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  • Bus Route Detours on Saturday June 15

    Due to an event in Downtown Sioux Falls on Saturday, June 15, from 9:45 a.m. until the end of the parade, Sioux Area Metro bus routes 1, 2, 3, 6, and 10 will board and exit the buses on Dakota Avenue between 10th Street and 11th Street.

  • 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.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure Update - 41st Street | Lane Closures - West 12th Street | Lane Closure – West 12th Street | Street Closure – East Ninth Street | Sertoma Avenue Street Construction – Phase 1

  • Outdoor City Pools Closed Due to Cool Temperatures

    All Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic centers and pool facilities will be closed today, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, due to cool temperatures

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – North First Avenue | Lane Closure - Main Avenue

  • 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.

  • Celebrate Flag Day at Veterans’ Memorial Park

    Celebrate Flag Day at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Friday, June 14, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. for a patriotic ceremony with guest speakers and a patriotic concert saluting our veterans by the Sioux Falls Municipal Band.

  • 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.

  • Outdoor City Pools Closed Due to Cool Temperatures

    All Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation outdoor aquatic centers and pool facilities will be closed today, Tuesday, June 11, 2019, due to cool temperatures.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures – 41st Street

  • 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.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures - 49th Street and Marion Road | Street Closure – 18th Street | Sanitary Sewer Repairs – South Newcomb Avenue, South Colleen Lane, and South Jayme Circle

  • Events Campus Survey Launches

    Today, Mayor Paul TenHaken’s Events Campus Study Group launched a public survey to gather input from the community on the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center Campus.

  • Street Construction News

    Southeastern Avenue - Sanitary Sewer Lining and Street Improvements | Street Closure – 33rd Street | Street Closure – Lancaster Drive | Intersection Closure - Ellis Road and Stoney Creek

  • Lane Closure – South Kiwanis Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, June 6, 2019, temporary pavement repair will begin immediately on South Kiwanis Avenue between 12th and 13th Street

  • Free Children’s Theatre Productions

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will celebrate 29 years of Storyland Children’s Theatre with eight weeks of quality entertainment for children of all ages.

  • Free Summer Events at Family Park

    Despite the flood and recent rain, we are still having fun on the water in Family Park with free summer events.

  • Lane Closure - 18th Street

    Beginning on Thursday, June 6, 2019, pavement repair will begin on West 18th Street between Summit Avenue and Prairie Avenue.

  • Lane Closures – Rice Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, there will be intermittent lane closures on Rice Street between Lowell Avenue and Jessica Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – 22nd Street | Street and Lane Closures – 12th Street and Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closures – 26th Street & Sycamore Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    11th Street | North Minnesota Avenue Construction | West Sixth Street | Tennis Lane Improvements Project

  • 26th Street Construction

    Beginning on Friday, May 31, 21019, the westbound lane of 26th Street at First Avenue will be shifted into the center turn lane to allow crews to perform concrete repairs.

  • Street Closure – West 37th Street

    Beginning on Thursday afternoon, May 30, 2019, West 37th Street will be closed between South Greenwood Avenue and South Holbrook Avenue.

  • Emergency Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the southbound lanes on Cliff Avenue are closed at Sixth Street along with the northbound left turn lane on Cliff Avenue

  • Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Kicks Off Summer Season

    The Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation 2019 Summer Fun Guide in online and ready for the summer days ahead! The guide lists summer recreational activities for all ages. Programs include health and fitness, sports, aquatics, art, music and theater

  • South Minnesota Avenue Construction

    Beginning on Thursday May 30, 21019, curb and gutter, and sidewalk repairs will begin at 1610 to 1700 South Minnesota Avenue between 25th Street and 24th Street

  • Limit Water Usage And Check Your Sump Pumps

    Due to the record precipitation received to date in Sioux Falls, Public Works Water Reclamation is experiencing above normal flows in the sanitary sewer system.

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – South Summit Avenue | Street Closure – South Western Avenue | Lane Closures - Main Avenue and 13th Street | Lane Closure - Sixth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure Update – Sycamore Avenue | Street Construction – Minnesota Avenue & Lotta Street | Street Closure – Sixth Street between Weber Avenue and Cliff Avenue | Benson Road Construction | Street Closure - 33rd Street between Kiwanis Avenue to Western Avenue

  • Emergency Lane Closures – Minnesota Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Sanitary Sewer Repairs – Cain Avenue and 63rd Street | Street Closure – 18th Street

  • City Retires Utility Debt Early

    The City of Sioux Falls recently retired $3.9 million in bonds early

  • Street Construction – Minnesota Avenue & Lotta Street

    Beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the outside northbound lane of South Minnesota Avenue will be closed at Lotta Street to allow construction crews to perform pavement repairs

  • Parks and Recreation Online Survey Now Available: Help Us Plan Sioux Falls Parks!

    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is conducting a community interest and opinion survey to receive input and feedback from our community on parks, recreation, trails, and open space.

  • Street Improvements Open House - Sixth Street from Weber Avenue to Cliff Avenue

    The City of Sioux Falls will host an open house to discuss road improvements on East Sixth Street from Weber Avenue to Cliff Avenue

  • Street Closure – West Madison Street

    Beginning on Monday morning, May 20, 2019, West Madison Street will be closed between North Lyndale Avenue and North Western Avenue.

  • Tennis Lane Improvements Project Phase 3

    Beginning on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, Phase 3 work will begin along South Tennis Lane from 55th Street to 51st Street. Tennis Lane will be closed to traffic from 55th Street to Louise Avenue.

  • Tonight’s Municipal Band Concert Cancelled Due to Weather

    The Sioux Falls Municipal Band’s season opening concert scheduled for May 17, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. has been cancelled due to weather.

  • Street Construction News

    11th Street Sidewalk Closure | Street Closure – 32nd Street and Kingswood Way | Lane Closure – Tenth Street | West 33rd Street, West Circle Drive, and West Pritchard Drive | Lane Closure on Six Mile Road

  • Last Call Before You Stop the Haul!

    Memorial Day is quickly approaching and along with the holiday comes an important deadline for people removing ash trees

  • Street Construction News

    UPDATE - Minnesota Avenue Lane Closures between 69th Street and 77th Street | Sanitary Sewer Repairs – West Thatcher Drive, South Thatcher Circle, and South Queens Avenue

  • Street Closure – North Lake Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 16, 2019, North Lake Avenue will be closed between West Bailey Street and West Avenue

  • Street Construction News

    Road Closure – South Theodore Avenue | Street Closure – West Fourth Street | 57th Street and Louise Avenue Construction

  • Municipal Band Celebrates 100 Year History: Season Kickoff on May 17

    The Sioux Falls Municipal Band has been making music for the people of Sioux Falls for one hundred years.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Western Avenue between 42nd Street and 49th Street | Lane Closure – 41st Street | Lane Closure - Phillips Avenue between Fourth Street to Fifth Street | Street Closure – Ninth Street | Street Closure – 12th Street | Street Closure – 43rd Street between Louise and Westport Avenue

  • Sertoma Avenue Water Main Installation Public Meeting/Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls will host a public meeting/open house to discuss the Sertoma Avenue Water Main Installation from 41st Street to 57th Street.

  • Great News for Downtown Dog Owners!

    The City of Sioux Falls is excited to announce that longtime community supporters Joe and Jennifer Kirby have offered to fund a new permanent downtown dog park.

  • Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Friday, May 10, 2019, the outside southbound lane and shoulder of North Minnesota Avenue will be closed north of Algonquin Street to allow construction crews to perform utility work

  • Street Construction News

    Tennis Lane Improvements Project - Phase 2 | Street Closure – Western Avenue

  • Siouxland Libraries Presents The Sky is Falling Puppet Show

    Convinced that the sky is falling, Henny Penny almost falls victim to a hungry fox. How is she saved?

  • Street Construction News

    Signal Work – Sixth Street and Minnesota Avenue | Lane Closure – Sycamore Avenue | Louise Avenue & Shirley Avenue Construction

  • Street Construction News

    West Sixth Street | Tennis Lane and 57th Street Improvements | Danberry Drive and Drexel Drive Street Improvements from Bakker Park Drive to 58th Street

  • 41st Street and I-29 Area Improvements Public Meeting/Open House

    The City of Sioux Falls and the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will host a public meeting/open house to discuss the 41st Street and Interstate 29 interchange improvements

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – Holbrook Avenue | Lane Closure – South Second Avenue | Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

  • Visit Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House Without Leaving Sioux Falls

    Fans of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and other classic novels are in for a captivating living history experience on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Siouxland Libraries’ Downtown Library

  • Lane Closure – East Walnut Street

    Beginning on Thursday morning, May 2, 2019, East Walnut Street will be closed between North Cliff Avenue and North Sherman Avenue.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – North Kiwanis Avenue | Street Closure – West 51st Street

  • Local Teens to Share Immigration Stories at Siouxland Libraries’ Oak View Branch

    Young adults will share the powerful stories of lives in their homeland and immigration to South Dakota on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

  • Select Households to Receive Parks and Recreation Survey: Help Us Plan Sioux Falls Parks

    The City of Sioux Falls will be conducting a Community Interest and Opinion Survey in May 2019 to receive input and feedback from the community on parks, recreation, trails, and open space

  • Maple Street/Park Street Corridor Study Public Meeting/Open House

    The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), Minnehaha County, City of Brandon, Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and City of Sioux Falls will host a public meeting/open house on Tuesday, April 30, 2019

  • PUBLIC NOTICE

    This notice provides the public an opportunity to examine and comment on the Citizen Participation Plan for the City of Sioux Falls.

  • Street Construction News

    Louise Avenue | Elmwood Avenue | 12th Street to Stoney Creek | 57th Street and Solberg Avenue | Minnesota Avenue | Terry Ave | 41st St

  • Severe Weather Awareness Training on April 29

    The National Weather Service and Emergency Management offices from Minnehaha County, Lincoln County, and the City of Sioux Falls are partnering to offer a severe weather awareness training

  • Active Transportation Collaboration Presents Recommendations to Help Neighborhoods Increase Walking and Bicycling

    SDSU Landscape Architecture students, under the direction of Professor Don Burger, presented findings on Thursday, April 25, 2019, from built environment assessments conducted earlier this year

  • Public Hearing

    The City of Sioux Falls’ Housing Division will hold two public hearings on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 2 and 5:30 p.m., at the Downtown Holiday Inn, 100 West Eighth Street.

  • Sioux Falls ReLeaf Website Launches

    The Sioux Falls ReLeaf Project now has an online presence with the launch of www.sfreleaf.org.

  • Street Closure - Beal Avenue

    Beginning on Friday, April 26, 2019, Beal Avenue will be closed south of 69th Street as part of the reconstruction project for 69th Street between Louise Avenue and Medical Court

  • Planning Commission Briefing

    Prior to their monthly public hearing, the City of Sioux Falls Planning Commission will have a briefing on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 12 noon

  • Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, April 29, 2019, the outside southbound lane of North Minnesota Avenue, as well as the parking lane, will be closed between Second Street and Seventh Street to allow construction crews to replace the accessible curb ramps

  • Head to the Downtown Library for a Board Game Bonanza

    Siouxland Libraries will showcase an exciting new collection of board games for all ages that will soon be available for checkout.

  • Location Moved: 26th Street and Southeastern Avenue Press Meet

    Location Moved

  • 26th Street and Southeastern Avenue/Exit 5 Traffic Changes This Week

    The 26th Street and Southeastern Avenue/Exit 5 Reconstruction Project continues with a number of traffic changes planned this week

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure - Connie Avenue | Lane Closure - Cliff Avenue at Tomar Road | Main Avenue Road Diet Begins | Street Closure – East Third Street | Lane Closures - South Western Avenue | Bike Trail Reconstruction | Lane Closures - Arrowhead Parkway | Lane Closures - Arrowhead Parkway | Ellis Road Reconstruction 22nd Street Closure

  • 26th Street and Southeastern Avenue Construction Update

    Due to ongoing road construction at Interstate 229 and 26th Street, several closures are scheduled next week

  • Renowned Native Artist to Present Children’s Program at Siouxland Libraries’ Downtown Library

    A One Book Siouxland Program

  • Celebrate Earth Day by Riding with Sioux Area Metro

    The City of Sioux Falls will celebrate Earth Day 2019 (April 22) by partnering with Sioux Area Metro (SAM) to offer free bus rides on fixed routes (Routes 1 through 19).

  • Call for Art—Help Paint Storm Drains for a Purpose

    The City of Sioux Falls is calling on local artists to help beautify downtown Sioux Falls. The Downtown Storm Inlet Art Project provides a unique canvas for public art

  • Remaining Parks To Reopen After Flooding

    The Parks and Recreation Department will remove barricades and reopen the remaining parks that were closed by recent flooding.

  • 69th Street Construction Postponed

    Work originally scheduled to begin Wednesday, April 17, 2019, on West 69th Street between Louise Avenue and Medical Court has been rescheduled to begin on Friday, April 19, 2019

  • Planning and Development Services Appointment

    Mayor Paul TenHaken is excited to announce the appointment of Jeff Eckhoff as the City of Sioux Falls’ next Director of Planning and Development Services.

  • Proposed 85th Street and I-29 Interchange Meeting/Open House

    The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

  • 2019 One Book Siouxland Author to Make Sioux Falls Appearance

    A One Book Siouxland Program

  • Street Construction News

    69th Street Construction Begins | Street Closures for Terry Avenue and 43rd Street Drainage Improvements Project

  • Ensure Your Sump Pump Is Draining Outside Your Home

    The City of Sioux Falls is reminding homeowners to ensure sump pumps are draining outside their homes.

  • Additional Parks and Trails Reopen

    Parks and Recreation crews continue to clean up the Bike Trail system and parks impacted by recent flooding

  • Street Construction News

    Western Avenue Lane Closures Update | Lane Closures - 50th Street | Street Closure – Second Street

  • City Extends Dates for Sandbag Drop-Off Operations

    Due to the spring storm, the City’s sandbag drop-off sites will remain open for one additional week.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – 57th Street | Road Closure – Phillips Avenue

  • Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

    With the recent heavy snowfall, the Sioux Falls Health Department advises people to use caution when shoveling.

  • Dakota Wind Quintet to Accompany Storytime at Siouxland Libraries’ Oak View Branch

    The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra’s Dakota Wind Quintet will provide musical accompaniment for a special storytime, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Siouxland Libraries’ Oak View Branch, 3700 East Third Street.

  • Street Closure – Phillips Avenue

    Beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019, North Phillips Avenue will be closed between Second Street and Fifth Street.

  • Historic Interpreter to Introduce Laura Ingalls Wilder to Local Fans

    A One Book Siouxland Program

  • Lane Closure – Louise Avenue

    Beginning at 8:30 a.m. On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, the outside southbound lane of South Louise Avenue will be closed between West Empire Place and West 47th Street

  • 2019 Sustainable Community Nonprofit Grant Program Recipients Announced

    The Sustainable Community Nonprofit Grant Program is a Sioux Falls Public Works initiative designed to encourage nonprofit organizations to apply for funding for projects that help to meet the goals within the City’s Sustainability Master Plan

  • Community Dashboard Launches

    As part of a continued effort to provide easily accessible information to the public, the City of Sioux Falls has launched a community dashboard featuring key performance indicators.

  • Lane Closures - Western Avenue

    Beginning on Monday, April 15, 2019, both southbound lanes of South Western Avenue will be closed between 49th Street and 50th Street to allow crews to construct storm drainage system improvements

  • Three Additional Parks Reopen Today

    With water levels on the Big Sioux River continuing to recede, Pasley Park, Fawick Park, and Lien Park have reopened for public use.

  • An Opportunity for Teens to Explore Career Options

    What do you want to do after high school?

  • Siouxland Libraries’ Technology Classes Aim to Advance Adults’ Computer Skills

    Two adult programs are set for Siouxland Libraries Downtown Library, 200 North Dakota Avenue

  • Lessons from the South Dakota Dust Bowl

    A One Book Siouxland Program