Seventh Grade Homeroom Donates To Children’s Hospital
Mrs. Carole Huber’s seventh grade homeroom class at Milbank Middle School collected pop tabs for their fourth quarter community service project. The pop tabs will be donated to the Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls. “The class did a great job with this project,” stated Huber. Each middle school class... Read more
Milbank Fire and Rescue Department Cool Under Pressure
The Valley Express would like to recognize the Milbank Fire and Rescue Department for a job well done this week and their dedication throughout the year. Thank you for keeping our community safe. Fire fighters pause Thursday for a photo after fighting a devastating fire at Titan Machinery on Wednesday night. Standing (left... Read more
Milbank Educational Foundation Awards $144,700 In Scholarships
The Milbank Educational Foundation presented $144,700 in scholarships to 25 seniors during the annual awards banquet on Thursday, May 5. The foundation celebrated its 30th year and has given out approximately 584 scholarships since 1986, with approximately a total of $1,873,800 awarded. Earning scholarships were Andrew Mears, Whetstone Valley Nursing Home,... Read more
VIDEO: Fire and Future of Titan Machinery Milbank
The Valley Express talks to Titan Machinery Manager Justin Berry as well as Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke and Police Chief Boyd VanVooren on the devastating fire and future of Titan Machinery in Milbank. For more information on the Fire and Future of Titan Machinery Milbank, click here! Click... Read more
Titan Machinery Puts Customers First Despite Total Loss To Fire
The community of Milbank suffered a devastating loss when fire destroyed the Titan Machinery, on south Highway 15, last evening. Amidst the tragedy, manager Justin Berry and his 16 employees are still maintaining the high level of service for which they are known and keeping customers a top priority.... Read more
Emanuel Preschool Raises Money Through Trike-A-Thon
Three and four-year-olds in the Emanuel Lutheran Preschool Trike-a-thon raised $1,886.50 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Forty-four preschool children, plus a few siblings, took part in the event May 2-3, in the parking lot of the church. The Milbank Police Department, with help from Police Chief Boyd VanVooren... Read more
Bulldog Netters Split At Brookings Triangular
The Milbank Bulldogs tennis team split its matches during the Brookings Triangular April 29. The Dawgs slipped past Vermillion 5-4 before falling 9-0 to Brookings. To start the day, Chris Loutsch and Ethan Bohn won the number three doubles match, defeating Vermillion in straight sets. Trailing 1-2 after doubles... Read more
Couples Walk Through The Garden At 2016 MHS Prom
Glitz and glamour adorned eighty-four couples as they took a “Walk Through The Garden” at the 2016 Milbank High School junior-senior prom Saturday, April 30. Brad and Jackie Olson announced each couple as they began their walk around the cobblestone path through the garden. Leading the march were prom co-chairpersons... Read more
Nancy Hansen Retires After 40 Years at Valley Queen Cheese
Valley Queen Cheese Factory, Inc. recently honored Nancy Hansen on her retirement after working for the company for over 40 years.  Nancy is the eighth employee in the company’s 87 year history to reach this milestone. Nancy started her career with Valley Queen in March 1976 when she worked... Read more
4-H Youth To Host Bike Rodeo
Four Grant County 4-H youth members will host a Bike Rodeo/Safety Day Thursday, May 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Grant County 4-H Grounds. Registration will be from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Chairman William Karels, along with committee members Benett Street, Tatum Berry, and Hailey Hupke,... Read more