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Adult Winter Kickball Tournament Anyone?

Join us for a weekend kickball tournament in the snow! A little cold weather is part of the fun. Tournament play setup will be determined by the number of participants…

Posted 12/31/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will be having a briefing on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at 12 noon…

Posted 12/31/2013 in Planning & Building Services

Snow Removal Responsibilities for Property Owners

Snow is again on its way. The snowfall coupled with the cold temperatures can make daily commutes slower than normal. Please plan to leave early, and don’t overdrive the conditions…

Posted 12/30/2013 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Garage Fire - 4204 East Walker Way

On December 28, 2013, at approximately 2:10 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 4204 East Walker Way for a reported structure fire…

Posted 12/30/2013 in Fire Rescue

Stabbing

On December 27, 2013, at 2:23 p.m., officers were dispatched to 432 North Prairie Avenue for a stabbing…

Posted 12/27/2013 in Police Department

It’s Not Too Late to Vaccinate

The flu season is under way across the country, and local health officials report increases in numbers of cases of influenza in West River South Dakota and in our neighboring state…

Posted 12/27/2013 in Health Department

Vehicle Extrication at I-29/I-229

At approximately 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue was dispatched to a motor vehicle rollover with one patient trapped…

Posted 12/26/2013 in Fire Rescue

Strip Mall Fire at 57th Street and Marion Road

Fire crews were notified of black smoke coming from the back of a building at West 57th Street and South Marion Road shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Christmas morning…

Posted 12/26/2013 in Fire Rescue

Apartment Fire at 500 East 12th Street

On December 25, 2013, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire at 500 East 12th Street…

Posted 12/26/2013 in Fire Rescue

“Heroes Behind the Badges” Blood Drive

On December 26, 2013, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and the Sioux Falls Police Department will kick off their 18th annual blood drive competition…

Posted 12/24/2013 in Fire Rescue

While Winding Down 2013, Take a Peek into 2014

As you gather with your family and friends and begin to think about what the new year holds, take an opportunity to get a peek of the work in progress…

Posted 12/24/2013 in Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

Holiday Gifts for Hospitalized Children

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and Firefighters Local 814 Union members are partnering again this holiday season in providing gifts for those children…

Posted 12/20/2013 in Fire Rescue

All Residential Streets Have Been Plowed!

The Public Works Street Division and private contractor forces started plowing residential streets on Wednesday with a goal of completing this work…

Posted 12/20/2013 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Emergency Lane Closure – West Avenue

On Friday morning, December 20, 2013, the outside northbound lane on West Avenue will be closed between Eighth Street and Ninth Street…

Posted 12/20/2013 in Public Works

Residential Street Plowing Is 70 Percent Complete

After surveying residential streets earlier this week, the Public Works Street Division is plowing all neighborhood streets. No snow alert will be issued, and vehicles are NOT being ticketed…

Posted 12/19/2013 in Public Works

Sioux Falls Alcohol Compliance Check

On December 17, 2013, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a compliance check of 26 off-sale alcohol establishments within the Sioux Falls city limits…

Posted 12/18/2013 in Police Department

Update: Car vs. Pedestrarin Crash *Suspect Vehicle Located*

The Sioux Falls Police Department, with the assistance of a watchful citizen, located the suspect vehicle that was involved in the crash that occurred on Monday, December 16, 2013, near 21st Street and Grange Avenue…

Posted 12/17/2013 in Police Department

Lane Closure – 33rd Street

At 8:30 a.m., on Wednesday morning, December 18, 2013, the westbound lane on 33rd Street will be closed between Willow Avenue and Western Avenue…

Posted 12/16/2013 in Public Works

Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Open for the Season

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces that the outdoor ice rinks will open for the season at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2013, weather permitting…

Posted 12/16/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Kiwanis Avenue Lane Closure

Starting on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, construction crews will be working in the outside southbound lane of Kiwanis Avenue between the railroad crossing and West Ninth Street…

Posted 12/16/2013 in Public Works

Hit and Run

A woman was crossing South Grange Avenue near West 21st Street around 7:15 a.m. when she was struck by a car…

Posted 12/16/2013 in Police Department

Lane Closure – Duluth Avenue

On Monday morning, December 16, 2013, the northbound lane on Duluth Avenue will be closed at 33rd Street…

Posted 12/13/2013 in Public Works

Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

At 8:30 a.m., on Monday morning, December 16, 2013, the outside northbound lane on Minnesota Avenue will be closed north of 11th Street…

Posted 12/13/2013 in Public Works

41st Street and Kiwanis Avenue Injury Accident

On December 11, 2013, at 2:26 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, and Rural/Metro Ambulance responded to the intersection of 41st Street and Kiwanis Avenue…

Posted 12/12/2013 in Police Department

Shopping with Kids and Cops

The annual Shopping with Kids and Cops event will take place on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at 5 p.m. at both Sioux Falls Target stores…

Posted 12/12/2013 in Police Department

Lane Closures – Western Avenue

At 8:30 a.m., on Thursday morning, December 12, 2013, the inside northbound lane and inside southbound lane on Western Avenue will be closed north of 45th Street…

Posted 12/11/2013 in Public Works

Street Closure – Duluth Avenue

On Wednesday morning, December 11, 2013, Duluth Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Fourth Street and Fifth Street…

Posted 12/10/2013 in Public Works

Outstanding City Employees Recognized

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

Posted 12/10/2013 in Human Resources

Cold Weather Safety Tips

The first deep freeze of the season is upon us. Wind chill temperatures are expected to be as low as 30 degrees below zero. Sioux Falls Fire Rescue has the following safety tips…

Posted 12/06/2013 in Fire Rescue

Armed Robbery/Shot Fired

At approximately 1:03 a.m. on December 6, 2013, officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the Cubby’s gas station located at 2101 West 49th Street for an armed robbery that had just occurred…

Posted 12/06/2013 in Police Department

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue would like to provide some friendly reminders and facts about holiday fire safety…

Posted 12/05/2013 in Fire Rescue

Snow Alert Update

Parking Restrictions in Effect in Zone 1 (Downtown) From 1 a.m. to 6 a.m., Friday, December 6, 2013…

Posted 12/05/2013 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Adult Sunday Coed Volleyball

Coed volleyball is open to all players and teams of all levels—from recreational to classic. Season begins January 5, 2014, and runs for ten weeks…

Posted 12/05/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Fun and Fit Friday at Kuehn Community Center

Children ages 6 and under can come out and enjoy some fitness activities: ride or drive one of the toys, jump in the inflatable, or participate in fitness games…

Posted 12/05/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Celebrate National Bingo Month at Family Bingo Night

Did you know that December is National Bingo Month? Join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation to celebrate by gathering your family together and join us for a fun-filled evening of bingo…

Posted 12/04/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Homicide Arrests

Four men have been arrested in connection with the shooting on North Alaska Avenue on Tuesday, December 3, 2013…

Posted 12/04/2013 in Police Department

Firearm Discharge

On December 3, 2013, at approximately 4:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to 605 South Spring Avenue for a weapons violation, shots fired…

Posted 12/04/2013 in Police Department

Snow Alert for the City of Sioux Falls

The City of Sioux Falls Street Department has announced a Snow Alert. Plowing of Emergency Snow Routes began earlier today and will continue until routes are clear…

Posted 12/04/2013 in Snow Alert and Removal Information

Shooting Injures One and Kills Another

On December 2, 2013, one person died from a gunshot wound and a second person was also shot. Around 2:47 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Minnehaha County Sheriff’s deputies…

Posted 12/02/2013 in Police Department

Public Meeting Second Avenue Construction

Please join us on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, for a Public Informational Open House regarding the reconstruction work on Second Avenue between Tenth Street and 11th Street…

Posted 12/02/2013 in Public Works

Barricaded Subject

At 3:42 p.m. on November 30, Sioux Falls Police were sent to 701 North Elmwood Avenue, No. 107 for an unwanted subject in the apartment…

Posted 12/02/2013 in Police Department

Fire at 421 North Walts Avenue

On December 1, 2013, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 421 North Walts Avenue for a structure fire…

Posted 12/02/2013 in Fire Rescue

Street Closure – 37th Street

On Monday morning, December 2, 2013, 37th Street will be closed to through traffic between Glendale Avenue and West Avenue…

Posted 11/29/2013 in Public Works

City’s YouTube Channel Receives Honor

The City of Sioux Falls’ YouTube channel received praise earlier this month when Government Video magazine recognized the channel and the City’s efforts at transparency…

Posted 11/27/2013 in Central Services

Hazardous Material Spill at Augustana College

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue was dispatched to the Gilbert Science Center on the Augustana College campus for a chemical spill shortly before 11:30 on Tuesday morning…

Posted 11/26/2013 in Fire Rescue

Planning Commission Briefing

Prior to the monthly Planning Commission public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will be having a briefing on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at 12 noon…

Posted 11/26/2013 in Planning & Building Services

Lane Closure—12th Street

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013, there will be intermittent lane closures on 12th Street between Kiwanis Avenue and Western Avenue…

Posted 11/25/2013 in Public Works

Update on Car vs. Pedestrian Crash

On November 8, 2013, at approximately 6:12 p.m., a car/pedestrian crash occurred at the intersection of South Western Avenue and West 57th Street…

Posted 11/22/2013 in Police Department

Kiwanis Avenue Now Open

Kiwanis Avenue, from Tenth Street to Second Street, will have both southbound lanes, one northbound lane, and the center turn lane, open to traffic today…

Posted 11/22/2013 in Street Construction

Sioux Falls Alcohol Compliance Check

On November 20, 2013, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted a compliance check of 27 off-sale alcohol establishments within the Sioux Falls city limits…

Posted 11/21/2013 in Police Department

Dog Bite

The Sioux Falls Police Department’s Animal Control Division would like the public’s help in locating a dog in reference to a dog bite…

Posted 11/19/2013 in Police Department

Mommy and Me Play Date

Mommies, this is a great opportunity to make take-home crafts with your child. There will be steps that involve both you and your child working together…

Posted 11/19/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Holiday Centerpiece

Join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation at Morningside Community Center on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 6 until 8 p.m. to put together an extravagant centerpiece…

Posted 11/19/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Musical Movements

Have you ever met a child who did not love to pound, stomp, clap, and make other noises as loudly as possible?…

Posted 11/19/2013 in Parks & Recreation

Lane Closure – 41st Street

At 8:30 a.m., on Wednesday morning, November 20, 2013, the outside westbound lane on 41st Street will be closed at Western Avenue…

Posted 11/19/2013 in Street Construction

12th Street Concrete Repairs

Beginning Wednesday, November 20, 2013, construction crews will be working on 12th Street between Prairie Avenue and Walts Avenue…

Posted 11/18/2013 in Public Works

Lane Closure – Tenth Street

At 8:30 a.m., on Tuesday morning, November 19, 2013, the outside westbound lane on Tenth Street will be closed at Lowell Avenue…

Posted 11/15/2013 in Public Works

Lane Closures – Minnesota Avenue

At 8:30 a.m., on Monday morning, November 18, 2013, the two northbound lanes on Minnesota Avenue will be closed north of Russell Street…

Posted 11/15/2013 in Public Works