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Outdoor Aquatic Facilities Closed

Outdoor aquatic facilities will be closed Saturday, May 23, 2015 due to inclement weather…

Posted 05/23/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Deck Fire at 805 North Eagle Place

On May 22, 2015, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a deck fire at 805 North Eagle Place…

Posted 05/22/2015 in Fire Rescue

Street Construction News - 5/22/2015

Sixth Street Construction | ADA Curb Ramp Repairs | Street Closure – Annway Drive | Street Closure – Elmwood Avenue | Westport Avenue Overlay…

Posted 05/22/2015 in Street Construction

Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup Was a Success!

The City of Sioux Falls hosted the second annual community-wide Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup on Saturday, May 16. Volunteers of all ages helped clean up the…

Posted 05/22/2015 in Environmental

Outdoor City Pools Scheduled to Open Friday!

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic centers and pools are scheduled to open for the season on Friday, May 22, 2015, weather permitting…

Posted 05/21/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Gunshots

On May 20, 2015, at 3:23 a.m., Sioux Falls Police were called to the 1000 block of South Center Ave for gunshots. The investigation revealed an unknown …

Posted 05/20/2015 in Police Department

Enter a Float in the Mayor’s 4th of July Parade!

It’s never too early to begin planning for Independence Day! The City of Sioux Falls is seeking entrants for the 4th of July Parade to help celebrate the nation’s birthday. Local businesses, civic…

Posted 05/20/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Celebrates EMS Week 2015

May 17 to May 23, 2015, is National EMS Week. The theme for 2015 National EMS Week is “EMS Strong.” Those words—together—convey an incredibly powerful message about the EMS…

Posted 05/20/2015 in Fire Rescue

LED Streetlight Pilot Project

The city of Sioux Falls will soon have brighter, more efficient streetlighting in six pilot areas in Sioux Falls. The pilot project will replace traditional High-Pressure Sodium…

Posted 05/19/2015 in Electric Light

Escapee David Holloway

On May 18, 2015, at 6:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to 600 North Cliff Avenue for a subject acting erratically in the Get-n-Go at 600 North Cliff Avenue…

Posted 05/19/2015 in Police Department

Suicidal Subject Search

On May 18, 2015, at 3:17 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a call of 20-year-old Sioux Falls man who made suicidal comments. The subject’s vehicle…

Posted 05/19/2015 in Police Department

Free Smoke Alarm Program

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue provides free smoke alarm installation service to city residents of single-family, owner-occupied homes. This public service is provided to minimize life risk…

Posted 05/18/2015 in Fire Rescue

Disorderly Subject

On May 17, 2015, at 11:04 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to the area of 11th Street and Second Avenue for a report of a man standing in traffic…

Posted 05/18/2015 in Police Department

Join Us for the Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup

The City of Sioux Falls will host the second annual communitywide Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup on Saturday, May 16, 2016, from 8 to 11 a.m. No preevent registration…

Posted 05/14/2015 in Environmental

Vehicle Rollover Engulfs in Flames

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 10:42 p.m., Sioux Falls Police Department officers were dispatched to 57th Street/Bahnson Avenue for a single vehicle that had rolled and…

Posted 05/13/2015 in Police Department

Projects NICE/KEEP Cleanup Totals Announced

Each year, the City of Sioux Falls selects neighborhoods for focused cleanup and nuisance education and abatement through Project NICE and Project KEEP…

Posted 05/13/2015 in Project NICE/KEEP

Street Construction News - 05/12/15

Intersection Reconstruction Project 22nd Street and Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure South Minnesota Avenue and West 11th Street…

Posted 05/12/2015 in Street Construction

Neighborhood Project Grant Program Recipients Announced

The Neighborhood Project Grant program, a Community Development initiative developed in 2013, is designed to reimburse recognized neighborhood associations and neighborhood-based organizations…

Posted 05/12/2015 in Community Development

30th Annual Regional Senior Games Registration Open

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host the 30th Annual Regional Senior Games on Friday, June 5, and Saturday, June 6, 2015. Events are scheduled at various facilities around the city…

Posted 05/11/2015 in Senior

Get Ready to Ride During Bike to Work Week

Pump up your tires, check your brakes, and get ready to ride your bike during Sioux Falls Bike to Work Week, May 11 through 15…

Posted 05/08/2015 in Health Department

Barricaded Subject Arrest

At approximately 9:09 p.m. on May 7, 2015, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to 4700 West 41st Street, No. 1, in Sioux Falls for a domestic disturbance…

Posted 05/08/2015 in Police Department

Woman Bit While Breaking Up a Dog Fight

On Thursday, May 7, 2015, around 10 a.m., members of Sioux Falls Animal Control and the Sioux Falls Police Department went to a call of pit bulls fighting in the area…

Posted 05/07/2015 in Police Department

Lane Closure – 49th Street

Beginning on Friday, May 8, 2015, the outside eastbound lane of West 49th Street will be closed from the Interstate 29 bridge to east of South Solberg Avenue. Traffic will be…

Posted 05/06/2015 in Street Construction

Shots Fired Call

On May 5 at 4:23 a.m., officers responded to a call of people fighting and gunshots at 720 South Second Avenue…

Posted 05/06/2015 in Police Department

Landfill Route Cleanup Event Is a Success!

On Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, individual citizen volunteers, as well as volunteers from Novak Sanitary Service, R & S Sanitation, Marv’s Sanitary of Sioux Falls, Lincoln County Transfer Station, and the City of Sioux Falls, helped pick up litter…

Posted 05/06/2015 in Public Works

Sanitary Sewer Repairs – 2015 Street Overlay Program

Beginning on Thursday morning, May 7, 2015, construction crews will be working on Oxford Avenue between Thatcher Drive and Westminster Drive performing a sanitary sewer repair…

Posted 05/05/2015 in Street Construction

Semi Versus Power Pole Accident

On Friday, May 1, 2015, at 2:20 p.m. (under Sioux Falls Police Department CC No. 2015-29006), Sioux Falls Police, Fire Rescue, and Rural/Metro Ambulance were dispatched to 12th Street and Ebenezer Avenue for a semi/power line crash…

Posted 05/04/2015 in Police Department

Street Construction News - 05/01/15

Intersection Closures - Cliff Avenue | Street Closure - West 34th Street | Lane Closure - East 10th Street …

Posted 05/01/2015 in Business Resources

Structure Fire at 3701 East 20th Street

Monday afternoon, April 27, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 3701 East 20th Street…

Posted 04/29/2015 in Fire Rescue

Attempted Robbery

On Monday, April 27, 2015, at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Rice Street Casino at 1810 East Rice Street for a robbery…

Posted 04/28/2015 in Police Department

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 12 noon…

Posted 04/28/2015 in Planning Commission

Emergency Lane Closure – North Cliff Avenue

Beginning at 6:00 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015, both northbound lanes of North Cliff Avenue will be closed approximately 100 feet north of Rice Street. Northbound traffic…

Posted 04/27/2015 in Street Construction

Assault

On April 27 at approximately 2:45 a.m., arriving customers at the Kum & Go at 501 North Minnesota Avenue saw that the clerk appeared to have been assaulted and called 911…

Posted 04/27/2015 in Police Department

1424 North Highland Avenue Garage Fire

On April 25, 2015, at around 7:20 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 1424 North Highland Avenue for a report of a structure fire. …

Posted 04/27/2015 in Fire Rescue

Intersection Closures – Cliff Avenue

Beginning on Friday, April 24, 2015, the east lane at the intersection of Cliff Avenue and 63rd Street will be closed to install curb and gutter…

Posted 04/23/2015 in Street Construction

Work in Channels and Ponds Improves Water Flow

The City of Sioux Falls performs silt and sediment removal in drainageways, river channels, and ponds each year to improve capacity in the drainage system…

Posted 04/22/2015 in Public Works

Structure Fire at 810 West Tenth Street

On Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 810 West Tenth Street for the report of a structure fire…

Posted 04/22/2015 in Fire Rescue

April 2015 Alcohol Compliance Check

On Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a check of 26 businesses with off-sale liquor licenses…

Posted 04/22/2015 in Police Department

Emergency Utility Work – Cliff Avenue

Beginning on Wednesday morning, April 22, 2015, the outside southbound lane at on Cliff Avenue at 33rd Street will be closed along with the eastbound lane on 33rd Street…

Posted 04/21/2015 in Street Construction

Street Construction News - 4/21/15

Street Repairs on West 12th St. from Kiwanis Ave. to Western Ave. | Intersection Reconstruction Project 22nd St. and Minnesota Ave.…

Posted 04/21/2015 in Public Works