Highway 15 South of Milbank Reopens on Thursday
The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) announced today S.D. Highway 15 near LaBolt commonly referred to as the 8-Mile Corner will reopen to all traffic on Thursday, November 18.  S.D. Highway 15 was reconstructed from U.S. Highway 212 north 12 miles to the north junction of S.D. Highway 20. Construction... Read more
Mystery Snowman Clue # 3 and #4 to Win Elton John Tickets!
Mystery Snowman Clue # 3 Plus a Bonus – Win Elton John Tickets!It’s Day Three of the Valley Express and Snow Queen Festival Mystery Snowman game.  Lots of good guesses came pouring in last night, but It looks like I might still have the wool pulled over your eyes. So,... Read more
Grant County 4-H Members and Volunteers Honored
Grant County 4-H members and volunteers were honored for their outstanding accomplishments on Sunday, November 7. The annual event was held at the Milbank High School. Bailey Schwagel received the Kay Wolff Youth-in-Action award, which goes to a member based on their participation in Youth-in-Action activities at a local,... Read more
Miss Milbank to be Crowned this Saturday Night
Milbank will crown a new Snow Queen at the 2021 Snow Queen Festival this Saturday night, November 20. Two Little Miss Milbank princesses will also be selected. Amy Nelson, reigning Miss Milbank will crown the new Miss Milbank. The 2021 Snow Queen Festival starts at 7 p.m. in the MHS... Read more
Milbank Football Team Welcome Home Celebration Set for Sunday
Everyone is welcome to attend the Welcome Home event for the MHS football team at the high school on Sunday, November 14, at 3 p.m. The hero’s welcome celebrates the Bulldogs after they were the runner-up in the 2021 South Dakota Class A Football Tournament at the DakotaDome on Friday. ... Read more
The Valley Express Honors  Father Gary on The 100th Anniversary of The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier
Today is Veterans Day and the 100th Anniversary of the commemoration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. On November 11, 1921, a funeral was held and the unidentified remains of a World War I soldier were interred to represent all the unknown soldiers.  The... Read more
Grabow and Monroy Place Second at Brookings Debate Tournament
MHS novice debaters have compiled winning records after opening their 2021-22 season last week. Brookings held the first novice tournament of the season on Tuesday, November 2. The team of Gregory Grabow and Camila Camila Monroy went 3-0 and placed second out of 36 teams. The teams of Qualon Grant and Shane... Read more
NOTICE: Alternate Dates Announced for Senior Food Box Drive-Thru
Due to the possibility of stormy weather on Friday, November 11, the Grant County Christian Service Council announced two dates for the Senior Box & Holiday Gift Drive-Thru. The event will go ahead as planned on Friday, November 12, from 9 -10 a.m., but the council will also hold... Read more
Ron Krause Selected for True Friends of Education Award
Ron Krause of Milbank was presented with the True Friends of Education Award at the Milbank School District Board of Education meeting on Monday, November 8. The Milbank Education Association (MEA) sponsors the award anually in honor of American Education Week, which this year is November 15-19. According to Josh... Read more
Milbank Fan Bus Going to Football Championship
Students and adult Bulldog fans can catch the bus to South Dakota’s Class A football championship game on Friday, November 12. The game starts at 2 p.m. at the DakotaDome on the campus of USD in Vermillion.  The Bulldogs take on Madison in the ultimate Battle of the Bulldogs!... Read more