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Posted on: January 24, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Poster & Essay Contest Winners Announced

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The Brookings Human Rights Commission has announced the winners of its 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Poster and Essay Contest. Dr. King was a supporter of human rights and freedoms for all citizens. The contest is designed for students to reflect on Dr...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City Council Member Nominating Petitions & Candidate Packets Available

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Nominating petitions and candidate packets will be available Friday, January 31, 2020, at the City Clerk’s Office for the following elected positions up for election on April 14, 2020:

  • Two (2) 3-year City Council Member positions

The last day to f...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: Brookings Ranked 15th Best in the Country

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Brookings, S.D. January 21, 2020 A research report by Policom Corporation has identified Brookings as the 15th best performing micropolitan in the United States. A micropolitan area has a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000, and t...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for City Boards

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Each of the following appointed city boards, committees, and commissions have position(s) eligible for new appointment or vacancies.

Board of Adjustment

Number of positions: 1 (2ndAlternate)

Term Length: 3 years

Residency Requirement: Required, or reside with...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: The City of Brookings Launches Upgraded Website

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The City of Brookings website has been given a makeover. The new and improved website launched January 2nd, 2020.

The goal of the refresh is to provide more ease of navigation for community members as well as an upgrade of the entire user experience. Chang...

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Posted on: December 29, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: 22nd Avenue & Olwien Street Traffic Signal Construction

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Update 01/03/2019

Due to winter weather, the contractor will need to work into next week on the traffic signal at Olwien and 22nd Ave. They are hoping to have everything completed and final adjustments done by Wednesday, January 8th, but will be working Mo...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Poster & Essay Contest

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The Brookings Human Rights Commission is sponsoring its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day contest for Brookings School District students, Intermediate through 12th Grade. This contest is designed for students to reflect on Dr. King’s ideas ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Public Arts Commission Seeks Proposals for Art in City/County Building

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The Brookings Public Arts Commission, in partnership with the City of Brookings, SD, seeks an artist to design, fabricate and install 2D artwork in a public area of the shared use City/County building. The selected artist will be asked to create ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: With Delegation Support, Brookings Receives Critical Infrastructure Grant

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) today applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) decision to award the City of Brookings $18.7 million in critical infrastructure fund...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings is Awarded BUILD Grant for 20th Street Interchange

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The City of Brookings just received notice that it has been awarded a U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant for a 20th Street interchange.According to Brookings’ City Manager Paul Briseno, the...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENT: Survey results reveal shopping/dining preferences, overall impressions of Brookings

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• 2,123 responses provide valuable insight on local retail industry

Brookings, S.D. September 16, 2019 A survey recently completed by Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) shows residents would like more retail choices, with family restaurants,...

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