Recent News Releases

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Happy Jack’s Casino Robbery Suspects

Attached are surveillance images of the two men who robbed the Happy Jack’s Casino on Tuesday, December 16, 2014…

Posted 12/19/2014 in Police Department

Motel Robbery

On December 18, 2014, at 9:48 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at Motel 6 located at 3009 West Russell Street…

Posted 12/19/2014 in Police Department

Ice Rinks Closed and Sleigh Rides Canceled

Due to recent warm temperatures, all six Sioux Falls outdoor skating rinks, two hockey rinks, and warming houses will not open today…

Posted 12/19/2014 in Parks & Recreation

Structure Fire—5117 West 12th Street

On Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 12:33 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to the report of a structure fire at 5117 West 12th Street…

Posted 12/17/2014 in Fire Rescue

It’s a “Jungle” at Siouxland Libraries

Families are invited to “take a walk on the wild side” for an interactive screening of the classic animated film inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book…

Posted 12/16/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Armed Robbery

On December 16, 2014, at approximately 12:42 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a holdup alarm at Happy Jack’s Casino located at 1915 West 12th Street…

Posted 12/16/2014 in Police Department

Snow Removal Planned for Downtown After Midnight

To assist the additional vehicle and foot traffic in the downtown area this time of year, the Public Works Street Division will begin snow pickup operations in Zone 1…

Posted 12/16/2014 in Public Works

Dog Bite

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, around 7 p.m., a 13-year-old boy was running on the sidewalk in the area of West 37th Street and South Steven Drive…

Posted 12/11/2014 in Police Department

Prostitution Arrest at Massage Parlor

On December 8, 2014, the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force in conjunction with the Street Crimes Unit conducted an undercover vice operation at local massage parlors…

Posted 12/09/2014 in Police Department

Dog Bite

On Sunday, December 7, 2014, around 3:30 p.m., a 49-year-old female was walking her dog in the 3100 block of East 21st Street…

Posted 12/09/2014 in Police Department

Shopping With Kids and Cops

Shopping With Kids and Cops 2014 will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at both Sioux Falls Target stores…

Posted 12/09/2014 in Police Department

Outstanding City Employees Recognized

Mayor Mike Huether today announced the recipients of the V. L. Crusinberry Award, Jeanne Fullenkamp Management Excellence Award, and Employee of the Year Award for Safety…

Posted 12/08/2014 in Human Resources

Harry Potter Holiday Break

Need something to do after opening gifts? Are your siblings getting on your nerves? Come join the Ronning Branch of Siouxland Libraries for a Harry Potter Holiday Break…

Posted 12/08/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Fatality Crash

On December 4, 2014, at approximately 6:12 p.m., members of the Sioux Falls Police Department, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural Metro Ambulance were dispatched…

Posted 12/08/2014 in Police Department

Drug Robbery and Aggravated Assault

On December 4, 2014, at 2:43 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to a report of shots fired…

Posted 12/08/2014 in Police Department

Lane Closures – Solberg Avenue

On Monday morning, December 8, 2014, both southbound lanes on Solberg Avenue will be closed at 58th Street…

Posted 12/04/2014 in Public Works

Shooting Investigation

On November 29, 2014, at 8:47 p.m., Sioux Falls Police were dispatched to 2908 South Louise Avenue, No. 103, for a victim with gunshot wounds…

Posted 12/01/2014 in Police Department

Gas Station Robbery and Arrest

The Holiday gas station at 6509 South Louise Avenue was robbed Wednesday morning, November 26, 2014, at 5:24 a.m.…

Posted 11/26/2014 in Police Department

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, December 2, 2014, at 12 noon…

Posted 11/25/2014 in Planning & Building Services

Aggravated Assault

On November 23, 2014, at 5:18 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Fire Rescue, and Rural/Metro Ambulance were dispatched to 225 North Grange Avenue for a stabbing…

Posted 11/24/2014 in Police Department

AED Art Draws the Eye to Help Save a Life

This spring several local organizations working together called for artists of all levels to submit designs for enhancing the visibility and awareness of public access defibrillators (PADs)…

Posted 11/21/2014 in Fire Rescue

Emergency Street Closure – Foss Avenue

On Friday morning, November 21, 2014, Foss Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Quincey Street and Sixth Street…

Posted 11/20/2014 in Public Works

Hit and Run

On November 20, 2014, at approximately 12:26 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department received a report of a hit and run that had just occurred at a residence located…

Posted 11/20/2014 in Police Department

City Hall Ground Floor Renovations Are Complete

The major renovations to City Hall ground floor undertaken this past year are now complete. All Planning and Building Services staff members are now located on the same floor…

Posted 11/19/2014 in Public Works

Injury Accident with Extrication

On November 18, 2014, at 2:50 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural Metro Ambulance were dispatched to a single-vehicle injury accident…

Posted 11/18/2014 in Police Department

Sycamore Avenue Closure

Starting Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Sycamore Avenue will be closed from 57th Street to 69th Street to allow construction crews to perform utility maintenance work…

Posted 11/18/2014 in Public Works

Veterans’ Writing Project

Siouxland Libraries and the South Dakota Humanities Council are pleased to announce a veteran’s writing project in Sioux Falls…

Posted 11/18/2014 in Siouxland Libraries - A City/County Partnership

Street Construction News 11/14/14

Lane Closures – 41st Street and Louise Avenue | Lane Closure – South Bahnson Avenue | Lane Closure – South Kiwanis Avenue…

Posted 11/14/2014 in Public Works

Emergency Lane Closure – North Minnesota Avenue

Beginning on Thursday morning, November 13, 2014, the outside northbound lane of North Minnesota Avenue will be closed between West Third Street and West Second Street…

Posted 11/13/2014 in Public Works

Fuel Refilling Station Fire

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 3312 South Western Avenue, Holiday Gas Station, at 8:38 a.m. on Monday, November 10, 2014…

Posted 11/12/2014 in Fire Rescue

Emergency Lane Closures – 41st Street

On Wednesday morning, November 12, 2014, work will take place in the westbound lanes on 41st Street east of Louise Avenue…

Posted 11/12/2014 in Public Works

Flag Presentation to Fire Chief Jim Sideras

Captain Jim Powers on behalf of Fire Apparatus Operator Michael Havlovic will present a United States flag to Fire Chief Jim Sideras and Sioux Falls Fire Fighters Local 814 President…

Posted 11/11/2014 in Fire Rescue

Structure Fire: 1221 East 12th Street

On Sunday, November 9, 2014, at approximately 2:13 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at 1221 East 12th Street…

Posted 11/10/2014 in Fire Rescue

Street Construction News 11/6/14

Lane Closure – Marion Road | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Street Repairs West 26th Street and South Sertoma Avenue…

Posted 11/06/2014 in Public Works