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BROOKINGS — On April 8, six cadets from the Big Sioux Composite Squadron in Brookings spent the day collecting solar eclipse data for NASA. Readings were taken every 10 or 15 minutes from 11 …

The Optimist Club of Brookings recently donated $1,000 to the Brookings Public Library's summer program. The club works to help youth in Brookings County and meets each Tuesday at noon at Pizza …

BROOKINGS — A “My Ascension” film and panel community event is being held at Brookings High School: The summer before her senior year of high school, Emma Benoit made a suicide …

The Prairie Doc

It’s human nature to tell stories about the past, and doctors aren’t immune to that impulse. The second-year medical students rotating through my clinic have me reflecting on my own years …

BROOKINGS — A collision between a Brookings school bus on a regular route and a young woman on a bicycle left the child dead at the corner of Fourth and Main in downtown Brookings on Friday …

From the Garden

  Have fun and enjoy picking fresh fruit right outside your door thanks to compact varieties you can grow in containers. Just clear some space on your patio, deck, balcony, or front steps …

Third Sunday Breakfast in April! The Third Sunday Breakfast project usually ends in March and starts again in August; however, this year the auxiliary members will have their Third Sunday Breakfast …

HAZEL — On  April 15, work is scheduled to begin on Hamlin County Highway 438 located just southwest of Hazel. Highway 438 will be closed to traffic to begin the structure removal work. …

Read all about what's on the menu in Brookings, Bruce and Elkton in the days ahead.

Read all about what Brookings-area governing agencies have on their agendas in the week ahead.

BROOKINGS — Former, current and future public servants gathered Tuesday to celebrate the creation of the Mike Huether Public Service Academy at South Dakota State University. Located …

BROOKINGS — The career possibilities for athletic trainers in South Dakota are expanding thanks to the efforts of a South Dakota State University clinical assistant professor. Educating …

BROOKINGS — GloryWay will be in concert at Brookings First Assembly of God Church on April 28 at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. A freewill offering will be taken. GloryWay was founded in …

Reflections

I have long been fascinated with the person of Nicodemus in the Bible. Scripture speaks of Nicodemus in three separate scenes in the Gospel of John. Though he holds a seemingly small place in …

AURORA — Nancy Gries will perform at “Sing Along with Nancy,” on April 14. The event will be at 2 p.m. at Aurora Impact Church at 201 Pine St. in Aurora. Admission is …

Read all about what Brookings-area groups have planned in the days ahead.

BROOKINGS COUNTY — Tasers were used to subdue a Sioux Falls man following a high-speed chase on Interstate 29 on Tuesday night that included him trying to drive off in a deputy’s vehicle, …

The timeless Lewis Carroll classic “Alice in Wonderland” comes to life on the Bell Auditorium stage this weekend. Delight in the fun and quirky characters that Alice encounters after she …

On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency  finalized limits on certain common types of PFAS chemicals  in drinking water. It is the first time a nationwide limit on so-called …

BROOKINGS — SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Department of Health Move Your Way team are partnering to get people moving this spring. The Move Your Way spring physical activity …

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