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Making Brookings Even Better

Blog, News & Events on February 26th. Comments Off on Making Brookings Even Better

Imagine a 2,475 square foot building filled with all the
tools, resources and technology necessary to build, design, create and invent
to your hearts content. Your key card gives you full access to  the building from 6 am until midnight, seven
days a week. You’ll often find workshops, classes, demonstrations and great
networking opportunities inside.

If this sounds like a dream come true, that’s because it is.

The Brookings Area Maker Space celebrated its third birthday this month and is just one more example of the endless possibilities available to an innovative rural community.

The Maker Space got its start through a USDA rural
development grant used to help purchase equipment and tools. Empty warehouse
space in the Brookings Innovation Center houses the project. The maker space is
also supported by the Brookings Office of Economic Development.

“We wanted a way to help people bring great ideas … Read More »


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