Official Website of the City of Sioux Falls http://www.SiouxFalls.org News Items from SiouxFalls.org Copyright 02/09/2016 City of Sioux Falls, S.D. 5GovernmentSelect Outdoor Ice Rinks Open/news/2016/February/09/ice-rink.aspx/news/2016/February/09/ice-rink.aspxPublic outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses at McKennan Park, Memorial Park, and Tuthill Park will remain open as weather and ice conditions allowTue, 9 Feb 2016 16:51:07 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesLane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue/news/2016/February/09/ln-closure.aspx/news/2016/February/09/ln-closure.aspxBeginning on Wednesday morning, February 10, 2016, the outside northbound lane of North Kiwanis Avenue will be closed between West Ninth Street and West Tenth Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:16:14 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionUpcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries/news/2016/February/09/coe-library.aspx/news/2016/February/09/coe-library.aspxToddler Time| Preschool Storytime| Lapsit| STEM Tuesday—Learn Robotics| Teenagents’ Choice Book Club: Favorite Series| Wii Wednesdays| The Imagineers: ScienceTue, 9 Feb 2016 15:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensFebruary Alcohol Compliance Check/news/2016/February/09/alcohol-check.aspx/news/2016/February/09/alcohol-check.aspxOn Monday, February 8, 2016, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted an alcohol compliance check of 22 businesses with off-sale liquor licenses in the northeast area of Sioux FallsTue, 9 Feb 2016 10:58:01 CST Police DepartmentCity Employment Networking and Career Fair to Be Held on February 18/news/2016/February/08/job-fair.aspx/news/2016/February/08/job-fair.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls will host a City Employment Networking and Career Fair on Thursday, February 18, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A and B at the Mon, 8 Feb 2016 14:00:00 CST Human ResourcesGreat Bear Recreation Park Closed/news/2016/February/08/great-bear.aspx/news/2016/February/08/great-bear.aspxDue to a high wind advisory issued by the National Weather Service, Great Bear Recreation Park will be closed today, Monday, February 8, 2016, and will reopen as Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:55:15 CST Recreation ActivitiesStructure Fire 630 North Wayland Avenue/news/2016/February/08/structure-fire.aspx/news/2016/February/08/structure-fire.aspxOn Sunday night, February 7, 2016, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a fire in a single-family home. A passerby reported the Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:46:24 CST Police DepartmentArmed Robbery Arrest/news/2016/February/08/armed-robbery.aspx/news/2016/February/08/armed-robbery.aspxAt approximately 9:20 p.m. on February 5, 2016, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the Get-n-Go located at 600 South Minnesota Avenue for anMon, 8 Feb 2016 11:42:42 CST Police DepartmentCasino Robbery/news/2016/February/08/robbery.aspx/news/2016/February/08/robbery.aspxOn February 6, 2016, around 7:30 a.m., Fireside Casino, located in the 3200 block of South Carolyn Avenue, was robbed by an unknown, adult male. The suspect, Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:38:18 CST Police DepartmentCity of Sioux Falls to Host Public Hearings on Affordable Housing/news/2016/February/08/ah-public-hearings.aspx/news/2016/February/08/ah-public-hearings.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls’ Affordable Housing Division will hold two public hearings on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. in the Siouxland Libraries’ Downtown LibraryMon, 8 Feb 2016 08:50:59 CST Community DevelopmentAffordable HousingLane Closure – South Dakota Avenue/news/2016/February/05/ln-closure.aspx/news/2016/February/05/ln-closure.aspxBeginning 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 Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:14:50 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionHighways and Streets Hit the Mark: No Budget Supplement Used for 2015/news/2016/February/04/hwys.aspx/news/2016/February/04/hwys.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is pleased to announce that the $2 million provisional supplemental appropriation for snow removal approved in December was not used. The Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:19:30 CST Public WorksStabbing/Assault Investigation/news/2016/February/04/stabbing.aspx/news/2016/February/04/stabbing.aspxOn 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 Thu, 4 Feb 2016 13:00:00 CST Police DepartmentLane Closure – East 11th Street/news/2016/February/04/ln-closure.aspx/news/2016/February/04/ln-closure.aspxBeginning on Friday morning, February 5, 2016, the eastbound left lane of East 11th Street will be closed between Phillips Avenue and Mall AvenueThu, 4 Feb 2016 11:30:52 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionSiouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events/news/2016/February/03/coe-library.aspx/news/2016/February/03/coe-library.aspxKnit and Lit| Gale Courses Open Lab| Homebuyers Express, Part 1Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipNo Travel Advisory Lifted for Sioux Falls/news/2016/February/03/advisory-lifted.aspx/news/2016/February/03/advisory-lifted.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police Department has lifted the no travel advisory for Sioux FallsWed, 3 Feb 2016 10:08:17 CST Police DepartmentCommunity Centers Will Open at 10 a.m. February 3 /news/2016/February/02/CC Feb 3.aspx/news/2016/February/02/CC Feb 3.aspxAll five community centers will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:58:26 CST Parks & RecreationSnow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls/news/2016/February/02/snow-alert.aspx/news/2016/February/02/snow-alert.aspxThe Public Works Street Division has declared a snow alert. Plowing of emergency snow routes began Tuesday, February 2, 2016Tue, 2 Feb 2016 15:45:09 CST Snow Alert and Removal InformationStreet | Fleet ManagementPublic WorksTeen Anti-Valentine’s Day Party and Other Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries/news/2016/February/02/coe-library.aspx/news/2016/February/02/coe-library.aspxSTEM Tuesday—Learn Robotics| Book Tour Tuesday| Preschool Storytime| FuNdAy MoNdAy: Solve a Crime Series| Teenagent Tuesday: Just DanceTue, 2 Feb 2016 15:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensOutdoor Ice Rinks Closed/news/2016/February/02/rinks-closed.aspx/news/2016/February/02/rinks-closed.aspxSioux 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 permittingTue, 2 Feb 2016 11:22:02 CST Parks & RecreationSioux Falls Parks and Recreation Community Centers Closed and Programs Postponed/news/2016/February/02/ccs-closed.aspx/news/2016/February/02/ccs-closed.aspxIn accordance with the Sioux Falls School District’s and Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation’s weather cancellation policy, Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces all five community centers have closed operations on Tuesday, February 2, 2016Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:39:18 CST Parks & RecreationGreat Bear Recreation Park Closed/news/2016/February/02/gb-closed.aspx/news/2016/February/02/gb-closed.aspxDue 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 permitsTue, 2 Feb 2016 09:00:09 CST Parks & RecreationWee Read and Playland Open House/news/2016/February/02/playland-oh.aspx/news/2016/February/02/playland-oh.aspxCome play with us and check out the newest addition to Prairie West Branch Library, Wee Read and Playland!Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsUnfavorable Weather Conditions Close Select Outdoor Ice Rinks/news/2016/February/01/ice-rinks.aspx/news/2016/February/01/ice-rinks.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that, due to unfavorable weather conditions, the public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses at Campus Park, Frank Mon, 1 Feb 2016 13:15:00 CST Recreation ActivitiesParks & RecreationRobbery/news/2016/February/01/robbery.aspx/news/2016/February/01/robbery.aspxOn Saturday, January 30, 2016, at 10:40 p.m., Jimmy John’s at 4905 South Louise Avenue was robbed by two unknown malesMon, 1 Feb 2016 11:02:43 CST Police DepartmentHit-and-Run Accident Damages Power Line/news/2016/February/01/hit-n-run.aspx/news/2016/February/01/hit-n-run.aspxOn 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 accidentMon, 1 Feb 2016 10:59:50 CST Police DepartmentPlanning Commission Briefing/news/2016/February/01/pc-briefing.aspx/news/2016/February/01/pc-briefing.aspxPrior 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 noonMon, 1 Feb 2016 10:42:02 CST Planning & Building ServicesPlanningZoning DivisionMidco® Aquatic Center Project Update on Monday/news/2016/January/29/midco.aspx/news/2016/January/29/midco.aspxA 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 Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:51:18 CST Recreation ActivitiesDowntown Rail Yard Purchase Tops Mayor’s List of Top 10 Wins of 2015/news/2016/January/28/top-10-2015.aspx/news/2016/January/28/top-10-2015.aspxMayor Mike Huether today announced what he considers to be the top 10 wins that Sioux Falls City government captured in 2015Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:30:00 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsLane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue/news/2016/January/27/ln-closure.aspx/news/2016/January/27/ln-closure.aspxBeginning on Thursday morning, January 28, 2016, the outside northbound lane of North Kiwanis Avenue will be closed approximately 100 feet south of Madison StreetWed, 27 Jan 2016 16:35:53 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionDenny Sanford PREMIER Center Operates in the Black in a Big Way/news/2016/January/27/premier-center.aspx/news/2016/January/27/premier-center.aspxToday, the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center announced a 2015 year-end net operating income of $1.9 million. The first full calendar year of operations for the city’s new Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:12:13 CST —Board Vacancies—Visual Arts Commission/news/2016/January/27/vac.aspx/news/2016/January/27/vac.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced four vacancies to the Visual Arts CommissionWed, 27 Jan 2016 14:00:00 CST Visual Arts CommissionSioux Falls’ Top 10 Wins of 2015 Announced Thursday/news/2016/January/27/top-10-wins.aspx/news/2016/January/27/top-10-wins.aspxMayor 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 2015Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:32:23 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsLane Closure – Eighth Street/news/2016/January/26/lane-closure.aspx/news/2016/January/26/lane-closure.aspxBeginning on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, the eastbound right lane of West Eighth Street will be closed between Minnesota Avenue and Main AvenueTue, 26 Jan 2016 16:34:11 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionPolice News/news/2016/January/26/police.aspx/news/2016/January/26/police.aspxAssault/Homicide & Missing Person LocatedTue, 26 Jan 2016 16:30:00 CST Police DepartmentEndangered Missing Person/news/2016/January/26/missing-person.aspx/news/2016/January/26/missing-person.aspxThe 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 poundsTue, 26 Jan 2016 16:12:57 CST Police DepartmentSioux Falls Population Estimate Is 173,300/news/2016/January/26/population-estimate.aspx/news/2016/January/26/population-estimate.aspxUpon another record year of construction, strong job growth, and improvements within our community’s quality of life standards, Sioux Falls continues to see its Tue, 26 Jan 2016 14:15:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesPolice Looking for Help Finding a 13-Year-Old Runaway/news/2016/January/25/runaway.aspx/news/2016/January/25/runaway.aspxSioux Falls Police received a report on Monday, January 25, 2016, of a 13-year-old boy that ran away from home. Donlyn Cole Newholy was last seen at the Downtown Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:27:10 CST Police DepartmentCity of Sioux Falls to Announce Updated 2016 Population Estimate/news/2016/January/25/pop-estimate.aspx/news/2016/January/25/pop-estimate.aspxNews conference to announce the City of Sioux Falls’ latest population estimate and discuss the demographics of our growing and vibrant community Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:54:54 CST Planning & Building ServicesRobbery/news/2016/January/25/robbery.aspx/news/2016/January/25/robbery.aspxOn 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 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:07:16 CST Police DepartmentBarricaded Subject—5009 West Equestrian Place, No. 1109/news/2016/January/25/barricade.aspx/news/2016/January/25/barricade.aspxOn Saturday, January 23, 2016, at 9:23 a.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to 5009 West Equestrian Place, No. 1109, to assist a citizen in Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:03:02 CST Police Department—Board Vacancy—Human Relations Commission/news/2016/January/22/hrc.aspx/news/2016/January/22/hrc.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Human Relations Commission (HRC)Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:28:34 CST Mayor Huether Offers Response to the CVB Funding Review Committee’s Recommendations/news/2016/January/21/cvb-funding.aspx/news/2016/January/21/cvb-funding.aspxThe 14-member committee established to review the funding provided by the City to the Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) met for six sessions with a Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:45:00 CST 2016 ArtAbility Call for Art/news/2016/January/21/art-ability.aspx/news/2016/January/21/art-ability.aspxThe 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 Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:14:25 CST Human RelationsArtAbilityAggravated Assault/news/2016/January/21/assault.aspx/news/2016/January/21/assault.aspxOn 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 Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:23:10 CST Police DepartmentCity Taking Public Input on Ordinance Changes Regarding Landscaping in the Public Right-of-Way/news/2016/January/20/landscaping.aspx/news/2016/January/20/landscaping.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is proposing changes to the current right of way ordinance. The current ordinance limits landscaping to only turf grass and trees in the parking Wed, 20 Jan 2016 16:00:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesPolice Department’s Deer Management Program to Continue in Sioux Falls/news/2016/January/20/deer.aspx/news/2016/January/20/deer.aspxNext week, the Sioux Falls Police Department will begin its second annual deer harvest in city limits with the goals to reduce property damage and improve the health of Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:32:00 CST Police DepartmentMayor Huether to Provide Response to CVB BID Review Committee’s Recommendations at News Conference Thursday/news/2016/January/20/cvb-bid.aspx/news/2016/January/20/cvb-bid.aspxNews conference where Mayor Mike Huether will discuss his response to the CVB BID Review Committee’s recommendationsWed, 20 Jan 2016 13:00:00 CST Structure Fire—1004 North Covell Avenue/news/2016/January/20/structure-fire.aspx/news/2016/January/20/structure-fire.aspxOn 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 Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:07:32 CST Fire RescueRevised: Emergency Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue/news/2016/January/20/em-ln-closure-mn.aspx/news/2016/January/20/em-ln-closure-mn.aspxWednesday 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 laneWed, 20 Jan 2016 09:31:56 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionPolice News/news/2016/January/19/police.aspx/news/2016/January/19/police.aspxReckless Discharge of Firearm| Reckless Discharge of Firearm| Reckless Discharge of FirearmTue, 19 Jan 2016 13:00:00 CST Police DepartmentHouse Fire—4401 West Shipton Street/news/2016/January/19/house-fire.aspx/news/2016/January/19/house-fire.aspxOn 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 Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:15:00 CST Fire RescueOutdoor Ice Rinks Closed Sunday, January 17/news/2016/January/17/Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed.aspx/news/2016/January/17/Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed.aspxAll public outdoor ice skating rinks and warming houses will be closed on Sunday, January 17Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:58:16 CST Parks & RecreationGreat Bear Closed Sunday/news/2016/January/16/Great Bear Closed Sunday.aspx/news/2016/January/16/Great Bear Closed Sunday.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park will be closed Sunday, January 17Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:46:30 CST Parks & RecreationHousehold Hazardous Waste Facility Breaks Records in 2015/news/2016/January/15/haz-waste.aspx/news/2016/January/15/haz-waste.aspx2015 was a record-breaking year for the City of Sioux Falls Household Hazardous Waste Facility. In total, more than 2.2 million pounds of material was accepted at the Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:55:33 CST Public WorksEnvironmentalStructure Fire—111 North Cleveland Avenue/news/2016/January/15/structure-fire.aspx/news/2016/January/15/structure-fire.aspxFriday 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 Fri, 15 Jan 2016 13:00:00 CST Fire RescueSioux Falls Police Outdraw Sioux Falls Fire Rescue in the Heroes Behind the Badges Blood Drive Competition/news/2016/January/14/blood-drive.aspx/news/2016/January/14/blood-drive.aspxThe 20th Annual Heroes Behind the Badges Blood Drive event came to a close with a total collection of 982 donations. The blood drive competition between Sioux Falls Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:51:40 CST Fire RescuePolice DepartmentStreet Closures/news/2016/January/14/scn.aspx/news/2016/January/14/scn.aspxNorth First Avenue and North Phillips AvenueThu, 14 Jan 2016 16:03:57 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionArmed Robbery/news/2016/January/12/armed-robbery.aspx/news/2016/January/12/armed-robbery.aspxOn 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 Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:30:00 CST Police DepartmentSioux Falls Officials Encourage Residents to Run for Public Service Opportunities/news/2016/January/12/public-service.aspx/news/2016/January/12/public-service.aspxCity Council Chair Kenny Anderson Jr. and Mayor Mike Huether are encouraging Sioux Falls residents to run for public service opportunities, including the Sioux Falls CityTue, 12 Jan 2016 14:30:00 CST City Clerk—Board Vacancy—Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau Business Improvement District (BID) Board/news/2016/January/11/bid-vacy.aspx/news/2016/January/11/bid-vacy.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau Business Improvement District (BID) Board. The Board provides funds toMon, 11 Jan 2016 15:30:00 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesTuesday News Conference to Encourage Residents to Tackle Public Service Roles Within the City/news/2016/January/11/public-service.aspx/news/2016/January/11/public-service.aspxNews conference to encourage Sioux Falls residents to run for the City Council seats to be vacated this spring Mon, 11 Jan 2016 15:03:01 CST Water Main Break/news/2016/January/11/water-main.aspx/news/2016/January/11/water-main.aspxOn 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 Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:00:00 CST EngineeringPublic WorksAggravated Assault Arrest/news/2016/January/11/assault.aspx/news/2016/January/11/assault.aspxAfter 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 Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:32:40 CST Police DepartmentGreat Bear Recreation Postpones Sunday’s Ski and Snowboard Races/news/2016/January/09/CSF News.aspx/news/2016/January/09/CSF News.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park postpones the Ski and Snowboard Races originally scheduled for Sunday, January 10, 2016, due to wind chill advisory issued by the National Weather ServiceSat, 9 Jan 2016 14:06:08 CST Parks & RecreationArmed Robbery/news/2016/January/08/armed-robbery.aspx/news/2016/January/08/armed-robbery.aspxOn 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 Fri, 8 Jan 2016 14:19:47 CST Police DepartmentBoard Vacancies: Affordable Housing Advisory Board/news/2016/January/08/bd-vaca-ahab.aspx/news/2016/January/08/bd-vaca-ahab.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced three vacancies to the Affordable Housing Advisory BoardFri, 8 Jan 2016 11:24:41 CST Mayor's OfficeSnow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls/news/2016/January/08/snow-alert.aspx/news/2016/January/08/snow-alert.aspxThe 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 towingFri, 8 Jan 2016 08:30:08 CST Snow Alert and Removal InformationStreet | Fleet ManagementPublic WorksStreet Closures North First Avenue and North Phillips Avenue/news/2016/January/07/scn.aspx/news/2016/January/07/scn.aspxBeginning on Saturday morning, January 9, 2016, North First Avenue and North Phillips Avenue will be closed to through traffic between North Drive and East Falls ParkThu, 7 Jan 2016 16:16:39 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionElection Booklets and Nominating Petitions Available/news/2016/January/07/election-bklets-petitions.aspx/news/2016/January/07/election-bklets-petitions.aspxThe 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 DistrictThu, 7 Jan 2016 08:44:48 CST 2016 Municipal Election InformationKirby Family Tubing Park Opens to Record Numbers After Major Renovation/news/2016/January/06/tubing.aspx/news/2016/January/06/tubing.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park announces the completion of the Kirby Family Tubing Park renovationWed, 6 Jan 2016 16:30:00 CST Parks & RecreationGreat Bear ChaletPreschool Storytime at Siouxland Libraries/news/2016/January/06/storytime.aspx/news/2016/January/06/storytime.aspxEncourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills with Preschool Storytime. This weekly program is filled with stories, rhymes, songs,Wed, 6 Jan 2016 11:45:32 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsArmed Robbery/news/2016/January/05/armed-robbery.aspx/news/2016/January/05/armed-robbery.aspxOn 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 AvenueTue, 5 Jan 2016 16:09:37 CST Police Department—Board Vacancy—Airport Authority Board/news/2016/January/05/airport.aspx/news/2016/January/05/airport.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Airport Authority BoardTue, 5 Jan 2016 15:56:37 CST Kirby Family Tubing Park Renovation Complete at Great Bear Recreation Park /news/2016/January/05/tubing.aspx/news/2016/January/05/tubing.aspxRibbon cutting and news conference to celebrate the Kirby Family Tubing Park renovation Tue, 5 Jan 2016 15:18:07 CST Great Bear ChaletParksBuilding Permit Construction Valuation Reaches $676.3 Million in 2015/news/2016/January/05/building-permit.aspx/news/2016/January/05/building-permit.aspxConstruction activity continues to break records in Sioux Falls for the third year in a row. The construction valuation for building permits issued by Building Services in Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:27:50 CST Planning & Building ServicesLimited Ice Rinks Open /news/2016/January/05/ice-rinks.aspx/news/2016/January/05/ice-rinks.aspxSioux 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, 2016Tue, 5 Jan 2016 11:15:34 CST Parks & RecreationOutdoor Ice Skating RinksCity of Sioux Falls Will Announce Final Building Permit Stats for 2015 at News Conference on Tuesday/news/2016/January/04/building-permits.aspx/news/2016/January/04/building-permits.aspxNews conference to announce the final building permit statistics for another record-breaking year in Sioux Falls Mon, 4 Jan 2016 14:16:29 CST Planning & Building ServicesDog Bite/news/2016/January/04/dog-bite.aspx/news/2016/January/04/dog-bite.aspxOn 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 Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:18:06 CST Police DepartmentAnimal ControlNew Year’s Eve Saturation Results /news/2016/January/04/saturation.aspx/news/2016/January/04/saturation.aspxOn December 31, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a saturation with seven additional officers focusing on the impaired driver. The saturation was Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:15:31 CST Police DepartmentStructure Fire at 1901 South Lincoln Avenue/news/2016/January/04/structure-fire.aspx/news/2016/January/04/structure-fire.aspxSioux 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 Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:11:53 CST Fire RescueLane Closure – Phillips Avenue/news/2015/December/31/lane-closure.aspx/news/2015/December/31/lane-closure.aspxTuesday 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 Thu, 31 Dec 2015 16:09:53 CST EngineeringStreet ConstructionAggravated Assault—Stabbing/news/2015/December/31/assault.aspx/news/2015/December/31/assault.aspxOn 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 aThu, 31 Dec 2015 14:58:39 CST Police DepartmentFrosty Frolics Fun for the Entire Weekend (January 8–10)/news/2015/December/31/ff-fun.aspx/news/2015/December/31/ff-fun.aspxJoin 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! Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:45:59 CST Parks & RecreationResidents Have 48 Hours After a Snowfall to Clear Sidewalks and Curb Cutouts/news/2015/December/30/snow-removal.aspx/news/2015/December/30/snow-removal.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls would like to remind residents: Don’t wait. Shovel within 48. Residents have 48 hours from the end of a weather event to remove snow and ice Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:04:48 CST Code EnforcementCommercial Burglary/news/2015/December/30/burglary.aspx/news/2015/December/30/burglary.aspxOn 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 unknownWed, 30 Dec 2015 13:25:57 CST Police DepartmentSidewalks Are a Part of Our Transportation System: News Conference on Sidewalk Snow Removal Tomorrow/news/2015/December/29/sidewalks.aspx/news/2015/December/29/sidewalks.aspxNews conference to discuss sidewalk snow removal and to remind property owners of the need to clear out curb cutoutsTue, 29 Dec 2015 15:15:59 CST Code EnforcementNew Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls/news/2015/December/29/snow-alert.aspx/news/2015/December/29/snow-alert.aspxThe 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.Tue, 29 Dec 2015 05:39:33 CST Snow Alert and Removal InformationStreet | Fleet ManagementPublic WorksPublic ParkingArmed Robbery/news/2015/December/28/armed-robbery.aspx/news/2015/December/28/armed-robbery.aspxOn 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 StreetMon, 28 Dec 2015 11:13:54 CST Police DepartmentPlanning Commission Briefing/news/2015/December/28/pc-brief.aspx/news/2015/December/28/pc-brief.aspxPrior 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 noonMon, 28 Dec 2015 10:00:00 CST Planning & Building ServicesPlanningSnow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls/news/2015/December/26/snow-alert.aspx/news/2015/December/26/snow-alert.aspxThe 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. Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:31:44 CST Snow Alert and Removal InformationStreet | Fleet ManagementPublic WorksPolice DepartmentPublic ParkingSioux Area Metro Fares Increase on January 2/news/2015/December/23/sam.aspx/news/2015/December/23/sam.aspxEffective January 2, 2016, the following Sioux Area Metro fixed route transit fares will increase as adopted by City Council this summerWed, 23 Dec 2015 14:30:00 CST Sioux Area Metro“Heroes Behind the Badges” Blood Drive/news/2015/December/23/hero-blood-drive.aspx/news/2015/December/23/hero-blood-drive.aspxOn December 28, 2015, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and the Sioux Falls Police Department will kick off their 20th annual blood drive competitionWed, 23 Dec 2015 08:25:22 CST Fire RescuePolice DepartmentKirby Family Tubing Park Will Open Wednesday at Great Bear Recreation Park /news/2015/December/22/great-bear.aspx/news/2015/December/22/great-bear.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park announces the Kirby Family Tubing Park will open for the season on Wednesday, December 23, 2015.Tue, 22 Dec 2015 16:27:35 CST Recreation ActivitiesParksOne Citizen’s Involvement in Government Helps Create New Right Turn Options at I-229 South and Louise Avenue to Keep Sioux Falls Moving/news/2015/December/22/citizen-involvement.aspx/news/2015/December/22/citizen-involvement.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls and the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) are authorizing changes for how drivers turn right onto South Louise Avenue when Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:30:00 CST EngineeringSioux Falls Fire Rescue Gives Holiday Gifts to Hospitalized Children/news/2015/December/22/fr-gifts-children.aspx/news/2015/December/22/fr-gifts-children.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue and Sioux Falls Firefighters Association members are partnering again this holiday season to provide gifts for those childrenTue, 22 Dec 2015 08:52:37 CST Fire RescueLane Closure – South Minnesota Avenue/news/2015/December/21/scn.aspx/news/2015/December/21/scn.aspxBeginning 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 Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:24:15 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringSioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill and Household Hazardous Waste Facility to Be Closed for Holidays/news/2015/December/21/landfill.aspx/news/2015/December/21/landfill.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls Public Works Department announces that the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill and Household Hazardous Waste Facility and the Reuse Room Mon, 21 Dec 2015 16:00:00 CST Public WorksEnvironmentalJoin the “Compassionate Sioux Falls” Movement Today!/news/2015/December/21/compassionate.aspx/news/2015/December/21/compassionate.aspxThe Sioux Falls Human Relations Office is partnering with community members and local organizations to launch a new initiative called “Compassionate Sioux Falls.” The Mon, 21 Dec 2015 14:45:00 CST Human RelationsOne Citizen’s Idea Keeps Sioux Falls Moving: Right on Red Makes Perfect Sense! News Conference at Louise and I-229 on Tuesday/news/2015/December/21/citizen-idea.aspx/news/2015/December/21/citizen-idea.aspxCitizens can make a big difference in City government. Because of one citizen’s idea, the City will announce new traffic rules for drivers turning right onto South Louise Avenue from I-229 SouthMon, 21 Dec 2015 14:43:50 CST EngineeringTraffic Engineering