Recent News Releases

  • Mayor TenHaken Announces Five-year Proposed Capital Program

    Mayor Paul TenHaken today released his administration’s recommended 2023–2027 Capital Program.

  • 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.

  • Independence Day Celebration: Schedule of Activities and Parking Details

    Celebrate our nation on Monday, July 4, 2022, at the Independence Day Celebration at Falls Park.

  • Sioux Area Metro Saturday Service Now Ends 3 p.m

    Due to continued driver shortage, beginning Saturday, July 2, 2022, Sioux Area Metro (SAM) will end SAM On Demand, Paratransit, and Crosstown route services at 3 p.m. for Saturdays only.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – Westport Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • Lane Closure – Louise Avenue

    Starting on Friday, June 24, 2022, the southbound right turn lane on South Louise will be closed at West 49th Street.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • City Announces New Partnership Focused on Urban Agriculture

    The City of Sioux Falls is announcing plans to help create the Sioux Falls Urban Agriculture Coalition to bolster sustainability efforts and expand food access.

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • Street Closure – 17th Street

    Beginning on Friday, June 24, 2022, East 17th Street between Eighth Avenue and Ninth Avenue will be closed to allow construction crews to perform railroad crossing improvements.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - 23rd Street | Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure –Cherry Rock Avenue

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 69th Street | Street Closure – Holbrook Avenue | Street Closure – North Drive | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Sidewalk Closure and Parking Restriction – North Drive | Lane Closure – 41st Street

  • Newest Community Health Status Report and Plans for Improvement Released

    The CHA is a process for understanding the state of health of residents in the Sioux Falls area.

  • The Link Fulfills Critical Need in Providing Sobering, Addiction, and Crisis Stabilization Services

    More than 4,000 triage encounters in first year

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Westport Avenue | Lane Closure - 10th Street | Lane Closures – Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – Pineridge Drive

  • Mosquito Control Spraying for the Sioux Falls Region

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

  • Notice of Public Hearing

    Notice is hereby given that the Public Transit Advisory Board of the City of Sioux Falls will hold a public hearing for the purpose of receiving public comments regarding decreasing all youth fares to zero.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Blauvelt Avenue | Street Closure – Marion Road | Lane Closure – Madison Street | Street Closure – Delaware Street | Intersection Closure – Frontage Road

  • Sioux Falls in Summer Looks Brighter Than Ever

    One characteristic that initially drew my wife Jill and me to establish roots in Sioux Falls was the community’s excellent amenities and quality of life.

  • Sioux Falls to Install New Protected Spaces for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

    In partnership with the City’s Public Works and Planning and Development Services departments, the Health Department’s Live Well Sioux Falls program announced that Sioux Falls will get two new “pop-up” projects on June 9, 2022, to create better spaces for bicyclists and pedestrians.

  • Street Closure – Pineridge Drive

    Beginning on Friday, June 17, 2022, West Pineridge Drive will be closed to thru traffic between North Marion Road and North Holbrook Avenue. A detour will be signed.

  • Lane Closure – Madison Street

    Effective immediately, Tuesday, June 7, 2022, the outside eastbound lane on West Madison Street will be closed between North Harlem Avenue and North Kiwanis Avenue.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Williams Avenue & 23rd Street | Street Closure – 41st Street | Street Closure – Panama Street | Lane Closure - Rosemont Lane

  • Alley Closure – Fifth and Sixth Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, June 7th, 2022, at 8 am, the alley from East Fifth Street to East Sixth Street between Nesmith Avenue and Weber Avenue will be closed.

  • Storm Water Inlet Art Project Draws Attention to Water Quality

    For the seventh year in a row, storm water inlets along downtown Sioux Falls streets will be painted by local artists to draw attention to the City’s storm drainage system and the water quality of the Big Sioux River.

  • City Announces Liquor License Lottery Application Timeline and Procedures

    Applications for participation in the on-sale and off-sale liquor license lotteries will be received by the City Licensing Office beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday

  • Assistant Police Chief Announces Retirement

    After an honorable 25-year career with the City of Sioux Falls, Assistant Police Chief Kyle Hoekstra announced his plans to retire on June 10, 2022.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – Bridge Inspections | Street Closure – 33rd Street

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Main Avenue | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

  • Lane Closure – Phillips Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday morning, June 2, 2022, no parking will be allowed on North Phillips Avenue between Eighth Street and Ninth Street. Driving lanes will be maintained.

  • Register Today for Independence Day Celebration Fun Run/Walk and Parade

    Grab the entire family and start your day celebrating America by joining us for the Independence Day Celebration 5K Fun Run/Walk.

  • 2022 Sustainable Community Grant Recipients Announced

    The Sustainable Community Grant is a City of Sioux Falls Public Works initiative that supports and amplifies community-based sustainability efforts that help meet the City’s Sustainability Program goals.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure – 85th Street

  • Playground Replacements Underway for Linwood, Tomar, McCart, and Laurel Oak Parks!!

    This summer, the Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation department will replace the playground equipment at the following locations:

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 41st Street | Street Closure – 33rd Street | Lane Closures - Arrowhead Parkway | Road Closures - Yankton Trail Park

  • Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits Available

    Free at-home COVID-19 test kits are available at the City of Sioux Falls Health Department

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure – Foxdale Street | Street Closure – Holbrook Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, the eastbound lanes of 41st Street will be closed from Sertoma Avenue to Kuehn Park Road to allow crews to perform street and utility improvements.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure - Cliff Avenue | Lane Closure – Kiwanis Ave | Street Closure – Northview Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 37th Street | Lane Closure – 57th Street | Street Closure – First Avenue/Mall Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 26th Street

    Beginning on Monday, May 23, 2022, the outside westbound lane on East 26th Street will be closed, just west of Marion Road.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 33rd Street | Street Closure – 49th Street | Pump Station 215 Construction Veteran’s Memorial Park and Terrace Park

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 33rd Street | Street Closure – 26th Street | Lane Closure – Meredith Avenue

  • Lane Closure – 41st Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, the eastbound outside lane on West 41st Street will be closed between Prairie Avenue and Spring Avenue.

  • Street Closures – 33rd Street from West Avenue to Summit Avenue Grange Avenue from 33rd Street to 37th Street

    Beginning immediately on Monday, May16, 2022, West 33rd Street from West Avenue to Summit Avenue and South Grange Avenue from 33rd Street to 37th Street will be closed to allow crews to restore power and traffic signals.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street Construction | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue | Street Closure – 57th Street from Veterans Parkway to Six Mile Road | Street Closure – 42nd Street at Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – Cherokee Street and M Avenue

  • Installation Ceremony for the Mayor and City Councilors on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

    The public is invited to Carnegie Town Hall, 235 West Tenth Street, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 2 p.m. as recently elected officials mark the start of their terms by taking the Oath of Office.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Sixth Street | Duluth Avenue Construction | Street Closure- Fourth Avenue and Ash Street

  • Street Closure – 38th Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, East 38th Street will be closed between Patrick Place and Eighth Avenue. A detour will be provided.

  • Street Construction Update

    Jordan Court between 66th Street and Holbrook Avenue | Jordan Court between 66th Street and Holbrook Avenue | Street Closure – 54th Street North

  • Street Closure – Westport Ave

    Beginning on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, North Westport Avenue will be closed between West Sencore Drive and West Cherry Hill Drive. A detour will be provided.

  • Cliff Avenue Reconstruction from 49th Street to 56th Street

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, work will begin for the reconstruction of Cliff Avenue from East 49th Street to East 56th Street.

  • Street Closure- Klein Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 5, 2022, South Klein Avenue will be closed from 41st Street to 42nd Street for gravel road maintenance

  • Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Friday morning, May 6, 2022, the outside southbound lane and sidewalk on South Minnesota Avenue will be closed beginning just south of West 14th Street continuing south to the railroad tracks.

  • City Breaks Ground on Water Reclamation Plant Expansion

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held today, May 3, 2022, to signify the construction phase of a $215-million expansion of the Sioux Falls Regional Water Reclamation Plant.

  • 49th Street Construction

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, sidewalk removal will start along the east side of the intersection of 49th Street and Western Avenue.

  • Cliff Avenue Reconstruction from 49th Street to 56th Street Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls will host an open house style public meeting on Monday May 9, 2022, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the downtown City Center, 231 North Dakota Avenue to discuss and receive public input on the above project.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 14th Street | Lane Closure – 49th Street at Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – Sixth Street between Phillips Avenue and Weber Avenue

  • Tomar Park Tennis Complex Construction Underway!

    A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the Tomar Park improvements project was held earlier today to celebrate the start of construction for a new 12-court tennis complex.

  • Tennis Complex Groundbreaking at Tomar Park

    A groundbreaking ceremony at Tomar Park for a project that will feature new tennis courts and additional park improvements.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street Construction | Intersection Closures – Tallgrass Avenue and 85th Street | Lane Closures – Louise Avenue | Lane Closures –12th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – 69th Street | Street Closure – Theodore Avenue

  • Arrowhead Parkway Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls and South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will hold an open house style public meeting on April 28, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Fred Assam Elementary School, to discuss and receive public input on the above project.

  • 2022 Mayor’s Fitness Challenge Begins Today

    The third annual Mayor’s Fitness Challenge started today, Friday, April 22, 2022, with a one-mile community run/walk around Falls Park.

  • City Proposes Grant Program to Increase Healthy Food Access

    The City of Sioux Falls announced a proposed grant program today that is designed to increase access to healthy food and beverages in the community.

  • Project NICE/KEEP 2022 Neighborhood Cleanup

    Each year the Sioux Falls Health Department’s Environmental team receives approximately 1,800 calls and referrals from citizens concerned about neighborhood nuisance issues

  • South Minnesota Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Friday, April 22, 2022, traffic striping work will begin along Minnesota Avenue from 57th Street to St Andrews Drive.

  • Street Construction News

    Veteran’s Memorial Park and Terrace Park Pump Station 215 Construction | North Minnesota Avenue Construction | Intersection Closures – Tallgrass Avenue and 85th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – 69th Street | Lane Closures – Sycamore Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Storm Drainage Repairs – 11th Street | Storm Drainage Repairs - Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Minnesota Avenue Construction | Street Closure – Marion Road

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 10th Avenue | Street Closure – 13th Street

  • Reading Bridge Spring Book Drive at Siouxland Libraries

    Encourage kids in our community to continue reading through the summer by donating gently used children’s books to Reading Bridge.

  • Street Construction News

    49th Street and West Avenue Construction | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Falls Park Visitors Center Restrooms

  • Emergency Street Closure - 41st Street

    Effective immediately, West 41st Street is closed from South Meadow Avenue to South Terry Avenue.

  • Lane Closure – Cleveland Avenue

    Beginning on Friday morning, April 8, 2022, parking will be restricted and lanes shifted on South Cleveland Avenue between 17th Street and 15th Street.

  • Lane Closure – 26th Street

    Beginning on Monday, April 11, 2022, the westbound lane of East 26th Street between Sherman Avenue and 10th Avenue will be closed to allow crews to perform concrete joint repair, partial depth concrete repair, and curb & gutter repair

  • 49th Street and West Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Monday, April 11, 2022, construction will begin on the new intersection of West 49th Street and West Avenue. West Avenue will be closed to traffic at 50th Street and 44th Street

  • Public Health is Where You Are: National Public Health Week 2022, April 4-10

    Join the Public Health Heroes at Sioux Falls Health Department in celebrating the National Public Health Week 2022, with the theme Public Health is Where You Are.

  • Sioux Area Metro Route Detours with 41st Street Interchange Reconstruction

    Due to the 41st Street interchange reconstruction project, Sioux Area Metro will be detouring weekday Routes 10 and 11, and Saturday’s Crosstown West Route beginning Monday, April 4, 2022.

  • Street Construction News

    41st Street and I-29 Interchange Reconstruction | Street Closures – Tallgrass Avenue | Street Closure – Willow Avenuev| Marion Road Storm Drainage Repairs | Veterans’ Park and Terrace Park Construction Pump Station 215 | Tomar Park Improvements

  • Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning Friday morning, April 1, 2022, the outside northbound lane on South Kiwanis Avenue between West Nicole Drive and West Costello Road will be closed.

  • Open House—41st Street and Sycamore Avenue Intersection Reconstruction and Sycamore Avenue Overlay from 28th Street to 57th Street

    The City of Sioux Falls will host a public open house on Monday, April 4, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Morningside Community Center to provide information on the reconstruction of the 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue intersection.

  • Hayward Park Construction to Start Soon!

    A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the Hayward Park Improvements Project was held earlier today at Hayward Elementary gymnasium.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 12th Street | Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

  • Open House – 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue Reconstruction

    The City of Sioux Falls will host a public open house on Monday, April 4, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Morningside Community Center, located at 2400 South Bahnson Avenue to provide information on the reconstruction of the 41st Street and Sycamore Avenue intersection.

  • Street Closures – Tallgrass Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, April 4, 2022, Tallgrass Avenue between 74th Street and 85th Street will be closed to allow construction crews to install new water main and sanitary sewer.

  • Interchange Reconstruction – 41st Street and I-29

    Beginning on Monday, March 28, 2022, the westbound lanes of West 41st Street will be closed between I-29 and Gateway Boulevard to allow crews to begin work on the reconstruction of the 41st Street and I-29 Interchange.

  • Storm Drainage Repairs - Marion Road

    Beginning on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, the southbound lanes of South Marion Road will be closed at the intersection of Silver Valley Drive to allow construction crews to perform street and storm drainage repairs

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 33rd Street | Lane Closure – 10th Street | Lane Closure – Louise Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Storm Drainage Repairs - Kiwanis Avenue | Interchange Reconstruction – 41st Street and I-29

  • Minnesota Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Monday, March 21, 2021, the southbound lanes and center turn lane of North Minnesota Avenue between Russell Street and Second Street

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents State of the City Address

    In his 2022 State of the City Address, Mayor Paul TenHaken shared a message of optimism and community spirit that continues to drive Sioux Falls forward.

  • Street Closure – 33rd Street

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 21, 2022, West 33rd Street will be closed between Spring Avenue and Norton Avenue.

  • North Minnesota Avenue - Improvements Project

    Beginning on Monday, March 14, 2022, the outside northbound lane of Minnesota Avenue will be closed from Second Street to Bennett Street.

  • In 2021, Sioux Falls Crime Remained Flat; Illicit Drug Seizures Dramatically Increased

    In 2021, while many cities across the United States saw increases in crime, Sioux Falls saw most crime categories remain consistent compared to 2020.