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Celebrate the Fourth at Moody Co. Summerfest

Posted: Friday, Jul 1st, 2016
FLANDREAU, Don't miss the 21st annual Summerfest celebration at the Moody County Museum on Monday, July 4.
Organizers are planning fun for all ages from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Enjoy the family-oriented entertainment of Darlene Hemmer and Monique and Amanda Hellie on the Depot stage.

Celebrating 100 years of the Pulitzer Prize

Posted: Friday, Jul 1st, 2016
BROOKINGS, The Brookings Pubic Library continues to host its series of presentations on Pulitzer Prize-Winning books this month. These programs are geared to look at the "Role of Government in Americans' Lives as Depicted in Pulitzer Prize-Wining Books" and are presented by local scholars.
The last presentation in this series is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5. John Miller

Wind blows sailing regatta to success

Posted: Friday, Jul 1st, 2016
LAKE POINSETT, Fifteen boats took the challenge for the 10th annual Lake Poinsett Sailing Regatta on Saturday, June 11. Wind was perfect for thrilling and challenging sailors on the 9-mile five-point course.
Asking sailors how it went, there were various responses:
"Wow! What perfect wind!"
"That was the best wind we have ever had on Regatta day."

Have a blast with Uncle Sam

Posted: Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016
BROOKINGS, Mark your calendar Monday for an Independence Day packed with fun.
Brookings Radio is once again sponsoring its annual Fourth of July parade through the heart of the community, and the 15th annual Uncle Sam Jam at the Swiftel Center kicks off an evening-long celebration leading up to the city's annual fireworks display.

Brookings big wheels

Posted: Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016
BROOKINGS, Kidoodle Way was a popular place for local children on Wednesday afternoon as the Brookings Public Library hosted its 13th annual Big Wheels Transportation Fair. Kids were invited to come see all the big wheels that keep the city moving, includin bucket trucks and the Brookings Police Department's Special Response Team truck.

Lammers discusses public health policy at conference

Posted: Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016
BROOKINGS, Public health has been a part of Cristina Lammers's life for the past 20 years. In fact, it had a part in bringing her to the United States after she earned a medical degree and gynecology specialization from Uruguay's School of Medicine.
In 1994, Lammers and her family came to the U.S. She took part in a fellowship

Ground fogging for mosquitoes tonight

Modified: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016
BOOKINGS, Weather permitting, the Brookings Street Department will ground-fog for mosquitoes citywide starting at 9 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, June 28. The parks and bike trails will then be fogged the following morning.

Children’s night

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016
BROOKINGS, A big hit at every Brookings Area Community Band summer concert series in Pioneer Park is the children's march. Additionally, Sunday's concert was "Children's Night," with a Western theme of "Boots, Brims and Britches."
The State Theatre Company and the Brookings Optimist Club provided complimentary popcorn and cotton candy.
In preparation for the march, children get fitted with vintage

Next Green Drinks session set for Thursday

Posted: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016
BROOKINGS, The Brookings Sustainability Council is hosting its next session of Green Drinks at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at Wooden Legs Brewing Company, 309 Fifth St.
Every month people from around the world meet up at informal sessions known as Green Drinks. It is free and open to everyone.
The topic for this week's Green Drinks will

Brookings Health recognized 2x as top community hospital

Posted: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016
BROOKINGS, Brookings Health System was recently named one of iVantage Health Analytics' "Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals" and named to the "100 Great Community Hospitals" list by "Becker's Hospital Review."
"Brookings Health System is honored to be named as a top 100 hospital by both iVantage Health Analytics and ‘Becker's Hospital Review,'" said President and CEO Jason Merkley.

High-flying fun at kite, bike fest

Posted: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016
, A warm Sunday afternoon with clear blue skies brought children of all ages out for an afternoon of kite flying at the annual Brookings Kite and Bike Festival at the Fishback Soccer Park. This blue whale was one of the many large inflatable aquatic animals that floated with the winds.

, A Brookings family, 2-year-old Kaylee, dad Jacob,

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