By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Friends of the Library book sale continues through Sunday BROOKINGS – The Friends of the Library book sale opened to members Wednesday night at the Brookings Public Library, and people were still excited to have their chance to find a sought-after book Thursday morning. “People were waiting to come…

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By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register  BROOKINGS – Math has played an important role in the lives of Brookings High School sophomores Serena An and Samyok Nepal, and they hope to show others its appeal and make Brookings more competitive in math competitions. That’s why they started three years ago a group, now known as…

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By: From S.D. Extension iGrow, The Brookings Register  BROOKINGS –  During the 81st annual convention of the South Dakota Sheep Growers Association (SDSGA) held Sept. 28-29 in Brookings, two award-winning sheep operations were recognized with the South Dakota Master Lamb Producer award. This 35-year-old honor, was bestowed upon Tom and Marilyn Schwebach of Egan and the Erk…

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By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – The little house at 902 Third Ave. might have a simple, minimalist look about it, but there’s a lot more to this house than meets the eye. The house is what’s called a passive house, and its design and materials emphasize ultra-efficiency in energy consumption regardless of…

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By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing and Communications A five-year, $725,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration will help South Dakota State University researchers show how new solar cell and battery materials can work in real-world applications, according to Professor Qiquan Qiao. The Harold C. Hohbach Endowed Professor in Electrical Engineering is the director of…

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By: Brookings Arts Council, The Brookings Register BROOKINGS – The Brookings Arts Council is gearing up for a wondrous world of enchantment during Festival of Trees 2018. The much-anticipated festival displays creatively decorated holiday trees sponsored by businesses, schools and community organizations, all inspired by this year’s theme of “Dachshund through the Snow.” The annual…

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By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register $14M renovation, expansion complete BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University’s Wellness Center celebrated with a grand re-opening and dedication ceremony Friday afternoon the completion of a year-and-a-half of renovation and new construction on the facility. Wellness Center staff led guided tours of the completed space. The $14 million project…

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By: SDSU Marketing & Communications, BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University will break ground on the American Indian Student Center at 2 p.m. Tuesday on the north end of the Rotunda Green in the area between Abbott Hall and Harding Hall. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the lobby of…

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By: Staff Reports, The Brookings Register GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The September issue of Prairie Business names and honors the 50 Best Places to Work in the northern Plains. Among the honorees is the Brookings 3M plant. Earlier this year, employees nominated the organizations by submitting anonymous employee-satisfaction surveys, and Prairie Business used the survey…

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