Official Website of the City of Sioux Falls News Items from Copyright 04/26/2015 City of Sioux Falls, S.D. 5GovernmentIn-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 WorksSecond Annual Cathedral Historic District Sidewalk Poetry Contest/news/2015/April/23/sidewalk-poetry-contest.aspx/news/2015/April/23/sidewalk-poetry-contest.aspxCalling all Sioux Falls poets! The Cathedral Historic District is partnering with Siouxland Libraries and Live Well Sioux Falls to provide an opportunity for you to put your stamp on this beautiful Sioux Falls districtThu, 23 Apr 2015 15:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipLive Well Sioux FallsCathedral Historic NeighborhoodIn-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 & RecreationSiouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events/news/2015/April/23/library-calendar-of-events.aspx/news/2015/April/23/library-calendar-of-events.aspxJoin South Dakota poet Jeanne Emmons as she reads a selection of her poems about peopleThu, 23 Apr 2015 09:30:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipStreet 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 WorksRonning Branch Library Closing Early on April 28/news/2015/April/21/ronning-closing-28.aspx/news/2015/April/21/ronning-closing-28.aspxRonning Branch Library will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, for a special event. All other branches of Siouxland Libraries will be open regular business hoursTue, 21 Apr 2015 15:58:27 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensIn-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 ConstructionUpcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/April/21/library-calendar-of-events.aspx/news/2015/April/21/library-calendar-of-events.aspxHelp your child develop print motivation and awareness by doing simple art activitiesTue, 21 Apr 2015 09:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsTeensSioux 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 ConstructionTerrace Park Neighborhood Identification Signage Unveiling on Monday/news/2015/April/17/terrace-park.aspx/news/2015/April/17/terrace-park.aspxSioux Falls residents and businesses are invited to the Terrace Park Neighborhood identification signage unveiling on Monday, April 20, 2015, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the corner of WestFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:55:55 CST Community DevelopmentNeighborhood AssociationsSevere Weather Awareness Training on April 20/news/2015/April/17/severe-weather-training.aspx/news/2015/April/17/severe-weather-training.aspxAs part of Severe Weather Awareness Week activities, the National Weather Service and Emergency Management offices from Minnehaha County, Lincoln County, and the City of Sioux Falls are partneringFri, 17 Apr 2015 10:00:00 CST Emergency ManagementPublic Works Water Division to Begin Water Main Flushing/news/2015/April/17/water-main-flushing.aspx/news/2015/April/17/water-main-flushing.aspxBeginning on Monday, April 20, 2015, City of Sioux Falls Public Works Water Division teams will begin the annual flushing of the City’s fire hydrantsFri, 17 Apr 2015 09:00:00 CST Public WorksWater DivisionCelebrate Earth Day 2015 With the City of Sioux Falls/news/2015/April/16/earth-day-2015.aspx/news/2015/April/16/earth-day-2015.aspxTo celebrate the 45th annual Earth Day this year, the City of Sioux Falls has teamed up with Sioux Area Metro (SAM) to offer free rides on fixed routes (1‒25) all daylong on Wednesday, April 22, 2015Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:00 CST EnvironmentalSioux Area MetroWorkforce Development Pilot Program Recommends Funding Eight Organizations - Applications Still Being Accepted/news/2015/April/16/workforce-development-pilot.aspx/news/2015/April/16/workforce-development-pilot.aspx In January, the City of Sioux Falls launched a Workforce Development Pilot Program to support and explore activities to address workforce challenges and to drive workforce growth and developmentThu, 16 Apr 2015 11:30:00 CST Community DevelopmentCity CouncilWorkforce Development Pilot ProgramApplications ReceivedStreet Construction News - 4/16/15/news/2015/April/16/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/16/sc-news.aspxCliff Avenue - Temporary Intersection Closures | Lane Closure – Marion RoadThu, 16 Apr 2015 11:28:40 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionCity Will Announce Workforce Development Pilot Project Grant Recipients on Thursday/news/2015/April/15/ppg-recipients.aspx/news/2015/April/15/ppg-recipients.aspxNews conference to announce the City of Sioux Falls’ workforce development pilot project grant recipientsWed, 15 Apr 2015 13:56:00 CST Community DevelopmentCity of Sioux Falls Seeks Applications for Affordable Housing Development Projects/news/2015/April/15/affordable-housing-projects.aspx/news/2015/April/15/affordable-housing-projects.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls is now accepting applications for funds to support multiunit affordable housing development projectsWed, 15 Apr 2015 11:00:00 CST Affordable HousingCommunity DevelopmentInjury Hit and Run/news/2015/April/15/injury-hit-and-run.aspx/news/2015/April/15/injury-hit-and-run.aspxOn April 14, 2015, at 5:02 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Fire Rescue, and Rural Metro Ambulance responded to 11th Street and Spring Avenue for a car/pedestrian hit-and-run crashWed, 15 Apr 2015 10:33:05 CST Police DepartmentJoin Parks and Recreation for Arrowhead Barn Open House, Rescue Rally, Senior Bike Trail Tour, and More/news/2015/April/15/parks-coe.aspx/news/2015/April/15/parks-coe.aspxWalking is one of the best ways to stay healthy! Pedometers are available for checkout so you can log your daily progressWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:25:49 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesHit-and-Run Accident/Aggravated Assault on Law Enforcement/news/2015/April/15/hit-and-run.aspx/news/2015/April/15/hit-and-run.aspxOn Tuesday, April 14, 2015, during the morning news briefing it was mentioned that the Sioux Falls Police Department was still conducting follow-up on an incidentWed, 15 Apr 2015 08:14:52 CST Police DepartmentStreet Construction News - 04/14/2015/news/2015/April/14/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/14/sc-news.aspxLane Closure – South Minnesota Avenue | Street Repairs Mission Street and Bahnson AvenueTue, 14 Apr 2015 16:44:55 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionUpcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/April/14/coe-library.aspx/news/2015/April/14/coe-library.aspxMovement and Music | Draw Some Awesome | Pajama Time | Tremendous Tuesday | Teenagents Tuesday | Wednesday Wonders: Earth DayTue, 14 Apr 2015 14:41:15 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipMural Speaks! Project Seeks Translators of Sioux Falls’ 140 Languages/news/2015/April/14/mural-speaks.aspx/news/2015/April/14/mural-speaks.aspxThe Mural Speaks! Project is a celebration of the diversity in Sioux Falls and the brainchild of writer Ben Miller, 2014‒15 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard UniversityTue, 14 Apr 2015 11:30:00 CST City AttorneysParks & RecreationVehicle vs. House Collision/news/2015/April/14/vehicle-vs-house.aspx/news/2015/April/14/vehicle-vs-house.aspxOn Monday, April 13, 2015, around 11:54 p.m., Sioux Falls Police Department officers were dispatched to an accident in the 800 block of North Leadale Avenue involving a vehicle that struck a residenceTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:26:38 CST Police DepartmentStreet Construction News 4/13/2015/news/2015/April/13/scn-4-13.aspx/news/2015/April/13/scn-4-13.aspxDakota Avenue Lane ClosuresMon, 13 Apr 2015 16:48:40 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionReading Bridge Summer Tutoring at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/April/13/summer-totoring.aspx/news/2015/April/13/summer-totoring.aspxChildren can cross the bridge to better reading this summer at Siouxland Libraries. This free tutoring program is designed for struggling readers who have completed K through 5th gradesMon, 13 Apr 2015 16:34:29 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipMural Speaks! Project Kicks Off With News Conference and Boston Event on Tuesday/news/2015/April/13/mural-speaks.aspx/news/2015/April/13/mural-speaks.aspxNews conference to announce the Mural Speaks! Project in conjunction with Ben Miller, 2014‒15 fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:15:22 CST City AttorneysRollover Accident on 11th Street Viaduct/news/2015/April/13/rollover.aspx/news/2015/April/13/rollover.aspxOn April 12, 2015, around 11:59 p.m., a Sioux Falls police officer came upon on a single vehicle rollover accident which had just occurred on the East 11th Street viaductMon, 13 Apr 2015 12:17:04 CST Police Department85th Street and Minnesota Avenue Intersection Improvement Project/news/2015/April/10/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/10/sc-news.aspxBeginning on Monday, April 13, 2015, South Minnesota Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction at West 85th Street to allow construction crews to begin work on theFri, 10 Apr 2015 16:49:15 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksPress Conference for Projects NICE and KEEP/news/2015/April/10/ma-nicekeep.aspx/news/2015/April/10/ma-nicekeep.aspxA program overview and the announcement of the 2015 Projects NICE and KEEP neighborhoodsFri, 10 Apr 2015 14:24:20 CST Public HealthStabbing Investigation/news/2015/April/10/stabbing-investigation.aspx/news/2015/April/10/stabbing-investigation.aspxOn April 9 at 9:56 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the Sanford USD Medical Center emergency room for a male who had been dropped off and was suffering from multiple stab woundsFri, 10 Apr 2015 10:07:10 CST Police DepartmentLoud “Explosion” Sound Unexplained/news/2015/April/10/loud-sound-unexplained.aspx/news/2015/April/10/loud-sound-unexplained.aspxOn April 10 at 12:27 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department received 17 calls of a loud explosion that caused houses to shake...Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:58:01 CST Police DepartmentREMINDER: Join Mayor Mike Huether for Listening and Learning Session on Sunday at First Baptist Church/news/2015/April/10/listening-and-learning-session.aspx/news/2015/April/10/listening-and-learning-session.aspxMayor Mike Huether’s April Listening and Learning Session for the public will be held at First Baptist Church on Sunday, April 12, 2015, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:00:00 CST Mayor's OfficeListening & Learning SessionStreet Construction News - 04/09/15/news/2015/April/09/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/April/09/sc-news.aspx41st Street Restoration Ellis Road to Sertoma Avenue | Brande Avenue Construction West 85th Street to West 88th StreetThu, 9 Apr 2015 16:43:47 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksNoninjury Rollover Accident/news/2015/April/08/noninjury-rollover-accident.aspx/news/2015/April/08/noninjury-rollover-accident.aspxOn Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 3:27 a.m., Sioux Falls Police Department Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of South Third Avenue for a single vehicle, rollover accidentWed, 8 Apr 2015 11:30:41 CST Police DepartmentJoin Parks and Recreation for Toddler Gym, Not Your Average Walk, Mother/Daughter Makeover Night, and More/news/2015/April/08/parks-and-rec-calendar.aspx/news/2015/April/08/parks-and-rec-calendar.aspxAre you hoping to run a 5K this summer, but are having a tough time getting off the couch?Wed, 8 Apr 2015 09:00:00 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesStreet Construction News 4/7/2015/news/2015/April/07/scn-4-7.aspx/news/2015/April/07/scn-4-7.aspxUtility Work – 14th StreetTue, 7 Apr 2015 16:47:56 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionEmergency Utility Work – Minnesota Avenue/news/2015/April/07/utility-work.aspx/news/2015/April/07/utility-work.aspxBeginning this afternoon, April 7, 2015, the intersection at Sixth Street and Minnesota Avenue will be dark during a traffic signal cabinet change. If you see an intersection that is dark please followTue, 7 Apr 2015 15:43:25 CST Engineering34th Street Open House/news/2015/April/07/34th-street-open-house.aspx/news/2015/April/07/34th-street-open-house.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls will hold a public open house regarding the reconstruction of 34th Street between Minnesota Avenue and Center AvenueTue, 7 Apr 2015 11:30:00 CST Street ConstructionStructure Fire: 3104 North Cypress Place/news/2015/April/07/structure-fire.aspx/news/2015/April/07/structure-fire.aspxOn Monday afternoon, April 6, 2015, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 3104 North Cypress PlaceTue, 7 Apr 2015 08:23:16 CST Fire RescueReading Bridge Book Drive at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/April/06/book-drive.aspx/news/2015/April/06/book-drive.aspxEncourage kids in your community to continue reading this summer by donating your gently used children’s books to Siouxland LibrariesMon, 6 Apr 2015 13:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsStreet Construction News 4/3/2015/news/2015/April/03/scn-4-3-15.aspx/news/2015/April/03/scn-4-3-15.aspxBahnson Avenue Curb Repairs 41st Street to 57th StreetFri, 3 Apr 2015 16:39:09 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet Construction2015 Street Construction Season Kicks Off With Closure of Cliff Avenue/news/2015/April/03/construction-kicks-off.aspx/news/2015/April/03/construction-kicks-off.aspxOn Monday, April 6, 2015, street construction will begin on Cliff Avenue from 61st Street to 85th StreetFri, 3 Apr 2015 13:45:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringCliff Avenue Closure Detour RouteMayor Huether Announces Citizen Board Appointments/news/2015/April/03/bd-appts.aspx/news/2015/April/03/bd-appts.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced new citizen board appointments to the following board as approved by the Mayor and City CouncilFri, 3 Apr 2015 11:20:14 CST Mayor's Find Yours Today! City Launches Workforce Recruitment Campaign/news/2015/April/02/siouxfallshasjobs.aspx/news/2015/April/02/siouxfallshasjobs.aspxFind your next job at That’s the message unveiled today when City of Sioux Falls officials announced a new workforce recruitment campaignThu, 2 Apr 2015 17:00:00 CST Community DevelopmentSouth Cliff Avenue Closes Monday for Construction: News Conference on Friday/news/2015/April/02/s-cliff-closes.aspx/news/2015/April/02/s-cliff-closes.aspxNews conference to kick off the 2015 construction season, announce the closure dates of South Cliff Avenue for construction, and provide information regarding detour routes Thu, 2 Apr 2015 13:58:00 CST Public WorksEngineeringMayor Huether Announces Citizen Board Appointments/news/2015/April/02/citizen-board-appointments.aspx/news/2015/April/02/citizen-board-appointments.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced new citizen board appointments to the following board as approved by the Mayor and City CouncilThu, 2 Apr 2015 12:00:00 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesMayor's OfficeMarch Building Permits Break Monthly Construction Valuation Record/news/2015/April/01/building-permits.aspx/news/2015/April/01/building-permits.aspxThe month of March 2015 saw the highest construction valuation for building permits in Sioux Falls’ history with a total of $110,267,696. This brings the year’s total construction valuationWed, 1 Apr 2015 14:28:57 CST Building ServicesBuilding Services PermitsWorkforce Recruitment Campaign Will Be Unveiled at News Conference Thursday/news/2015/April/01/workforce-recruitment.aspx/news/2015/April/01/workforce-recruitment.aspxNews conference to announce an exciting new workforce recruitment campaign for the City of Sioux FallsWed, 1 Apr 2015 13:47:29 CST Community DevelopmentJoin Parks and Recreation for Young Scientists Class, Flag Football Tournament, Mother/Daughter Makeover Night, and More/news/2015/April/01/parks-and-rec-calendar-of-events.aspx/news/2015/April/01/parks-and-rec-calendar-of-events.aspxAre you hoping to run a 5K this summer, but having a tough time getting off the couchWed, 1 Apr 2015 10:45:22 CST Parks & RecreationRecreation ActivitiesMayor Huether Announces Citizen Board Appointments/news/2015/April/01/citizen-board-appointments.aspx/news/2015/April/01/citizen-board-appointments.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced new citizen board appointments to the following boards as approved by the Mayor and City CouncilWed, 1 Apr 2015 09:30:00 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesMayor's OfficeLane Closure – Cliff Avenue/news/2015/March/31/land-closure-cliff.aspx/news/2015/March/31/land-closure-cliff.aspxBeginning on Wednesday morning, April 1, 2015, the outside southbound lane will be closed on Cliff Avenue south of 26th StreetTue, 31 Mar 2015 16:12:49 CST Street ConstructionEngineeringPublic WorksA Little Screening Can Save Your Life Fifth Annual Big Squeeze Kicks Off Today/news/2015/March/31/screening.aspx/news/2015/March/31/screening.aspxThe Big Squeeze 2015 is under way. Live Well Sioux Falls and The Big Squeeze community team kicked off their fifth annual blood pressure awareness effort today. The number of residents screenedTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:47:57 CST Health DepartmentMayor Huether Announces Citizen Board Appointments/news/2015/March/31/citizen-board-appointments.aspx/news/2015/March/31/citizen-board-appointments.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced new citizen board appointments to the following boards as approved by the Mayor and City CouncilTue, 31 Mar 2015 11:21:56 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesMayor's OfficeIntoxicated Driver/Rollover Accident/news/2015/March/31/intoxicated-driver-rollover-accident.aspx/news/2015/March/31/intoxicated-driver-rollover-accident.aspxOn March 31, 2015, at approximately 1:35 a.m., Sioux Falls Police officers were dispatched to an intoxicated driver passed out at the wheelTue, 31 Mar 2015 11:18:27 CST Police DepartmentStrong Arm Robbery/news/2015/March/31/strong-arm-robbery.aspx/news/2015/March/31/strong-arm-robbery.aspxOn March 30 at 1:19 p.m., officers were called to 5200 East Arrowhead Parkway on a call of a Strong Arm RobberyTue, 31 Mar 2015 11:16:00 CST Police DepartmentPublic Notice/news/2015/April/02/public-notice.aspx/news/2015/April/02/public-notice.aspxThis notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on the Citizen Participation Plan for the City of Sioux FallsTue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 CST Community DevelopmentAffordable HousingBuilding It Right the First Time: Construction Begins on Indoor Aquatic Center/news/2015/March/30/indoor-aquatic-begins.aspx/news/2015/March/30/indoor-aquatic-begins.aspxSioux Falls residents and visitors will see construction begin on the indoor aquatic center at Spellerberg Park this week. During the week of March 30, installation of the site fence, placement of building stakesMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:11:37 CST Indoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Park Swimming Pools | AquaticsParks & RecreationAggravated Assault—11th Street and Covell Avenue/news/2015/March/30/aggravated-assault.aspx/news/2015/March/30/aggravated-assault.aspxOn Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 5:06 p.m., Sioux Falls Police Department Police Officers responded to the 400 block of East Eighth Street for a report of a black male jumping out of a tan Jeep Grand CherokeeMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:00:33 CST Police Department2015 Big Squeeze Kickoff Marks Fifth Annual Event to Raise Awareness of High Blood Pressure/news/2015/March/30/event-to-raise-awareness-of-high-blood-pressure.aspx/news/2015/March/30/event-to-raise-awareness-of-high-blood-pressure.aspxCelebratory kick-off event to announce the start of the 2015 Big Squeeze, a community-wide high blood pressure awareness initiative...Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:00:00 CST Health DepartmentLive Well Sioux FallsCelebrate the Week of the Young Child at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/March/30/week-of-the-young-child.aspx/news/2015/March/30/week-of-the-young-child.aspxCelebrate our youngest learners! Week of the Young Child™ is April 12–18, 2015. Join us at Siouxland Libraries for special events throughout the weekMon, 30 Mar 2015 11:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsPlanning Commission Briefing/news/2015/March/30/planning-commission-briefing.aspx/news/2015/March/30/planning-commission-briefing.aspxPrior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will be having a briefing on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 12 noonMon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CST Planning CommissionPlanningPlanning & Building ServicesSioux Falls Fire Rescue Training on House Provided by Community Development/news/2015/March/30/fire-rescue-training-on-house.aspx/news/2015/March/30/fire-rescue-training-on-house.aspxSioux Falls Fire Rescue cadets will perform hands-on training at a house provided through the City’s Neighborhood Revitalization ProgramMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:00:00 CST Fire RescueCommunity DevelopmentAffordable HousingApply for Citizen Boards and Commissions: Your City Would Love Your Guidance/news/2015/March/30/city-would-love-your-guidance.aspx/news/2015/March/30/city-would-love-your-guidance.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls has a variety of boards and commissions that provide opportunities to use your talents to benefit our communityMon, 30 Mar 2015 08:17:20 CST Mayor Appointed Citizen Boards, Commissions, and CommitteesMayor's OfficeCity CouncilStreet Construction News - 03/27/2015/news/2015/March/27/sc-news.aspx/news/2015/March/27/sc-news.aspxLane Closure – West 11th Street | 69th Street and Cliff Avenue ConstructionFri, 27 Mar 2015 16:32:57 CST Street ConstructionConstruction Begins on Indoor Aquatic Center: News Conference Monday/news/2015/March/27/construction-begins-on-indoor-aquatic-center.aspx/news/2015/March/27/construction-begins-on-indoor-aquatic-center.aspxNews conference to announce the beginning of construction on the city’s first indoor aquatic centerFri, 27 Mar 2015 13:30:00 CST Parks & RecreationSwimming Pools | AquaticsIndoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Park Lane Closure – North Minnesota Avenue/news/2015/March/26/lane-closure.aspx/news/2015/March/26/lane-closure.aspxBeginning on Friday morning, March 27, 2015, the outside southbound lane of North Minnesota Avenue will be closed between West Bailey Street and West Brookings StreetThu, 26 Mar 2015 16:47:16 CST Street ConstructionPreschool Storytime at Siouxland Libraries/news/2015/March/26/preschool-storytime.aspx/news/2015/March/26/preschool-storytime.aspxEncourage the love of reading while developing your preschooler’s early literacy skills with Preschool StorytimeThu, 26 Mar 2015 11:15:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipKidsStreet Construction News 3/26/15/news/2015/March/26/street-construction-news.aspx/news/2015/March/26/street-construction-news.aspxWest 18th Street Utility Work | Rescheduled Street Repairs on Tenth Street and 11th Street From Phillips Avenue to Grange AvenueThu, 26 Mar 2015 08:19:04 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionBoard Vacancy: Building Board of Appeals/news/2015/March/25/board-vac-building.aspx/news/2015/March/25/board-vac-building.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the Building Board of AppealsWed, 25 Mar 2015 15:17:52 CST Mayor's OfficeSiouxland Libraries Launches 3M Cloud Library eBook Service/news/2015/March/25/3m-cloud-library-service-launched.aspx/news/2015/March/25/3m-cloud-library-service-launched.aspxDid you know that your library card can get you free digital books, movies, music, and more straight to your tablet, smartphone, or other device?Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:00:00 CST Siouxland Libraries - A City/County PartnershipSioux Falls Parks and Recreation Special Event Applications Hit Record Numbers in 2014/news/2015/March/25/special-event-applications-hit-record-numbers.aspx/news/2015/March/25/special-event-applications-hit-record-numbers.aspxSioux Falls Parks and Recreation is excited to announce that a record number of special events were hosted in Sioux Falls in 2014, with more than 140 special event applications processed!Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:07:19 CST Recreation ActivitiesParks & RecreationExperience the ArtAbility Art Exhibit at Museum of Visual Materials/news/2015/March/25/artability-exhibit.aspx/news/2015/March/25/artability-exhibit.aspxThe Sioux Falls Mayor’s Disability Awareness Commission is sponsoring an art exhibit for local artists with disabilitiesWed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00:00 CST Disability Awareness CommissionMayor's OfficeJoin Parks and Recreation for Soles of Sioux Falls, Senior Bingo Day, Couch to 5K®, and More/news/2015/March/25/soles-of-sioux-falls-bingo-couch-to-5k.aspx/news/2015/March/25/soles-of-sioux-falls-bingo-couch-to-5k.aspxCalling sneaker-heads of all ages! Bring your sweet sneaker collection down to Oyate Community Center for an afternoon full of eye boggling kicksWed, 25 Mar 2015 09:00:00 CST Recreation ActivitiesParks & RecreationREMINDER: 2015 State of the City Address Is Tomorrow/news/2015/March/25/reminder-soc.aspx/news/2015/March/25/reminder-soc.aspxMayor Mike Huether will present the 2015 State of the City address to the Sioux Falls City Council and the citizens of Sioux Falls on Thursday, March 26, at 1:30 p.m.Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:00:00 CST Official Website of the City of Sioux FallsBoard Vacancy: Civil Service Board/news/2015/March/24/bd-vaca-csb.aspx/news/2015/March/24/bd-vaca-csb.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced an upcoming vacancy to the Civil Service BoardTue, 24 Mar 2015 14:57:00 CST Mayor's OfficeRecord Number of Special Events in 2014: News Conference on Wednesday/news/2015/March/24/special-events-presser.aspx/news/2015/March/24/special-events-presser.aspxNews conference on the record number of special events held in Sioux Falls in 2014 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:27:56 CST Parks & RecreationCommitment to Employee Well-Being Is One Contributor to Stable Health Insurance Premiums/news/2015/March/24/well-being-contributor-to-stable-premiums.aspx/news/2015/March/24/well-being-contributor-to-stable-premiums.aspxThe City of Sioux Falls Human Resources Department administers a self-insured health/dental plan for City employeesTue, 24 Mar 2015 10:15:00 CST Human ResourcesCompensation and BenefitsStreet Construction News 3/24/15/news/2015/March/24/street-construction-news.aspx/news/2015/March/24/street-construction-news.aspxStreet Closure – South Mall Avenue | Cliff Avenue Reconstruction Project | Tenth St., 11th St., Philips Ave. to Grange Ave.Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:05:52 CST Public WorksEngineeringStreet ConstructionBoard Vacancies: Board of Historic Preservation/news/2015/March/23/bd-vaca-bohp.aspx/news/2015/March/23/bd-vaca-bohp.aspxMayor Mike Huether has announced two upcoming vacancies to the Board of Historic PreservationMon, 23 Mar 2015 15:59:21 CST Mayor's Office93 Percent of Residents Say Sioux Falls is a Good Place to Live/news/2015/March/23/93-good-place.aspx/news/2015/March/23/93-good-place.aspxCity Council Chair Dean Karsky today announced the results of the recent citizen survey. In January 2015, 3,000 randomly selected Sioux Falls residents receivedMon, 23 Mar 2015 14:56:25 CST City CouncilCity of Sioux Falls Announces No Health Insurance Premium Increase in Ten Years/news/2015/March/23/ma-insurance-premium.aspx/news/2015/March/23/ma-insurance-premium.aspxFew organizations can say they have not experienced an increase in their health insurance premiums for ten consecutive years! This news conference willMon, 23 Mar 2015 12:42:05 CST Human ResourcesMayor Huether Appoints Brent O’Neil to SECOG Boards/news/2015/March/23/brent-oneil-appointed-to-secog-boards.aspx/news/2015/March/23/brent-oneil-appointed-to-secog-boards.aspxMayor Mike Huether has appointed Brent O’Neil to represent the City of Sioux Falls on the South Eastern Council of Governments Board and the Urbanized Development CommissionMon, 23 Mar 2015 11:00:00 CST Mayor's OfficeEconomic DevelopmentBusiness ResourcesReminder: Citizen Survey Results to be Announced Monday/news/2015/March/23/citizen-survey-results.aspx/news/2015/March/23/citizen-survey-results.aspxNews conference to announce 2015 National Citizen Survey resultsMon, 23 Mar 2015 09:05:34 CST 2015 National Citizen SurveyCity Council2015 State of the City Address Scheduled for Thursday, March 26/news/2015/March/23/sooc-thurs.aspx/news/2015/March/23/sooc-thurs.aspxMayor Mike Huether will present the 2015 State of the City address to the Sioux Falls City Council and the citizens of Sioux FallsMon, 23 Mar 2015 08:05:53 CST Mayor's Office