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Posted on: September 26, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City hires new Public Information Officer

City hires new Public Information Officer

 

Brookings, SD - The City of Brookings has hired a new Public Information Officer. Sherry Fuller Bordewyk, a longtime Brookings resident, will start on Monday, October 3. Bordewyk has more than 35 years of...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Street Closure for Water Main Repair near 22nd Avenue and Eastbrook Drive

Brookings Municipal Utilities Street Closure

BMU staff will be performing a scheduled water main repair just east of 22nd Avenue at Eastbrook Drive.  This water main repair will require East Brook Drive to be closed to through traffic from 22nd Av...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Asphalt Paving Project Update

Asphalt Paving Project Update

 

The City of Brookings asphalt paving project with Bowes Construction, Inc. is continuing. On Monday September 26 the next phase of milling will begin and will last 2-3 days. The streets being milled will be temporari...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: MAYOR SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR THE GENERATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

MAYOR SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR THE GENERATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD

 

The City of Brookings seeking nominations for the Mayor’s Generational Leadership Award. The Mayor’s Generation Leadership Award recognizes the importanc...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Human Rights Commission Now Accepting Nominations for the Youth Award & Youth Ally Award

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Human Rights Commission Now Accepting Nominations  for the Youth Award & Youth Ally Award

The Brookings Human Rights Commission is now accepting nominations for the Youth Award and the Youth Ally Award. 

Youth Award

The Youth Award is p...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Road Closure for Road Construction on 3rd Street

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Road Construction on 3rd Street from 17th Avenue to 22nd Avenue, Brookings, SD

 

The Department of Public Works has begun reconstruction of 3rd Street from 17th Avenue to 22nd Avenue. The next phase of the work will be beginning the morning of Sept...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for City Boards

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CITY BOARDS

The following appointed City boards, committees, and commissions may have position(s) eligible for reappointment or new appointment.  Applications for Appointment are available online at www.cityofbrookings-sd.gov...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: White Cane Awareness Day Walk

A map showing the location for the 2021 White Cane Awareness Day Walk Event

White Cane Awareness Day Walk to Take Place in Brookings

 

Brookings, SD – The Brookings Disability Awareness Committee (BDAC) will be hosting the second annual “White Cane Awareness Day Walk” on Saturday, October 15, ...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: August 26, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Nominations sought for Mayor's Awards for Historic Preservation

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Brookings Historic Preservation Commission

Seeks Nominations for Mayor’s Awards for Historic Preservation 

 

The Brookings Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for the Annual Mayor’s Awards for outstan...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Upcoming Intergroup Dialogue Program to Promote Discussion and Understanding

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Upcoming intergroup dialogue program to promote discussion and understanding

Brookings, SD – The Brookings Public Library is organizing a series of intergroup dialogues throughout September and October. During these dialogues, groups led by train...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: City of Brookings Hires Next Public Works Director

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City of Brookings Hires Next Public Works Director

 

Brookings, SD – The City of Brookings is happy to announce John Thompson will start on September 6th as the next City of Brookings Public Works Director. John currently lives in Clovis,...

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Announcements & News
Posted on: August 4, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Closure planned for the Intersection of 20th Street South and 22nd Avenue

20th Street Detour Map

Closure planned for the Intersection of 20th Street South and 22nd Avenue

 

Brookings, SD - The City of Brookings will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, August 10th, from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM to provide information to the public on the detour ro...

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