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Fourth annual Uptown Girls Craft Show kicks off holiday shopping

Fourth annual Uptown Girls Craft Show kicks off holiday shopping

Brianna Schreurs

October 4, 2018

*This post is sponsored by the General Federation of Women’s Clubs in Brookings Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. First Lutheran Church Gym Eighth Street and Main Avenue The fourth annual Uptown Girls Craft Show brings handcrafted items to Brookings. The General Federation of Wome...

‘The Addams Family’ perfect fit for Doner’s final musical

‘The Addams Family’ perfect fit for Doner’s final musical

Brianna Schreurs

September 26, 2018

Something creepy and kooky is coming to Doner Auditorium for its last ever musical.  State University Theatre is putting on “The Addams Family” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-6 and 2 p.m. Oct. 7 in Doner Auditorium.  “The feel of the show fits Doner,” said Jim Wood, the director. Doner has been State ...

Part of McDonald’s kiosk money goes to local Great After School Program

Part of McDonald’s kiosk money goes to local Great After School Program

Gabby Premus

September 10, 2018

The Brookings McDonald’s is supporting the local Great After School Program by donating $1 per order from every kiosk order to the program. This will start at 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10 until Friday until 11:59 p.m Friday, Sept. 14. McDonald's prioritizes programs that help with the local school and kids to donat...

McDonald’s employees receive tuition with Archways to Opportunity

McDonald’s employees receive tuition with Archways to Opportunity

Brianna Schreurs

September 10, 2018

McDonald’s wants to invest in its employees’ futures by covering some tuition costs for eligible employees. At McDonald’s, employees can receive as much as $3,000 in tuition through its program Archways to Opportunity. Crew workers can receive $2,500 in tuition if they are employed at the...

McDonald’s celebrates reopening with all-day bash

McDonald’s celebrates reopening with all-day bash

Brianna Schreurs

September 10, 2018

Brooking’s McDonald’s is celebrating a grand reopening of its restaurant on Wednesday, Sept. 12 after three weeks of construction on its lobby area. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. McDonald’s is having a grand reopening in honor of the remodel where customers have chances to win prizes. The first 5...

Brookings city and county-wide mental health assessment open

Brookings city and county-wide mental health assessment open

Brianna Schreurs

September 4, 2018

BROOKINGS MENTAL HEALTH TASK FORCE The Brookings Mental Health Task Force is conducting a city and county-wide needs assessment focused on identifying mental health strengths, issues and areas of concern. The task force needs the input of city and county members to support recommendations focused...

Honoring Bonnie Leucke, ‘heart and soul’ of SDSU Air Force ROTC

Honoring Bonnie Leucke, ‘heart and soul’ of SDSU Air Force ROTC

Brianna Schreurs

April 25, 2018

About 200 ROTC and community members gathered under one roof to celebrate the retirement of the “heart and soul” of the South Dakota State Air Force ROTC detachment. AFROTC secretary Bonnie Leucke is retiring after 31 years of what cadet Cole Jorgensen describes as “selfless service.” “Ove...

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: March

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: March

April 4, 2018

Greek Man Greek Life would like to recognize Tristin Fliehe as Greek Man of the Month. Fliehe is an agriculture business major and is the Vice Noble Ruler Finance of Alpha Gamma Rho. Fliehe helps AGR working at their annual pancake feed to raise money for South Dakota State FFA and is one of the ma...

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: February

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: February

March 14, 2018

Greek Life would like to recognize Max Ausdemore as Greek Man of the Month for February. Ausdemore is a mathematics major from Mankato, Minnesota, and is the vice president of Pi Kappa Alpha. He was nominated for his exceptional work organizing socials with other organizations on campus this...

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: January

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: January

February 7, 2018

SPONSORED CONTENT Greek Life would like to recognize Jack Van Veldhuizen as Greek Man of the Month for January. Van Veldhuizen, a freshman entrepreneurial studies major from Sioux Falls, is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and was recently elected to serve as the president of his chapter. He was also...

Greek Man and Woman of the Month: November

Greek Man and Woman of the Month: November

November 29, 2017

Greek Life would like to recognize Evan VanDenEinde as Greek Man of the Month for November. VanDenEinde, a nursing major from Willmar, Minnesota, is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and has served as vice president of recruitment, intramural chair and part of the recruitment committee. He said Greek L...

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: October

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: October

November 8, 2017

Greek Life would like to recognize Tucker Hammer as Greek Man of the Month for October. Hammer, a nursing major from Sioux Falls, is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and serves as vice president of programming. Hammer said Greek Life has given him opportunities to grow that he wouldn’t have had otherwise — su...