Recent News Releases

  • Street Construction News - 5/26/2017

    Lane Closure – East Rice Street | Lane Closure – Ridgestone Drive | Street Closure - Bahnson Avenue from Tenth Street to 13th Street | Street Closure - Covell Avenue Construction | Street Closure - 38th Street Construction

  • Enjoy a Breath of Fresh Air: City Ordinance on Smoking and Tobacco Use Goes Into Effect Today

    It is a good day to live well and breathe well in Sioux Falls. An ordinance regulating smoking and tobacco use on City property takes effect today

  • Siouxland Libraries, Wee Read and Play Fair

    “Build a Better World” is the theme of this year’s reading program at Siouxland Libraries. Join us for a kick-off event for the youngest readers, ages 0 to 5 years. The Wee Read and Play Fair is a fun, family-friendly event

  • City of Sioux Falls to Host Public Hearings on Affordable Housing

    The City of Sioux Falls’ Affordable Housing Division will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. in the Siouxland Libraries’ Downtown Library at 200 North Dakota

  • Dandelions: Illegal or Legal, Flower or Weed? They, Too, Need to Be Mowed

    Be a good neighbor and keep your lawn looking sharp this summer! City ordinance requires that lawns be kept shorter than 8 inches in height and noxious weeds be controlled

  • Enter Your Float in Mayor Huether’s 4th of July Parade!

    The City of Sioux Falls is seeking entrants for the 4th of July Parade to help celebrate our nation’s birthday

  • Outdoor City Swimming Pools Scheduled to Open Friday, June 2!

    All outdoor family aquatic centers and pools are scheduled to open for the season on Friday, June 2, 2017, weather permitting

  • Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries

    Fridays With Rocky | Construction Junction | T.C.D.T.: Teens Create Downtown

  • Public Hearing

    The City of Sioux Falls’ Affordable Housing Division will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m., in the Siouxland Libraries’ Downtown Library at 200 N. Dakota

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 49th Street | Lane Closure – 57th Street

  • 57th Street Tunnel LED Lighting Upgrades

  • Sioux Falls Residents and Visitors Can Be Confident in Their EMS System

    May 21–27, 2017, is National EMS Week. EMS stands for emergency medical services. This system of care begins when a resident or visitor in our community makes the important and correct decision

  • Mayor Huether Experiences “Runner’s High” at Fargo Half Marathon

    Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether competed in the Fargo Half Marathon on Saturday morning, May 20, 2017, in Fargo, North Dakota, and ran the 13.1-mile course in a time of 1 hour, 55 minutes, and 8

  • Robbery

    On Monday, May 22, 2017, at 12:55 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a robbery of a business near 12th Street and Lincoln Avenue

  • Summer Reading Program Will Build a Better World

    Siouxland Libraries’ summer reading program aims to keep children and teens reading over the summer. Those who don’t tend to lose literacy skills, while children who do read during the months school

  • Take the Neighborhood Street Survey

    The City of Sioux Falls Planning and Building Services department is inviting the community to provide input into the City’s planned update of the Sioux Falls Subdivision Ordinance. To assist in

  • Division Chief Brad Goodroad Named Chief of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue

    Division Chief Brad Goodroad has been named the new Chief of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue by Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether

  • Oak View Branch Library Closing Early on May 23

    Oak View Branch Library, located at 3700 East Third Street, will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, for a special event with Cleveland Elementary School students and families. All other

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Tuesday morning, May 23, 2017, West Browning Street will be closed between South Discovery Avenue and South Clearbrook Avenue. Traffic will be detoured onto West Stoney Creek

  • 49th Street Improvements Project Public Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls will host a public open house regarding the 49th Street Improvements Project at the Ronning Branch Library located at 3100 East 49th Street on Monday, May 22, 2017, from 5 to 6 p.m

  • New Fire Rescue Chief Appointment Will Be Announced on Friday

    Mayor Mike Huether will announce who he is recommending be appointed as the new Chief of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue

  • Midco® Aquatic Center Closed Saturday Evening for Private Event

    The Midco® Aquatic Center will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017, for a private event hosted by our title sponsor, Midco®. The facility will be open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and reopen

  • Upcoming Aquatic Events and Water Fitness Classes With Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation

  • Dog Bite at Sertoma Park

    Animal Control responded to a dog bite that occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Sertoma Park located at 4500 South Oxbow Avenue. A teenage boy was walking the

  • Dog Fight on 1000 Block of North Summit Avenue

    Animal Control responded to a dog fight that occurred at approximately 4 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in the 1000 block of North Summit Avenue. A resident in this area heard barking in her

  • Municipal Band Announces 2017 Concert Schedule

    The Sioux Falls Municipal Band will kick off their 2017 concert schedule this Saturday! The Sioux Falls Municipal Band is one of the oldest and most esteemed bands in the nation, performing since 1919. Bandmaster

  • How Many Chickens Can a Person Have Within City Limits?

    Spring is often the time when people buy chickens for their own backyard egg supply. However, homeowners in Sioux Falls need to know the requirements before they bring their chickens home to roost

  • Structure Fire—3300 North Seventh Avenue

    On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 12:53 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 3300 North Seventh Avenue

  • Aggravated Assault

    On Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 2:53 a.m., Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to the 700 block of South Charlotte Avenue for a stabbing

  • Annexation Task Force Meets May 18

    The next meeting of the Annexation Task Force will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in the Council Chambers at Carnegie Town Hall, 235 West Tenth Street. The public is

  • One-Year Countdown Begins for Mayor Huether

    Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether, along with City Councilors Erpenbach and Rolfing, will officially leave office on May 15, 2018, one year from today

  • Report of Gunshots

    On Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 2:39 p.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to the area of West 24th Street and South Menlo Avenue for a report of multiple gunshots fired in the area

  • Is Your Measles Vaccination Up to Date?

    In light of the current measles outbreak in Minnesota, this is a very good time for people to double-check and make sure that their MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccinations, as well as other

  • Report of Gunshots

    On Monday, May 15, 2017, at 1:09 a.m., officers of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 2000 block of East First Street for a report of multiple gunshots fired in the area. The investigation revealed

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Ruth Avenue | Lane Closure – Tenth and 11th Street | Minnesota Avenue Lane Closures

  • Road Closures on Saturday: Avera Race Against Breast Cancer

    On Saturday morning, May 13, 2017, beginning at 7 a.m., traffic on several streets in the southeast part of Sioux Falls will be impacted by the Avera Race Against Breast Cancer. Several roads will be closed for the race

  • Gear Up to Ride! May 15–19 Is Bike to Work Week

    Live Well Sioux Falls and Sioux Falls area bicyclists and businesses are gearing up for Bike to Work Week, which runs from May 15 through May 19, 2017

  • Public Invited to Comment on Districting Plan

    The Sioux Falls Districting Commission is seeking public comment on the recommended plan to adjust City Council districts. The plan consists of a map that depicts recommended changes to district

  • Garage Fire at 821 North Prairie Avenue

    On May 12, 2017, at 2:45 a.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 821 North Prairie Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – South River Road | Street Closures – West 33rd Street and South Summit Avenue | Lane Closure – East 69th Street | Street Closure – South Spring Avenue

  • Provide Input on Future Sioux Falls Neighborhoods: Come to the Subdivision Plan Open House

    Provide Input on Future Sioux Falls Neighborhoods: Come to the Subdivision Plan Open House

  • Great Weekend to Mow Your Lawn! Lawns Required to Be 8 Inches or Shorter

    Be a good neighbor and keep your lawn looking sharp this summer! City ordinance requires that lawns be kept shorter than 8 inches in height and noxious weeds be controlled

  • Downtown Bus Depot to Move for Reconstruction Project

    Effective Monday, May 15, 2017, the Downtown Bus Depot will close to complete a major reconstruction project on the facility. To continue to provide bus operations, Sioux Area Metro will temporarily move the

  • Siouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events

    Page Turners Book Group & Sustainability Series: Urban Chickens

  • Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Summer Activities Guide Now Available

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation has released the 2017 summer Activities Guide. The guide lists summer recreational activities for all ages

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Dakota Avenue | Street Closure – Spring Avenue | Street Closure – Shirley Avenue | Lane Closure – West 41st Street

  • Warm Temperatures Can Be Dangerous for Pets Left in Cars

    Please remember to be cautious with pets as the weather gets warmer. As temperatures heat up outside, the heat can create a dangerous situation for your pet inside a parked vehicle

  • Street Closure – West 39th Street

    Beginning on Wednesday morning, May 10, 2017, West 39th Street will be closed between South Lincoln Avenue and South Elmwood Avenue

  • ‘Music and Movement’ Highlights Week for Children at Siouxland Libraries

  • Soffit Repair at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, crews will be working on the north side of the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center to repair a portion of exterior soffit

  • Aggravated Assault

    On May 5, 2017, at 9:59 p.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department was dispatched to the 200 block of East 12th Street for disorderly subjects fighting

  • City of Sioux Falls Statement Regarding Charges Against Former Fire Rescue Chief Jim Sideras

    The Minnehaha County State’s Attorney’s Office today announced felony criminal charges against former Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Chief Jim Sideras

  • Child Fell from Third-Story Window

    On May 6, 2017, at 9:21 p.m., Sioux Falls Police, Fire Rescue, and Paramedics Plus responded to an apartment near 49th Street and Valhalla Boulevard for a child who had fallen from a third-story

  • Siouxland Libraries to Dedicate Family Place Library

    Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library will officially join the 400-site, 27-state Family Place Libraries™ network at a dedication ceremony on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. The event will be

  • Structure Fire, 5501 South Southwind Avenue

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 5501 South Southwind Avenue at 1:03 p.m. May 5, 2017. While enroute, we were informed that there was a deck on fire at this

  • Travis Nye To Demonstrate The Art Of Illusion

    Magician Travis Nye will present an hour of fun, mystery, and laughter for 10- to 18-year-olds on Thursday, May 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Siouxland Libraries Caille Branch, 4100 S. Carnegie Circle

  • Street Construction News

    Road Closure – Marion Road | Bridge Repairs - North Drive between Main Avenue and Phillips Avenue | Street Construction – Willow Avenue and Hawthorne Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 18th Street & Lane Closure – Western Avenue

  • Siouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events

    Young @ Heart Book Club | Bike Maintenance and Repair Workshop | Keep Your Garden Containers Growing and Beautiful All Summer

  • Sioux Falls Citizens Encouraged to Apply for Vacant Position on Audit Committee

    Sioux Falls residents are invited to apply for a vacant position on the City’s Audit Committee to serve a three-year term

  • Important Announcement

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Chief Jim Sideras’ last day of employment with the City of Sioux Falls is today, May 2, 2017...

  • Arrest Warrant Issued in Casino Robbery

    On Sunday, April 30, 2017, a man robbed the Crown Casino at 2401 East Tenth Street. The suspect threatened the clerk with a knife and demanded money. A police officer was able to identify the

  • Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries

    Wee Read and Sign | The Art of Illusion | Second Saturday Storytime

  • Dog Bite in 200 Block of North Prairie Avenue

    Animal Control responded to a dog bite that occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the 200 block of South Prairie Avenue. While outside his own residence, a man was bitten

  • Murder/Suicide Investigation

    On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 8:39 a.m., Sioux Falls Police responded to the 1400 block of North C Avenue in Sioux Falls for a check well-being call. There is an apartment building in that area which is

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Thursday, May 4, 2017, concrete repairs will begin at the intersection of North Holbrook Avenue and West Ninth Street. North Holbrook Avenue will be

  • —Board Vacancy—Arena/Convention/Entertainment Center Board

    Mayor Mike Huether has announced a vacancy to the Arena/Convention/Entertainment Center Board

  • Arrest of Federal Parole Violator

    On June 2, 2016, around 11:30 a.m., Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives agents found a federal parole violator near East 41st Street and South Minnesota Avenue and called for

  • Big Sioux River Greenway Clean-Up Was a Success!

    The City of Sioux Falls hosted the fourth annual community-wide Big Sioux River Greenway Clean-Up on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Nearly 500 volunteers of all ages helped clean up the river

  • Structure Fire—1406 South Minnesota Avenue

    On April 29, 2017, Saturday night, at approximately midnight, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at 1406 South Minnesota Avenue. A 911 caller reported smoke and flames coming

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 12 noon. The briefing will consist of the items on the upcoming May 3

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 69th Street between Western Avenue and Minnesota Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction as the reconstruction project begins the next

  • Two Fail April Alcohol Compliance Check

    On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Sioux Falls Police Department conducted an alcohol compliance check of 27 off-sale alcohol establishments in the northeast area of Sioux Falls. Of the 27

  • Prairie West Branch Library to Host Children’s Book Week Events

    As the longest-running national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, more than 650 schools, libraries, and bookstores will host official Children’s Book Week events from May 1 through 7 in all 50 states

  • Bank Robbery

    At 11:44 a.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017, a man walked into the Voyage Federal Credit Union near West Tenth Street and North Kiwanis Avenue. The man was wearing a black trench coat with a hood

  • Street Construction News

    Beginning on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., the eastbound south lane of West 41st Street will be closed from South Norton Avenue to approximately 150 feet to the west

  • Siouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events

    Sweet Reads Book Club | Spring Container Gardening | Sustainability Series―Gardening and Composting

  • Board Vacancies— Human Relations Commission

    Mayor Mike Huether has announced two vacancies to the Human Relations Commission (HRC)

  • Pets Caught Reading - Siouxland Libraries Celebrates National Pet Month

    Siouxland Libraries is observing National Pet Month with a photo contest and support of the Sioux Falls Humane Society’s pet supply and food drive. Both run May 1 through 31

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – South Mall Avenue & Lane Closure – West Ninth Street

  • Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries

    Wee Read and Discover | May Day Storytime | Full STEAM Ahead | Elephant and Piggie Day | T.C.D.T.: Teens Create Downtown

  • Structure Fire at 3610 East Sixth Street

    On Monday afternoon, April 24, 2017, at 3:42 p.m., Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a garage unit on fire at 3610 East Sixth Street. A passerby reported the fire to 911

  • REVISED Street Construction News

    Sanitary Sewer Repairs on East Seventh Street, East Austin Street, and East Eighth Street & Sanitary Sewer Repairs North Columbia Drive, North Savanna Drive, and North Montgomery Court

  • PROJECT NICE/KEEP 2017 NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP

    The Sioux Falls Environmental Health Division and its partnering departments announced the first day of cleanup activities for this year’s NICE (Neighborhood Improvement Complaint Easement) and

  • Structure Fire at 321 North Spring Avenue

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 321 North Spring Avenue at 12:35 p.m. on April 23, 2017

  • Prairie West Branch Library Closing Early on April 27

    Prairie West Branch Library will close at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017, for a special event with Discovery Elementary students and families. All other Siouxland Libraries branches will be open

  • Main Avenue Street Closure

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, South Main Avenue will be closed between 11th Street and 13th Street for a routine inspection of the exterior façade and parapet wall at the

  • Street Construction News

    Street Construction – Ninth Street, Mari Car Drive, and Holbrook Avenue | Street Construction - Tenth Street and 12th Street | 36th Street Construction - between Walden Drive and Marion Road

  • News Conference for Projects NICE and KEEP

    A program overview and the announcement of the 2017 Projects NICE and KEEP neighborhoods

  • Street Construction News

    Road Closure – Elmwood Avenue & Bridge Railing Repair – 18th Street Bridge

  • Burglary

    On Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 2:41 a.m., the Sioux Falls Police Department responded to a burglary at a convenience store near Fifth Street and Kiwanis Avenue. Video surveillance showed the

  • Stolen Vehicle, Eluding, Kidnapping Arrest

    On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 3:35 p.m., a Sioux Falls Police Department officer stopped a vehicle at Tenth Street and Van Eps Avenue because the driver had a warrant for his arrest. When the

  • Release Your Inner Bard! Oak View Branch Presents Siouxland Shakespearience

    “Better three hours too soon, than a minute too late.” That’s the advice of William Shakespeare

  • Car vs. Train

    On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 1:43 a.m., SFPD officers were dispatched to Third Street and Weber Avenue reference a car vs. train accident. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the driver of a 1992

  • 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

  • Siouxland Libraries Adult Calendar of Events

    Siouxland Shakespearience: Tea with the Bard & Getting to Know AARP

  • Upcoming Events for Children and Teens at Siouxland Libraries

    Teen Job Prep Series: Practice Interviews | P.W.P.D.―Page to Screen: World of Wonder | Preschool for Parents | Wee Read & Sign

  • Celebrate Earth Day by Helping Us Clean Up the Big Sioux!

    In-field press meet to announce the 2017 Big Sioux River Greenway Cleanup volunteer event taking place this Saturday

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue| Lane Closure – Western Avenue| Road Closure – Marion Road

  • More Traffic Signals to Flash at Night

    Soon Sioux Falls drivers will need to wait a lesser amount of time at several intersections at night

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