Official Website of the City of Sioux Falls News Items from Copyright 05/24/2015 City of Sioux Falls, S.D. 5GovernmentOutdoor Aquatic Facilities Closed/news/2015/May/23/Aquatic-Facilities-Closed.aspx/news/2015/May/23/Aquatic-Facilities-Closed.aspxOutdoor aquatic facilities will be closed Saturday, May 23, 2015 due to inclement weatherSat, 23 May 2015 12:16:01 CST Parks & RecreationDeck Fire at 805 North Eagle Place/news/2015/May/22/deck-fire.aspx/news/2015/May/22/deck-fire.aspxOn May 22, 2015, at approximately 11:15 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a deck fire at 805 North Eagle PlaceFri, 22 May 2015 16:04:25 CST Fire RescueStreet Construction News - 5/22/2015/news/2015/May/22/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/May/22/sc-news.aspxSixth Street Construction | ADA Curb Ramp Repairs | Street Closure – Annway Drive | Street Closure – Elmwood Avenue | Westport Avenue OverlayFri, 22 May 2015 15:49:07 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksCity Council to Receive Briefing on Successful Ambulance Service Provider Transition/news/2015/May/22/abm-transition.aspx/news/2015/May/22/abm-transition.aspxAn update to the City Council on the success of the ambulance service provider transition and an overview of the initial operations of Paramedics Plus Fri, 22 May 2015 10:50:13 CST Health DepartmentBig Sioux River Greenway Cleanup Was a Success!/news/2015/May/22/bsrg-success.aspx/news/2015/May/22/bsrg-success.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls hosted the second annual community-wide Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup on Saturday, May 16. Volunteers of all ages helped clean up theFri, 22 May 2015 10:00:00 CST EnvironmentalSustainability ProgramStart Your Story with Siouxland Libraries at the Wee Read and Play Fair/news/2015/May/22/start-story.aspx/news/2015/May/22/start-story.aspx“Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme of this year’s reading program at Siouxland Libraries. Fly in for the kick off event for the youngest readers, ages 0‒5 years. The Wee Read and Play FairFri, 22 May 2015 09:27:06 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsOutdoor City Pools Scheduled to Open Friday!/news/2015/May/21/pools-open.aspx/news/2015/May/21/pools-open.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic centers and pools are scheduled to open for the season on Friday, May 22, 2015, weather permittingThu, 21 May 2015 16:49:26 CST Parks & RecreationSwimming Pools | AquaticsGreat Weekend to Mow Your Lawn! Lawns Required to Be 8 Inches or Shorter/news/2015/May/21/mow-reqs.aspx/news/2015/May/21/mow-reqs.aspxBe a good neighbor and keep your lawn looking sharp this summer! City ordinance requires that lawns be kept shorter than 8 inches in height and noxious weeds be controlledThu, 21 May 2015 14:57:39 CST Planning & Building ServicesWestern Avenue Will Be Closed at 24th Street From May 26‒28/news/2015/May/20/western-closed.aspx/news/2015/May/20/western-closed.aspxFrom Tuesday, May 26, to Thursday, May 28, 2015, South Western Avenue will be closed at West 24th Street to provide access for utility work on the indoor aquatic center at Spellerberg ParkWed, 20 May 2015 15:21:00 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksSiouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events/news/2015/May/20/coe-library.aspx/news/2015/May/20/coe-library.aspxHomebuyer Express, Part 2 | Health Care Information Session | Ronning Knitting GroupWed, 20 May 2015 15:16:47 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipGunshots/news/2015/May/20/gunshots.aspx/news/2015/May/20/gunshots.aspxOn May 20, 2015, at 3:23 a.m., Sioux Falls Police were called to the 1000 block of South Center Ave for gunshots. The investigation revealed an unknown Wed, 20 May 2015 12:22:45 CST Police DepartmentEnter a Float in the Mayor’s 4th of July Parade!/news/2015/May/20/enter-float.aspx/news/2015/May/20/enter-float.aspxIt’s never too early to begin planning for Independence Day! The City of Sioux Falls is seeking entrants for the 4th of July Parade to help celebrate the nation’s birthday. Local businesses, civicWed, 20 May 2015 11:52:46 CST Parks & RecreationMayor's OfficeGreat Bear Recreation Park Tubing Hill Renovation Underway/news/2015/May/20/gb-hill-reno.aspx/news/2015/May/20/gb-hill-reno.aspxGreat Bear Recreation Park would like to announce that renovation of the existing tubing hill is underwayWed, 20 May 2015 10:00:00 CST Parks & RecreationJoin Parks and Recreation for Pool Appreciation Nights, Paddling Fair, Functional Fitness Downtown, and More/news/2015/May/20/coe-parks.aspx/news/2015/May/20/coe-parks.aspxWii Bowling Wednesdays | Locker Caddy | Senior Walking | Pool Appreciation NightsWed, 20 May 2015 08:53:54 CST Parks & RecreationSioux Falls Fire Rescue Celebrates EMS Week 2015 /news/2015/May/20/ems-week.aspx/news/2015/May/20/ems-week.aspxMay 17 to May 23, 2015, is National EMS Week. The theme for 2015 National EMS Week is “EMS Strong.” Those words—together—convey an incredibly powerful message about the EMSWed, 20 May 2015 08:35:35 CST Fire RescueSioux Falls Police Begin Campaign Against Unsafe Driving/news/2015/May/19/unsafe-driving.aspx/news/2015/May/19/unsafe-driving.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police Department is announcing a campaign in response to the numerous complaints of motorcycles, scooters, and all-terrain vehicles operating in an unsafe mannerTue, 19 May 2015 16:49:45 CST Police DepartmentWestern Avenue Closes May 26 for Three Days: News Conference Wednesday/news/2015/May/19/ma-western-ave.aspx/news/2015/May/19/ma-western-ave.aspxNews conference to announce the closure of South Western Avenue at 24th Street and provide information regarding detour routes Tue, 19 May 2015 16:44:03 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksUpcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/May/19/coe-kids-teens.aspx/news/2015/May/19/coe-kids-teens.aspxTeenagents Tuesday: Teenagents’ Advisory Board | What Kind of Superhero Are You? | Afternoon Amusement: Xbox Minecraft | Wee Read and Play FairTue, 19 May 2015 15:00:55 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensLED Streetlight Pilot Project/news/2015/May/19/led-streetlight.aspx/news/2015/May/19/led-streetlight.aspxThe city of Sioux Falls will soon have brighter, more efficient streetlighting in six pilot areas in Sioux Falls. The pilot project will replace traditional High-Pressure SodiumTue, 19 May 2015 14:30:00 CST Electric LightEnvironmentalPublic WorksCity Commits to Increased Colon Cancer Screening to Save Lives/news/2015/May/19/colon-screening.aspx/news/2015/May/19/colon-screening.aspxSioux Falls is joining the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable initiative in which dozens of organizations have committed to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major publicTue, 19 May 2015 14:06:42 CST Health DepartmentEscapee David Holloway/news/2015/May/19/escapee.aspx/news/2015/May/19/escapee.aspxOn May 18, 2015, at 6:10 p.m., officers were dispatched to 600 North Cliff Avenue for a subject acting erratically in the Get-n-Go at 600 North Cliff AvenueTue, 19 May 2015 13:26:19 CST Police DepartmentSuicidal Subject Search/news/2015/May/19/suicidal-subject.aspx/news/2015/May/19/suicidal-subject.aspxOn May 18, 2015, at 3:17 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a call of 20-year-old Sioux Falls man who made suicidal comments. The subject’s vehicleTue, 19 May 2015 13:23:34 CST Police DepartmentStreet Construction News 5/18/15/news/2015/May/18/scn-5-18.aspx/news/2015/May/18/scn-5-18.aspxSertoma Avenue Construction | 12th Street Construction | Sanitary Sewer RepairsMon, 18 May 2015 16:52:01 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionFree Smoke Alarm Program/news/2015/May/18/smoke-alarm-program.aspx/news/2015/May/18/smoke-alarm-program.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue provides free smoke alarm installation service to city residents of single-family, owner-occupied homes. This public service is provided to minimize life riskMon, 18 May 2015 15:07:58 CST Fire RescueCity Commits to Increased Colon Cancer Screening to Save Lives: News Conference Tuesday/news/2015/May/18/colon-cancer-screening.aspx/news/2015/May/18/colon-cancer-screening.aspxNews conference to promote the American Cancer Society’s National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and “80 Percent by 2018” goal for colorectal cancer screeningMon, 18 May 2015 15:01:51 CST Health DepartmentSioux Falls Health Department Stresses Awareness and Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases /news/2015/May/18/std-awareness.aspx/news/2015/May/18/std-awareness.aspxSexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are still a health concern in the community, according to the Sioux Falls Health DepartmentMon, 18 May 2015 14:28:42 CST Health DepartmentLED Streetlight Pilot Project Announcement/news/2015/May/18/led-pilot.aspx/news/2015/May/18/led-pilot.aspxAn in-field press meet to announce an LED streetlight pilot project across six areas within Sioux FallsMon, 18 May 2015 13:00:00 CST Light & PowerFuture Utility Rates Service AnalysisDisorderly Subject/news/2015/May/18/disorderly-subject.aspx/news/2015/May/18/disorderly-subject.aspxOn May 17, 2015, at 11:04 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to the area of 11th Street and Second Avenue for a report of a man standing in trafficMon, 18 May 2015 11:34:47 CST Police DepartmentCity’s Events Center Project Wins South Dakota Engineering Society Award/news/2015/May/18/events-center-wins-award.aspx/news/2015/May/18/events-center-wins-award.aspxThe South Dakota Engineering Society recently awarded the Events Center project its 2014 Outstanding Engineering Achievement AwardMon, 18 May 2015 09:00:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringSTD Numbers a Concern in Sioux Falls: News Conference on Monday/news/2015/May/15/std-numbers.aspx/news/2015/May/15/std-numbers.aspxFalls Community Health will hold a news conference to talk about current rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)Fri, 15 May 2015 13:00:00 CST Health DepartmentJoin Us for the Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup/news/2015/May/14/bsrgc.aspx/news/2015/May/14/bsrgc.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls will host the second annual communitywide Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup on Saturday, May 16, 2016, from 8 to 11 a.m. No preevent registrationThu, 14 May 2015 14:30:00 CST EnvironmentalPublic WorksStreet Construction News 5/13/15/news/2015/May/13/scn-5-13.aspx/news/2015/May/13/scn-5-13.aspxStreet Closure – South Marion Road | Sertoma Avenue ConstructionWed, 13 May 2015 17:25:41 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionJudge Dismisses Federal Antitrust Suit Regarding Ambulance Service in Sioux Falls/news/2015/May/13/judge-dismissal.aspx/news/2015/May/13/judge-dismissal.aspxThe United States District Court for the District of South Dakota has dismissed an antitrust lawsuit brought against the City of Sioux Falls and the Regional Emergency Medical ServicesWed, 13 May 2015 15:40:01 CST Health DepartmentVehicle Rollover Engulfs in Flames/news/2015/May/13/vehicle-rollover.aspx/news/2015/May/13/vehicle-rollover.aspxOn Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 10:42 p.m., Sioux Falls Police Department officers were dispatched to 57th Street/Bahnson Avenue for a single vehicle that had rolled andWed, 13 May 2015 15:08:54 CST Police DepartmentThe Big Sioux Needs You This Weekend: Greenway Cleanup News Conference/news/2015/May/13/greenway-cleanup-news-conference.aspx/news/2015/May/13/greenway-cleanup-news-conference.aspxIn-field press meet to announce the 2015 Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup volunteer event taking place this SaturdayWed, 13 May 2015 11:00:00 CST Greenway CleanupEnvironmentalPublic WorksProjects NICE/KEEP Cleanup Totals Announced/news/2015/May/13/nice-and-keep-totals.aspx/news/2015/May/13/nice-and-keep-totals.aspxEach year, the City of Sioux Falls selects neighborhoods for focused cleanup and nuisance education and abatement through Project NICE and Project KEEPWed, 13 May 2015 10:30:00 CST Project NICE/KEEPHealth DepartmentJoin Parks and Recreation for Pool Appreciation Nights, Pirate Party in the Park, Get Fit with Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and More/news/2015/May/13/coe-parks-and-rec.aspx/news/2015/May/13/coe-parks-and-rec.aspxCome create a one-of-a-kind coffee-inspired painting. You will use a variety of techniques, including painting and collage, in this classWed, 13 May 2015 09:08:00 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesStreet Construction News - 05/12/15/news/2015/May/12/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/May/12/sc-news.aspxIntersection Reconstruction Project 22nd Street and Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure South Minnesota Avenue and West 11th StreetTue, 12 May 2015 16:36:26 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksNeighborhood Project Grant Program Recipients Announced/news/2015/May/12/nhood-grant.aspx/news/2015/May/12/nhood-grant.aspxThe Neighborhood Project Grant program, a Community Development initiative developed in 2013, is designed to reimburse recognized neighborhood associations and neighborhood-based organizationsTue, 12 May 2015 14:01:53 CST Community DevelopmentBoard Vacancies: Falls Community Health Governing Board/news/2015/May/12/board-vacancies.aspx/news/2015/May/12/board-vacancies.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two upcoming vacancies to the Falls Community Health Governing BoardTue, 12 May 2015 11:30:00 CST Falls Community Health Center Governing BoardMayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesMayor's OfficeCity to Announce Results from Projects NICE and KEEP/news/2015/May/12/nice-keep-results.aspx/news/2015/May/12/nice-keep-results.aspxA program overview and the announcement of the 2015 Projects NICE and KEEP cleanup totalsTue, 12 May 2015 11:00:00 CST Health Department2015 Municipal Band Concert Schedule Announced/news/2015/May/12/municipal-band-schedule.aspx/news/2015/May/12/municipal-band-schedule.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the 2015 Municipal Band concert scheduleTue, 12 May 2015 10:00:00 CST Recreation ActivitiesParksStreet Construction News 5/11/2015/news/2015/May/11/scn-5-11.aspx/news/2015/May/11/scn-5-11.aspxLane Closure – West 11th StreetMon, 11 May 2015 17:09:12 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet Construction30th Annual Regional Senior Games Registration Open/news/2015/May/11/senior-games-registration.aspx/news/2015/May/11/senior-games-registration.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation will host the 30th Annual Regional Senior Games on Friday, June 5, and Saturday, June 6, 2015. Events are scheduled at various facilities around the cityMon, 11 May 2015 10:32:43 CST SeniorParks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesBoard Vacancies - Orpheum Theater Advisory Board of Directors/news/2015/May/08/board-vac.aspx/news/2015/May/08/board-vac.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two upcoming vacancies to the Orpheum Theater Advisory Board of DirectorsFri, 8 May 2015 16:27:29 CST Mayor's OfficeMayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesStreet Construction News - 05/08/2015/news/2015/May/08/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/May/08/sc-news.aspx*Revised* Sanitary Sewer Repairs | Cliff Avenue Asphalt Mill and OverlayFri, 8 May 2015 16:21:53 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksGet Ready to Ride During Bike to Work Week/news/2015/May/08/bike-to-work-week.aspx/news/2015/May/08/bike-to-work-week.aspxPump up your tires, check your brakes, and get ready to ride your bike during Sioux Falls Bike to Work Week, May 11 through 15Fri, 8 May 2015 11:00:00 CST Health DepartmentBarricaded Subject Arrest/news/2015/May/08/barricaded-subject-arrest.aspx/news/2015/May/08/barricaded-subject-arrest.aspxAt approximately 9:09 p.m. on May 7, 2015, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to 4700 West 41st Street, No. 1, in Sioux Falls for a domestic disturbanceFri, 8 May 2015 09:26:05 CST Police DepartmentProvide Input on the Future of Sioux Falls Bicycling: Come to the Bicycle Plan Open House/news/2015/May/08/bicycling-plan.aspx/news/2015/May/08/bicycling-plan.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls Planning and Building Services department will hold an open house to take public comment on the draft 2015 Sioux Falls Bicycle PlanFri, 8 May 2015 09:00:00 CST Transportation PlanningPlanning & Building ServicesMan Arrested After Soliciting a Minor/news/2015/May/07/solicitation.aspx/news/2015/May/07/solicitation.aspxA 22-year-old man has been arrested after soliciting a 14-year-old girlThu, 7 May 2015 16:55:06 CST Police DepartmentWoman Bit While Breaking Up a Dog Fight/news/2015/May/07/woman-bit.aspx/news/2015/May/07/woman-bit.aspxOn Thursday, May 7, 2015, around 10 a.m., members of Sioux Falls Animal Control and the Sioux Falls Police Department went to a call of pit bulls fighting in the areaThu, 7 May 2015 16:08:22 CST Police DepartmentLawn Watering Schedule Reminder/news/2015/May/07/lawn-watering-schedule.aspx/news/2015/May/07/lawn-watering-schedule.aspxWarm weather is finally here! With the warmer weather comes lawn watering seasonThu, 7 May 2015 11:00:00 CST Public WorksWater ConservationLane Closure – 49th Street/news/2015/May/06/lane-closure.aspx/news/2015/May/06/lane-closure.aspxBeginning on Friday, May 8, 2015, the outside eastbound lane of West 49th Street will be closed from the Interstate 29 bridge to east of South Solberg Avenue. Traffic will beWed, 6 May 2015 16:12:52 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksGet Your Lawn Mowers Ready! Lawns Required to Be 8 Inches or Shorter/news/2015/May/06/lawn-enforcement.aspx/news/2015/May/06/lawn-enforcement.aspxBe a good neighbor and keep your lawn looking sharp this summer! City ordinance requires that lawns be kept shorter than 8 inches in height and that noxious weeds be controlledWed, 6 May 2015 15:52:33 CST Code EnforcementWater Main Flushing Downtown and in Southwest Thursday Evening/news/2015/May/06/water-main-flushing.aspx/news/2015/May/06/water-main-flushing.aspxTomorrow evening, Thursday, May 7, from 7 to 11 p.m., City of Sioux Falls Public Works Water Division teams will be flushing the City’s fire hydrants in the downtown area and near the Empire MallWed, 6 May 2015 15:21:52 CST Water DivisionTwo Teens Arrested in Lincoln High School Burglary/news/2015/May/06/two-teens-arrested.aspx/news/2015/May/06/two-teens-arrested.aspxTwo teens have been arrested in connection with the burglary this morning, May 6, at Lincoln High School, 2900 South Cliff Avenue. Wed, 6 May 2015 10:41:00 CST Police DepartmentShots Fired Call/news/2015/May/06/shots-fired-call.aspx/news/2015/May/06/shots-fired-call.aspxOn May 5 at 4:23 a.m., officers responded to a call of people fighting and gunshots at 720 South Second AvenueWed, 6 May 2015 10:21:02 CST Police DepartmentLandfill Route Cleanup Event Is a Success!/news/2015/May/06/landfill-route-cleanup.aspx/news/2015/May/06/landfill-route-cleanup.aspxOn Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, individual citizen volunteers, as well as volunteers from Novak Sanitary Service, R & S Sanitation, Marv’s Sanitary of Sioux Falls, Lincoln County Transfer Station, and the City of Sioux Falls, helped pick up litterWed, 6 May 2015 10:00:00 CST Public WorksSanitary LandfillJoin Parks and Recreation for Street Tree Planting, Yappy Hour, and Functional Fitness Downtown/news/2015/May/06/parks-and-rec-calendar.aspx/news/2015/May/06/parks-and-rec-calendar.aspxJoin the SFPR’s Forestry Division as we discuss the importance of planting trees in the city rights-of-wayWed, 6 May 2015 09:00:00 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesSanitary Sewer Repairs – 2015 Street Overlay Program/news/2015/May/05/sewer-repairs.aspx/news/2015/May/05/sewer-repairs.aspxBeginning on Thursday morning, May 7, 2015, construction crews will be working on Oxford Avenue between Thatcher Drive and Westminster Drive performing a sanitary sewer repairTue, 5 May 2015 16:59:35 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksCity Announces Interest in Downtown Development Opportunities/news/2015/May/05/interest-dev-opps.aspx/news/2015/May/05/interest-dev-opps.aspxLast Friday, May 1, was a milestone for two significant project opportunities in downtown Sioux Falls that will uniquely affect downtown’s landscape for decades to comeTue, 5 May 2015 15:26:00 CST Community DevelopmentSemi Versus Power Pole Accident/news/2015/May/04/semi-vs-pole.aspx/news/2015/May/04/semi-vs-pole.aspxOn Friday, May 1, 2015, at 2:20 p.m. (under Sioux Falls Police Department CC No. 2015-29006), Sioux Falls Police, Fire Rescue, and Rural/Metro Ambulance were dispatched to 12th Street and Ebenezer Avenue for a semi/power line crashMon, 4 May 2015 11:28:25 CST Police DepartmentLearn to ‘Defend Yourself in the Renaissance’ with the Siouxland Renaissance Association at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/May/04/defend-yourself.aspx/news/2015/May/04/defend-yourself.aspxWhat does a knight do with his sword when he wants to dance? Can a princess use her dress to defend herself?Mon, 4 May 2015 09:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensStreet Construction News - 05/01/15/news/2015/May/01/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/May/01/sc-news.aspxIntersection Closures - Cliff Avenue | Street Closure - West 34th Street | Lane Closure - East 10th Street Fri, 1 May 2015 16:15:48 CST Business ResourcesStreet Construction News 4/29/15/news/2015/April/29/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/29/sc-news.aspxLane Closures Update South Minnesota Avenue and 11th StreetWed, 29 Apr 2015 10:36:59 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionStructure Fire at 3701 East 20th Street/news/2015/April/29/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/April/29/structure-fire.aspxMonday afternoon, April 27, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 3701 East 20th StreetWed, 29 Apr 2015 09:28:53 CST Fire RescueJoin Parks and Recreation for Yappy Hour, Kids to the Parks Day, and Street Tree Planting/news/2015/April/29/parks-and-rec-calendar-of-events.aspx/news/2015/April/29/parks-and-rec-calendar-of-events.aspxJoin Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation (SFPR) at Spencer Dog Park in May. After a long day at work, come socialize with other dog lovers while the dogs socialize and play with “yappy-hour-only” toysWed, 29 Apr 2015 09:14:50 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesAttempted Robbery /news/2015/April/28/attempted-robbery.aspx/news/2015/April/28/attempted-robbery.aspxOn Monday, April 27, 2015, at approximately 10:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Rice Street Casino at 1810 East Rice Street for a robberyTue, 28 Apr 2015 16:57:00 CST Police DepartmentThe Police Department Is Hiring: There Is Still Time to Apply!/news/2015/April/28/police-hiring.aspx/news/2015/April/28/police-hiring.aspxThe Sioux Falls Police Department is hiring new officersTue, 28 Apr 2015 16:34:28 CST Police DepartmentBoard Vacancies: Sioux Falls Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority/news/2015/April/28/board-vac.aspx/news/2015/April/28/board-vac.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two vacancies to the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA)Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:58:12 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesMayor's OfficeApplication for AppointmentInjury Accident—41st Street and Kiwanis Avenue/news/2015/April/28/injury-accident.aspx/news/2015/April/28/injury-accident.aspxOn Monday, April 27, 2015, Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural/Metro Ambulance were dispatched to 41st Street and Kiwanis AvenueTue, 28 Apr 2015 11:59:00 CST Police DepartmentResidents and Visitors Reminded to be Tobacco-Free at City Parks/news/2015/April/28/be-tobacco-free-at-city-parks.aspx/news/2015/April/28/be-tobacco-free-at-city-parks.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls reminds residents and visitors that the use of tobacco in City parks is prohibited during youth activities (under age 18) and on all City playgroundsTue, 28 Apr 2015 10:00:00 CST Parks & RecreationHealth DepartmentPlanning Commission Briefing/news/2015/April/28/planning-commission-briefing.aspx/news/2015/April/28/planning-commission-briefing.aspxPrior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 12 noonTue, 28 Apr 2015 09:00:00 CST Planning CommissionPlanning & Building ServicesPlanningZoning DivisionStreet Construction News 4/27/2015/news/2015/April/27/scn-4-27.aspx/news/2015/April/27/scn-4-27.aspxLane Closures South Minnesota Avenue and 11th Street | Intersection Closures on Cliff AvenueMon, 27 Apr 2015 16:55:02 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionConstruction Is Under Way! Indoor Aquatic Center Project Update Tuesday/news/2015/April/27/aquatic-center.aspx/news/2015/April/27/aquatic-center.aspxA project update for the indoor aquatic center at Spellerberg Park will be presented to the City Council and the public on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, during the 4 p.m. CityMon, 27 Apr 2015 16:05:49 CST Indoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Park Parks & RecreationSwimming Pools | AquaticsEmergency Lane Closure – North Cliff Avenue/news/2015/April/27/em-lane-closure.aspx/news/2015/April/27/em-lane-closure.aspxBeginning at 6:00 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015, both northbound lanes of North Cliff Avenue will be closed approximately 100 feet north of Rice Street. Northbound trafficMon, 27 Apr 2015 16:03:28 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksTime for Some Spring Cleaning, Sioux Falls!/news/2015/April/27/spring-cleaning.aspx/news/2015/April/27/spring-cleaning.aspxCity Encourages Residents to Participate With Landfill Free Pass and Clean-Up EventsMon, 27 Apr 2015 15:30:35 CST Sanitary LandfillEnvironmentalSustainability ProgramAssault/news/2015/April/27/assault.aspx/news/2015/April/27/assault.aspxOn April 27 at approximately 2:45 a.m., arriving customers at the Kum & Go at 501 North Minnesota Avenue saw that the clerk appeared to have been assaulted and called 911Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:00:00 CST Police Department1424 North Highland Avenue Garage Fire/news/2015/April/27/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/April/27/structure-fire.aspxOn April 25, 2015, at around 7:20 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 1424 North Highland Avenue for a report of a structure fire. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:00:00 CST Fire RescueSioux Falls Fire Rescue Crews Undergo Specialty Training Regarding Overturned Large Vehicles/news/2015/April/27/specialty-training.aspx/news/2015/April/27/specialty-training.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue’s elite rescue companies will be training with Ace Towing and national instructor Billy Leach Jr. regarding overturned heavy equipment vehiclesMon, 27 Apr 2015 09:18:00 CST Fire RescueIn-Field Press Meet to Discuss New and Ongoing Landfill Programs/news/2015/April/24/landfill-progs.aspx/news/2015/April/24/landfill-progs.aspxNews conference to discuss new and ongoing landfill programs, including a special cleanup event, a highlight of route one, tarping requirements, landfill free pass informationFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:10:00 CST Public WorksEnvironmentalSanitary LandfillStructure Fire at 3601 South Palisade Lane/news/2015/April/24/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/April/24/structure-fire.aspxAt 11:06 a.m. on April 23, 2015, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 3601 South Palisade LaneFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:02:15 CST Fire RescueCommuters Should Leave 15 Minutes Early Monday: Four Street Construction Projects Begin April 27/news/2015/April/24/street-construction-projects.aspx/news/2015/April/24/street-construction-projects.aspxConstruction will begin on Monday, April 27, for four major road improvement projects in Sioux FallsFri, 24 Apr 2015 11:00:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionStreet Construction News - 4/24/15/news/2015/April/24/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/24/sc-news.aspxIntersection Closures – Cliff AvenueFri, 24 Apr 2015 08:51:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionIntersection Closures – Cliff Avenue/news/2015/April/23/cliff.aspx/news/2015/April/23/cliff.aspxBeginning on Friday, April 24, 2015, the east lane at the intersection of Cliff Avenue and 63rd Street will be closed to install curb and gutterThu, 23 Apr 2015 16:41:09 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksIn-Field Press Meet Tomorrow to Discuss Monday’s Four Major Street Construction Starts/news/2015/April/23/ma-sc-start.aspx/news/2015/April/23/ma-sc-start.aspxIn-field press meet to announce the four major street construction projects that will begin on MondayThu, 23 Apr 2015 13:47:49 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksREMINDER: Arbor Day Celebration Will Feature Dedication of New “Mayor’s Grove”/news/2015/April/23/arbor-day.aspx/news/2015/April/23/arbor-day.aspxJoin the City of Sioux Falls and the Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum & East Sioux Falls Historic Site on Friday, April 24, 2015, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for the annual Arbor Day celebrationThu, 23 Apr 2015 11:00:00 CST Mary Jo Wegner ArboretumParks & RecreationStreet Construction News - 4/23/15/news/2015/April/23/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/23/sc-news.aspxLane Closure – South Louise AvenueThu, 23 Apr 2015 08:00:22 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionWork in Channels and Ponds Improves Water Flow/news/2015/April/22/water-flow.aspx/news/2015/April/22/water-flow.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls performs silt and sediment removal in drainageways, river channels, and ponds each year to improve capacity in the drainage systemWed, 22 Apr 2015 13:59:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringStructure Fire at 810 West Tenth Street/news/2015/April/22/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/April/22/structure-fire.aspxOn Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 810 West Tenth Street for the report of a structure fireWed, 22 Apr 2015 11:54:47 CST Fire RescueApril 2015 Alcohol Compliance Check/news/2015/April/22/alcohol-compliance-check.aspx/news/2015/April/22/alcohol-compliance-check.aspxOn Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a check of 26 businesses with off-sale liquor licensesWed, 22 Apr 2015 11:48:09 CST Police DepartmentJoin Parks and Recreation for Senior Bike Trail Tour, Simple Cooking With Heart, and Yappy Hour/news/2015/April/22/parks-calendar-of-events.aspx/news/2015/April/22/parks-calendar-of-events.aspxSpring programming concludes at all five community centers. Summer programming will begin Tuesday, May 26Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:17:33 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesEmergency Utility Work – Cliff Avenue/news/2015/April/21/em-cliff-utility.aspx/news/2015/April/21/em-cliff-utility.aspxBeginning on Wednesday morning, April 22, 2015, the outside southbound lane at on Cliff Avenue at 33rd Street will be closed along with the eastbound lane on 33rd StreetTue, 21 Apr 2015 17:06:32 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksStreet Construction News - 04/21/2015/news/2015/April/21/sc-news-0421.aspx/news/2015/April/21/sc-news-0421.aspxStreet Reconstruction Project | Solberg Avenue Reconstruction | Lane Closure—Minnesota AvenueTue, 21 Apr 2015 16:54:28 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksIn-Field Press Meet Scheduled for Tomorrow to Discuss City Drainageway Maintenance/news/2015/April/21/press-meet.aspx/news/2015/April/21/press-meet.aspxIn-field press meet to highlight the maintenance work being done in rivers and drainage areas across Sioux FallsTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:03 CST EngineeringPublic WorksREMINDER: Fire Station #11 Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for April 22 at 11:30 a.m./news/2015/April/21/fs-ribbon-cutting.aspx/news/2015/April/21/fs-ribbon-cutting.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue is adding a new fire station in the northwest area of Sioux Falls. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the building will take place on Wednesday, April 22, at 11:30 a.m.Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:00:00 CST Fire RescueCelebrate Earth Day: Free Mercury Thermometer Exchange at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility/news/2015/April/21/celebrate-earth-day.aspx/news/2015/April/21/celebrate-earth-day.aspxRemember those old mercury thermometers with the silver liquid?Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:00:00 CST Public WorksEnvironmentalStreet Construction News - 4/21/15/news/2015/April/21/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/21/sc-news.aspxStreet Repairs on West 12th St. from Kiwanis Ave. to Western Ave. | Intersection Reconstruction Project 22nd St. and Minnesota Ave.Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:47:35 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionSioux Falls Severe Weather Awareness Week Activities/news/2015/April/20/severe-weather-awareness-week.aspx/news/2015/April/20/severe-weather-awareness-week.aspxThe week of April 20, 2015, is Severe Weather Awareness Week across South DakotaMon, 20 Apr 2015 11:00:00 CST Emergency ManagementStreet Construction News - 4/20/15/news/2015/April/20/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/20/sc-news.aspxLane Closure – West Madison StreetMon, 20 Apr 2015 08:12:31 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet Construction