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    PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for City Boards

    Each of the following appointed city boards, committees, and commissions have vacant position(s) eligible for appointment: Human Rights Commission, Public Arts Commission, Sustainability Council Read on...
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    Press Release: Brookings Police Department Continued Investigation Update July 22, 2020

    The Brookings Police Department continues to investigate the death of 10- year- old, Molu Zarpeleh, whose body was recovered from a private retention pond on Friday, July 3rd, 2020, at approximately 8:40 a.m. Read on...
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    ANNOUNCEMENT: Chip sealing will begin in Brookings

    The Brookings Street Department will be sealing streets with oil and rock starting Monday, July 27th, 2020 (weather permitting). Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: 20th Street South Project Update July 13, 2020

    The intersection of Rio Grande Avenue and 20th Street South will be closed starting Monday, July 13th so the crews can work on the western end of the project. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU) recognized for drinking water compliance

    The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced that the Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU) water system and the system’s operation specialists have been award a Secretary’s Award for Drinking Water Excellence. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Police Department Continued Investigation Update

    This week a family, their friends, and the Brookings community has been devastated by a tragic loss. Our hearts go out to the family and their loved ones as they mourn the passing of their child. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Unveils Public Electric Vehicle Charging Spot

    A new electric vehicle (EV) charging spot (EV place to charge) is available to the public in the south parking lot of the City & County Government Center near the Downtown Brookings Business District. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Park and Recreation to Offer New Summer Activities

    The Brookings Park & Recreation Department will soon be offering a Free-Range Kids Program starting the week of June 15th Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: College Student Volunteer Needed for the Human Rights Commission

    The City of Brookings has a college student representative vacancy on the Human Rights Commission effective immediately. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Hillcrest Aquatic Center to Remain Closed for Summer Season

    The Hillcrest Aquatic Center, which usually opens after Memorial Day, will be closed for the 2020 summer season due to uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. Read on...
  12. City and County Government Center to Reopen

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings City & County Government Center to Reopen Monday, May 18, 2020 at 8:00 AM

    This joint decision was made due to the minimal number of cases of COVID-19 in Brookings County, the adoption of City Reopening Ordinance 20-007, and the Brookings County Commission’s action at their May 5, 2020 meeting. Read on...
  13. Newsflash Graphics 2020 - 17th Avenue South Update

    PRESS RELEASE: 17th Avenue South Scheduled to Close on Monday, May 4, 2020

    Starting approximately Monday, May 4th, the Contractor plans to close a segment of 17th Ave. S. between Blair Hill Cir. and Pebble Beach Dr. A segment of 17th Ave. S. will close for approximately 3-4 days to through traffic to install storm sewer pipe. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Application to Designate Organizations as Essential Under COVID-19 Ordinances

    The City of Brookings has implemented a resource providing businesses and organizations within the community who have been deemed non-essential an option to have their essential/non-essential status re-evaluated. Read on...
  15. Newsflash Graphics 2020 - Interchange Website Update

    PRESS RELEASE: I-29 Exit 130 Interchange Project (20th Street South) Website Announcement

    The City of Brookings, Brookings County, and the South Dakota Department of Transportation will be releasing their informational web site to receive public input for the I-29 Exit 130 (20th Street South) Interchange project. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: 20th Street South Project - Street Scheduled to Close on Monday, April 13, 2020

    Starting approximately Monday, April 13th, depending on weather, the contractor is planning to close 20th Street South from Cumberland Court to Western Avenue. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Counts in the 2020 Census

    This week and over the next month, residents may notice a letter or postcard in their mailbox from the U.S. Census Bureau or the U.S. Department of Commerce. The envelope contains an invitation to complete the 2020 Census by mail, online, or by phone. Read on...
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