Recent News Releases

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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

Stampede to the Library

Children and their families will have the opportunity to meet Sioux Falls Stampede hockey players when they visit the Main Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4, 2014…

Posted 10/29/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

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

Score With Your Library Card

Siouxland Libraries card holders can score big savings on admission to a Sioux Falls Stampede hockey home game at the new Denny Sanford PREMIER Center this season…

Posted 10/27/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

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 & 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

Update on Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

On October 17, 2014, at 7:18 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural/Metro Ambulance were called to the scene of a two-vehicle traffic accident…

Posted 10/20/2014 in Police Department

Street Construction News 10/14/14

Lane Closure – St Andrews Drive | Lane Closure – South Marion Road | Street Closure – 17th Street | Lane Closures – Russell Street | Eighth Street Construction …

Posted 10/17/2014 in Public Works

Detective Darrell Wilking Retirement Celebration

Investigative Services Fraud Detective Darrell Wilking will retire on Friday, October 17, 2014, after 25 years of service to the citizens of Sioux Falls…

Posted 10/16/2014 in Police Department

Aggravated Robbery and Arrest

At about 8:12 a.m. on October 16, 2014, officers from the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to McDonald’s, located at 4000 West 41st Street…

Posted 10/16/2014 in Police Department

Residential Robbery

On October 13, 2014, at 10:55 p.m., Sioux Falls Police Department Officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of North Pontiac Place for a robbery at a private residence…

Posted 10/14/2014 in Police Department

Injury Accident

On October 11, 2014, at 9:48 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to West Burnside Street and North Sigler Avenue for an injury accident involving a truck and moped…

Posted 10/14/2014 in Police Department

Assault Investigation

On October 12, 2014, at 5:39 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to 2206 West Madison Street for a gunshot wound…

Posted 10/14/2014 in Police Department

Attempted Stabbing

On October 11, 2014, at 1:10 a.m., Sioux Falls Police Department officers were dispatched to the 500 block of North Cliff Avenue for an unknown problem…

Posted 10/14/2014 in Police Department

2014 Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service

The 27th annual Minnehaha County Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, October 12, 2014, in honor of firefighters nationwide who died in the line of duty…

Posted 10/10/2014 in Fire Rescue

Public Notice

This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on proposed Amendment #4 to the 2014 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period of 30 days…

Posted 10/10/2014 in Community Development

Street Closure – North Elmwood Avenue

Beginning on Friday morning, October 10, 2014, North Elmwood Avenue will be closed between West Burnside Street and West Madison Street…

Posted 10/10/2014 in Public Works

Hit and Run Accident/DWI Arrest

On October 10, 2014, at 1:26 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the 900 block of South Southeastern Avenue for a rollover accident…

Posted 10/10/2014 in Police Department

Armed Robbery

On October 9, 2014, at 10:21 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department received a report of an armed robbery that just occurred at East 15th Street and South First Avenue…

Posted 10/10/2014 in Police Department

Meth Lab Seized in Sioux Falls Home

On October 7, 2014, the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 501 South Fourth Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD. Detectives seized used “one pot” vessels, chemicals…

Posted 10/09/2014 in Police Department

Join Siouxland Libraries’ New Language Club

Join the Library Language Learners Club at Siouxland Libraries! The program explores the Mango language database, where users can learn up to 63 different languages…

Posted 10/09/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Minnesota Avenue Road Construction

Beginning on Thursday, October 9, 2014, construction crews will perform crack sealing on Minnesota Avenue between I-229 and Lotta Street…

Posted 10/08/2014 in Street Construction

2014 Fire Prevention Week

October 5–11, 2014, is Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Working smoke alarms save lives!” …

Posted 10/07/2014 in Fire Rescue

Weapons Violation/Narcotics Arrest

On October 6, 2014, at 7:46 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to the area of West 14th Street and South Minnesota Avenue for a weapons violation…

Posted 10/07/2014 in Police Department

Robbery

On October 5, 2014, at approximately 10 p.m., 911 Dispatch received a report of a man injured near the 2100 block of West Madison Street…

Posted 10/06/2014 in Police Department

Street Construction News 10/3/14

Beginning on Monday, October 6, 2014, work will begin to replace the asphalt approaches to the railroad overpass on 57th Street between Lewis Avenue and Southeastern Avenue…

Posted 10/03/2014 in Public Works

Serious Injury Vehicle/Building Collision

At 8:29 p.m. on October 2, 2014, Metro Communications received a report of a vehicle versus building collision at Elmwood Golf Course…

Posted 10/03/2014 in Police Department

Public Notice

This notice provides the public the opportunity to examine and comment on the proposed 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2015 Action Plan for the City of Sioux Falls for a period…

Posted 10/03/2014 in Affordable Housing

Street Construction News 10/2/14

Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Lane Closure – 12th Street | Street Closure – Brennan Drive …

Posted 10/02/2014 in Public Works

Mosquito Control Efforts Continue Into Fall

As we move into fall, Health Department officials remind residents that mosquitoes are still active and can still present a health risk…

Posted 09/30/2014 in Health Department

Street Construction News 9/29/14

EXTENDED: Lane Closure – South Terry Avenue | 57th Street Bridge Work | Downtown Tree Planter Maintenance Begins | Lane Closures – 33rd Street…

Posted 09/29/2014 in Public Works

Injury Accident

On September 28, 2014, at 8:36 p.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department along with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and Rural/Metro Ambulance were summoned…

Posted 09/29/2014 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 weekend…

Posted 09/26/2014 in Vector/Mosquito Control

Street Construction News 9/26/14

Road Closure – Six Mile Road | Lane Closure – 41st Street | Lane Closure – East Tenth Street | Lane Closure – South Minnesota Avenue…

Posted 09/26/2014 in Public Works

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) Identified in South Dakota

With the announcement that the enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been identified in West River, South Dakota, the Sioux Falls Health Department is working in partnership…

Posted 09/26/2014 in Health Department