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Emma Lusk and Logan Muller walk through downtown after picking flowers from Spring Creek Flowers and Eggs during the Fall Festival.

Brookings’ first Fall Festival brings farming to downtown

Serena Davis, Reporter (She/Her) September 27, 2022

The first-ever Brookings Fall Festival was met with success last Saturday, and officials hope to continue the event in the future. The festival included pumpkin painting, bouncy castles, vendors, food...

Cody Johnson sells out at Swiftel, how to get tickets

Cody Johnson sells out at Swiftel, how to get tickets

Brina Sturm, Lifestyles Editor June 22, 2022

Country music powerhouse Cody Johnson’s Brookings concert date is officially a sellout, but fans can still score a ticket to the show. If you’re alone in your love for country music or Cody Johnson,...

Liquor store to provide scholarships for Brookings seniors attending SDSU

Liquor store to provide scholarships for Brookings seniors attending SDSU

Bailey Juhl, Reporter April 12, 2022

The Brookings City Council recently passed an ordinance that establishes a $100,000-a-year scholarship program for students from Brookings County who plan to attend South Dakota State University or one...

605 Vintage opened its new location last Saturday and includes items like band t-shirts and Levi brand jeans.

Pop-up shop goes permanent

Brinna Bloemendaal, Reporter April 12, 2022

For some, it’s the thrill of the hunt. For others, it’s a step to help the environment. Whatever the motivation, buying second-hand clothing or ‘thrifting’ has become a major trend for college...

Brianna Doran runs for Brookings City Council

Brianna Doran runs for Brookings City Council

Gracie Terrall, Managing Editor April 5, 2022

Brianna Doran, a South Dakota State University graduate student from the Department of Communications and Journalism (COJO), is running for a one-year term on the Brookings City Council. Although she...

City Council to review 3-to-a-dwelling ordinance

City Council to review 3-to-a-dwelling ordinance

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) March 8, 2022

A city ordinance that limits occupancy in homes could be changed thanks to an effort led by SDSU student Jonathon Sundet. The measure, ordinance 22-374, restricts residences within city limits from...

Pizza from Extreme Pita comes destroyed

Local restaurants: The good, the bad and the delicious

Hemishka Lobin, Guest Columnist / Social Media Coordinator March 8, 2022

After trying different dining experiences across Brookings, here are my thoughts on three of the local restaurants around town: Flavor, La Cantina and Extreme Pita. Some were good, but some were a let...

Agua Fresh manager Rene Dudos grills up the popular truffle mac and cheese from their expanded menu, Noodle Bowl.

Agua Fresh menu expanding

Madysen Vlastuin, Reporter March 1, 2022

A downtown restaurant known for its sandwiches, wraps and healthy smoothies has added more choices to its menu – noodle bowls and boba teas. Agua Fresh opened at 420 Main Ave. in downtown Brookings...

Art museum in full bloom

Art museum in full bloom

Symmone Gauer, Lifestyles Editor October 8, 2021

The South Dakota Art Museum on campus installed three new exhibits over the summer—The Radiant Sun by Paul Goble, Florals by Lowell Nesbitt and Moment to Moment by Martin Weinstein. Curator Jodi Lundgren...

Students Seeking jobs have ‘a lot of options

Students Seeking jobs have ‘a lot of options’

Gracie Terrall, Managing Editor August 24, 2021

South Dakota State University students returning to Brookings this fall may find it easier to get part-time jobs –and they might even get paid more, too. As of August 9, there were over 1,050 job openings...

8 things to do in Brookings

8 things to do in Brookings

Collegian Editorial Board August 24, 2021

For most new students, Brookings is a new and exciting place just waiting to be explored. With its variety of restaurants, outdoor activities and attractions offering something for everyone, students have...

“Around the Community” food promotion supports local restaurants

“Around the Community” food promotion supports local restaurants

Gracie Terrall, News Editor May 4, 2021

Having trouble choosing what restaurant you want to eat at in Brookings? The new restaurant-style passport promotion may be able to help.  Brookings Home Team launched their newest promotional event...

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