Pribyl Park Repaving Project Completed
John Forman, administrator for The City of Milbank, reports construction projects in Milbank are moving along smoothly.  According to Forman, the trail at Pribyl Park has been resurfaced and minor drainage improvements have been made. Work was completed on Friday, September 25. He says, “About 1.2 miles of asphalt – an... Read more
Tonight-Milbank School Board Adopts COVID-19 Quarantine Policy
The Milbank School District Board of Education met tonight, September 29, in a special session. The board voted to adopt a COVID-19 quarantine policy: Read more
Kaden Krause Second Recipient of The Valley Express MVP
MHS junior Kaden Krause, son of Jesse and Tara Krause, has been selected as The Valley Express MVP for September 21-26. Kaden is a 5’9”, 140-pound quarterback on the Bulldog football team. The Bulldogs traveled to Webster on Friday, September 25, and Kaden helped bring home the win. He connected... Read more
COVID-19 Surges in Grant County-MHS Changes Schedule
Today, September 28, the Milbank School District announced that tomorrow, September 29, it will implement a Maroon and Gold schedule. According to Superintendent Justin Downes, the new schedule will be in effect through October 9. Downes says the change only affects high school students and is expected to slow... Read more
Milbank Chamber Golf Scramble Rated Success
The 15th Annual Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble was held Friday, September 11. The 18-hole scramble, traditionally held in June, was moved to September due to COVID-19. Laurie Folk, director of the  Milbank Area Chamber, said, “It worked out great. We had a total of 14 teams... Read more
Third Generation of Fraasch Family Continues Tradition of Military Careers
Today, September 16, marks the 101st anniversary of the American Legion. As you might already know, the American Legion created Legion baseball, the Veterans Administration, Boys State, an amateur radio program, Operation Comfort Warriors, oratorical contests, scholarships, and more. The American Legion is comprised of members who served active... Read more
Toby Schneck and Jessica Van Peursem Crowned MHS Homecoming Royalty
Jessica Van Peursem was chosen as the 2020 MHS Homecoming Queen, and Toby Schneck was selected as the Homecoming King. Jessica is the daughter of Dr. Nanci and Kendall Van Peursem. Toby is the son of Sherri and Brian Schneck. Coronation was held in the MHS Theater tonight, September 14,... Read more
Milbank 2020 Homecoming Royalty Candidates Selected
Milbank Homecoming 2020 will be celebrated September 14-18. Coronation is Monday, September 14, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The program consists of introducing the Class of 2021 royalty and naming the Homecoming king and queen. The program is not open to the public due to COVID-19... Read more
Sign-Up for USDA CFAP Ends September 11
The deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is September 11. USDA’s CFAP provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus.   The application and a payment calculator are available online at farmers.gov/cfap. Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff members are also available to help producers... Read more
Milbank Fire and Rescue Battle House Fire
The Milbank Fire and Rescue Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 321 Belle Avenue in Milbank at 2:59 a.m. on Friday, August 28. According to Milbank Fire Chief Kevin Schuelke, “When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found the house totally involved in flames. No one was at... Read more