By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register There’s no better way to start your day than with a fresh cup of coffee; that’s what Matt Naughton has found out as he welcomes customers to his new coffee shop, Upstream Coffee. Opened Wednesday and located at 510 South Main, the quiet store with a soft outdoorsy feel…

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New Italian restaurant coming to Brookings By John Kubal, The Brookings Register Brookings will soon offer its residents and visitors a new dining experience with a taste of Italy. Mama Mia, 1300 Main Ave. S., has a target date for opening at the beginning of April. “The menu will be basically Italian food, casual Italian…

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Good Vinyl Graphics Company opens in Downtown Brookings By The Brookings Register Skateboarders love coating their gear in stickers, says Brian Ahlers, and he was no different growing up. But these days, he’s dealing with stickers of a professional grade: custom vinyl decals. It’s all through his new business, Good Vinyl Graphics Company, in which…

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Dress shop opens in Downtown Brookings By The Brookings Register A dress is something special, almost sacred to some; a means of celebrating a momentous occasion in a wave of fabric. Harnessing the power of the dress is one of downtown Brookings’ newest stores, Your Special Day, owned by Sheree Heyduk and James Nelson. From…

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Midwestern BioAg opens distribution facility in Brookings By South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development Fertilizer manufacturer and distributor Midwestern BioAg today announced the opening of its newest distribution facility in Brookings, South Dakota. Midwestern BioAg, based in Wisconsin, focuses on helping growers increase soil health as a lasting way to increase crop yields. “We…

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Local energy efficient builder opens office in downtown Brookings By Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Few things can be as miserable in the life of a homeowner as high bills for a poorly constructed house. Dusten Hendrickson, the owner of Brookings Built Green, knows this firsthand, using his construction business as a way to provide…

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Finicky + Oak boutique opens in downtown Brookings By Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register It’s OK to be a little choosy; it just means you know what you want. And at Finicky + Oak, a new boutique in downtown Brookings, owner Tiffany Hauf wants to help shoppers find just what they want. Opened about mid-November,…

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