Kelli Hoff Joins Milbank Chamber Office
Kelli Hoff has joined the Milbank Area Chamber of Commerce office as an assistant to the director Laurie Folk. The position is part time and temporary for the summer. This arrangement suits Kelli perfectly as during the school year she is a special education teacher at Koch School. She... Read more
Nicole Morton Wins The Valley Express Father’s Day Prize
Congratulations to Nicole Morton of Milbank! Nicole is the winner of The Valley Express Father’s Day Giveaway! Nicole and her daughters – age 2 and 7- took home an Island of Relaxation, for dad Jesse Morton. Nicole says the gift will be a big surprise for Jesse. Look for... Read more
Upton and Schwandt Re-elected to Milbank School Board
Tracy Upton and Dick Schwandt were reelected to their positions on the Milbank School District Board of Education at the election on June 4. Upton received 253 votes; Schwandt, 200; and Eric Strobl 121. Just 6.64 percent (307), of the 4,623 eligible voters exercised their right to cast a... Read more
Deadline Approaching for Grant County Combined Appeal Applications
If your charitable organization plans to request funds from Grant County Combined Appeal, you have until Monday, June 24, to file your application. According to Craig Wellnitz, finance director of the Milbank Community Foundation, applications were mailed in late May. All organizations applying for funds will be called for... Read more
Schedule of Events, Camps & Basket Items for Milbank Cancer Walk This Friday
The 22nd Annual It Only Takes a Spark Cancer Walk went the extra mile this year to bring you a winning roster of activities, food, and prizes. It all starts this Friday, June 14 at 5 p.m. at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. Here’s everything you need to know... Read more
Tye Schaffer Chosen as Honorary Chairperson for 2019 Cancer Walk
Nine-year-old Tye Schaffer was chosen as the honorary chairperson for the 2019 It Only Takes a Spark Cancer Walk on June 14 at Lake Farley Park in Milbank. He will lead the first lap in the Survivor Walk. Tye is the youngest honorary chairperson to be selected in the... Read more
Food Giveaway Set for June 12
The Grant County Christian Service Council and Feeding South Dakota are co-sponsoring a food giveaway on Wednesday, June 12 at the Grant County 4-H exhibit building in Milbank. The giveaway runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. or whenever the food is gone. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. No parking... Read more
Tommy’s Popcorn Stand Opens Tonight
Tommy’s Popcorn Stand opens for the summer on June 7. Get your popcorn, candy, root beer, and sno cones on Friday and Saturday nights from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. at Lake Farley Park. Tommy’s Popcorn Stand, now run by the Milbank Kiwanis, continues a tradition started in 1963.   Read more
Katelyn Loutsch Steinlicht Awarded Medical Scholarship
The South Dakota State Medical Association Foundation recognized its 2019 USD Sanford School of Medicine scholarship winners at the SDSMA annual conference on May 31. Katelyn Loutsch Steinlicht of Milbank was selected as a recipient of the J. Michael McMillin Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to incoming freshman medical... Read more
Results in for Milbank School Board Election
Early results are in for the Milbank School District Board of Education election held today, June 4. Polls closed at 7 p.m. The 6.64% turnout of 307 voters cast ballots with the opportunity to vote for two candidates. The unofficial count stands at 253 votes for the incumbent Tracy... Read more