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New Fire Chief Named

Division Chief Brad Goodroad has been named the new Chief of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue by Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether. Goodroad has a Master of Science degree in administrative studies from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion. He also completed the Executive Fire Officer Program through the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD, and is credentialed with the Chief Fire Officer designation.

Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup is Saturday, April 22

The City of Sioux Falls will host the fourth annual community-wide Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Pre-event registration is not required, and all ages are welcome. The cleanup event has removed more than 10,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from the banks of the Big Sioux River over the past three years.

Dual Left Turn Lanes Flashing at Night

Potsdam Mayor Jann Jakobs Visit to Sioux Falls News Conference

Lord Mayor Jann Jakobs of Sioux Falls’ sister city Potsdam, Germany, will visit Sioux Falls from September 6–11, 2017. A group of ten Potsdam community leaders will tour Sioux Falls, learn more about our great city, and attend the annual Germanfest celebration

West 49th Street Closes at Louise Avenue on Monday

Beginning on Monday, April 10, 2017, West 49th Street just west of South Louise Avenue will close to accommodate the installation of storm drainage infrastructure and other underground utilities. The closure is anticipated to last until July, weather permitting.

Field of Dreams Project

Construction is now under way on the Field of Dreams project, a 26-unit townhome complex located in southeast Sioux Falls. This nearly $4 million project will provide affordable home-ownership units for tenants with incomes at 80 percent or below of the area median income in the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.