Brookings aiming high

By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register   Councilors go to League of Cities, want Brookings to keep improving BROOKINGS – Four members of the Brookings City Council went to Los Angeles for the National League of Cities City Summit earlier this month and found out Brookings is doing well compared to others.City Manager Paul Briseno…

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Performance Leadership Award goes to Brookings Health System

By: Brookings Health System BROOKINGS – Today, on National Rural Health Day, Brookings Health System was again recognized by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and The Chartis Center of Rural Health with a 2018 Performance Leadership Award in the quality and outcomes categories.  The award reflects top quartile performance among…

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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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Nonprofits participating in #BrookingsGives

By: Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program BROOKINGS – Get ready! South Dakota’s first-ever statewide giving day kicks off at midnight on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, and continues until 11:59 p.m. that night.  What’s a Giving Day? It’s one day that nonprofits can highlight their work, and donors across the state can celebrate generosity by giving…

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Council to consider rezoning

By: Jodelle Greiner, The Brookings Register  BROOKINGS – The Brookings City Council will consider rezoning two lots near the Brookings Health System from a single-family to a business district during its meeting set for Tuesday. The two lots are in the Bane & Poole Addition and are located at the northwest corner of Third Street…

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County defends jail expansion

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Commission votes to approve response resolution BROOKINGS – Brookings County commissioners unanimously approved on Tuesday a resolution stating their arguments against the findings of State Historic Preservation Office and the Brookings Historic Preservation Commission. The document also sought to show that the county has done its due diligence in…

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Extension to host ag economic dialogues

By: From S.D. Extension iGrow BROOKINGS – SDSU Extension will hold Farm Economic Dialogues November 14, from 9 a.m. to noon (CST) at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls (2001 E. Eighth St.). The dialogues will also be live streamed for South Dakotans interested in participating via webinar. The dialogues will address the…

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Dept. of Economics to hold open house, show artwork

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications BROOKINGS – South Dakota State University’s Department of Economics is celebrating its move to Harding Hall with an open house starting at 4:30 p.m. Monday. The department offers majors in business economics, agricultural business, economics, entrepreneurial studies, and agricultural and resource economics. The majors and 10 allied minors prepare graduates…

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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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