Grant County To Install Purple Heart Road Signs
If you live in Grant County, you know it has heart. But, did you know it now has a purple heart? Grant County is home to over 543 veterans and has been dubbed a Purple Heart County. The road signs have just arrived and will be posted at entrances... Read more
Bulldogs Win One and Lose One
Coming off a victory at Groton last week, Milbank returned to their home field to face off against Dell Rapids on Friday, October 5. Right away, the Quarriers began adding points to the board. They scored in the first quarter and twice more in the second before Milbank connected... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Earn Two More Wins
The MHS Volleyball Team hit the road twice last week. On October 2, they traveled to Deubrook, and on October 4, they visited Redfield. Both match-ups added a tally to the win column for the Lady Bulldogs. Set scores versus Deubrook were 21-25, 25-21, 24-26, and 20-25. Milbank racked... Read more
Conner VanVooren Ties for 20th at State Golf
MHS Senior Conner VanVooren tied for 20th place at the South Dakota State Golf Tournament in Del Rapids on October 1 and 2. VanVooren carded a 176. “Conditions were tough with cold temperatures and extremely fast greens. Tuesday was particularly difficult because of the winds. I witnessed many three... Read more
Milbank Cross Country Team Clinches NEC Champ Title
The Milbank Cross Country team traveled to Webster on Thursday, October 4 to take part in the Northeastern Conference meet. After some amazing runs by both the girls and boys teams, Milbank brought home the plaque for NEC champs. For final results, keep up with The Valley Express and... Read more
St. Lawrence Sixth-Graders Requesting Donations For  Ronald McDonald House and St. Francis House
The St. Lawrence sixth-graders in Milbank will travel to Sioux Falls on October 10 to visit the Ronald McDonald House, St. Francis Home, and the Cathedral. If anyone would like to donate to either House the students will deliver all items dropped off. Acceptable donations include: soups, cooking oil,... Read more
Milbank Snow Queen Contest Offers Senior Girls Scholarship Money
All local senior girls are invited to experience the tradition of the Milbank Snow Queen contest. The event, held November 10, will be the second Festival sponsored by The Valley Express. “The Snow Queen Festival is a chance for all senior girls to take center stage and create lasting... Read more
Tye’s Troop Fundraiser
Koch Elementary School is selling Tye’s Troop apparel. All proceeds go to Tye Schaffer and his family. Tye, a third grader at Koch School, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in late September. The apparel, like Tye, is designed to be cool and tough. Tee shirts, sweatshirts, long-sleeved tees,... Read more
St. Lawrence to Host 80’s Reunion Mystery Dinner Theater
Up for a totally tubular time? Here’s what’s crackalackin’: The St. Lawrence LIFE Group presents a dinner theater evening with the play, 80’s Reunion Rub-Out, and it’s the bomb! It’s the perfect time for you to cool out and get deadly. There’ll be food, friends, and a chance to... Read more
Nationwide Emergency Messages to be Sent to Cell Phones Today – October 3
Bat Mobile Wireless in Milbank reminds all their customers and other cell phone users this is only a test! Today, October 3, you will receive a text message with the heading Presidential Alert. FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency... Read more