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Helling birth announced

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

A girl, Brylie Ann Helling, was born on Feb. 5, 2014, to Jason and Jackie Helling, Brookings.Grandparents are Tim and Colleen Helling, Mount Vernon; and Joan Jacobsen, Mitchell, and the late John Jacobsen….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Group wants Brookings to approve chickens

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — The Brookings City Council on Tuesday will consider whether to change its code to allow residents to keep chickens in town.

The Brookings Register reports that a group of hobbyists wants the city to approve urban chicken-keepi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brookings company ships grass-fed beef to your door

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Joel Ebert

Pierre Capital Journal

PIERRE (AP) — NuAgra, a Brookings-based company, has begun selling grass-fed South Dakota beef directly to households throughout the United States — and the company’s beef starts out in central South Dak…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brookings company ships grass-fed beef to your door

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Joel Ebert

Pierre Capital Journal

PIERRE (AP) — NuAgra, a Brookings-based company, has begun selling grass-fed South Dakota beef directly to households throughout the United States — and the company’s beef starts out in central South Dak…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brookings tow truck operators busy after white Christmas

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — The day after a white Christmas proved to be costly for many vehicle owners in Brookings.

Police say about 225 cars were ticketed and marked for towing after a parking ban went into effect at 1 a.m. on Thursday, so crews could…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brookings to spend $70K on a new fire safety house

December 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — The Brookings Fire Department is retiring its fire safety house after more than 20 years of service.

The Brookings Register reported city council members have voted to spend just over $70,000 for a new fire demonstration buildin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brookings to spend $70K on a new fire safety house

December 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — The Brookings Fire Department is retiring its fire safety house after more than 20 years of service.

The Brookings Register reported city council members have voted to spend just over $70,000 for a new fire demonstration buildin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘Argo’ inspiration to speak at SDSU

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS — Retired CIA agent Tony Mendez, who masterminded one of the most daring hostage rescue missions in history, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Performing Arts Center on the South Dakota State University campus. Tony Mendez spent 25 yea…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brookings suspends police chief without pay

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — The eastern South Dakota city of Brookings has suspended its police chief without pay.

City Manager Jeff Weldon says Jeff Miller was suspended Friday “until further notice” for violating personnel policies. He declined to provid…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brookings suspends police chief without pay

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS (AP) — The eastern South Dakota city of Brookings has suspended its police chief without pay.

City Manager Jeff Weldon says Jeff Miller was suspended Friday “until further notice” for violating personnel policies. He declined to provid…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com