All State Chorus Concert Tonight
Eight students from Milbank High School departed Thursday, October 29, for Rapid City to take part in the 62nd South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event. Representing Milbank are sopranos Jimmie Berkner and Lindsey Geyer, altos Whitney Falk and Ellie Webb, tenors Ben Harstad and Nathan Loutsch and basses... Read more
Time to Set your Clocks Back
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 1, at 2 am, so set your clocks back one hour – that means you get an extra hour of sleep this weekend! A few fun facts about Daylight Savings Time: Clocks will be set ahead one hour on Sunday, March 13, 2016. The system... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Take Number Two Seed into Region Tournament
The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs are seeded number two for the upcoming Region 1A high school volleyball tournament slated for November 3, 5 and 10. The tournament will take place at the Milbank Armory. Milbank Area will face seventh-seeded Tiospa Zina in the first match of the tournament Tuesday... Read more
Unzen Motors Celebrates Community
Unzen Motors invites the community to kick cancer, enjoy coffee and cookies, and see the new 2016 cars. It’s all part of their annual customer appreciation event. Thursday, the local car dealership served a barbecue lunch to the community with 100% of the free will donations going to the It Only Takes... Read more
Future Farmers Tend to Business
Two Milbank FFA teams earned the chance to represent Milbank and South Dakota at the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo this week in Louisville, KY. Over 50,000 FFA members, parents, and guests from all 50 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico attend the convention. The MHS students spent two... Read more
Original State Flag of South Dakota Recovered by Attorney General’s Office and Criminal Charges Anticipated
PIERRE, S.D –   Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the original State Flag of South Dakota that was missing has now been recovered by the Attorney General’s Office.  The Secretary of State’s Office began an internal investigation for the missing State Flag in January 2015, and ultimately reported... Read more
Firefighters Courage Written in Stone
Almost every boy imagines he will grow up to become a fireman. He envisions he has the strength and courage to selflessly rush into danger to save someone else. Few ever realize their dream; the ones who do have their mettle tested time and again. Milbank Fire and Rescue... Read more
Parent-Teacher Conferences Set for This Week
Parent-Teacher conferences for the Milbank School District Conferences are scheduled for Monday, October 26, from 2:30 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday, October 28, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. Students will be released from school early both days. Koch School students will be dismissed at 1:15 p.m. Middle school and... Read more
Seehafer Ace Hardware Celebrates Grand Opening
Phil and Kristi Seehafer, owners of Seehafer Ace Hardware in Milbank, are celebrating their grand opening today with a ribbon cutting, door prizes and grand opening deals throughout the weekend. In conjunction with the grand opening, a chili feed will be held today and Saturday from 11 AM- 2... Read more
Valley Queen’ s Holiday Store on the Whey
The Valley Express caught up with Stephanie Pillatzki, Dori Bolstad, and Janel Sandvig  just long enough to get them to smile and say, “Cheese.” The trio is busy preparing the new Valley Queen Cheese Store for its opening on Main Street. The doors will open November 9 and remain open through... Read more