positions are open on the Board of Directors for the... Read more
Snow Alert Issued for City of Milbank
The City of Milbank has issued a snow alert for today, Monday, January 25. Plowing will begin at 12 noon. “Please remove all vehicles from the streets,” stated Police Chief Boyd VanVooren. “Vehicles left in the street will be ticketed.” Read more
Suspect Apprehended In Stolen Vehicle Case
The Milbank Police Department and Police Chief Boyd VanVooren announce an update on the stolen vehicle case that was reported earlier this week. A suspect was apprehended Thursday, January 21, after numerous calls and tips were received following the publishing of the report on The Valley Express. The suspect was arrested... Read more
Milbank High School Second Quarter Honor Roll
The Milbank High School has issued the second nine weeks honor roll for the 2015-16 school year. PERFECTION 4.0 FRESHMEN: Nathan Loutsch, Claire Mischel, Jacob Sandvig, Elisabeth Schwenn, Taylor Thue. SOPHOMORE: Johnny Ash, Angela Hoeke, Christina Lusk, Lauren McDonald, Ethan Paysen, Van Pham, Chase Pinkert, Jennifer Seehafer, Sophia Seffrood, Grace Spiering, Montana Swenson, Adam Thomas,... Read more
Minnesota Twins Caravan Hits It Out Of The Park in Ortonville
A large crowd cheered for the Minnesota Twins today at the Ortonville School, one stop on the 2016 Twins Caravan. Current pichers Trevor May and Tyler Duffey were onboard along with Twins legend Tony Oliva. May has brought high hopes to the Twins bullpen and is expected to do... Read more
Milbank Middle School Students Named To Honor Roll
The Milbank Middle School has released the second quarter honor roll for the 2015-16 school year. Grade 8 Distinction 3.800 or higher GPA Yami Arano Taylor Bray Eli Fischer Bailey Frerichs Gracie Korstjens JD Lusk Amy Nelson Makenna Osowski Roxana Payan-Montes Lilly Peschong Makenzie Pies Tracy Pillatzki Yulissa Sanchez-Ramirez... Read more
The Minnesota Twins Are Coming to Ortonville
The 2016 Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan will make a stop Thursday, January 21, at 9:30 a.m. at the Ortonville School. The public is invited to hear pitchers Trevor May and Tyler Duffey, and Twins legend Tony Oliva talk about life of a baseball player for the Minnesota Twins. T.C.... Read more
Three Positions Open On Whetstone Valley Electric Board Of Directors
Whetstone Valley Electric Cooperative is busy preparing and making plans for its 75th annual meeting set for Thursday, March 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Milbank High School gymnasium. The board of directors of the co-op has three open seats on its board this year, which will be voted... Read more