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  • False Alarm Reporting

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue has received several malicious false emergency reports as a result of prank phone calls to businesses. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue does not contact citizens or businesses by

  • Fatal Motorcycle Crash

    On Friday, July 29, 2016, at 6:05 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Paramedics Plus responded to 4915 North Northview Avenue for a motorcycle versus pole crash

  • Compassionate Sioux Falls Invites You to Visit the “Living Library”

    “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” That’s an adage most of us have heard since childhood. It’s oft-repeated good advice that Compassionate Sioux Falls in partnership with Siouxland Libraries will highlight with a special event called “Visit the Living Library.”

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure Update – West 49th Street | Lane Closures – 13th Street | A Avenue Street Construction | Pavement Patching East 26th Street Cleveland Avenue to Bahnson Avenue

  • Structure Fire at 2305 East 13th Street

    On Thursday, July 28, 2016, at approximately 7:45 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 2305 East 13th Street

  • Lawn Watering Schedule Reminder

    In an effort to utilize our water resources in an efficient manner, the City of Sioux Falls Public Works Water Division has established a year-round lawn watering schedule. Sioux Falls is currently in Stage 1

  • Siouxland Libraries and Compassionate Sioux Falls to Announce Special Weekend Event

    News conference to announce a special weekend event hosted by Compassionate Sioux Falls and Siouxland Libraries

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening

  • Regional Infant and Child Mortality Review Committee Releases Report for 2015

    The Regional Infant and Child Mortality Review Committee today released a report examining the deaths of infants and children in 2015 and identifying preventive strategies that may decrease the risk of loss of young lives in the area. The Committee serves Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, McCook, Lake, Moody, Union, Hanson, Miner, and Brookings counties and is composed of professionals representing expertise in pediatrics, medicolegal death investigations, nursing, law enforcement, child protective services, emergency medical services, and mental health.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Arrowhead Parkway & Lane Closure – Sixth Street

  • Street Construction News 7/28/16

    ADA Curb Ramp Repairs - Westmoor Drive between 18th Street and Roberts Drive | ADA Curb Ramp Repairs – 14th and 15th Street | Whitewood Avenue Construction | Street Construction - Mable Avenue, Highland Avenue, Jessica Avenue, Chicago Avenue, Saint Paul Avenue, Leaders Avenue, Omaha Avenue, and Conklin Avenue

  • Mayor Huether Vetoes City Administration Building Bond Ordinance Repeal

    Mayor Mike Huether has invoked the power of the Mayor under Section 3.04 of the Sioux Falls City Charter to veto Ordinance No. 83-16...

  • Siouxland Libraries to Host August 5 Block Party

    Siouxland Libraries Downtown Branch will host an outdoor/indoor block party on Friday, August 5, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some events will take place in front of the building at 200 North Dakota

  • Join Us for Kids’ Nite in the Park

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host free summer fun for the entire family at the Kids’ Nite in the Park event scheduled for Tuesday, August 2, 2016, between the hours of 5–8 p.m. at McKennan Park

  • Mayor Huether to Address Citizens Regarding City Administration Building at News Conference TODAY

    Mayor Huether will address the media and the citizens of Sioux Falls regarding the City Administration Building...

  • Regional Infant and Child Mortality Review Committee to Release Report for 2015

    News conference announcing the results of the 2015 report from the Regional Infant and Child Mortality Review Committee

  • Mayor Mike Huether’s 2017 Recommended Budget Gets More for Your Taxpayer Buck

    Mayor Mike Huether submitted a proposed 2017 budget of $467 million to the City Council today. The budget is slightly less than 2016 spending

  • Find Waldo at Prairie West and Other Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries

    Decorative Tile Art | Storytime With the Canaries | Where’s Waldo? at the Library

  • Lane Closure – 33rd Street

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, July 26, 2016, the eastbound lane of West 33rd Street will be closed to between South Norton Avenue and South Spring Avenue. Eastbound traffic will be shifted into the

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 12 noon

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 49th Street | 28th Street Closure | 29th Street Closure | Duluth Avenue Closure | 37th Street Closure

  • Midco® Aquatic Center Project Update Tuesday

    A project update for the Midco® Aquatic Center being built at Spellerberg Park will be presented to the City Council and the public on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, during the 4 p.m. City Council Informational

  • Disorderly Arrest

    On Sunday, July 24, 2016, at 5:54 a.m., officers with the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to 230 South Phillips Avenue for an intoxicated female who had made threats of harming herself by

  • Mayor Mike Huether to Present the City’s 2017 Budget on Tuesday

    Mayor Mike Huether will present the 2017 Budget Address to the Sioux Falls City Council and the citizens of Sioux Falls on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. The presentation will be held at the

  • Homicide Investigation

    On Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 12:57 a.m., members of the Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Paramedics Plus were dispatched to the 900 block of East Hermosa Drive for a

  • Kidnapping and Armed Robbery 1300 West Russell Street

    On July 23, 2016, at 12:11 a.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were contacted by deputies of the Lyon County, Iowa, sheriff’s department. The deputies informed us that they had a

  • South Sycamore Avenue Road Closure

    Due to an underground waterline break, South Sycamore Avenue will be closed between East 41st Street and East 38th Street until further notice. City crews are currently

  • Director of Siouxland Libraries Mary Johns Announces Plans to Retire

    Director of Siouxland Libraries Mary Johns will retire on August 31, 2016, after five years in Sioux Falls and a 45-year library career

  • Armed Robbery at the Flying J 5201 North Granite Lane

    Armed Robbery at the Flying J 5201 North Granite Lane

  • Street Construction News

    Micro-Surfacing on 41st Street | Micro-Surfacing on Ralph Rogers Road | Minnesota Avenue Road Construction | Audie Avenue Closure | Lyncrest Avenue Closure

  • This Weekend’s AirShow Affects Streets, Bike Trail, and Elmwood Golf Course

    This weekend’s Sioux Falls AirShow will cause the closure of some streets on Saturday and Sunday, as well as affect the bike trail and tee times at Elmwood Golf Course

  • Street Construction News

    Road Closure – South Cliff Avenue | Parking Restriction – East 18th Street | Algonquin Street Closure | Micro-Surfacing on 85th Street - Closure | Sycamore Avenue Open to Traffic

  • Wacky Wednesday Water Carnival July 27 at Kuehn Pool

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host a Wacky Wednesday Water Carnival on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Kuehn Pool between the hours of 6:30–8:30 p.m.

  • Street Construction News

    37th Street and West Avenue - Intersection Closure

  • Terrace Park Family Aquatic Center Closed

    In accordance with Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation’s Water Quality policies, Terrace Park Family Aquatic Center, located at 1001 West Madison Street, will be closed Thursday, July 21, and Friday

  • Mayor Will Respond to City Administration Building Vote at a Later Date

    Mayor Mike Huether will provide a response to last night’s City Council vote regarding the bond ordinance for the City Administration Building at a later date...

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening

  • Street Construction News

    14th Street and Second Avenue Intersection

  • National Teen Library Lock-In at Siouxland Libraries

    Stamped Washer Jewelry | National Teen Library Lock-In | National Teen Library Lock-In

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening

  • Street Construction News

    12th Street and Marion Road Construction & Rice Street and Cliff Avenue Construction

  • Injury Accident—3700 Block East 10th Street

    On Friday, July 15, 2016, at 5:26 p.m., members of the Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Paramedics Plus were dispatched to an injury accident in the 3700 block of East 10th Street

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Stoney Creek | Lane Closures - Lewis Avenue and Spruce Street | Concrete Pavement Repairs – West 22nd Street | Emergency Lane Closure – West 41st Street

  • Street Construction News 7/18/16

    Street Closure – West 22nd Street | Lane Closure – West Tenth Street

  • Structure Fire—315 West 34th Street

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 315 West 34th Street at 11:38 a.m. on July 16, 2016

  • Indiana Avenue Construction Complete Two Weeks Early!

    The City of Sioux Falls is pleased to announce the street construction project on Indiana Avenue between East Eighth Street and East Tenth Street was completed and opened to traffic yesterday, Thursday, July 14, 2016

  • Street Construction News

    Ellis Road Closure | Road Construction 31st Street and Minnesota Avenue | Road Construction 69th Street and Minnesota Avenue | Walnut Street Closure | Maple Street Detour Change

  • Stabbing

    On Thursday, July 14, 2016, at 12:30 p.m., Sioux Falls police were dispatched to the area between the downtown viaducts for a stabbing that had just occurred along the bike trail

  • Artists Set to Perform in Sioux Falls Parks

    This summer in Sioux Falls city parks, park goers will be treated to free performances by artists with varying disciplines including puppetry, theater, and magic. Attendance is free and requires no preregistration

  • Falls Park West and Levitt Shell Improvements Project Takes Step Forward With Design Team Selection

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with the Friends of Levitt Shell Sioux Falls, announced today that a design team has been selected for Phase 1 of the Falls Park West Improvements Project, including the Levitt Shell and festival grounds

  • Indiana Avenue Construction Complete:News Conference Friday

    News conference to announce the completion of the reconstruction of Indiana Avenue between East Eighth Street and East Tenth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 69th Street & Terry Avenue Closure from Madison Street to Career Avenue

  • City’s Workforce Development Grant Program Invests in People and Strengthens Our Workforce

    The City of Sioux Falls has launched the 2016 Workforce Development Grant Program to support activities that drive workforce growth and development within the community

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening

  • Design Work to Begin on Phase 1 of the Falls Park West and Levitt Shell Improvements Project

    News conference to announce the selected design team for Phase 1 of the Falls Park West and Levitt Shell Improvements Project

  • Street Closure – 60th Street North

    Beginning after 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016, East 60th Street North will be closed from Minnesota Avenue to Fourth Avenue

  • North Drive Construction

    Beginning on Friday, July 15, 2016, construction crews will be performing asphalt shoulder repairs along eastbound North Drive near the South Dakota State Penitentiary Jameson Annex. All lanes of

  • City Launches Sponsorship Process for Midco® Aquatic Center

    Don’t miss this rare opportunity to be part of Sioux Falls’ first public indoor aquatic center! The City of Sioux Falls is officially seeking private sponsors for the Midco® Aquatic Center, scheduled to open this fall

  • City Seeks Sponsorships for Midco® Aquatic Center: News Conference Wednesday

    News conference to kick off the process for seeking sponsorships for the Midco® Aquatic Center

  • Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries

    Life Size Pac-Man & 5th Annual Book Walk

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening

  • Navy Week at Siouxland Libraries

    Siouxland Libraries Oak View and Downtown branches will host many of the special events coming to Sioux Falls as part of Navy Week

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 49th Street | Micro-Surfacing - 57th Street | Madison Street Construction | West Avenue Closure | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Ave

  • Street Construction News 7/12/16

    ADA Curb Ramp Repair - intersection of Sherman Avenue and 36th Street. | ADA Curb Ramp Repairs - intersection of South Crestwood Road and 32nd Street | ADA Curb Ramp Repairs - intersection of Frederich Drive and Wayland Avenue. | ADA Curb Ramp Repairs | Second Avenue Construction | Woodland Hills Road and Southeastern Avenue Construction

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

  • Walgreens Robbery

    On Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 6:03 p.m., Sioux Falls Police were dispatched to Walgreens, 3620 West 41st Street, Sioux Falls, SD, for a robbery that just occurred. The investigation revealed a Hispanic male, approximately 5' 8", 150 pounds, wearing black shorts, black zip-up hooded sweatshirt, black baseball hat, and white tennis shoes, entered the store and went to the pharmacy. The suspect displayed a handgun and a note asking for pills. The suspect left with an undetermined amount of pills and syringes. The investigation is ongoing and there was no one injured.

  • Street Construction News

    Road Closure Update – South Audie Avenue | Chadwick Place and Kingswood Way Construction | Ellis Road Closure

  • First Phase of 12th Street Bridge Reconstruction Complete: Traffic Switches Saturday Morning

    The first phase of the 12th Street bridge reconstruction project is complete, and traffic will be switched to the new half of the bridge on Saturday, July 9, 2016, starting at 4 a.m.

  • Siouxland Libraries Launches ‘That’s a Wrap’ Film Series. Enjoy a classic movie, then join other film buffs for a discussion.

    Siouxland Libraries’ film series and discussion “That’s a Wrap” kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016, with the classic 1952 musical “Singin’ in the Rain.”

  • Landfill Scale Replacement Could Create Delays for Customers Next Week

    Beginning Tuesday, July 12, 2016, the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill will replace the scale used to weigh loads coming in from the general public. The scale will be out of operation for three

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Kiwanis Ave | Walnut Street Closure | Minnesota Avenue Road Construction| Road Closure – Audie Avenue

  • First Phase of 12th Street Bridge Reconstruction Complete: News Conference Friday

    News conference to announce the first phase of the 12th Street bridge reconstruction is complete, and traffic will be switched to the new half of the

  • Bare Bodkins’ Presentation of The Winter’s Tale Canceled

    Due to inclement weather conditions, Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has canceled the Thursday, July 7, 2016, Bare Bodkins’ presentation of The Winter’s Tale.

  • Dog Bite at Washington High School

    On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at approximately 8 p.m., a young man was bitten by a dog while the man was playing soccer with his friends at Washington High School

  • Street Construction News 7/7/2016

    East 37th Street Utility Repairs | Sanitary Sewer Repairs - Sixth Street and Blauvelt Avenue | Lane Closures - Sertoma Avenue | Street Closure – Madison Street

  • South Dakota Housing Tax Credit Application Deadline Approaching

    The South Dakota Housing Tax Credit Program was established as an incentive for construction and rehabilitation of housing for low-income households. Developers of housing tax credit projects

  • Aggravated Assault Arrest

    On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at 4:35 p.m., Sioux Falls police officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of West Orwin Place for a man with a gun and shots fired. The location of the incident was

  • Burglary Arrest

    At 9:27 p.m. on July 5, 2016, SCU officers were in the area of 320 North Main Avenue when they noticed a broken window on Senator Mike Rounds’ Sioux Falls office. Noises could be heard coming

  • Caille Branch Library to Undergo Extensive Renovation

    Caille Branch Library will undergo an extensive renovation project starting this month

  • Structure Fire 3008 East 20th Street

    On Sunday, July 3, 2016, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 3008 East 20th Street. A neighbor discovered the fire and called 911

  • Caille Branch Library to Close for Extensive Renovation: News Conference on Wednesday

    News conference to announce the renovation of Caille Branch Library

  • Mondays at McKennan Concert Series Kicks Off

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the Mondays at McKennan concert series lineup for 2016

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening

  • Street Construction News 7/5

    Lane Closures Sixth Street between Meyer Lane to Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – Sixth Street | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Ave | Western Avenue Lane Shift | Marion Road Construction | Sanitary Sewer Repairs 41st Street and Grange Avenue | Sanitary Sewer Repairs 14th Street and Second Avenue | Pavement Patching - 26th Street between Cleveland Avenue to Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – 69th Street | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

  • Man Peacefully Surrenders After Hours-long Stand-off

    A detective was investigating a domestic assault from last week and tried to talk to the suspect at 607 South Duluth Avenue around 12:00 p.m. The suspect refused to speak to the detective. After the

  • Join Mayor Mike Huether for the 4th of July Family Parade and Picnic

  • Celebrate Independence Day Safely With These Fireworks Tips

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue urges citizens to leave fireworks to the professionals. Each year across the United States, firework-related incidents are responsible for multiple injuries,

  • Injury Accident

    On July 1, 2016, at approximately 10:53 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to an injury accident at the intersection of North Marion Road and West 60th Street North. Initial

  • Come Early on the 4th of July: Parking at Falls Park Affected by Parade Route

    Celebrate our nation’s Independence Day with Mayor Mike Huether on Monday, July 4, 2016, at the 4th of July Family Parade & Picnic at Falls Park. This event will feature a free lunch for the first 5,000

  • –Board Vacancies–Affordable Housing Advisory Board

    Mayor Mike Huether has announced three vacancies to the Affordable Housing Advisory Board

  • Street Construction News

    Update to Lane Closure – 33rd Street & Benson Road Lane Closure

  • City’s Vector Control Program Expands Surveillance Capabilities

    Building on an already strong Vector Control Program, the Sioux Falls Health Department has expanded mosquito surveillance and control efforts to include traps that target mosquitoes that could potentially transmit Zika Virus

  • —Board Vacancy—Solid Waste Planning Board

    Mayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Solid Waste Planning Board (SWPB).

  • Happy Jacks Casino Robbery

    A man tried to rob the Happy Jacks Casino at 1915 West 12th Street around 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. An employee and two patrons were inside the casino at the time. The suspect, a

  • Terrace Park Improvements Will Not Move Forward at This Time

    Improvements planned for this year at Terrace Park will not move forward in 2016

  • Missing Person Found Safe

    The Sioux Falls Police Department would like the public’s assistance in locating Dustin Lee Dogeagle

  • Street Construction News

    Sanitary Sewer Repairs on 26th Street between Covell Avenue and Euclid Avenue & Watermain Reconstruction on Drexel Drive, Danberry Drive, and Bakker Park Drive

  • Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Sending Crews to Crow Peak Wildland Fire

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue deployed two Wildland Type 6 Engines to the Crow Peak Wildland Fire in the Black Hills on Monday, June 27, 2016

  • Sioux Falls Health Department Conducts Surveillance for Mosquitoes that Transmit Zika Virus

    In-field press meet to demonstrate traps being used to look for mosquitoes that are capable of transmitting Zika Virus