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SUT to stage ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’

Posted: Monday, Feb 20th, 2017
BROOKINGS, State University Theatre will present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," a comedy by Alan Ball, in Brookings starting Tuesday.
SUT actors take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Feb. 21-25, and again next Monday, Feb. 27. A 2 p.m. matinee is planned for Sunday, Feb. 26.

Farmer Friday to be held in Brookings

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017
BROOKINGS, Farm Service Agency (FSA) Brookings County Farm Loan Officer Gail Gullickson encourages all area ag producers to attend the next Farmer Friday Growing Strong in Agriculture event to be held the morning of Feb. 24 at the American Legion Hall in Brookings.
"This is a special education event offering tips and tools for a successful agricultural

A talented bunch

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017
BROOKINGS, Brookings high schoolers will have a chance to shine in their annual talent show Monday night.
The Presidents Day show will be at 7 p.m. at the high school's V.A. Bell Auditorium, instead of the Performing Arts Center, where it has been for the past few years.

Speaker did not always plan on becoming an entrepreneur

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017
BROOKINGS, Alex Bruton did not always plan on being caught by the entrepreneurial spirit. Riding that wave, Bruton is the president of The Innographer, faculty director at the Spark School for Innovation by Design and co-founder of the Straight Up Business Institute.
Bruton, who was named the 2012 Entrepreneurial Educator in Canada, will be the Rickert Visiting Entrepreneur Speaker at

GOP elects Brookings County leaders

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
BROOKINGS, The Brookings County Republican Central Committee met Jan. 21 to choose the organization's leadership for the next two years.
Heading the local group will be Jim Gilkerson, who continues as county chairman.
Other officers include Kassidy Noem, county vice-chair, and Mary Kidwiler, secretary-treasurer.

When poker was a big crime in Brookings

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017
If you played poker for real money in Brookings in the 1920s, you might end up in jail if you didn't keep your flappin' mouth shut during your leisurely afternoon stroll through downtown watering holes and barber shops.
Big brother may have been listening.
With not much else to enforce in a quiet burg where liquor was illegal and the

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