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Street Construction News 8/28/15

Lane Closure – South Marion Road | Lane Closure – Lewis Avenue | Lane Closure – West 18th Street…

Posted 08/28/2015 in Public Works

Elmwood Golf Course News Conference Postponed

Due to inclement weather conditions, Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has postponed the news conference on the progression of the Elmwood Golf…

Posted 08/28/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Food for Fines at Siouxland Libraries

Bring donations of nonperishable food items to any Siouxland Libraries location to benefit local food pantries.…

Posted 08/28/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Jazz at Fawick concert canceled

Due to impending inclement weather conditions, Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has canceled the Thursday, August 27, 2015, Jazz at Fawick concert…

Posted 08/27/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Police News - 8/27/15

Man Arrested After Robbing Pharmacy and Gas Station | Get-N-Go Armed Robbery | Multiple Hit-and-Run/DWI Arrest…

Posted 08/27/2015 in Police Department

The Police Department Is Hiring: Apply Today!

The Sioux Falls Police Department is hiring new officers. Anyone who has an interest in law enforcement is encouraged to apply. The new officers will begin in October. Applications are due by Monday, September 14, 2015…

Posted 08/27/2015 in Police Department

Menlo Water Tower Gets a Fresh Coat of Paint

Menlo water tower is receiving a new coat of paint to extend the life of the water tower. The tower, located in Menlo Park at West 20th Street and South Menlo Avenue…

Posted 08/27/2015 in Public Works

Structure Fire—1914 North Richard Place

On Wednesday morning, August 26, 2015, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 1914 North Richard Place. A resident …

Posted 08/27/2015 in Fire Rescue

Author Debbie Bernstein LaCroix to Visit Siouxland Libraries

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a children’s picture book writer? Join children’s author Debbie Bernstein LaCroix at Siouxland Libraries’ Downtown Library to learn about her journey of becoming an author…

Posted 08/26/2015 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Yaeger Road Closed at 33rd Street

Beginning on Thursday, August 27, 2015, Yaeger Road will be closed at 33rd Street to allow construction crews to install a water main…

Posted 08/25/2015 in Public Works

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at 12 noon…

Posted 08/25/2015 in Planning Commission

Lane Closure – East 37th Street

Beginning on Thursday, August 27, 2015, a portion of the westbound lane of East 37th Street at Dakota Avenue will be closed due to an inlet repair project. East 37th Street will remain open to traffic at all times…

Posted 08/24/2015 in Street Construction

Start the School Year Off Right; Get Up to Date on Your Vaccines

With school districts across the area opening their doors this month, the Sioux Falls Health Department would like to remind parents of the importance of having their children’s immunizations up to date before they start class…

Posted 08/24/2015 in Health Department

Vehicular Homicide Arrest

On August 23, 2015, at 4:11 p.m., members of the Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Paramedics Plus were dispatched to the area of 41st Street and Westbrooke Lane for a car versus motorcycle accident…

Posted 08/24/2015 in Police Department

Lane Closure – West 11th Street

Beginning on at 8:30 a.m. on Monday morning, August 24, 2015, the leftmost lane of West 11th Street will be closed at South Main Avenue…

Posted 08/24/2015 in Street Construction

Outdoor Aquatic Facilities Closed

All Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic facilities will be closed Sunday, August 23, 2015, due to cool temperatures…

Posted 08/23/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Stabbing

At approximately 6:52 p.m, officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the 500 block of North Cliff Avenue for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, …

Posted 08/21/2015

Outdoor Aquatic Facilities Closed

All Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic facilities will be closed Wednesday, August 19, 2015, due to cool temperatures. The locations of the aquatic facilities …

Posted 08/19/2015

Human Trafficking Investigation

On August 17, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department Street Crimes Unit found an Internet advertisement that appeared to be related to prostitution. They began an …

Posted 08/19/2015

Hit and Run Accident with Fire Hydrant

At approximately 1:27 a.m. on August 19, 2015, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 6700 block of West 41st Street for a single-car …

Posted 08/19/2015

August Alcohol Compliance Check

On August 18, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted an alcohol compliance check of 24 businesses in Sioux Falls. All of the businesses passed the check, as …

Posted 08/19/2015

Outdoor Aquatic Facilities Closed

All Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic facilities will be closed Tuesday, August 18, 2015, due to inclement weather…

Posted 08/18/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Street Construction News

Lane Closure – West 26th Street | Watermain Installation – 33rd Street and Yaeger Road…

Posted 08/18/2015 in Street Construction

Outdoor Aquatic Facilities Closed

All Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic facilities will be closed Monday, August 17, 2015, due to inclement weather. The locations of the aquatic facilities are…

Posted 08/17/2015 in Recreation Activities

Third Annual Cast With a Cop—Kids’ Fishing Event

The Sioux Falls Police Department will host a fishing event for underprivileged children on Saturday, August 15, 2015, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cast With a Cop will …

Posted 08/17/2015 in Police Department

Arrest of Armed Robber of a Cab Driver

At approximately 11:38 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015, an alert dispatcher at Yellow Cab Taxi recognized the phone number of a potential fare as the same number …

Posted 08/17/2015 in Police Department

Reported Drowning Unfounded

On August 14, 2015, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Metro Communications received a call reporting that an individual was possibly missing in the water at Family Park…

Posted 08/17/2015 in Police Department

Stabbing

On August 16, 2015, shortly after 1 a.m., Sioux Falls Police Department Officers responded to Giliberto’s for a report of a stabbing. Officers discovered two adult males …

Posted 08/17/2015 in Police Department

Street Construction

Lane Closure – West Avenue| Lane Closures - Kiwanis Avenue| Street Closure - Van Eps Avenue| Between Tenth Street and 12th Street| Street Closure - Benson Road…

Posted 08/14/2015 in Street Construction

Rollover Accident at 33rd Street and Western Avenue

On August 12, 2015, at 4:28 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Paramedics Plus responded to the intersection of 33rd Street and Western Avenue for …

Posted 08/14/2015 in Police Department

Reminder: Indoor Aquatic Center Construction Site Tour

The public is invited to attend a project site tour of the indoor aquatic center currently under construction at Spellerberg Park. The tour will take place on Monday, August 17, 2015, from 5:30 to 6 p.m.…

Posted 08/14/2015 in Midco® Aquatic Center

Matt Burns Named Chief of Sioux Falls Police Department

Assistant Police Chief Matt Burns has been named the new Chief of the Sioux Falls Police Department. Current Police Chief Doug Barthel will retire in October after a nearly 3-year career with the department…

Posted 08/14/2015 in Police Department

Police News

Suspect Arrested After Threatening Man With Machete | Armed Robbery of a Cab Driver…

Posted 08/14/2015 in Police Department

Jogger Attacked on Bike Trail

Around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, a 43-year-old woman was jogging on the bike trail in Cherry Rock Park near South Cliff Avenue. A man jumped out …

Posted 08/13/2015 in Police Department

Street Construction

Beginning on Monday, August 17, 2015, at 7:00 a.m., West Custer Lane will be closed approximately 500 feet west of Solberg Avenue. Properties along West Custer Lane will …

Posted 08/13/2015 in Street Construction

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…

Posted 08/12/2015 in Vector/Mosquito Control

Street Construction

East Pearl Street and North Wayland Avenue Watermain Replacement| Benson Road Overlay Begins August 18…

Posted 08/12/2015

Police News

Aggravated Assault| SFPD Officers Shoot Pit Bull| Warrant Issued in Death Investigation| Injury of person in custody…

Posted 08/11/2015 in Police Department

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…

Posted 08/11/2015 in Vector/Mosquito Control

CVB BID Review Process to Begin Soon

The cooperative effort to explore the future growth and opportunities of the visitor industry in Sioux Falls is ready to commence. The Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors …

Posted 08/10/2015 in Finance

Street Construction News

Lane Closure on ‘B’ Avenue| East 12th Street Sanitary Sewer Repairs| Lane Closures 41st Street and Kiwanis Avenue…

Posted 08/07/2015 in Street Construction

Lane Closures 85th Street and Minnesota Avenue

Beginning on Friday, August 7, 2015, the eastbound turn lanes on 85th Street at Minnesota Avenue will be closed to allow construction crews to perform street…

Posted 08/07/2015 in Street Construction

Dunham Park Robbery/Shooting

On Thursday, August 6, 2015, around 12:30 p.m. members of the Sioux Falls Police Department were called to Sanford Hospital for a 17-year-old male with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound…

Posted 08/07/2015 in Police Department

Casino Robbery

On August 6, 2015, at 1:57 p.m., officers were dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Lucky Lady Casino located at 601 West 11th Street. Initial …

Posted 08/06/2015 in Police Department

Indoor Aquatic Center Construction Site Tour

The public is invited to attend a project site tour of the indoor aquatic center currently under construction at Spellerberg Park. The tour will take place on Monday, …

Posted 08/06/2015 in Recreation Activities

Aggravated Assault

On August 6, 2015, at approximately 7:33 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the area of 69th Street and Minnesota Avenue after Metro …

Posted 08/06/2015 in Police Department

Injury Accident

At approximately 11:29 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to East Sixth Street and North Weber Avenue…

Posted 08/06/2015 in Police Department

Fourth Annual Cops, Kids, and Karts Event

The Fourth Annual Cops, Kids, and Karts event will take place on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, from 4:45 to 7 p.m. The event pairs underprivileged kids with law …

Posted 08/05/2015 in Police Department

Structure Fire at 4509 East Clark Street

On Tuesday, August 4, just after 6 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at 4509 East Clark Street. A neighbor witnessed smoke coming …

Posted 08/05/2015 in Fire Rescue

Armed Robbery

On August 4, 2015, at 5:50 a.m., officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to the Cloud 9 Motel at 4904 North Cliff Avenue for an armed robbery…

Posted 08/04/2015 in Police Department

Structure Fire at 1300 South Olive Drive

Monday afternoon, August 3, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a fire in a single-family home. The homeowner was home at the time and …

Posted 08/04/2015 in Fire Rescue

Street Construction

Lane Closure – South Western Avenue| Lane Closures 12th Street and Kiwanis Avenue| Lane Closures 39th Street and Kiwanis Avenue| Lane Closures – North Cliff Avenue…

Posted 08/03/2015 in Street Construction

National Night Out 2015

The National Association of Town Watch developed National Night Out (NNO) 30 years ago. Today, it involves more than 16,250 communities and 38.1 million people …

Posted 08/03/2015 in Police Department

Accident at Rice Street and Cliff Avenue

On August 2, 2015, at approximately 10:21 p.m., a Sioux Falls Police Department marked patrol vehicle was traveling southbound on Cliff Avenue when it collided with a…

Posted 08/03/2015 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…

Posted 08/03/2015 in Planning

Dog Attack Leads to Shots Fired

On July 31, 2015, at approximately 6:59 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the 1300 block of South Elmwood Avenue after Metro Communications …

Posted 07/31/2015 in Animal Control

Jazz at Fawick Series Begins Next Week

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation invites you to celebrate the summer with entertainment each Thursday evening now through August 27, 2015…

Posted 07/31/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Street Construction

Lane Closures – Kiwanis Avenue| Street Closure – West Russell Street Frontage Road| Alley Closure – between South Main Avenue and South Dakota Avenue …

Posted 07/30/2015 in Street Construction

Board Vacancy: Solid Waste Planning Board

Sioux Falls, South Dakota: Mayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Solid Waste Planning Board (SWPB) to fill the citizen representative position…

Posted 07/30/2015 in Sanitary Landfill

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…

Posted 07/29/2015 in Vector/Mosquito Control