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SDSU to hold 17th Biennial Madrigal Dinner

The South Dakota State University Choral Program will present its biennial Elizabethan Christmasse Feaste for the first time in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The 2019 schedule is: Dec. 5, 7 p.m.; Dec. 6, 7 p.m.; Dec. 7, 7 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at https://www.sdstate.edu/school-performing-arts/music/madrigal-feaste, the Oscar Larson…

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‘Big Band Holidays’ coming to Brookings

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis added to Woodbine Productions lineup BROOKINGS – The full house at the Big Bad Voodoo Daddy concert heard the news first. Woodbine Productions will host “Big Band Holidays” featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.   The concert will…

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy swings into Brookings Tuesday October 15

BROOKINGS – Swing and big band fans in Brookings and throughout the region will have a full evening Tuesday with America’s No. 1 swing band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. The concert will be in the Larson Memorial Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25-$35 and are available in advance at www.woodbineproductions.com or by calling the South…

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Omer String Quartet to open Brookings Chamber Music Society season

he Omer String Quartet will open the 2019-20 season for the Brookings Chamber Music Society. The society, which started in 1981, has the mission to present the finest in chamber music for the enjoyment of the Brookings community. All performances will be held in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall on the…

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Bartling honored for work at Briggs Library

BROOKINGS – Described as “the most active volunteer at South Dakota State University’s Hilton M. Briggs Library,” Bob Bartling, 93, of Brookings, has been named Friend of the Library by the South Dakota Library Association. The award was announced Sept. 26 at the library association’s annual gathering in Spearfish. However, Bartling wasn’t in attendance nor…

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Great Value Colleges ranks SDSU No. 5

Great Value Colleges has ranked South Dakota State University No. 5 in its listing of the 10 most affordable online bachelor’s degrees in geography for 2019. The ranking can be viewed at https://www.greatvaluecolleges.net/rankings/online-bachelors-geography/. The firm stated SDSU was selected not only for the program’s affordability but also for the institution’s overall outstanding reputation, its faculty’s excellence…

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Corteva Agriscience Commits $600,000 to Support SDSU Raven Precision Agriculture Center

Corteva Agriscience recently announced a $600,000 gift to support the South Dakota State University precision agriculture program and construction of the new Raven Precision Agriculture Center on campus. The gift will sponsor the Corteva Student Atrium inside the new facility. “We are very fortunate to have Corteva Agriscience partner with us on this groundbreaking precision…

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SDSU raises $1.3M in 24 hours

Thousands of Jackrabbits make One Day for STATE successful BROOKINGS – One gift every 21 seconds for 24 hours – that’s the breakdown of what Jackrabbits in 45 states and eight countries accomplished Sept. 12 during One Day for STATE.  The SDSU Foundation’s third-annual giving day Sept. 12 celebrated what it means to be part…

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Woodbine Productions brings The Four Phantoms to Brookings

BROOKINGS – Four individuals with a combined 6,000 performances as one of stage’s most-famed characters are bringing a unique evening of entertainment to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The Four Phantoms features the most-memorable songs sung by the finest voices of Broadway. Tickets are available in advance at www.woodbineproductions.com or by calling the South Dakota State…

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SDSU wins City of Brookings Mayor’s Award for Sustainability

If South Dakota State University’s energy consumption had stayed the same on a per square foot basis in the past decade, the university would be spending $1 million more annually due to the recent building projects. However, due to more efficient chiller plants, boiler plants, ventilation systems, lighting upgrades and solar panels, South Dakota State…

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