Archive for September 2018

Tee’d Off brings area golfers indoors

By: Miranda O’Bryan, For The Brookings Register Golf simulators open in Wilbert Square BROOKINGS – A Brookings business that opened Friday will give customers a new indoor entertainment opportunity this winter and a shot at improving their golf game at the same time. Sharon Brecher, part owner of Tee’d Off Golf Simulators, got the idea…

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Precision ag center groundbreaking Oct. 6

By: SDSU Extension iGrow BROOKINGS – Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new South Dakota State University Raven Precision Agriculture Center will take place on the SDSU campus in Brookings at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. The event will be held on the future building site, just south of the Animal Science Complex on the corner of…

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Site plan approved

By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – The Brookings City Council approved the site plan for construction of six storage bins on Eastbrook Drive for CRC Global Solutions and took care of other business this week. The bins will provide storage for fully processed soybean seeds, according to the attachment to the agenda available…

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Creating his own ‘Wilde’ blue yonder

By:John Kubal, The Brookings Register, BROOKINGS – Isaac Wilde is not a “crop duster.” Forget the movie scenes of a goggled pilot flying an old biplane 2 feet over a crop field and laying down a smoke-screen fog of bug- or weed-killing chemical. “We like to use ‘aerial application,’” he explained, smiling. “Those days are…

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Downtown tenants get permit parking

By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register Council sets aside 10 stalls in 72-hour lot for permitted parking BROOKINGS – Ten stalls in the 72-hour parking lot on Third Avenue will be set aside for permitted parking, the Brookings City Council decided. A request from a downtown tenant sparked the topic at Tuesday’s council meeting. It’s…

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Coaker gets SDSU employee honor

By: Staff Reports The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – Whether it is a company interested in printing a T-shirt with South Dakota State University on it or a faculty member trying to figure out how to get paid, Deb Coaker calmly answers the questions and helps explain the process. For those efforts, Coaker was named the…

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Local employers honored for support of National Guard

By: South Dakota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve BROOKINGS – South Dakota Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense program, announced that two local employers were honored with Patriot Awards. Adam Zeller and Curt Norgard with 3M in Brookings and Richard Harms with Kibble Equipment in Brookings were honored…

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Valero gives $35K to local children’s charities

By: Valero AURORA – Local children’s charities last week received a total of $35,000 from employees of the Valero Renewables-Aurora ethanol plant, who helped raise the funds through the Valero Energy Foundation and the company’s sponsorship of the 2018 Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children in San Antonio. “This is just one of several…

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Fishback work coming to BAC

By: Brookings Arts Council BROOKINGS – The Brookings Arts Council will exhibit the works of Jay Fishback in its Main Gallery from Wednesday through Oct 19. Fishback, who grew up in Brookings, is a filmmaker and photographer from Sioux Falls. Fishback is no stranger to the Brookings Arts Council, where he took many art classes…

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Daktronics deploys new generation of narrow pixel pitch product line

By: Daktronics, The Brookings Register, BROOKINGS – Daktronics of Brookings has launched a new generation of the company’s narrow pixel pitch product line including pixel pitches of 1.2, 1.5, 1.9 and 2.5 millimeters.  As AV integrators are increasingly adopting LED video technology as a viable alternative to LCD technology, this product line brings an easy installation option…

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