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Posted on: May 28, 2022

Happy Memorial Day - Friendly Reminder City Offices Closed

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A FRIENDLY REMINDER, City of Brookings administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day. Take time to remember and honor those who have fought and served...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Storm Operation Updates - May 24th

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City of Brookings, SD - STORM / CLEANUP EFFORTS UPDATES

City of Brookings Update - Tuesday, May 24

The Brookings Solid Waste division will be extending free dumping of storm debris for Brookings County residents through Tuesday, May 31st at the Bro...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Construction Set to Begin at 8th Street South and Main Avenue

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The Department of Public Works will begin reconstruction of the 8th Street South and Main Avenue Intersection starting the week of June 6, 2022.  This work will include removal of the existing asphalt surface in the intersection and replacing it ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Human Rights Commission to Sponsor 3rd Annual Brookings Juneteenth Celebration

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The Brookings Human Rights Commission will sponsor the Third Annual Brookings Juneteenth Celebration on June 19th, 2022 at Hillcrest Park in Brookings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event commemorates the important U.S. milestone of the emancipation of...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Join Us for Brookings Community Games

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IS YOUR TEAM UP FOR A CHALLENGE?

Join us for the 2nd Brookings Community Games!June 24th-26th, 2022

IT’S TIME TO PLAY!

The Games kick off Friday evening with a team building exercise and end Sunday afternoon with...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Parks, Recreation & Forestry Receives Grant for Pickleball Court

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The Brookings Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department plans to enhance Brookings residents’ pickleball experience using a $75,000 Wellmark Foundation grant they were recently awarded.

Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports nationwide...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Names Lamken Interim Police Chief

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The City of Brookings has named Steve Lamken as interim police chief who will serve during the vacancy and transition from Chief Erickson’s retirement to hiring Brookings’ new police chief.  

The hiring process for a n...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Application for City Funds

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The City of Brookings is accepting applications for City funds for the 2023 Fiscal Year. The City’s Fiscal Year aligns with the calendar year. Funding applications and guidelines are available online at www.cityofbrookings-sd.gov/CityFunding or ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Bringing Back Urban Forest Initiative for Residents

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The City of Brookings has announced it will be bringing back the Brookings Urban Forest Initiative for 2022. The program, which started in 2021, is designed to enhance the health, long-term sustainability and beauty of the community’s trees.

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Call for Community Involvement – Brookings’ Next Police Chief

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Recently Brookings Police Chief Dave Erickson announced he would be retiring at the end of April after 30 years of service in law enforcement. The City is grateful for Chief Erickson’s outstanding commitment and leadership to the police department. To fil...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: 20th Street S. Interchange Construction Project to Begin in Brookings

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The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) says construction is scheduled to begin on the 20th Street S. Interchange project from 22nd Avenue S. to 34th Avenue S. on Monday, March 28, 2022.

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