Recent News Releases

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AED Art Draws the Eye to Help Save a Life

This spring several local organizations working together called for artists of all levels to submit designs for enhancing the visibility and awareness of public access defibrillators (PADs)…

Posted 11/21/2014 in Fire Rescue

Emergency Street Closure – Foss Avenue

On Friday morning, November 21, 2014, Foss Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Quincey Street and Sixth Street…

Posted 11/20/2014 in Public Works

Hit and Run

On November 20, 2014, at approximately 12:26 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department received a report of a hit and run that had just occurred at a residence located…

Posted 11/20/2014 in Police Department

City Hall Ground Floor Renovations Are Complete

The major renovations to City Hall ground floor undertaken this past year are now complete. All Planning and Building Services staff members are now located on the same floor…

Posted 11/19/2014 in Public Works

Injury Accident with Extrication

On November 18, 2014, at 2:50 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural Metro Ambulance were dispatched to a single-vehicle injury accident…

Posted 11/18/2014 in Police Department

Sycamore Avenue Closure

Starting Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Sycamore Avenue will be closed from 57th Street to 69th Street to allow construction crews to perform utility maintenance work…

Posted 11/18/2014 in Public Works

Veterans’ Writing Project

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

Posted 11/18/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Street Construction News 11/14/14

Lane Closures – 41st Street and Louise Avenue | Lane Closure – South Bahnson Avenue | Lane Closure – South Kiwanis Avenue…

Posted 11/14/2014 in Public Works

Emergency Lane Closure – North Minnesota Avenue

Beginning on Thursday morning, November 13, 2014, the outside northbound lane of North Minnesota Avenue will be closed between West Third Street and West Second Street…

Posted 11/13/2014 in Public Works

Fuel Refilling Station Fire

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 3312 South Western Avenue, Holiday Gas Station, at 8:38 a.m. on Monday, November 10, 2014…

Posted 11/12/2014 in Fire Rescue

Emergency Lane Closures – 41st Street

On Wednesday morning, November 12, 2014, work will take place in the westbound lanes on 41st Street east of Louise Avenue…

Posted 11/12/2014 in Public Works

Flag Presentation to Fire Chief Jim Sideras

Captain Jim Powers on behalf of Fire Apparatus Operator Michael Havlovic will present a United States flag to Fire Chief Jim Sideras and Sioux Falls Fire Fighters Local 814 President…

Posted 11/11/2014 in Fire Rescue

Structure Fire: 1221 East 12th Street

On Sunday, November 9, 2014, at approximately 2:13 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at 1221 East 12th Street…

Posted 11/10/2014 in Fire Rescue

Street Construction News 11/6/14

Lane Closure – Marion Road | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Street Repairs West 26th Street and South Sertoma Avenue…

Posted 11/06/2014 in Public Works

Emergency Lane Closure – 49th Street

On Thursday morning, November 6, 2014, the outside westbound lane on 49th Street will be closed east of Valhalla Blvd. Westbound traffic will use the inside westbound lane…

Posted 11/06/2014 in Public Works

Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

Beginning on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, a portion of the outside north bound lane of Minnesota Avenue will be closed due to an inlet repair project…

Posted 11/03/2014 in Public Works

Structure Fire at 322 East Eighth Street

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to the report of a structure fire at 322 East Eighth Street around 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning…

Posted 11/03/2014 in Fire Rescue

Street Construction News 11/3/14

Street Repairs – Tenth Street Downtown Minnesota Avenue to Second Avenue | Lane Closure – Louise Avenue | Lane Closure – East Tenth Street…

Posted 11/03/2014 in Public Works

Dog Bite

The Sioux Falls Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a chocolate Labrador retriever dog that bit a 4-year-old child…

Posted 10/31/2014 in Police Department

October Alcohol Compliance Check

On October 30, 2014, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted an alcohol compliance check of 25 off-sale businesses in the city. Of the 25 business checked, 24 passed…

Posted 10/30/2014 in Police Department

Missing Person Update

Duane Koller Has been located safe on 10/28/2014…

Posted 10/28/2014 in Police Department

2015 ArtAbility Call for Art

The Sioux Falls Mayor’s Disability Awareness Commission (DAC) announces the 2015 ArtAbility call for art, an art exhibit that the DAC hosts for local artists with disabilities to show…

Posted 10/28/2014 in Human Relations

Planning Commission Briefing on Guiding Principles

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will be having a briefing on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 12 noon…

Posted 10/28/2014 in Planning & Building Services

NaNoWriMo Writers Invited to Write-In at Siouxland Libraries

Writers all around the world are sharpening their pencils and charging their laptops to challenge themselves to write a 50,000-word novel during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)…

Posted 10/28/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Non-Injury Rollover Accident

At approximately 5:14 p.m. on October 25, 2014, officers were dispatched to Cook Road and South Cliff Avenue in response to a rollover accident…

Posted 10/27/2014 in Police Department

Street Construction News 10/24/14

Street Closure – Ebenezer Avenue | Lane Closure – 18th Street | Lane Closure – 11th Street | Lane Closure – Benson Road | Lane Closures North Dakota Avenue and West Sixth Street …

Posted 10/24/2014 in Public Works

2014 Humanitarian Awards Announced

The Sioux Falls Human Relations Commission announces the 2014 Humanitarian Award recipients…

Posted 10/24/2014 in Community Development

Armed Robbery

On October 23, 2014, at approximately 10:15 p.m., a report of an armed robbery was received from the Cubby’s convenience store located at 39th Street North…

Posted 10/24/2014 in Police Department

Street Construction News 10/21/14

Street Closure – Northview Avenue | **RESCHEDULED** Western Avenue Work | Lane Closure – Franklin Avenue…

Posted 10/21/2014 in Public Works

Garage Fire at 3600 South Willow Avenue

At 2:45 a.m. on October 21, 2014, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a garage fire at an apartment complex on South Willow Avenue…

Posted 10/21/2014 in Fire Rescue

SuperAmerica Armed Robbery

On October 21, 2014, at approximately 12:56 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department received a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the SuperAmerica…

Posted 10/21/2014 in Police Department

Corps of Engineers to Inspect Levee System

For the next two weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have two teams of engineers here to conduct their periodical inspection of the City’s levee system…

Posted 10/21/2014 in Public Works

Update: Missing Person Found

On October 18, 2014, at approximately 3:05 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department located the body of 49-year-old Pamela Kneip in a wooded area in Arrowhead Park…

Posted 10/20/2014 in Police Department

Robbery at 6001 South Western Avenue (Kum and Go)

At approximately 11:39 p.m. on October 18, 2014, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the Kum & Go gas station located at 6001 South Western Avenue…

Posted 10/20/2014 in Police Department