Recent News Releases

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Police Investigate Late-Report Shooting

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, around 9:30 a.m., police were called to 928 North Minnesota Avenue for a shooting that happened the day before…

Posted 02/26/2015 in Police Department

Dog Bite

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, around 3 p.m., a 7-year-old boy was walking home on the sidewalk in the area of West McClellan Street and North Dakota Avenue…

Posted 02/26/2015 in Police Department

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will be having a briefing on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 12 noon…

Posted 02/24/2015 in Planning

Alcohol Compliance Check

On February 18, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted an alcohol compliance check of 26 off-sale businesses in the city of Sioux Falls. All 26 businesses passed the check…

Posted 02/19/2015 in Police Department

Casino Robbery

On February 15, 2015, shortly before 2 a.m., The Club, located at 3301 East 26th Street, was robbed by an unknown male who displayed a gray handgun…

Posted 02/17/2015 in Police Department

Weapons Violation

On February 16, 2015, officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to 18th Street and Southeastern Avenue for a weapons violation…

Posted 02/17/2015 in Police Department

Self-Inflicted Gunshot Death

On February 15, 2015, at 5:44 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to 1509 West Burnside Street at the Log Cabin Bar for a shooting…

Posted 02/17/2015 in Police Department

Shots Fired

On Friday, February 13, 2015, at 12:14 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 200 block of South Holly Avenue for a report of shots fired…

Posted 02/13/2015 in Police Department

Aggravated Assault

At 12:01 a.m. on February 12, 2015, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to 100 West Sixth Street, No. 204 in response to a disorderly subject…

Posted 02/13/2015 in Police Department

City of Sioux Falls to Host Job Fair on February 18

The City of Sioux Falls will host a job fair on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The job fair will take place in Meeting Rooms A and B at the Main Library downtown…

Posted 02/12/2015 in Human Resources

City Rescinds Water Boil Order

City of Sioux Falls Public Works has announced that the precautionary boil order issued by the City on February 11, 2015, due to a water main break has been rescinded…

Posted 02/12/2015 in Public Works

City Issues Boil Order as Result of Water Main Break

As a result of a water main break on South Solberg Avenue on February 11, 2015, residents and businesses in the following area(s) are advised to boil water from the tap prior to drinking…

Posted 02/11/2015 in Public Works

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed for the Season

Due to inconsistent temperatures throughout the winter that have not allowed for making ice, all six outdoor skating rinks, two hockey rinks, and warming houses are closed for the season…

Posted 02/11/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Trespass Arrest

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department received a report of a possible burglary in progress at a private property…

Posted 02/10/2015 in Police Department

Vehicle Crash: 12th Street and Westport Avenue

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, at 9:48 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a crash with injuries at the intersection of 12th Street and Westport Avenue…

Posted 02/09/2015 in Police Department

Missing Child Located

On February 8, 2015, at approximately 11 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was advised that 15-year-old Joshua Reed had left home without permission…

Posted 02/09/2015 in Police Department

Street Construction News 2/9/2015

Beginning on Monday morning, February 9, 2015, First Avenue will be closed between East 20th Street and East 21st Street. …

Posted 02/09/2015 in Public Works

Structure Fire—308 South Sherman Avenue

On Thursday night, February 5, 2015, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 308 South Sherman Avenue…

Posted 02/06/2015 in Fire Rescue

Public Notice

This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on proposed Amendment No. 5 to the 2014 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days…

Posted 02/06/2015 in Community Development

Stolen Vehicle Arrest

On February 5, 2015, at 12:04 a.m., Sioux Falls Police were called to Connexions II Casino, 3717 South Grange Avenue, for a stolen vehicle that just occurred…

Posted 02/05/2015 in Police Department

House Fire at 704 South Western Avenue

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue (SFFR) responded to 704 South Western Avenue at 8 a.m. Tuesday, February 3. First arriving crews found smoke and flames coming from the roof…

Posted 02/03/2015 in Fire Rescue

Shooting

During the follow-up investigation into this shooting, on today’s date, January 30, 2015, detectives with the Sioux Falls Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons…

Posted 02/02/2015 in Police Department

Shooting

On January 29, 2015, at approximately 10:56 p.m., officers were dispatched to the parking lot of the Empire Mall, 4001 West 41st Street, in response to a shooting…

Posted 01/30/2015 in Police Department

Missing Person

On January 28, 2015, at approximately 1:35 a.m., Sioux Falls Police were dispatched to Augustana College in reference to a reported missing adult student…

Posted 01/28/2015 in Police Department

Stampede to the Library/Score With Your Library Card

Children and their families will have the opportunity to meet Sioux Falls Stampede hockey players when they visit the Main Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015…

Posted 01/28/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Police Department to Host New Coffee With a Cop Event

Sioux Falls Police Department officers will be available for coffee and conversation with Sioux Falls residents at two events this week. On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, officers will join…

Posted 01/27/2015 in Police Department

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will be having a briefing on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 12 noon…

Posted 01/27/2015 in Planning & Building Services

Is Your Measles Vaccination Up to Date?

With the announcement of a confirmed case of measles in a Sioux Falls resident, the Sioux Falls Health Department is urging people to double-check and make sure that their MMR (measles,…

Posted 01/26/2015 in Health Department

Arrowhead Parkway Road Repairs

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday morning, January 26, 2015, the center turn lanes and the east and west bound inside lanes on Arrowhead Parkway…

Posted 01/26/2015 in Street Construction

Power Outage Affecting Traffic Signals

Due to the recent power outage reported by Xcel Energy, drivers may encounter traffic signals that are not operating…

Posted 01/23/2015 in Engineering

Meth Lab Seizure and Arrest

On January 22, 2015, at about 10:15 a.m., the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 612 South Lincoln Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD…

Posted 01/22/2015 in Police Department

Aggravated Assault: Update

On January 18, 2015, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the SFPD received a report of two groups fighting and shots being fired in the 3600 block of East Sixth Street…

Posted 01/22/2015 in Police Department

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that due to warm temperatures, all of its public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will be closed on Thursday…

Posted 01/22/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that due to warm temperatures, all of its public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will be closed on Wednesday, January 21, 2015…

Posted 01/21/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Veterans’ Writing Project

Siouxland Libraries and the South Dakota Humanities Council are pleased to announce a veteran’s writing project in Sioux Falls…

Posted 01/21/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that due to warm temperatures, all of its public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will be closed on Tuesday, January 20…

Posted 01/20/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Bomb Threat Unfounded

On January 16, 2015, shortly after 11:30 p.m., SFPD Officers were dispatched to Walmart, 5521 East Arrowhead Parkway, for what initially appeared to be a bomb threat…

Posted 01/20/2015 in Police Department

Shooting at 3405 East 11th Street

On Friday, January 16, 2015, at 9:38 p.m., officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to 3405 East 11th Street for a shooting that occurred in the parking lot…

Posted 01/20/2015 in Police Department

Emergency Lane Closure – North Minnesota Avenue

Beginning Tuesday morning, January 20, 2015, the outside northbound lane of North Minnesota Avenue will be closed between West Brookings Street and West Bailey Street…

Posted 01/20/2015 in Public Works

Missing Runaway Faith McShane Found

Faith McShane was found on Thursday, January 15, 2015, in Zumbrota, Minnesota. Faith was last seen after being dropped off at Roosevelt High School on Monday…

Posted 01/15/2015 in Police Department

Lane Closures – River Road

On Saturday morning, January 17, 2015, both westbound lanes on River Road will be closed to through traffic between Tenth Street and Phillips Avenue…

Posted 01/15/2015 in Street Construction

City Begins Comprehensive Fleet Study

The City of Sioux Falls has begun a comprehensive review of its various fleet operations. “Fleet” refers to the about 900 snowplows, emergency response vehicles…

Posted 01/15/2015 in Finance