Recent News Releases

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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

Siouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events

Job Seekers: Building an Online Presence | Home Buyer Express, Part 1 | Library Language Learners Club | Introduction to Microsoft Word I | Home Buyer Express, Part 2…

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 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

Abandoned Dogs

On Saturday, January 10, 2015, around 5 p.m., six newborn puppies were located inside a garbage bag that had been thrown into a trash can in the 700 block of West 21st Street…

Posted 01/12/2015 in Police Department

City Rescinds Water Boil Order

City of Sioux Falls Public Works has announced that the precautionary boil order issued by the City on January 9, 2015, due to a water main break…

Posted 01/12/2015 in Public Works

Falls Park Facilities Change Hours of Operation

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces changes in hours of operation at Falls Park Visitor Information Center and Overlook Café for the winter season…

Posted 01/09/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Structure Fire at 6709 W 14th Pl

At approximately 11:55 p.m. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 6709 W 14th Pl. First arriving crews reported smoke showing from a trailer house…

Posted 01/09/2015 in Fire Rescue

Updated Images: Armed Robbery/Shooting

At approximately 1 a.m. on January 5, 2015, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to 4205 West Valhalla Boulevard for a report of a subject who had been shot…

Posted 01/09/2015 in Police Department

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that due to a wind chill advisory issued by the National Weather Service, all of its public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will be closed on Thursday…

Posted 01/08/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Great Bear Recreation Park Closed

Great Bear Recreation Park will be closed today, Thursday, January 8, 2015, due to a wind chill advisory issued by the National Weather Service and will reopen on Friday, January 9, 2015…

Posted 01/08/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Preschool Storytime at Siouxland Libraries

Encourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills with Preschool Storytime. This weekly program is filled with stories, rhymes, songs, and…

Posted 01/08/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Great Bear Recreation Park Closing Early

Great Bear Recreation Park will be closing at 8 p.m. today, Wednesday, January 7, 2015, due to a wind chill advisory issued by the National Weather Service and will reopen on Thursday…

Posted 01/07/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Missing Juvenile

The Sioux Falls Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile female. Faith McShane was last seen entering Roosevelt High School…

Posted 01/07/2015 in Police Department

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that due to a wind chill advisory issued by the National Weather Service, all of its public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will…

Posted 01/07/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Community Centers Closed

Community Centers will be closed on Wednesday, January 7, 2015…

Posted 01/06/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Get Up to Date on Your Vaccinations

In light of the current measles investigation in nearby Davison County, this is a very good time for people to double-check and make sure that their MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella)…

Posted 01/06/2015 in Health Department

Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert. Plowing of emergency snow routes began at noon and will continue until routes are clear…

Posted 01/05/2015 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Siouxland Libraries Acquires Gale Courses for Community Education

Siouxland Libraries now offers online courses for updating job skills. Siouxland Libraries’ cardholders can access instructor-led classes from the Siouxland Libraries’ website at no cost…

Posted 01/05/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces due to impending inclement weather, all public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will be closed on Monday January 5, 2015…

Posted 01/05/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Great Bear Recreation Park Closed Today

Great Bear Recreation Park will be closed today due to inclement weather and will reopen on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, weather permitting…

Posted 01/05/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Missing Person

Sabrina Marshall is a 20-year-old female who has been missing for three days…

Posted 01/05/2015 in Police Department

Shooting at Tuthill Park

On January 1, 2015, at 10:51 p.m., an officer with the Sioux Falls Police Department was on routine patrol in Tuthill Park at 3500 South Cliff Avenue…

Posted 01/02/2015 in Police Department

New Year’s Eve Saturation Results

On December 31, 2014, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a saturation with five additional officers focusing on the impaired driver…

Posted 01/02/2015 in Police Department

Ice Rinks Open for the Season!

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that the six outdoor ice rinks and two hockey rinks will open for the season at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, weather permitting…

Posted 12/30/2014 in Parks & Recreation

Structure Fire at 5205 South Carrick Avenue

On Sunday night, December 28, 2014, at approximately 8:50 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 5205 South Carrick Avenue…

Posted 12/29/2014 in Fire Rescue

Sioux Falls Homicide Investigation

On December 28, 2014, at 9:19 a.m., officers were dispatched to 1012 West 22nd Street to check the well-being of a male subject…

Posted 12/29/2014 in Police Department

Structure Fire at 801 North Cleveland Avenue

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 801 North Cleveland Avenue for a structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found smoke in the first-floor hallway and forced entry into an apartment…

Posted 12/29/2014 in Fire Rescue

Casino Robbery

On December 28, 2014, at approximately 5:56 p.m., officers were dispatched to an armed robbery that occurred at Rockin Robin’s Casino, 1420 East Tenth Street…

Posted 12/29/2014 in Police Department

Casino Robbery

On December 23, 2014, at 10:32 p.m., Sioux Falls Police were dispatched to 601 West 11th Street for an armed robbery that just occurred at the Lucky Lady Casino…

Posted 12/24/2014 in Police Department

“Heroes Behind the Badges” Blood Drive

On December 26, 2014, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and the Sioux Falls Police Department will kick off their 19th annual blood drive competition called “Heroes Behind the Badges”…

Posted 12/24/2014 in Fire Rescue

Christmas Tree Drop-Off Sites Open Friday

Beginning Friday, December 26, 2014, and continuing through January 18, 2015, the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill will offer two sites for residents to drop off their real Christmas…

Posted 12/24/2014 in Sanitary Landfill

Police Officers and Kids Bowl For Fun

Sioux Falls Police Officers will spend an afternoon bowling with underprivileged kids for fun over the winter break…

Posted 12/23/2014 in Police Department