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Sharon Williams 1947 – 2019  Drgnews

PIERRE, SD – Sharon Williams, 71, of Pierre, died Thursday, January 10 at Avera McKennan Hospital. Memorial *service* will be 11:00am, Saturday, January 19 ...



Marjorie Kjos, 96, of Brookings  Plainsman

BROOKINGS — Marjorie L. Kjos, 96, of Brookings, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019, at The Neighborhoods at Brookview in Brookings. Funeral *Service* ...



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 ...



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," ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Brookings Rotary Club September Students of the Month  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School seniors Marina Du and Caitlyn Nielson were honored as the Brookings Rotary Club's September 2018 Students of 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.



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 ...



Bobcat royalty crowned  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – It's homecoming week at Brookings High School, and school spirit was high during Monday night's coronation ceremony and the ensuing ...



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 ...



Tickets on sale soon for 'The Little Mermaid'  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Reserved tickets for the Brookings High School production of “Disney's The Little Mermaid” go on sale from 9 a.m.-noon this Saturday in the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



BHS thespians taking audiences under the sea  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School will welcome audiences to its production of “The Little Mermaid,” a magical musical set under the sea Thursday through ...



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.



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 ...



Mock crash, real lesson  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – A mock fatal crash staged Thursday morning showed Brookings high schoolers just how serious it is to text and drive. According to the Centers ...



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 ...



Dobrenski headed for tech school  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings High School graduate Marah Dobrenski leads an active life of helping others, whether through coaching, work as a lifeguard or ...



'Annie' comes to Brookings  Brookings Register

“It's a hard knock life for us …” It really is. And that's the plot of and the plight of the orphans in “Annie,” the Broadway musical that opened on Broadway in 1977.



Tour of Homes set for Dec. 2  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Four homes will be featured on this year's FCCLA Tour of Homes, set for 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. Tickets are $12 apiece and will be available at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Robert C. Clark  Pipestone County Star

Robert C. Clark, 79, Madison, S.D., died Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 at Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls, S.D.. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec.



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, ...



Orpha M. Leibel - Brookings  Brookings Register

Orpha M. Leibel, 95, of Brookings, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the United Living Community, in Brookings, SD. Mass of Christian Burial to ...



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 ...



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. The message, which read "school ...



Patty Jean Porter - Brookings  Brookings Register

Patty Jean Porter, 64, of Brookings, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at Brookings Health System, Brookings. Memorial services have been set for 10 a.m. ...



Mouw house to be featured on FCCLA Tour of Homes  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The second house that will be featured on this year's FCCLA Tour of Homes is the Mouw home located at 2021 Freedom St. This three-story ...



Delores 'Irene' Vick - Brookings  Brookings Register

Delores 'Irene' Vick, 92, of Brookings, died at her home on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Rude's ...



Kelli Herman named BHS girls' soccer coach  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Kelli Herman was selected as head girls' soccer coach at Brookings High School. She succeeds Nathan Tritle, who recently stepped away after ...



Veterans Day program set for Sunday  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Patrick Couser, 53, joined the South Dakota Army National Guard on his 17th birthday in 1982. He stayed in, worked his way up through the ...



Mickelson 6th-graders to bring history to life tonight  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – What has become a rite of passage for Mickelson Middle School sixth-graders will be held Monday night, but note that the venue has changed.



Charlene Joy Ellis – Marysville, Washington  Brookings Register

Charlene Joy Ellis, 69, died Aug. 13, 2018, at Mountain View Rehabilitation and Care Center in Marysville, Washington. She was born to Marion and Orcella ...



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 ...



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 ...



Robert J. 'Bob' Oines - Brookings  Brookings Register

Robert J. “Bob” Oines, 76, of Brookings, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at The Neighborhood's at Brookview. Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First ...



Nancy Nielsen - Brookings  Brookings Register

Nancy P. Nielsen, 80, of Brookings, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018, at United Living Community, in Brookings, surrounded by her family. Funeral ...



Hadsell house on FCCLA tour  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – One home being featured on the 2018 Brookings FCCLA Tour of Homes is the rustic, modern home of Bill and Amy Hadsell on 1401 ...



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 ...



John W. Collins - Brookings  Brookings Register

John W. Collins, 89, of Brookings, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at the Neighborhoods at Brookview in Brookings. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at ...



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 ...



5.1M opt out going to voters  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – Brookings voters will get to decide on April 10 the fate of a $5.1 million annual opt out that would last for 10 years. The opt out was approved by ...



Dora Mae Williams - Brookings  Brookings Register

Dora Mae Williams, 93, of Brookings, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the Brookings Hospital. A memorial *service* will be held on Saturday, ...



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 ...



Lady Govs competitive spirit teams compete in Brookings  The Capital Journal

The Pierre T.F. Riggs Lady Governors competitive cheer and dance teams saw competition on Saturday at the Brookings Invitational in Brookings. 15 teams ...



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:.



Movie review: ‘Science Fair’ recognizes teens who value mind over body  Gainesville Sun

South Dakota's Brookings High School sure loves its sports teams, even if they go 0-9 in football. All you need do is glance at the dozens of trophies lining the ...



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 ...



Harold R. Berkland - Sioux Falls  Brookings Register

Harold R. Berkland, 68, of Sioux Falls, formerly of Brookings, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Sioux Falls. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Savior ...



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 ...



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

BROOKINGS – Once a year, Brookings High School band, choir and strings players all unite to present an evening of jazz music. The eighth annual Flood of ...



South Dakota State student charged with making threats to 'shoot up school'  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A South Dakota State University student has been arrested after students told police he made threats to shoot up the school.



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 ...



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 ...



Avera Medical Minute: Student athlete's road to recovery after a torn ACL  KSFY

An ACL tear sidelined Brookings High School senior Isaac Von Fischer this past October while playing what would be his last high school sporting event.



Gazelles Cheer 13th At Brookings; DV Dance Wins Title  Yankton Daily Press

BROOKINGS —The Dakota Valley dance team took home top honors from the Brookings Invitational competitive cheer and dance competition, held Saturday.



Giving back to sportscaster 'DC'  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – While he was still a student at South Dakota State University, Dellas Cole – aka “DC” – found his niche and began his life's work as a ...



SDSU Indoor Classic – Day 1  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – South Dakota State freshman and former Brookings High School standout Madison Gray (1) edges Mary's Abbey Zastrow (8) at the finish line to ...



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 ...



Ellie Abraham named 2017-18 Gatorade South Dakota Girls' Cross Country Runner of the Year  Brookings Register

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company Monday announced Ellie Abraham of Brookings High School as its ...



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 ...



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 ...



Dexter R. Johnson - Rapid City  Brookings Register

Dexter R. Johnson, 68, of Rapid City, died Sunday, May 6, 2018. An open house celebration of life will be held on July 28, from 2-5 p.m. at 45816 199th St. in ...



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 ...



Events 12-15-18  Brookings Register

The 2018 Brookings Christmas Bird Count will be held Saturday, Dec. 15. The Brookings Birding Club is conducting the local count and welcomes any and all ...



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 ...



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.



Peggy A. Kessler - Valley Springs  Brookings Register

Peggy A. Kessler, 58, of rural Valley Springs, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at the Avera Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Her funeral *service* will be ...



Teachers of the Year  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings School District and the Brookings Education Association honored their 2016-2017 Teachers of the Year at their staff recognition ...



BHS artists take state!  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School Visual Arts Department won the 2017 Visual Arts State Championship during the AA Basketball Tournament in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Entringer Classics set for Saturdays, Dec. 15 and 29 | Local Sports  Watertown Public Opinion

The 21st Michael J. Entringer Girls Basketball Classic is scheduled for Saturday in the Colman-Egan High School gyms at Colman.



Events 12-13-18  Brookings Register

If you love to paint, join the painting group that meets from noon-5 p.m. every Thursday at the Brookings Arts Council, 524 Fourth St. Come work on individual ...



BHS musicians present 'A Flood of Jazz'  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School band, orchestra and choir will “Come Together” at 7 p.m. April 29 to present the seventh annual “A Flood of Jazz,” ...



He's got the look  Brookings Register

Editor's note: This is the first of two stories featuring Brookings County native Jake Sanderson, who works as a professional model in New York City.



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 ...



Jackrabbits, Coyotes tangle to conclude regular season  Brookings Register

Fifth-ranked South Dakota State and South Dakota face off in the Showdown Series on what is expected to be a chilly Saturday at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.



Going to be a Mustang  Brookings Register

Brookings High School senior Amanda Schulte (front center) signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday at Bob Jostad Gymnasium to attend Southwest ...



Pinning Down Gardens One Plant At A Time  KDLT News

AURORA, SD- Jan Sanderson has been the owner and founder of “Sanderson Gardens” since 1977. “I started out like most gardeners start like trying to grow ...



Area Student Among State Winners At IISEF | Community  Vermillion Plain Talk

BROOKINGS -- Five high school students from eastern South Dakota and northwest Iowa recently had the opportunity to join 1702 students from 78 countries at ...



BHS Bobcat marching band places second at Starfest  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Brookings High School Marching Band earned second place out of 16 bands at Starfest, a competition held on the campus of Morningside ...



Wilmot edges Lake Preston in Swiftel Center Classic  Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – The Wilmot, Canby, Minn., and Deuel boys, and Langford Area and Ethan girls each picked up a win on Day 2 of the Swiftel Center Classic on ...



Trojans claim parade championship at Tri-State Band Festival  Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON — Once again this season, the Worthington High School (WHS) “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan Marching Band claimed victory at a major ...



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 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, ...



EB-5 scandal haunts former Global Aquaponics officer  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

A key player in a proposed multi-million-dollar fish farm south of Brookings was recently named as a creditor in several judgments worth hundreds of thousands ...



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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