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Posted on: February 19, 2021

UPDATE: COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center Now Open to Brookings County Residents Age 65+

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A message shared on behalf of the Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC)

BROOKINGS COUNTY – PHASE 1D VACCINATION PLAN 

Starting today the COVID-19 community vaccination center scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25 is now ope...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

ATTENTION: Please Continue to Conserve Energy - Energy Saving Tips

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The City of Brookings is sharing the following message on behalf of Brookings Municipal Utilities. More information related to this topic can be found by visiting the newsfeed of the Brookings Municipal Utilities website at: http://www.brookingsutilities....

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Announcements & News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center Set for Feb. 25

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Brookings, S.D. – The following information was provided to the City of Brookings by the Brookings Health System:

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) will hold a COVID-19 community vaccination center, also referred to as...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 Brookings Community Survey Results Released

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Survey results from the COVID-19 Brookings Community Survey have been released. The survey was created and distributed by the City of Brookings in order to learn about experiences of Brookings community individuals during this time of COVID-19, including ...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for Future Vaccine Point of Dispensing

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Brookings, S.D. – The following information was provided to the City of Brookings by the Brookings Health System:

The Brookings County Pandemic Planning and Coordination Committee (PPCC) is asking for community volunteers to help with future COVI...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings County - Phase 1D Vaccination Plan

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Brookings, S.D. – The following information was provided to the City of Brookings by the Brookings Health System:

Starting Monday, Feb. 8, the South Dakota Department of Health is lowering the age bracket for people in Phase 1d eligible to receive...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: January 29, 2021

PRESS RELEASE-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month – Essay Contest

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The Brookings Human Rights Commission is sponsoring its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day contest for Brookings Middle and High School students with the additional topic of Black History Month. This contest is designed for students to reflect on Dr. ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Notice of Website Address (URL) Change for CityofBrookings.org

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The City of Brookings is excited to inform Brookings residents that effective February 1, 2021, the City’s website address (URL) will be changed from a .org to a .gov address.

The old address of www.cityofbrookings.org will now be a new governmen...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

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

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Nominating petitions and candidate packets are available at the City Clerk’s Office for the following elected positions up for election on April 13, 2021:

  • One (1) 3-year Mayor position
  • Two (2) 3-year City Council Member positions

The last day to fi...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: January 13, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: Snow Removal Info Available to Brookings Residents

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With winter weather here, the City of Brookings would like to remind residents of the resources that are available to them to receive updates related to snow removal, parking advisories, and parking bans. The City encourages residents to utilize these res...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: More Than 2,200 Hearts Created for Love Our Health Care Workers Challenge

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Brookings, S.D. – Brookings Health System received overwhelming response for the “Love Our Health Care Workers” campaign. 2,215 paper hearts with messages of love, hope, kindness and support were received in the special red mailbox courtesy of Brookings L...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Community Listening Sessions

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The Brookings Human Rights Commission is conducting a series of Community Listening Sessions with various community groups. The purpose of these sessions is to hear directly from Brookings community members to better understand local issues, needs, and id...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Regional Landfill – Citizens Campus Seasonal Change of Hours

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The Brookings Citizens Campus located at the Brookings Regional Landfill will be ending 24-hour access for the season starting December 24th. Landfill patrons will still be able to access and utilize the Citizens Campus during standard landfill operating ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Love Our Health Care Workers Brookings Community Challenge

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With the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, health care workers in Brookings are spending more hours on the front lines, treating patients and caring for our community.

“What our health care team needs now, more than ever, is reassurance that our communi...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Receives Perfect MEI Score Three Years in a Row

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The City of Brookings and the Brookings Human Rights Commission have announced that Brookings has received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2020 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for the third year in a row. 

The Human Rights C...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Approves Mask Mandates

On September 8, the Brookings City Council approved Ordinance 20-019, which revised Ordinance 20-010, which included mask mandates.

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