ASK ARLO: First Look Inside Dolan-Justice Building, History of Main Street Clinic
Arlo Levisen is the President of the Grant County Historical Society. He has extensive knowledge on the history of the area, including: Grant County History, Big Stone Lake History, the History of the Holland Grist Mill, the History of the Milbank Congregational Church and much more! Each week, he answers... Read more
Milbank Grapplers Finish Out Dual Season In Huron
The Milbank High School wrestlers wrapped up its dual season with losses to Huron and Pierre Thursday, February 4, in Huron. The Dawgs finish the season with a 14-8 dual record. The Bulldogs suffered a 62-12 loss to Pierre and a 54-15 loss to Huron. Eli Fischer, Jordan Pollock,... Read more
Biggest Knight of the Year Set for Saturday
The Knights of Columbus will host the Biggest Knight of the Year, Saturday, February 13, at the Speedway Event Center in Milbank. The event will celebrate the group’s efforts and pay honor to year-end award winners. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Drop To Redmen
The Milbank Area Lady Bulldogs were so close, but eventually fell 44-37 to the Sisseton Redmen Friday, February 5, as part of double header basketball action at the Milbank Armory. The locals drop to 5-11 on the season with the loss. Both teams battled it out throughout the first... Read more
Plans for New Chinese Restaurant in Milbank Underway
The executive director of the Grant County Development Corporation sees fortune cookies in your future. The Valley Express recently spoke with Bobbie Bohlen who shared some developing news. She said the GCDC has plans on the table to add a new Chinese restaurant to the lineup of Milbank eateries. “We have been in... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Earn Berth To State Meet
Milbank secured a berth to the State Class A gymnastics meet following a solid performance at the Region 1A/Northeast Conference meet Thursday, February 4, in Britton. The Lady Bulldogs finished third in the team standings with 130.40 points. The top three teams from each region advance to compete at... Read more
God Got His Way With DeVern Schwenn
“God got his way with me, but it has been nothing but rewarding and fulfilling.” Those are the words Pastor DeVern Schwenn says with his heart overflowing and a smile on his face. Pastor Schwenn of Central United Methodist Church in Milbank is nearing the end of following God’s... Read more
MHS Musicians To Entertain At Pops Concert
The Milbank High School music department will provide lively entertainment during its annual Pops Concert Tuesday, February 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the MHS theater. The Jazz band, under the direction of Susan Karels, will perform a few numbers as well as the color guard group. The MHS choir,... Read more
It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk Requests Your Help
The It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk core committee is working hard to continue to grow its annual event and needs your help in doing so. “Currently nine teams are signed up to take part,” stated committee member Ann Tuchscherer. “More teams are needed and welcome. The core... Read more
MHS Students Audition For SD All-State Band
Back row, left to right, Kellie Christians, Rebekah Tuchscherer, Rachelle Gabriel, Chase Pinkert, Keaton Hagen and Jamie DeVaal. Front row, Kimberlly Aburto, Sadie Holland, Rebecca Loehrer, Brooke Fraasch, Korinne Roggenbuck, Kimberly Van Sambeek and Christina Lusk. Thirteen students from Milbank High School auditioned for the top band in the... Read more