This Mother’s Day Lindsey Keller Looks Forward to Motherhood
American minister and positive thinking promoter Norman Vincent Peale said, “Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.” It’s a Mother’s Day quote that suits mother-to-be Lindsey Keller to a T. Lindsey is not afraid to embrace risk when she is guided by her heart.  Lindsey... Read more
Results Announced from South Dakota Bandmasters Contest
Milbank Elementary and Milbank Middle School entered 110 musicians in The South Dakota Bandmasters Middle School Band Contest at the Milbank schools on Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10. The total of 140 entries included students from Big Stone City and Ortonville. Milbank received 19 Superior Plus, 72 Superior,... Read more
Salute to Milbank’s Firemen on International Firefighters Day
Today, May 4, is International Firefighters’ Day. Each year on this date, we remember firefighters who died in the line of duty and the thousands of others who dedicated a part of their lives to protecting our communities.Also on this day, we show our support and appreciation to the... Read more
Food Giveaway Set for May 12 in Milbank
The first food giveaway of 2021 conducted by the Grant County Christian Service Council in coordination with Feeding South Dakota is set for May 12. The giveaway will be held at the Grant County 4-H fairgrounds parking lot from 4-5 p.m. There are no income requirements. Anyone in need is... Read more
Weather Spotter Training Held in Milbank
Grant County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service (NWS) of Aberdeen held a virtual Skywarn weather spotter class at the Milbank Fire Hall on Thursday, April 29. The class was open to any residents interested in the process. According to Kevin Schuelke, head of Grant County Emergency Management, the distance and elevation difference between Aberdeen and Milbank make weather spotters in our area important.   Individuals who take... Read more
Spring Concerts Scheduled for Milbank Schools
The Milbank High School and Milbank Middle School bands and choirs present their annual spring concerts in the MHS gym. The sixth, seventh, and eighth graders perform on Monday, May 10. The high school musicians perform on Tuesday, May 11. Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.   Music awards will be... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog? – It’s Will Cummins
Senior Will Cummins, is an all-around high school athlete. Sports are his life. So, he had no trouble coming up with the favorite moment in his career.  He chose the time he scored 29 career-high points in the basketball game against Hamlin. And, it just happened to be his... Read more
MHS 2021 Prom in Pictures- Day 3
Welcome to the MHS 2021 Prom Photo Album. The Valley Express is featuring a different group of photos of the prom couples and fun run each day. Check back every day to find your favorites. The 2021 Prom was held on Saturday, April 24, at the Milbank Armory and... Read more
MHS 2021 Prom in Pictures- Day 2
Welcome to the MHS 2021 Prom Photo Album. The Valley Express is featuring a different group of photos of the prom couples and fun run each day. Check back every day to find your favorites. The 2021 Prom was held on Saturday, April 24, at the Milbank Armory and... Read more
Register Now for Youth HuntSAFE Class in Milbank
A free HuntSAFE course will be offered on Friday, May 7 from 5 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 8 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The class is open to youth 12 and older or youth age 11, who will celebrate their 12th birthday by December 31, 2021. The... Read more