It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk Breaks Record Raising $164,000
According to cancer walk core committee member Ann Tuchscherer, It Only Takes A Spark set a new record last weekend. The cancer walk group raised approximately $164,000 during this fundraising year. Money continues to come in, which could push the total even higher. Recently, Robert Schultz of Spring Branch,... Read more
Tye Schaffer Chosen as Honorary Chairperson for 2019 Cancer Walk
Nine-year-old Tye Schaffer was chosen as the honorary chairperson for the 2019 It Only Takes a Spark Cancer Walk on June 14 at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. He will lead the first lap in the Survivor Walk. Tye is the youngest honorary chairperson to be selected in the... Read more
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