BEDC announces free, virtual hiring event with local employment opportunities Job seekers hoping to make a fresh start, find a better job, or explore a new career direction will discover a wealth of exciting opportunities at the Brookings Area Virtual Job Fair hosted by Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC). This free, virtual experience will be…

Read More

The annual Brookings Area Excellence in Family Business Award was presented by the Prairie Family Business Association to the Kjelden Family of Sterling Technology in recognition of their commitment to their community and their success in transitioning their business through multiple generations.Founded in 1987, Sterling Technology has led the way in the industry of bovine…

Read More

If you are exposed to the new coronavirus, how likely are you to become infected? How many virus particles you inhale and where they land within the respiratory tract can affect your chances of contracting COVID-19, according to assistant professor Saikat Basu of South Dakota State University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. “To become infected, you…

Read More

City engineer reports on 20th St. S. interchange project early stages City Engineer Jackie Lanning on Tuesday gave the Brookings City Council an update on the 20th Street South interchange project 30% of the way through the process – which is moving quickly. Most aspects of the project were on target, but estimates for the…

Read More

Manufacturing Week is an annual observance to raise awareness of careers and advanced technology in the world of manufacturing. The goal is simple: to inspire and build the workforce pipeline.   Brookings Mayor Keith Corbett has proclaimed September 28 – October 2, 2020 as Brookings Manufacturing Week, acknowledging the industry’s role as a key driver of the Brookings area economy.   This…

Read More

The Downtown Brookings Business District, a committee of the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce, started a new litter cleanup program this past Sunday. The new program is one of several strategic initiatives the committee has embarked on this year. “This new program is such a win not only for downtown Brookings but the entire community, ”…

Read More

Figures released today by the South Dakota Board of Regents showed enrollment at South Dakota State University to be 11,405 students. Domestic student enrollment was level from fall 2019 at 10,799 students and the university set a record retention rate of students retained from their freshman to sophomore year at 81%—an increase of 2.7 percentage…

Read More

One gift every 15 seconds for 24 hours—that’s the breakdown of what Jackrabbits in all 50 states and across 19 countries accomplished together as one Sept. 10 during One Day for STATE. The SDSU Foundation’s fourth annual giving day celebrated all it means to be part of the Jackrabbits family and the impact that can…

Read More

Building farmers’ confidence in precision agriculture technologies is the goal of a National Science project led by Maaz Gardezi, an assistant professor of sociology and rural studies and an affiliate faculty of natural resource management at South Dakota State University. “Precision agriculture technologies, such as artificial intelligence-based decision support systems, use localized farm data to…

Read More

Zippia has ranked South Dakota State University as the best total package college in South Dakota. “South Dakota State’s affordable cost, student outcomes and good job prospects earned the university its top spot,” said Zippia’s Kathy Morris, who serves as its head of content. Using the most recent College Scorecard Data released by the U.S. Department of Education,…

Read More