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  1. Newsflash Covid-19 2020 - MAY 6 EXTENSION Graphic

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings City Offices and Facilities to Remain Closed to the Public Until May 6th

    After reevaluation of current COVID-19 circumstances and conditions, they will extend closures and cancellations of City-operated facilities through May 6th, extending the original April 6th date. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Park & Recreation Department to Postpone Summer Program Registration

    The Brookings Park and Recreation Department summer program registration, which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 7th, has been postponed until further notice. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for City Boards

    The following city boards, committees, and commissions have position(s) eligible for new appointment or vacancies: Airport Board, Brookings Committee for People who have Disabilities, Human Rights Commission, Park and Recreation Board, and Utility Board. Read on...
  4. Community Fund Spotlight Graphic

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Foundation and Brookings Area United Way Create COVID-19 Relief Fund

    The Brookings COVID-19 Relief Fund is created to support providing basic needs services to local nonprofit organizations and area residents who are immediately suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  5. Closures and Cancellations

    PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings to Temporarily Close Park Playgrounds and Basketball Courts

    Park playgrounds and basketball courts in the City of Brookings will be posted as temporarily closed effective March 31, 2020, to help promote social distancing as well as limit the transmission of the COVID 19 virus through surface contact. Read on...
  6. 20th Street South Newsflash Icon

    PRESS RELEASE: 20th Street South Project Tentatively Scheduled to Resume on Monday, March 30, 2020

    The 20th Street South Reconstruction Project between Main Avenue South and Rio Grande Avenue is tentatively scheduled to resume construction activities on Monday, March 30, 2020, depending on weather conditions. Read on...
  7. Newsflash Graphics 2020 Spring Cleaup Update

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Spring Cleanup Curbside Pick-up to Continue with Safety Measures

    Residents can start placing rubbish, debris, and branches on the boulevards in front of their homes beginning April 1st through April 12th. To minimize potential COVID-19 exposure, the City asks that no items be placed on the curb after April 12. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Ballot-By-Mail Option for the Combined Municipal/School Board April 14, 2020 Election

    The City of Brookings wants to ensure voters know the options available to them to exercise their right to vote, and to mitigate their exposure to COVID-19. Read on...
  9. Brookings City Hall

    PRESS RELEASE: Vote Early/Absentee by Mail in the April 14th Combined School/Municipal Election

    Voters can request an early/absentee ballot be mailed to them for the April 14th Combined Brookings Municipal / Brookings School Board Election. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Early & Absentee Voting Available for the April 14, 2020 Municipal Election

    Early and absentee voting for the April 14, 2020 combined City of Brookings Municipal / Brookings School Board Election will be available beginning Monday, March 30th through Monday, April 13th. Read on...
  11. Newsflash Covid-19 2020 Special Meeting

    PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings to Hold Special City Council Meeting for COVID-19 Ordinance

    City of Brookings to hold a special City Council meeting Mon., Mar. 23rd at 6:00 PM to act on an emergency ordinance and resolution, which will address COVID-19 public health concerns and measures which prioritize the health and safety of the community. Read on...
  12. Newsflash All City Closures Update graphic

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings County and City to Close Offices and Facilities to the Public

    Brookings County /The City of Brookings will close all City and County facilities and offices, as well as County or City-operated businesses and organizations to the public on March 18th at 12:00 Noon - 8:00 AM, April 6th. Read on...
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    NOTICE: Public Access to Brookings Police Department Restricted. All Services Still Available.

    The Brookings Police Department is taking precautionary measures and utilizing social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Mayor Keith Corbett Addresses the Brookings Community | Covid-19 Response

    Brookings, S.D. – On March 16th, 2020 on behalf of the Brookings City Council, Brookings Mayor Keith Corbett addressed the Brookings Community in response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications

    Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications assures customers continued reliable service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  16. Newsflash Graphic Water Main Update

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Brookings Municipal Utilities to Resume 4th Street Water Main Project

    The Brooking Municipal Utilities 4th Street water main project is scheduled to resume next week. Read on...
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    Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications to close offices & facilities to the public

    As a precautionary measure based on CDC recommendations of social distancing for the COVID-19 pandemic, Brookings Municipal Utilities/Swiftel Communications will close the offices to the general public. Read on...
  18. Newsflash update 03-16-2020

    PRESS RELEASE: The City of Brookings Continues to Take Measures to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

    As of March 15th, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a release recommending postponement or cancellation of large events or gatherings consisting of 50 people or more throughout the United States. Read on...
  19. Engage Brookings Newsflash Graphic

    PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Launches Engage Brookings Citizen Reporting App

    The City of Brookings has released Engage Brookings, a new app and web platform that allows citizens to report quality-of-life issues, request City of Brookings services, and access helpful links, all from their mobile devices or computer. Read on...
  20. Closures and Cancellations

    PRESS RELEASE: The Swiftel Center Guest COVID-19 Information

    Starting Monday (March 16) through Sunday (March 22), the Swiftel Center Ticket Office, as well as administrative offices, will remain open. However, all events with more than 200 attendees will be canceled or postponed. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Prepares for Coronavirus

    The City of Brookings is taking immediate steps to combat the spread of the Novel Coronavirus Covid-19. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Spring Cleanup Curbside Pick-up Coming In April

    Residents can start placing their spring cleanup items on the curb Wednesday, April 1st and all items must be out by Sunday, April 12th. City crews will start the curbside pickup on Monday, April 13th. The city will be canvassing the town one time only. Read on...
  23. News Flash Census Challenge

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Counts in the 2020 Census

    This week and over the next month, residents may notice a letter or postcard in their mailbox from the U.S. Census Bureau or the U.S. Department of Commerce. The envelope contains an invitation to complete the 2020 Census by mail, online, or by phone. Read on...
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