Archive for July 2017

Crazy Days Even Crazier

By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register 2017 event undergoing a makeover to bring more visitors into businesses From cake for breakfast to giant Jenga, Crazy Days 2017 will have an entirely new look, according to Krista Soroka, event manager with Downtown Brookings, Inc. “We’re making it more interactive this year,” she said. “We reached out…

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SD State Research Goes Underground

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Neutrino project to fuel particle physics research South Dakota State University researchers are doing preliminary work on an international physics research project that will push the limits of engineering and could lead to new discoveries in particle physics. A groundbreaking ceremony Friday will mark the beginning of construction on the…

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Big Ideas Come From The Smallest Places

By: Kristi Larsen, BEDC Marketing Director Over 25 kids participating in Kid-Preneur Pop-up Market on Crazy Days When Rhys Heiberger’s mom told him she would not buy him a fidget spinner, the 9-year-old from Brookings, S.D. took matters into his own hands, literally, and built one. Now he is sharing his unique version with others…

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Capital for a Day

By: John Kubal and Chandler Holland, The Brookings Register South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and first lady Linda Daugaard made time during their Capital for a Day schedule in Brookings to visit the Brookings County Veterans Memorial on Tuesday. Harry Jones, who designed the memorial and spearheaded the drive to bring it to completion, discussed…

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Honoring Past, Looking to Future at BAC

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Donor, city help give old Carnegie Library a much-needed makeover The Brookings Arts Council is the heart of what BAC executive director Heather Kuhlman likes to think of as the creative center of Brookings. With the neighboring Children’s Museum of South Dakota and the Brookings Public Library nearby, it’s…

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Tools to Assist Employers

By: Stacy Aesoph, BEDC Director of Workforce Development When we meet with regional employers and HR professionals, we are looking to find out what challenges they are experiencing, what is working well and what their hiring needs are. From there, we determine how Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) can help, what tools we can provide,…

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Downtown at Sundown Starts its Third Year

By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register “Melting pot of Brookings” keeps attracting more attendees Downtown at Sundown is back for its third year and will have more kid-friendly activities and retail vendors, as well as some big surprises, said Jennifer Johnson, executive director of the Brookings Convention & Visitors Bureau. The weekly events are set…

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Giving Life To Words – Brookings Business Back To BASF Third Straight Year

By: John Kubal, The Brookings Register Creative Signs N More. That simple logo says it all for the wood-words work of Randy and Jody Feucht of rural Brookings. They have always made the juried cut for the Brookings Summer Arts Festival since first applying three years ago. So they’re back in Pioneer Park this weekend.…

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New S.D. Biologics Center to Improve Animal, Human Health

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications SDSU researchers teaming up with USD, Land O’ Lakes, Sanford Treating and preventing gastrointestinal disorders by developing probiotics and nutraceuticals that improve bacterial balance in the digestive tract is one of the goals of the new South Dakota Center for Biologics Research and Commercialization. Other goals of the center are to…

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