By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Work started June 1 on preparing the sites of new townhouses as part of South Dakota State University’s effort to increase housing options for upperclassmen and graduate students. A lot more is certain now in regard to the $20 million plan to construct a three-story apartment building and four…

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By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing & Communications This image was taken during the maiden voyage of the CubeSat team’s high-altitude balloon, launched on March 22. The team’s second balloon launch took place during Engineering Expo in April. Their long-term goal is to be the first South Dakota team to launch a small cube-shaped research satellite…

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By: Rick Melmer, Leadership South Dakota Leadership South Dakota has selected 42 class members to participate in the 8-month leadership program, which will begin in September. Leadership South Dakota is a statewide program with a mission to attract engaged citizens from across the state, then provide them with the background, unique experiences and insights necessary…

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By: Brookings Convention & Visitors Bureau The Brookings Convention & Visitors Bureau, in collaboration with Downtown at Sundown, has announced the lineup for the 2018 summer music series in downtown Brookings, kicking off at 5 p.m. every Thursday starting July 12. Downtown at Sundown is seven nights of sunshine, live music, cold drinks, local food…

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By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register There’s a new face in Brookings, and he aims to put a smile on everyone’s face, all while making sure those smiles are bright, strong and healthy. John Bisson bought Gates Dental – now Bisson Dental – in February, soon after he, his wife Alex (Hoffman) and two children…

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