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
Milbank Junior Teeners Wrap Up Regular Season
The Milbank VFW Junior Teener baseball team wrapped up its regular season with a 14-10 overall record following three recent matchups. The locals suffered a 5-1 loss to Ortonville Friday, July 7, in a road contest. Milbank got on the scoreboard first by plating one run in the opening... Read more
Mogard Sues City, Officials for Wrongful Termination
  The City of Milbank, along with city administrator Jason Kettwig and Police Chief Boyd VanVooren, have been named as defendants in a lawsuit filed by David Mogard, former police officer with the Milbank Police Department. The suit, filed with Northern Plains Federal Court, claims Mogard was wrongfully terminated... Read more
McKenzie Johnson Named New Manager at Big Stone Therapies
McKenzie (Krakow) Johnson is the new manager at Big Stone Therapies. Johnson, a 2010 graduate of Grant-Deuel High School, obtained her physical therapy assistant degree from Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown in 2012. She was employed for four years at the Sisseton clinic as a PTA and site... Read more