• Festival of Trees taking registrations

    BROOKINGS – The Brookings Arts Council is gearing up for a wondrous world of enchantment during Festival of Trees 2018.

  • Public invited to diversity potluck, food drive

    BROOKINGS – What better way to celebrate the diversity of our growing community than by sharing the foods that remind us of our homes near and far?

  • $40K to go to DAV network

    BROOKINGS – The 727th Transportation U.S. Army National Guard Committee of Brookings will present a check for more than $40,000 to the Disabled American Veterans Hospital Transportation Network at 1 p.m. Saturday.

  • CMSD seeking youth advisers

    BROOKINGS – Created with the belief of the strong image of the child and that children should have a voice in their learning experiences, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota is introducing a youth-based advisory board.

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Sheriff's Office: Teen involved in hit-and-run with stolen car

VOLGA – A 17-year-old runaway from Volga was involved in a hit-and-run accident while driving a stolen car Tuesday, according to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

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Striking out on her own

WHITE – Cierra Murphy learned life is unpredictable, so she followed her dream and opened Salon 629 in White.

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John W. Collins - Brookings

John W. Collins, 89, of Brookings, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the Neighborhoods at Brookview in Brookings.

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PD: Driver leaves scene, charged with DUI

BROOKINGS – A hit-and-run accident turned into a DUI arrest Monday, according to Brookings Police.

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SDSU drops WIU to snap skid

BROOKINGS – The streak is over. South Dakota State beat Western Illinois 22-25, 25-14, 25-21, 25-27, 16-14 in a Summit League volleyball match Friday night at Frost Arena to snap a 22-match losing skid in conference play.

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Fast start lifts BEE over Sioux Valley in regular-season finale

VOLGA – Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan grabbed an early 28-0 lead en route to a 55-12 win over Sioux Valley to close out the high school football regular season on Friday night.

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Austin Bruins beat Blizzard 4-1

BROOKINGS – Levi Stauber scored twice and Dante Sheriff recorded three assists as the Austin Bruins beat the Blizzard 4-1 in an NAHL Central Division matchup Friday night at Larson Ice Center.

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Carolyn Hieb makes All-ESD soccer team

PIERRE – Brookings senior Carolyn Hieb was named to the All-Eastern South Dakota Conference Girls’ Soccer Team.

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Jacks beat USD in double OT

BROOKINGS – Two straight in two overtimes. The Jackrabbits scored the only goal of the game in the second overtime in back-to-back Summit League matches as South Dakota State defeated South Dakota, 1-0, on a chilly Thursday evening at Fishback Soccer Park.

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    Agendas 10-13-18

    Agendas for upcoming meetings in the Brookings area

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    It’s important to remember our origins

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    Marijuana (cannabis) is generally viewed as a safe, innocent recreational drug and medical cure-all. It is neither, according to a recent MedScape report, “Smoke and Mirrors: Is Marijuana Actually Medicinal?” (April 18, 2018). The benefits are limited, the potential for harm is high.

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    60s Plus Dining, Oct. 15-19

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    Events 10-13-18

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    Badgers polish off 8-0 regular season, DVC title

    ARLINGTON – Arlington/Lake Preston capped an undefeated regular season and won the Dakota Valley Conference football title outright with a 34-12 victory over Colman-Egan on Friday night.

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    Dolphins drop Redhawks in four sets

    HENDRICKS, Minn. – Deubrook Area topped Estelline/Hendricks 27-25, 20-25, 25-14, 25-18 in a Dakota Valley Conference volleyball match Thursday night.

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    Bobcat freshmen shut out Watertown

    WATERTOWN – The Brookings freshmen football team improved its record to 3-4 with a 12-0 shutout of Watertown on Thursday.

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