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Wild weather stories

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 22nd, 2017
Yes, it is cold enough for me.
Our frigid flatland March days seldom attract the attention of those East Coast TV nabobs with their sprayed-on hair and dime-sized eyes.
If it happens to get cold back in the namby-pamby East, television people have a hand-wringing time whining about it.

SDSU-Civic Symphony to present Concerto-Aria

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
BROOKINGS, The SDSU-Civic Symphony will present a Concerto-Aria concert Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on the South Dakota State University campus.
The concert, which is open to the public and free to attend, will feature four winners who won the orchestra's annual competition. Three individuals will sing in French, Norwegian and Italian.

Green Drinks to focus on climate change

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
BROOKINGS, The Brookings Sustainability Council is hosting Green Drinks at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Wooden Legs Brewing Company, 309 Fifth St. Every month people from around the world meet up at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. Green Drinks is free and open to everyone.
The topic for this Green Drinks will be Mark Cochrane's discussion

SUT to stage ‘Five Women Wearing the Same Dress’

Posted: Monday, Feb 20th, 2017
BROOKINGS, State University Theatre will present "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," a comedy by Alan Ball, in Brookings starting Tuesday.
SUT actors take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Feb. 21-25, and again next Monday, Feb. 27. A 2 p.m. matinee is planned for Sunday, Feb. 26.

Farmer Friday to be held in Brookings

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017
BROOKINGS, Farm Service Agency (FSA) Brookings County Farm Loan Officer Gail Gullickson encourages all area ag producers to attend the next Farmer Friday Growing Strong in Agriculture event to be held the morning of Feb. 24 at the American Legion Hall in Brookings.
"This is a special education event offering tips and tools for a successful agricultural

A talented bunch

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017
BROOKINGS, Brookings high schoolers will have a chance to shine in their annual talent show Monday night.
The Presidents Day show will be at 7 p.m. at the high school's V.A. Bell Auditorium, instead of the Performing Arts Center, where it has been for the past few years.

Speaker did not always plan on becoming an entrepreneur

Posted: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017
BROOKINGS, Alex Bruton did not always plan on being caught by the entrepreneurial spirit. Riding that wave, Bruton is the president of The Innographer, faculty director at the Spark School for Innovation by Design and co-founder of the Straight Up Business Institute.
Bruton, who was named the 2012 Entrepreneurial Educator in Canada, will be the Rickert Visiting Entrepreneur Speaker at

GOP elects Brookings County leaders

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
BROOKINGS, The Brookings County Republican Central Committee met Jan. 21 to choose the organization's leadership for the next two years.
Heading the local group will be Jim Gilkerson, who continues as county chairman.
Other officers include Kassidy Noem, county vice-chair, and Mary Kidwiler, secretary-treasurer.

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