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Bobcats blast Tigers in opener, 40-0  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Bobcat defense never wavered in a season-opening 40-0 defeat of Huron on Friday night at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. Koby Bartels ...



Elaine Jensen - Brookings  Brookings Register

Elaine F. Jensen, 93, of Brookings, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Brookings Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 ...



School district apologizes for feather removal  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings School District issued a public apology Tuesday after a graduating senior was stripped of an eagle feather at Sunday's Brookings ...



Brookings student who wrote threat didn't have intent to carry it out, officials say  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Brookings School District canceled school Tuesday after a note was found at Brookings High School Monday afternoon that contained a "threat of violence," ...



Brookings High School names Birgen as head volleyball coach  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Tina Birgen has been selected as head volleyball coach at Brookings High School. Birgen succeeds Jodi Melius, who recently stepped away ...



Brookings School District apologizes for taking eagle feather from student at graduation  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Brookings School District has apologized to a Native American high school student who was told by a principal — in violation of state law — that he could ...



Brookings student wins science award with groundbreaking project  KSFY

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KSFY) - A Brookings High School student took home the first place award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, ...



Brookings Man Pleads Guilty to Dealing Meth Near Middle, High School  KDLT News

A Brookings man is facing 10 to 35 years in prison after admitting to distributing methamphetamine to a minor near schools.



10 BSD retirees honored  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings School District is losing decades of talent and expertise this year with the retirement of 10 teachers and staff members in the ...



Student Confesses To Threatening Note Found At Brookings High School  KELOLAND TV

Students in the Brookings School District will be heading back to the classroom Wednesday, after a threat canceled classes Tuesday.



Top teachers honored  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings School District and the Brookings Education Association honored district teachers, staff and supporters Wednesday evening at ...



Agendas 07-15-19  Brookings Register

The Mental Health Task Force will meet at noon Monday in the Brookings City & County Government Center at 520 Third St. Items on the agenda include:.



Science Olympiad success!  Brookings Register

The Brookings High School and Mickelson Middle School Science Olympiad teams competed in the 35th annual Science Olympiad at the University of South ...



Mickelson work continues  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings School Board members toured Mickelson Middle School (shown above and below), Hillcrest Elementary and Medary Elementary on ...



School district settles lawsuit with former student  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Brookings School District has settled a federal lawsuit brought by a former student who was removed from the district for disciplinary reasons, but the terms ...



School board pursuing property purchase  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings School Board last week approved moving forward on purchasing a plot of land just north of the Outdoor Adventure Center.



Brookings School District responds to threat  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – A potential threat by a student was quickly contained after Brookings High School administration were made aware of it and alerted law ...



District: 'Potential threat' to Brookings High School not credible  KSFY

The Brookings School District says a 'potential threat' made towards the high school on Thursday was not credible.



14-Year-Old Develops Pill to Fight Opioid Abuse  U.S. News & World Report

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A Brookings High School student has captured the first-place award in an international science competition for his project aimed at ...



Singers make SD Junior Honor Choir  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – These 15 singers from Brookings High School and Mickelson Middle School participated in the 2019 South Dakota Junior Honor Choirs. They ...



James C. Steen - Brookings  Brookings Register

James C. Steen, 70, of Brookings, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Sanford USD Medical Center, in Sioux Falls. A memorial visitation will be held from ...



Tickets on sale for 'A Flood of Jazz'  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School music department is preparing for the ninth annual A Flood of Jazz, featuring music from the great jazz rock bands of ...



BHS Athletic Awards Banquet 2019  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Bobcats were honored Monday at the BHS Athletic Awards Ceremony at Brookings High School. The honorees included: ABOVE: White Letter ...



Richard Strande - Brookings  Brookings Register

Richard “Rich” Strande, age 83, of Brookings, passed away Feb. 9, 2019, at the Brookings Hospital. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 15, ...



10 years for selling meth to minor in a school zone  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – A Brookings man who distributed methamphetamine to a minor near local schools last fall has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.



BCT gets new venue  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – After staging its plays at the Fishback Studio Theatre and its summer musicals at Brookings High School's Bell Auditorium, the Brookings ...



Pause to honor the fallen on Memorial Day  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – At 10 a.m. Monday, the Daktronics Room at the Swiftel Center will be the setting for the annual and traditional program in observance of ...



Quiz Bowl season ends with big win  Brookings Register

Brookings High School Quiz Bowl Club teams competed at Sioux Falls Christian and finished first and second place out of 28 teams. The first-place team ...



Brookings High School Orchestra performs at Disneyland  KSFY

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Members of the Brookings High School Orchestra were able to record multiple songs from Disney soundtracks at Disneyland Performing ...



Rotary Club October 2018 Students of the Month  Brookings Register

Brookings High School seniors Charles Wang and Jane Ardry were honored as the Brookings Rotary Club's October 2018 Students of the Month. Wang is the ...



BHS Hall of Fame Class of 2018 to be inducted Friday  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School will induct five members to its Athletics Hall of Fame during halftime of the football home opener on Friday, Aug. 31.



Local teen tackling opioid abuse  Brookings Register

A Brookings 14-year-old's innovative approach to prevent tampering and misuse of opioid pills won a first-place Addiction Science Award at the 2019 Intel ...



Wininger crowned Miss South Dakota High School America  Brookings Register

RAPID CITY – Jaimye Lynn Wininger of Brookings is the newly crowned Miss South Dakota High School America, 2019. She was awarded the title at a crowning ...



Diedra Kurtenbach Gatzke - Brookings  Brookings Register

Diedra Kurtenbach Gatzke (22) passed away Feb 14, 2019 caused by a brain hemorrhage of an AVM on the evening of February 12, 2019. Diedra will live on ...



Congrats, Class of 2018!  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Above, graduate Brandon Nelson gives a shoulder ride to his cousin, Collin Hayes, as Nelson's aunt Melissa Hayes takes a picture after ...



Brookings High School senior wins top honors at International Science Fair  KSFY

A Brookings High School senior is making South Dakota proud. Kashfia Rahman recently took home the title of first place in her category at the International ...



Brookings Figure Skating Club presents “Wizard of Oz on Ice”  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Skaters from the Brookings Figure Skating Club will present “Wizard of Oz on Ice” during the 25th annual ice show at Larson Ice Center on ...



Judge: Brookings School District violated student's rights  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The Brookings School District violated the due process rights of a former student when the district removed the student and then failed to provide her with ...



Thanks, Coach  Brookings Register

Let's hop in the Wayback Machine for a trip down memory lane. This story begins around 1984. I'm a gangly (true story) sophomore aimlessly wandering the ...



Holding court at BHS  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School Homecoming Court has been selected, and the next lord and lady to reign over BHS Homecoming Week will be ...



35-year-old pleads guilty to distributing meth to a minor  KELOLAND TV

In Brookings on Tuesday, 35-year-old Aaron Aspon pleaded guilty to distributing meth to a minor while in a drug-free zone.



Superintendents face tough choices as South Dakota sees rise in school threats  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

South Dakota school leaders open up about balancing fears and reassuring parents as school threats increase across the state.



Follow 'Common Thread' around city  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – A bouncy sculpture will turn up all over Brookings, beginning today, but Garth Britzman is keeping the true form of his creation under wraps.



Daktronics' Reece Kurtenbach named Distinguished Engineer  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Reece Kurtenbach, head of the world's largest scoreboard and message board manufacturer and Brookings' largest private employer, is this ...



Brookings Math Circle growing  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Math has played an important role in the lives of Brookings High School sophomores Serena An and Samyok Nepal, and they hope to show ...



This Small South Dakota Town Became a Champion for LGBTQ Equality  Human Rights Campaign

Local leaders of Brookings, South Dakota, knew they had problem. In 2013, when city officials received a preliminary score of 12 out of 100 on the HRC's ...



BHS places at Festival of Bands  Brookings Register

SIOUX FALLS – The Brookings High School Marching Band took to the competition field Oct. 6. The highly esteemed Festival of Bands hosted by the four Sioux ...



Brookings Friends of NRA banquet next week  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings Friends of NRA is holding its banquet Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Brookings Days Inn Convention Center. The event will support the ...



BHS singers make state honors choir  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – These Brookings High School singers participated in the South Dakota Honor Choir recently. The students auditioned in April. Sopranos, altos ...



Brookings native climbing ranks at GFP  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Scott Simpson was always active growing up in Brookings. Now he's director of the Parks and Recreation division at South Dakota Game, Fish ...



A busy business at Bobcat Bistro  KELOLAND TV

BROOKINGS, S.D. (KELO) — Students at one KELOLAND school are already getting experience running their own business. Brookings High School students ...



SDHSAA eyes SDSU for state football venue change in 2019  Daily Republic

South Dakota state football championship games could be moving 115 miles to the chilly north. With the climate-controlled DakotaDome at the University of ...



Adam Hartman - Sioux Falls  Brookings Register

Adam Anthony Hartman, 28, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Brookings, passed away Dec. 15, 2018, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls. Memorial Services ...



Sixth at Math Prize for Girls  Brookings Register

Brookings High School sophomore Serena An, center, competed at the Math Prize for Girls at MIT on Sept. 23. Among 285 competitors, she placed sixth, earning ...



Beste hired at Queens University of Charlotte  Brookings Register

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Brookings native Konner Beste was hired as an assistant women's basketball coach at Queens University of Charlotte, the school ...



Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week: Ashley Anderson of Brookings  KSFY

Tonight's Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Week is Ashley Anderson, a senior at Brookings High School with a 4.05 grade point average.



Jones Family Competes for Pierre Swim Team at Brookings  Drgnews

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Morgan, Canyon and Gunner Jones represented Pierre Swim Team at the Brookings Last Chance Meet on February 2, 2019. The meet ...



2019 Pigskin Preview is now available  KSFY

(KSFY) - The 2019 Pigskin Preview Special is an in-depth look at the upcoming season of South Dakota high school football. The Pigskin Preview Magazine is ...



BHS crowns royalty  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School seniors Isabella Kappenman, daughter of Kris and Maggie Kappenman, and Adam Couser, son of Patrick and Lori ...



Native American graduate told to remove eagle feather from mortarboard gets apology  NBC News

A South Dakota school district apologized to a Native American graduate who was forced to remove an eagle feather from his mortarboard during ...



Making an impact  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School Internship class volunteered during the United Way Week of Impact last month. Shown, from left, are: Nick Schnaidt, ...



Adding up to success  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – A Brookings High School freshman is one of seven in the world selected by a math-talent scouting group to receive recognition and aid in getting ...



Celebrating BSD staff  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings School District and the Brookings Education Association teamed up Wednesday night for their 2017-2018 Staff Recognition at ...



BFD Fire Log 04-06-19  Brookings Register

12:28 a.m. A person was trapped in an elevator at 2408 10th St. A power outage caused an elevator to shut down, trapping an individual inside. Crews opened ...



Kappenman gets 4-year scholarship  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Isabella Kappenman, a 2018 graduate of Brookings High School, is now marching with the University of Minnesota band. Kappenman is a ...



Odegaard house on FCCLA tour  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The third house to be featured on the FCCLA Tour of Homes on Sunday is the ultramodern house of Justin and Kelly Odegaard located on 1530 ...



Events 05-25-19  Brookings Register

Brookings American Legion Post No. 74 will hold a pancake, sausage and eggs breakfast from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at the post home, 1229 Western ...



Dunn hired as Brookings, LATI business partnership specialist  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings Economic Development Corporation, Vision Brookings and Lake Area Technical Institute have hired Thomas Dunn of Brookings as ...



Good showing at nationals  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School Speech and Debate team finished its competitive season in style placing two students in the top five and earning a ...



BHS names royal court  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Heading into Homecoming Week, Brookings High School has selected its 2018 lord and lady candidates. They are, back row from left: Emma ...



BHS Clay Target Club set to knock them down at State Meet  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Golf won't be the only high school state tournament that takes place after classes are out for the summer. The South Dakota Clay Target League ...



LIVE high school football at 7: Lincoln Patriots vs. Brookings Bobcats  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Live at 7 p.m. from the Cube, SDHSAA football as the Sioux Falls Lincoln Patriots take on the Brookings Bobcats.



Brookings Bobcat Band sets record  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School Marching Band performed twice last weekend, making this the earliest in its history that the program has performed a ...



Startup Showcase: She helps stylists make the cut for customers  St. Paul Pioneer Press

According to IBIS World, there are about 1 million hair salons active in the United States. Haircuts are huge business and more than 59 million people used ...



Events 08-05-19  Brookings Register

The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum will host Storytime at the Museum at 3 p.m. every first and third Monday through August at 977 11th St., ...



Binkley: Teacher, painter, weaver  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings Mickelson Middle School art teacher Eileen Binkley is returning for her fourth consecutive year at the Brookings Summer Arts Festival ...



Police: No danger to students following 'graffiti threat' at Huron High School  KSFY

Authorities believe there is no true threat to students after investigating a threatening message found at Huron High School.



Brookings science teacher goes to Space Camp  KSFY

A high school teacher in Brookings got the experience of a lifetime spending a week at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.



Brookings FCCLA shines at nationals  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2018 National Leadership ...



BHS Athletic Awards Banquet  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School athletes were honored Monday night, during their annual BHS Athletic Awards Banquet. The honorees included:.



Ralph L. Patty - Reviving Rammed Earth | SDPB Blog Home  SDPB Radio

Extension engineer Ralph Patty took an ancient construction method and studied its science for the benefit the farmers of South Dakota.



Science Fair is full of cocky girl geniuses — and it's glorious  The Week Magazine

"I would say a lot of people are jealous of me. I know that sounds arrogant, but it's true." If you didn't know any better, you might expect that line to have come ...



Who goes where?  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings School District must soon start making decisions on how to proceed with its comprehensive facility plan. After the options were ...



All-school orchestra holiday concert feature 560 students  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Orchestras from three Brookings schools played their holiday concert to a record crowd Dec. 18. More than 560 students from Camelot ...



Duane Allison - Brookings  Brookings Register

Duane Lowell Allison, 69, of Brookings, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Memorial services are at 10 a.m Friday at First Lutheran Church in Brookings. Visitation is ...



Bringing home hardware  Brookings Register

The Brookings High School Clay Target Team that competed at the 2018 South Dakota High School Clay Tournament State Meet poses with their plaques and ...



National Letter of Intent  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School standout Madison Gray (second from left) signs a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday at BHS to attend South Dakota ...



Rahman wins big at International Science Fair  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School senior Kashfia Rahman has once again earned recognition from the International Science and Engineering Fair, which is ...



Brookings Noon Lions Club installs new officers  Brookings Register

The Brookings Noon Lions Club ended its fiscal year on June 30, having donated over $13,500 to local and Lions causes during the 2016-17 club year, ...



Dolphins win 46 events in Brookings meet  Watertown Public Opinion

BROOKINGS — Twenty-two Watertown Area Swim Club swimmers combined to win 46 events over the weekend in the Brookings Last Chance Meet at the ...



Lincoln High School named best high school in South Dakota  KSFY

A new study by education information website Niche has named Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls the best high school in South Dakota.



Flandreau district hires business manager  Moody County Enterprise

Brenda Wade Schmidt Enterprise The Flandreau School district hired a Brookings accountant and former educator to replace long-serving business manager ...



Passion for percussion  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Brandon Valley Middle School's band director has a new outlet to spread his passion for percussion. After helping start South Dakota's first high school indoor ...



A lot of BSD service  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – A handful of Brookings School District retirees and longtime educators were honored earlier this month at the BSD and Brookings Education ...



Banding together: Siblings won't let SDSU-NDSU rivalry stand in way of family  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

As South Dakota State and North Dakota State prepare to clash in Friday's national football semifinals in Fargo, two college students expect the rivalry to bring ...



Sexauer Field now a memory  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Like eight-track tapes, rotary phones and Gregg shorthand books, track meets at Sexauer Field on the South Dakota State University campus ...



BSD, police department look for new SRO  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings Police Department and Brookings School District wish School Resource Officer Darin Sinner the best as he begins his new job ...



Brookings, Mitchell take top honors at state ProStart  Brookings Register

MITCHELL – Teams of students from Brookings High School and Mitchell CTE are headed to a national competition in Providence, Rhode Island, April 27-29 ...



Brookings FCCLA wins big in Nashville  Brookings Register

NASHVILLE – Nashville is usually known as Music City, but for a week, July 2-6, the city was flooded with red blazers as it became the host site for the National ...



Marlin T. Hill - Brookings  Brookings Register

Marlin T. Hill, 74, of Brookings died Friday, March 3, 2017, at Brookings Health System. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church in ...



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