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Lane Closure – South Dakota Avenue

Beginning on Monday morning, February 8, 2016, the outside northbound lane and parking on the east side of South Dakota Avenue will be closed between West 11th …

Posted 02/05/2016 in Engineering

Stabbing/Assault Investigation

On February 4, 2016, at 2:24 a.m., officers responded to a possible accident in the area of East 57th Street and South Dakota Highway 11. On arrival, officers located …

Posted 02/04/2016 in Police Department

Lane Closure – East 11th Street

Beginning on Friday morning, February 5, 2016, the eastbound left lane of East 11th Street will be closed between Phillips Avenue and Mall Avenue…

Posted 02/04/2016 in Engineering

Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert. Plowing of emergency snow routes began Tuesday, February 2, 2016…

Posted 02/02/2016 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces the public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will be closed Tuesday, February 2, 2016, and will reopen weather permitting…

Posted 02/02/2016 in Parks & Recreation

Great Bear Recreation Park Closed

Due to a high wind advisory issued by the National Weather Service, Great Bear Recreation Park will be closed today, Tuesday, February 2, 2016, and will reopen as weather permits…

Posted 02/02/2016 in Parks & Recreation

Wee Read and Playland Open House

Come play with us and check out the newest addition to Prairie West Branch Library, Wee Read and Playland!…

Posted 02/02/2016 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Robbery

On Saturday, January 30, 2016, at 10:40 p.m., Jimmy John’s at 4905 South Louise Avenue was robbed by two unknown males…

Posted 02/01/2016 in Police Department

Hit-and-Run Accident Damages Power Line

On Saturday, January 30, 2016, members of the Sioux Falls Police Department were sent to West Russell Street and North Prairie Avenue in reference to a hit-and-run accident…

Posted 02/01/2016 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, February 2, 2016, at 12 noon…

Posted 02/01/2016 in Planning & Building Services

Celebrate American Heart Month With Siouxland Libraries

February is American Heart Month! Take charge of your heart health by attending an informational program and screening at Siouxland Libraries Downtown Branch, 200 North Dakota Avenue…

Posted 02/01/2016 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Midco® Aquatic Center Project Update on Monday

A project update for the Midco® Aquatic Center being built at Spellerberg Park will be presented to the City Council and the public on Monday, February 1, 2016, during …

Posted 01/29/2016 in Recreation Activities

Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

Beginning on Thursday morning, January 28, 2016, the outside northbound lane of North Kiwanis Avenue will be closed approximately 100 feet south of Madison Street…

Posted 01/27/2016 in Engineering

Sioux Falls’ Top 10 Wins of 2015 Announced Thursday

Mayor Mike Huether will hold a news conference to present what he considers to be the top 10 wins that Sioux Falls City government captured in 2015…

Posted 01/27/2016 in Official Website of the City of Sioux Falls

Lane Closure – Eighth Street

Beginning on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, the eastbound right lane of West Eighth Street will be closed between Minnesota Avenue and Main Avenue…

Posted 01/26/2016 in Engineering

Police News

Assault/Homicide & Missing Person Located…

Posted 01/26/2016 in Police Department

Endangered Missing Person

The Sioux Falls Police Department (SFPD) is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Dustin Lee Dog Eagle, 18 years old, Native American male, 5 feet 11 inches, 140 pounds…

Posted 01/26/2016 in Police Department

Sioux Falls Population Estimate Is 173,300

Upon another record year of construction, strong job growth, and improvements within our community’s quality of life standards, Sioux Falls continues to see its …

Posted 01/26/2016 in Planning & Building Services

Robbery

On Saturday, January 23, 2016, around 3:42 a.m., Kum & Go, located at 4721 East 26th Street, was robbed by three unknown males. One of the males presented a …

Posted 01/25/2016 in Police Department

2016 ArtAbility Call for Art

The Sioux Falls Mayor’s Disability Awareness Commission (DAC) announces the 2016 ArtAbility call for art, an art exhibit that the DAC hosts for local artists with …

Posted 01/21/2016 in Human Relations

Aggravated Assault

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at 10 p.m., Sioux Falls Police Department received a report that a man had pointed a gun at a female victim. Officers responded and …

Posted 01/21/2016 in Police Department

Structure Fire—1004 North Covell Avenue

On Tuesday night, January 19, 2016, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a fire in a two-story apartment building. The resident …

Posted 01/20/2016 in Fire Rescue

Revised: Emergency Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

Wednesday morning, January 20, 2016, the outside southbound lane has been closed on Minnesota Avenue at Second Street. Southbound traffic will be maintained on the inside southbound lane…

Posted 01/20/2016 in Public Works

Police News

Reckless Discharge of Firearm| Reckless Discharge of Firearm| Reckless Discharge of Firearm…

Posted 01/19/2016 in Police Department

House Fire—4401 West Shipton Street

On January 15, 2016, at 11:26 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 4401 West Shipton Street. When fire crews arrived on scene, there was heavy …

Posted 01/19/2016 in Fire Rescue

Great Bear Closed Sunday

Great Bear Recreation Park will be closed Sunday, January 17…

Posted 01/16/2016 in Parks & Recreation

Structure Fire—111 North Cleveland Avenue

Friday morning, January 15, 2016, at approximately 3:30 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a fire alarm activation in a three-story apartment building. The …

Posted 01/15/2016 in Fire Rescue

Street Closures

North First Avenue and North Phillips Avenue…

Posted 01/14/2016 in Engineering

Armed Robbery

On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 12:52 a.m, Sioux Falls police officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at Deuces Casino, 2601 South Carolyn Avenue. The …

Posted 01/12/2016 in Police Department

Water Main Break

On Monday, January 11, 2016, around 1 a.m., Sioux Falls Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of 18th Street/Second Avenue for what appeared to be …

Posted 01/11/2016 in Engineering

Aggravated Assault Arrest

After a standoff that lasted approximately five hours, Sioux Falls Police arrested a 34-year-old man for Aggravated Domestic Assault in the 4800 block of South Equity …

Posted 01/11/2016 in Police Department

Armed Robbery

On Thursday, January 7, 2016, at 10:32 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a robbery at the Casey’s General Store located at 500 North Kiwanis …

Posted 01/08/2016 in Police 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 Friday, January 8, 2016, and will continue until routes are clear. All vehicles parked on emergency snow routes are subject to immediate ticketing and towing…

Posted 01/08/2016 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Election Booklets and Nominating Petitions Available

The City of Sioux Falls Municipal/School Board Election will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The open City Council positions are At-Large, Northeast District, Northwest District, and Southwest District…

Posted 01/07/2016 in 2016 Municipal Election Information

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,…

Posted 01/06/2016 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Armed Robbery

On Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at approximately 2:30 a.m., we received a report of a robbery in a convenience store in the 400 block of North Sycamore Avenue…

Posted 01/05/2016 in Police Department

Limited Ice Rinks Open

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that McKennan, Memorial, Sherman, and Tuthill outdoor ice rinks will open for the season at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2016…

Posted 01/05/2016 in Parks & Recreation

Dog Bite

On the afternoon of Saturday, January 2, 2016, Sioux Falls Animal Control responded to a dog bite that happened at the Spencer dog park. A woman was bit in the face …

Posted 01/04/2016 in Police Department

New Year’s Eve Saturation Results

On December 31, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a saturation with seven additional officers focusing on the impaired driver. The saturation was …

Posted 01/04/2016 in Police Department

Structure Fire at 1901 South Lincoln Avenue

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 1901 South Lincoln Avenue. First-arriving personnel reported light smoke in the home, and the …

Posted 01/04/2016 in Fire Rescue

Lane Closure – Phillips Avenue

Tuesday morning, January 5, 2016, the west sidewalk of North Phillips Avenue will be closed between Eighth Street and Ninth Street. The southbound lane of Phillips …

Posted 12/31/2015 in Engineering

Aggravated Assault—Stabbing

On December 31, 2015, at 1:12 a.m., Sioux Falls Police Department officers responded to the 600 block of West 17th Street for a reported stabbing. Officers located a…

Posted 12/31/2015 in Police Department

Frosty Frolics Fun for the Entire Weekend (January 8–10)

Join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation as they host Frosty Frolics on January 8–10, 2016, at various sites around the city. Mother Nature has given us a cover of snow and the cold of winter! …

Posted 12/31/2015 in Parks & Recreation

Commercial Burglary

On Wednesday, December 30, 2015, shortly after 2 a.m., Sioux Falls police officers responded to Cherry Creek Grill, 3104 East 26th Street, for a burglary. An unknown…

Posted 12/30/2015 in Police Department

New Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert. Plowing of emergency snow routes began Monday, December 28, 2015 and will continue until routes are clear. All vehicles parked on emergency snow routes are subject to immediate ticketing and towing.…

Posted 12/29/2015 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Armed Robbery

On December 27, 2015, at 2:08 a.m., Sioux Falls Police officers responded to an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Cubby’s Gas Station located at 1900 West 12th Street…

Posted 12/28/2015 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, January 5, 2016, at 12 noon…

Posted 12/28/2015 in Planning & Building Services

Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

The Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert. Plowing of emergency snow routes began Friday, December 25, 2015 and will continue until routes are clear. All vehicles parked on emergency snow routes are subject to immediate ticketing and towing. …

Posted 12/26/2015 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Sioux Area Metro Fares Increase on January 2

Effective January 2, 2016, the following Sioux Area Metro fixed route transit fares will increase as adopted by City Council this summer…

Posted 12/23/2015 in Sioux Area Metro

“Heroes Behind the Badges” Blood Drive

On December 28, 2015, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and the Sioux Falls Police Department will kick off their 20th annual blood drive competition…

Posted 12/23/2015 in Fire Rescue

Lane Closure – South Minnesota Avenue

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, the outside southbound lane of South Minnesota Avenue will be closed between West 27th Street and West …

Posted 12/21/2015 in Street Construction

SAM Announces Holiday Hours

Sioux Area Metro (SAM) will be closed on December 25 for Christmas Day and on January 1 for New Year’s Day. Buses will not run on those dates…

Posted 12/21/2015 in Sioux Area Metro

Great Bear Recreation Park Reopens Sunday

Great Bear Recreation Park announces it will reopen limited runs for skiing and snowboarding at 9 a.m. on Sunday, December 20, 2015. The Kirby Family Tubing Park is …

Posted 12/18/2015 in Recreation Activities

—Board Vacancies—Solid Waste Planning Board

Mayor Mike Huether has announced two vacancies to the Solid Waste Planning Board (SWPB). One member must be a representative of the South Dakota Multi-Housing …

Posted 12/18/2015 in Sanitary Landfill

Interstate Crash: Driver Commits Suicide

Around 12 noon on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, a 2001 Chevy Silverado was driving north on Interstate 29. The pickup took the off-ramp exit to West Madison …

Posted 12/17/2015 in Police Department