A new business is expanding local options for vegans, and for those who just want to work more healthy prepared-food dishes into their diets.  Vegan-based Brosia Bowl was founded and is operated solely by Darcy Green. Brosia Bowl – short for “ambrosia,” which is Greek for “food of the gods” – consists of three simple…

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A new mural, Prism, has been installed on the alley wall of The Brookings Register building on Fifth Street in downtown Brookings.  It features a triangle pattern utilizing Brookings branding colors of various tints and shades – pinks, oranges, yellows, teals and blues.   Artist and owner of Creative Impressions and Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce Director of…

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A mask with a reusable respirator that captures and kills the novel coronavirus—that’s the vision of South Dakota State University assistant mechanical engineering professor Saikat Basu. He is part of a multi-institutional team of researchers who will be designing and developing the new respirator. “This pandemic is not going away any time soon—the idea is…

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A social media post by Mitchell Olson ’99 about what he was doing to help others in the COVID-19 pandemic went viral. Olson, who earned his bachelor’s degree in music performance, made a post April 5 on Facebook that he was 3D printing five strips for a neighbor who works a Sioux Falls hospital. The…

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Local artist combines images of landmarks to draw picture of Brookings The Brookings Public Library is a gathering place, a classroom, and a part of the community, said Ashia Gustafson, director.  Now, thanks to a local artist, it has a mural that reflects all of that. Brookings area residents can take a look at the…

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A newly renovated store is bringing increased options to downtown Brookings, in the same location where many Brookings residents have searched for furniture in the past. The Brookings Furniture Co. is located in the former home of Rude’s Home Furnishings and will open its doors to customers at 9 a.m. Wednesday. This week only, special…

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A new home design and décor store has opened in downtown Brookings, taking up residence at the corner of Main Avenue and Fourth Street.  Pasque – named after the South Dakota state flower – is a sundry “mid-century modern” and “Scandinavian” inspired furniture and gift shop owned and run by Laci Thompson. “Pasque has been…

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Perkins storage and transfer company still a family business BROOKINGS – The more things change, the more they remain the same. Apply those words to Perkins Storage & Transfer. Since 1919, the Brookings-based company has been a family business. The company that still bears his name was started as a dray service by the late…

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 Daktronics photo: Daktronics video boards were recently installed in the Legends Club at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. BROOKINGS – A new visual experience was installed in Green Bay, Wisconsin, as the Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field and Titletown partnered with Daktronics of Brookings, to design, manufacture and install nine new LED video walls…

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