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  1. Brookings Entryway Sign

    PRESS RELEASE: A Shared Message Regarding the Upcoming Brookings Demonstration

    A Shared Message from the City of Brookings, Brookings Police Department, Brookings City Council, and the Brookings Human Rights Commission Read on...
  2. Brookings City Hall

    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: College Student Volunteer Needed for the Sustainability Council

    The City of Brookings has a college student representative vacancy on the Sustainability Council effective immediately. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Human Rights Commission Now Accepting Nominations for Youth Award & Youth Ally Award

    The Brookings Human Rights Commission is now accepting nominations for the Youth Award and the Youth Ally Award. Read on...
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    PRESS RELEASE: Nominations sought for Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award

    The Brookings Human Rights Commission is now accepting nominations for the Dorothy & Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award. Read on...
  6. Image of the City County Government Building with text that says: Covid-19 Update - Hillcrest Aquati

    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...
  7. Brookings Playground Equipment to Reopen Wednesday May 20th

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Playground Equipment to Reopen Wednesday, May 20th

    Park playground equipment and selected park restrooms in the City of Brookings are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, May 20th. Read on...
  8. 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...
  9. Image of children riding bikes during SafetyTown Activity

    UPDATE: 2020 SafetyTown Program Canceled

    A message from the Brookings Police Department regarding the 2020 SafetyTown program. Read on...
  10. Park and Recreation Department to Open Registration for Some Programs

    PRESS RELEASE: Brookings Park and Recreation Department Opens Some Summer Program Registration

    The City of Brookings Park and Recreation Department has opened summer program registration for its tennis, soccer and naturalist programs. All programs have been modified to meet CDC guidelines to ensure the safety of participants and instructors. Read on...
  11. Newsflash Covid-19 2020 - Liquor Store Reopening

    UPDATE: Brookings Municipal Liquor Store To Begin Phase Two of Reopening Process

    The Brookings Municipal Liquor Store will open its doors to an in-store shopping experience starting Wednesday, May 13th, at 9:00 a.m. Read on...
  12. City of BrookingsPRESS RELEASE GRAPHIC: Facilities and Offices Remain Closed - Reopening Measures Pl

    PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Facilities Remain Closed - Reopening Measures Planned for Mid-May

    The City of Brookings will be extending facility, event, activities, and office closures through Mid-May with a tentative reopening date of May, 18th based on reevaluation of current circumstances and conditions. Read on...
  13. Graphic with text that says: Artist Needed Call for Art - Brookings Public Art Commission

    PRESS RELEASE: Public Arts Commission Seeks Proposals for Public Art at Bob Shelden Athletic Complex

    The Brookings Public Arts Commission, in partnership with the City of Brookings, seeks an artist to develop, fabricate and install permanent outdoor artwork within the Bob Sheldon Baseball Field and the surrounding complex. Read on...
  14. Newsflash Covid-19 2020 - BPL COVID-19 Update

    NOTICE: Brookings Public Library Information

    With the addition of Curbside Pick-Up at the Brookings Public Library, staff would like to remind the public about a couple of items related to checking out and returning library materials. Read on...
  15. 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...
  16. Newsflash Covid-19 2020 - Early Absentee Voting Graphic

    PRESS RELEASE: In-Person Early/Absentee Voting for Municipal/School Board June 23, 2020 Election

    Early and absentee voting for the Combined City of Brookings Municipal / Brookings School Board Election will be ongoing through 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2020, in the first-floor lobby of the Brookings City & County Government Center, 520 3rd Street. Read on...
  17. Newsflash Covid-19 2020- Ballot by Mail Graphic

    PRESS RELEASE: Ballot-By-Mail Option for the Combined Municipal/School Board June 23, 2020 Election

    The City is encouraging voters to request early/absentee ballots be mailed to them for the June 23rd Combined Brookings Municipal/Brookings School Board Election. Read on...
  18. Newsflash Covid-19 2020 Graphic - Press Release for Essential Business Designation Application

    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...
  19. 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...
  20. Eccoment Graphic. The City of Brookings Increases Citizen Participation in the democratic process

    PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Increases Citizen Participation in the Democratic Process

    Recently, the City of Brookings has added a new feature to broaden civic involvement in its public meetings online. Read on...
  21. Newsflash Covid-19 2020 - Election Postponed graphic

    PRESS RELEASE: Combined Brookings Municipal/School Board Election will be Postponed to June 23, 2020

    The April 14th Combined Municipal/School Board Election will be postponed to June 23, 2020 pending City Council’s approval. Read on...
  22. 20th Street South Newsflash Icon

    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...
  23. Closures and Cancellations

    PRESS RELEASE: Park & Recreation Department to Postpone Summer Program Registration

    The Brookings Park and Recreation Department summer program registration, which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 7th, has been postponed until further notice. Read on...
  24. 20th Street South Newsflash Icon

    PRESS RELEASE: 20th Street South Project Tentatively Scheduled to Resume on Monday, March 30, 2020

    The 20th Street South Reconstruction Project between Main Avenue South and Rio Grande Avenue is tentatively scheduled to resume construction activities on Monday, March 30, 2020, depending on weather conditions. Read on...
  25. Newsflash Graphic Water Main Update

    ANNOUNCEMENT: Brookings Municipal Utilities to Resume 4th Street Water Main Project

    The Brooking Municipal Utilities 4th Street water main project is scheduled to resume next week. Read on...
  26. News Flash Census Challenge

    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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