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SDSU alum sees success with online women’s boutique

By: Michaela Simcoe, The Brookings Register For most, the holidays are a time to relax and connect with family and friends. But for South Dakota State University grad Courtney Coughlin, it’s also a time to prepare for a holiday pop-up shop, post about new arrivals on Instagram and prepare for the biggest season of the…

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Research Park at SDSU celebrates 10 year anniversary

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Conversations between key Brookings community leaders and South Dakota State University administration about a research park were initiated in the 1990s. The groundbreaking of the first building in the Research Park at SDSU occurred in spring 2007 with a ribbon cutting in fall 2008. The park will hold its annual…

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3M employees support Brookings Area United Way

By: The Brookings Register Courtesy photo BROOKINGS – 3M recently held its silent auction as part of the 3M Gives campaign. This event features a variety of items that employees can bid on. The items, including some favorites such as themed gift baskets and front-row parking spots, allow employees to find unique gifts and support…

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Holiday shopping at The Neighborhoods

By: Brookings Health System The December activity calendar for The Neighborhoods at Brookview is filled with Bible studies and worship services at the Chapel, music time in the Great Room, and of course, Friday afternoon bingo. But there are two magical days this December that nursing home residents and staff alike look forward to: Dec.…

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New Children’s Museum exhibit encourages innovative learning

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Innovative learning is at the heart of what the Children’s Museum of South Dakota does, and that’s always been the case at one of its most popular exhibits, Splash. The highly interactive, water-based room has always been a favorite with guests, and now, a project two years in the…

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LATI grad, Daktronics employee earns engineering degree at SDSU

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications David Ulschmid graduated from Lake Area Technical Institute and later earned a bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State. As a child, David Ulschmid enjoyed taking apart old electronics. “I’m sure this happened for many kids. The TV breaks, so their parents unplug it and give it to the kid, let…

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Brookings Health brings PET/CT imaging technology to community

By: From Brookings Health System  Procedures to help diagnose and assess cancer, Alzheimer’s and heart attacks BROOKINGS – Brookings Health System has expanded its outreach efforts to now include diagnostic imaging services. Starting Nov. 26, Brookings Health will host a Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) mobile imaging unit on its campus the second and fourth…

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Technical education in SD climbing upward

By: Del Bartels, Capitol Bureau South Dakota could quadruple output of the number of technical students and not reach the market need for those students in their fields,” said Nick Wendell, executive director of the Board of Technical Education. Wendell specifically pointed out the current need for licensed practical nurses. Wendell began his update to…

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Welcome Social to be held Nov. 8

Brookings, S.D. October 29, 2018 – The Brookings newcomer program, Beyond Connections, will host a Welcome Social for new residents and community members on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 4 – 6 p.m. at Wooden Legs Brewing Company. The goal of the event is for new residents to network with others in the community. “Whether you…

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