Pine Trees on Hwy.12 Removed From Milbank City Cemetery
A group of 35 evergreen trees that lined Highway 12 and the Milbank Cemetery were taken down and removed today, November 29. According to the City Office these pine trees have served their lifespan. The city plans on planting new trees in their place in the near future. “   “ Read more
Boy’s and Girl’s Piano Recitals Held in Milbank
The 29th annual All Boys and the second annual All Girls Piano Recitals were held  Saturday, November 3, at MHS.  Sheila Dailie, Deb Rausch, Renae Wollschlager and Susan Karels are the instructors for the students. Kindergarten through 4th grade participants included: Front Row: Tenley Bohn, Elise Graham, Ivy Untalan,... Read more
MHS Football Gains an NEC Win Against Groton
On Friday, September 28, the Bulldogs’ football team and their fans traveled to Groton to tangle with a Northeastern Conference rival – the Tigers. The Bulldogs emerged victorious at 34-13. Senior Jacob Karges got things started for the Bulldogs, when he ran 42 yards for a touchdown. And even... Read more
South Shore Bingo Postponed Until March 17
A soup supper followed by Ham & Turkey Bingo will be held Saturday, March 17, at the South Shore Community Center. The soup supper starts at 6 p.m. Bingo begins at 7 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for funds to fix the roof of the old school building. Read more
Miranda Cantine, RN at Ortonville Area Health Services has been awarded a Health Coach Certification. Miranda has been with OAHS since August 2017 creating relationships with patients to promote healthy lifestyle options and improving communication with provider-care teams. Ranet Schmeichel RN, Health Care Home Coordinator said, “Health coaching is... Read more
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The Valley Express, a digital newspaper in Milbank, South Dakota, seeks multiple hardworking and resourceful reporters to join our expanding team. Reporters research and write daily news articles for the newspaper’s website and work directly with the editor in coordinating news coverage and developing content. Writing experience is a plus, but not... Read more

Uncategorized February 24, 2018 0

The Grant County Lincoln Day Dinner scheduled for this evening, February 24,  has been postponed due to the weather. Read more
Lady Bulldogs Win Conference Game
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs added a 44-38 victory in Northeast Conference girls basketball action to their record on January 6, in Sisseton. The Lady Bulldogs improved to 4-2 this season with the win. “It’s nice to get a road conference win,” stated Coach Brian Pauli. “After such a long... Read more
Grant County Achievement Days: Poultry, Rabbits, Cats and Companion Animal Results
The poultry, rabbits, cats, and companion animal shows were featured in the Livestock Building of the 4-H Grounds during Grant County 4-H Achievement Days. Cara Berkner was crowned Grand Champion poultry. Sage Lawrence was named Reserve Champion poultry. Colten Giesen was named Grand Champion waterfowl, and Callie Bolin was... Read more
Budget Reviewed By Milbank School Board
According to Milbank School District Superintendent Tim Graf, this year ended with a windfall. The closing of the Grant-Deuel School District provided a one-time financial benefit to the Milbank School District. Graf says, “The dissolution marks the end of an era. While it is always sad to see schools... Read more