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  • City cleaning up after storm

    BROOKINGS – The Brookings Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department says it may take as much as a week for city staff to clean up debris from Wednesday’s storm, and they want residents to know what part of the work is their responsibility.

  • Facilities report available online

    BROOKINGS – The Brookings School District is releasing documents for its facility planning project that architecture firm TSP presented at the school board’s June work session.

  • Mental Health Task Force in search of local support programs, groups

    BROOKINGS – Members of the Brookings Mental Health Task Force are currently identifying and investigating resources currently available in the Brookings area to support individuals affected by mental health issues.

  • SD fund to speed criminal mental health screenings

    SIOUX FALLS (AP) – Officials in South Dakota are establishing a fund to speed up mental-health screenings for criminal defendants.

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State champions!

The Brookings Blast won the 12U B State Fastpitch Softball Tournament on July 14-16 in Sioux Falls.

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Bandits beat Watertown following loss to Huron at Region 1A

HURON – The fourth-seeded Bandits bounced back from an 8-7 opening-round loss to fifth-seeded Huron with a 7-0 defeat of second-seeded Watertown in an elimination game at the Region 1A Legion Baseball Tournament on Tuesday.

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Tournament Champions

The Brookings Blast U12 Travel Team won the Fargo-Moorhead Red River Rage tournament over the July 8-9 weekend.

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Fun at the First Bank & Trust Fishback Classic

The 2017 First Bank & Trust Fishback Classic ended with several local teams bringing home hardware, led by the Brookings Futbol Club U12 girls, who beat the Vermillion Predators, 3-1, in the championship game to take the title.

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Sioux Falls Post 15 East takes two from the 'Chutes at Shelden

BROOKINGS – The ‘Chutes put up 19 runs in two games, but that proved to be not enough as Sioux Falls East swept Brookings in a Junior American Legion doubleheader on Friday night at Bob Shelden Field.

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    Gray drop two at Central

    SIOUX FALLS – The Bombers Gray had a tough afternoon at Harmodon as Central swept Brookings in a youth baseball doubleheader on Wednesday.

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    Scott Holm wins second consecutive City Golf Tournament

    BROOKINGS – Scott Holm successfully defended his City Golf Tournament title, closing with a 3-under-par 69 Sunday at Brookings County Club for a 1-under 141 total and a nine-shot victory.

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    Gray split with Pierre

    PIERRE – The Bombers Gray split a youth baseball doubleheader against Pierre on Monday at Kelly Field as Brookings lost Game 1, 4-2, before coming back with a 15-9 win in the nightcap.

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    Striders sponsoring Predictor Mile

    BROOKINGS – Runners of all abilities are encouraged to enter the Prairie Striders’ annual Predictor Mile on Wednesday, Aug. 2.

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    BYF registration deadline is Aug. 6

    BROOKINGS – Registration for this fall’s Brookings Youth Football is now open with a registration deadline of Aug. 6. For information and to register, go to

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    Maroon go 2-1 over the weekend

    SIOUX FALLS – The Bombers Maroon won two games on Saturday via the run rule, but dropped a one-run decision on Sunday in the Sioux Falls Tournament to be eliminated. Maroon downed Moorhead Black, 12-2; beat Pierre, 15-5; before losing 6-5 to Sioux Falls

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    Dell Rapids downs Volga in 2B

    VOLGA – Volga Post 114 fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-4 Region 2B loss to Dell Rapids on Saturday.

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    Bullets shut out in final game

    SIOUX FALLS – The Bullets fell to Winner, 11-0, on Saturday to finish 0-2-1 at the Sioux Falls Tournament. On Friday, Brookings played Pierre to a 13-13 tie after falling, 5-2, to Sioux Falls West.

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Capital for a Day

Gov. Dennis Daugaard and first lady Linda Daugaard stopped at local businesses, the Brookings County Veterans Memorial, the Brookings Public Library and the Children's Museum of South Dakota while Brookings served as Capital for a Day on Tuesday.