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  • Work of Plein Air Painter Featured at Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library

    Paintings by Sioux Falls artist Stephen Randall will be featured at the Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue, throughout October and November. The Library Gallery is open during regular hours:

  • Join Us for a City Hall Renovation Ribbon Cutting, Grand Reopening, and Art Exhibition on First Friday!

    Join Mayor Mike Huether on First Friday, October 6, 2017, for a City Hall renovation ribbon cutting, grand reopening, open house, and City employee art exhibition

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 66th Street and Galway Avenue | Lane Closure – Spruceleigh Lane | Street Closure – Western Avenue and 24th Street | Arrowhead Parkway Traffic Switch

  • Downtown Library Offers Lakota Language Class

    Tim Easter, who teaches Lakota language and culture at Washington High School, will lead a four-part monthly series for the public

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Friday morning, September 29, 2017, the eastbound lane of West Ninth Street will be closed between South Main Avenue and the alley immediately to the west. The sidewalk and the

  • Administration to Present to City Council Regarding Events Center Settlement Agreement on Tuesday

    The administration will present to the City Council and the public regarding the Events Center settlement agreement on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, during the 4 p.m. City Council Informational Meeting

  • Adult Calendar of Events for Siouxland Libraries

    Yin Yoga | After-Hours Murder Mystery | First Friday Adult Spelling Bee 2.0

  • Emergency Lane Closure – Sixth Street

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the eastbound lane on West Sixth Street between Minnesota Avenue and Main Avenue is closed due to a watermain break

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Monday, October 2, 2017, the eastbound right turn lane of East Tenth Street will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Cleveland Avenue

  • Parole Absconder Arrested After Downtown Standoff

    Around 1:15 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017, Parole Services contacted the Sioux Falls Police Department with information that a parole absconder from Rapid City may be in Sioux Falls. Around

  • Upcoming Events for Children at Siouxland Libraries

    Get Ready, Get Set for Kindergarten! | Chapter Blasters | Fridays With Rocky

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 12 noon. The briefing will consist of the items on the upcoming

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, South Avalon Avenue will be closed at 69th Street to allow crews to reconstruct this intersection. This work is part of the ongoing 69th Street and Western

  • Cat Bite in 5000 Block of West King Arthur Drive

    Animal Control responded to a cat bite that occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017, in the 5000 block of West King Arthur Drive. A man was bitten on the hand when he

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the outside northbound lane of South Cliff Avenue will be closed north of 33rd Street to allow construction crews to perform concrete repairs

  • Siouxland Libraries Presents Second Annual Adult Spelling Bee

    Back by popular demand, Siouxland Libraries will host its second annual Adult Spelling Bee. Those aged 21 and older are invited to attend

  • Events Center Settlement Agreement

    In 2015, the City of Sioux Falls negotiated a financial settlement regarding the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. M. A. Mortenson Company

  • Street Construction News

    Galway Avenue Construction | Street Closure - North Lewis Avenue and East Spruce | Utility work on 11th Street between

  • New Trail Spur Complete at Elmwood Park

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation announces a new trail spur is complete and open near Elmwood Park, located at 1401 North Kiwanis Avenue

  • Community Centers Open September 25

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will again offer a variety of programs at five community centers for the season beginning Monday, September 25, 2017. The community centers feature game rooms, computer labs, open

  • Tuesday News Conference Will Challenge Mayors and Communities Along the Big Sioux River to Do More to Protect Our River

    News conference to announce the fifth annual Mayors Big Sioux River Water Summit, which will take place on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, in Watertown, South Dakota

  • Structure Fire—909 North Irene Place

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at 909 North Irene Place at approximately 7:36 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017

  • The Facts About Immigration in the U.S.

    Cari Skogberg Eastman’s new book, Immigration: Examining the Facts, offers readers an impartial understanding of the true state of immigration and immigration policy in the United States

  • Parking Will Be Tight During Back-to-Back Garth Shows

    Thursday News Conference Will Prepare You for It

  • Recent Rains Contribute to Mosquito Activity: City Continues Spraying

    Rainfall over the past weeks has caused an increase in the amount of mosquito activity across the city. The City of Sioux Falls continues to combat the bugs with regular spraying

  • Let’s Do Casual Friday ‘Western-Style’ in Sioux Falls!

    Mayor Mike Huether is encouraging Sioux Falls businesses to encourage their employees to wear cowboy boots, hats, and jeans to work and designate the next two Fridays casual days for staff

  • Annexation Task Force Open House September 13

    The Annexation Task Force will host an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue, Meeting Rooms A and B

  • UPDATE: Robbery Investigation/Suspect Located

    On September 8, 2017, at 12:21 a.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to the area of West 12th Street and South Ebenezer Avenue for a robbery at a local business

  • Structure Fire—905 West 41st Street

    On Thursday afternoon, September 7, 2017, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to 905 West 41st Street, at Gary’s Gun Shop, for a structure fire

  • Best-Selling Local Author to Speak at Siouxland Libraries

    Sioux Falls native Sam Kean, the author of three best-selling books about science, will be at the Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue, on Monday, September 11, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Garage Fire at 1122 North Minnesota Avenue

    On September 5, 2017, at approximately 1:20 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke in the neighborhood on the 1100 block of North Main Avenue

  • Gunshots

    On September 1, 2017, the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to an apartment complex near West 43rd Street and South Westport Avenue

  • Sycamore Avenue Injury Accident

    On September 4 at 11:20 a.m., first responders were dispatched to a business exit just north of 26th Street and Sycamore Avenue

  • Sioux Falls and Potsdam Celebrate Sister City Relationship With Visit From Lord Mayor Jann Jakobs

    Lord Mayor Jann Jakobs of Sioux Falls’ sister city Potsdam, Germany, is visiting Sioux Falls this week

  • Structure Fire—2303 West 46th Street

    On Thursday evening, August 31, 2017, at approximately 8 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to an apartment fire at 2303 West 46th Street

  • Vehicle Accident

    On September 3, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of West 12th Street and South Grange Avenue

  • Sioux Falls Welcomes Potsdam’s Lord Mayor Jann Jakobs at Wednesday News Conference

    News conference to welcome Lord Mayor Jann Jakobs and ten other dignitaries from Potsdam, Germany, one of Sioux Falls’ sister cities

  • City Administration Building Project Update Tuesday

    A project update for the City Administration Building will be presented to the City Council and the public on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, during the 4 p.m. City Council Informational Meeting held at Carnegie Town Hall, 235 West Tenth Street

  • Registration for Adult Sports Leagues Now Open

    Online registration for Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation adult fall sports leagues is now open at

  • Sign Up/Show Off Your New Siouxland Libraries Card

    September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and Siouxland Libraries is offering all who get a card the opportunity to win one of three $50 Barnes & Noble gift cards

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures- Benson Road from Cliff Avenue to I-229 | East Anoka Circle Street Construction | Street Closure – 47th Street and Plateau Trail | Drainage Improvements – South Westport Avenue (West 49th Street to West 43rd Street) | Carter Place and East Park Drive Street Construction | Lane Closure – North Phillips Avenue | Lyncrest Avenue Closure

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

    If weather conditions permit, the City of Sioux Falls Health Department will be conducting spraying efforts for mosquitoes in targeted areas of Sioux Falls this evening