Recent News Releases

  • City Announces Biodiesel Partnership for Fleet Vehicles

    The City of Sioux Falls is announcing today that it has been using a biodiesel blend in its fleet vehicles as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability.

  • Residential Waste Tires Accepted for Free at the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill Until October 31

    Effective immediately, the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill will accept waste tires from residential customers for free as part of an effort to reduce the mosquito population in the Sioux Falls region.

  • Lane Closure – Cliff Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, the outside southbound lane will be closed on North Cliff Avenue between North 54th Street and Benson Road.

  • Run or Walk to Raise Awareness of Colorectal Cancer

    Fifth Annual Blue Move 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, August 13, 2022

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 33rd Street| Lane Closure – 12th Street | Lane Closure – 14th Street | Lane Closure – 54th Street | Lane Closure – 26th Street | Street Closure – Eighth Street

  • Street Construction News

    Utility Work – Fireside Avenue | Utility Work – Matthew Drive | Utility Work – Sixth Street | Street Closure - Sherman Avenue

  • Homeless Task Force to Hear from the Public

    The Homeless Task Force will hold its second meeting on Monday, August 8, 2022, at 7 p.m., in Carnegie Town Hall (235 West Tenth 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.

  • Minnesota Avenue - Improvements Project

    Beginning on Thursday, August 4, 2022, traffic on North Minnesota Avenue will be switched over to the new concrete pavement on the west side of the street between Second Street and Brookings Street to allow the contractor to begin work in the next phase of construction.

  • 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.

  • Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Announces Dates for Outdoor Pools Closing for the Season

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DANR Recognizes City of Sioux Falls for Drinking Water Compliance

    The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced on July 22 that the City of Sioux Falls Public Works public water system and the system’s operation specialists have been awarded a Secretary’s Award for Drinking Water Excellence.

  • Street Construction News

    Intersection Closure – 41st Street and Valley View Road/ Holbrook Avenue | Street Closure – Sixth Street

  • Homeless Task Force Announces Meeting Schedule and Members

    The new Homeless Task Force will hold its first meeting Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at 1 p.m. in Carnegie Town Hall (235 West Tenth 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.

  • Lane Closure – Copper Creek Avenue

    Beginning on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, South Copper Creek Avenue will be closed between 40th Street and 41st 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.

  • Street Closures

    Street Closure – 37th Street | Intersection Closure – 41st Street and Valley View Road/Holbrook Avenue

  • Street Closure – Russell Street Frontage Road

    Beginning on Monday, July 25, 2022, the South Russell Street Frontage Road between West Avenue and Bailey Street will be closed to allow construction crews to install new watermain.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure - 10th Street | Sidewalk Closure – Second Avenue

  • Mayor TenHaken Presents 2023 Budget, 2023–2027 Capital Program

    Mayor Paul TenHaken presented an overview of his administration’s proposal for the 2023 budget and the 2023–2027 Capital Program to the Sioux Falls City Council and public on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

  • 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 – Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure – 15th Street between Sycamore Avenue and Suburban Drive

  • 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 Closures

    Lane Closure – Fourth Avenue | Lane Closure – 14th Street

  • Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Hosts Recruitment Showcase for Potential Applicants and Their Families

    Sioux Falls Fire Rescue is excited to host a Recruitment Showcase event at the Sioux Falls Arena, 1201 North West Avenue, on Sunday, July 24, from 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Street Construction News

    Cliff Avenue - 49th Street to 56th Street CIPP Storm Sewer Lining | Lane Closure – 57th Street | Street Closure – Phillips Avenue/First 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

    Street Closure - Sherman Avenue | Cliff Avenue - 49th Street to 56th Street CIPP Storm Sewer Lining | Lane Closure - Phillips Avenue | Lane Closure - 18th Street

  • Street Construction News

    Street Closure – Eighth Street | Lane Closure – 41st Street

  • Lane Closure - Minnesota Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, July 14, 2022 intermittent lane closures will take place on Minnesota Avenue between 2nd Street and 8th Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily to allow crews

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Cleveland Avenue | Lane Closure – Minnesota 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.

  • Initiative Petition Validated and Filed with Sioux Falls City Clerk

    A Municipal Initiative Petition was received by the City Clerk’s Office proposing an ordinance to prohibit the construction or permitting of any new slaughterhouse within city limits.

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closure – Kiwanis Avenue | Street Closure – Russell Street Frontage Road and F 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

    Street Closure – Holbrook Avenue | Cliff Avenue - 49th Street to 56th Street CIPP Storm Sewer Lining | Lane Closure – Highline 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.

  • Public Input Requested for Falls Park Planning

    The City of Sioux Falls is excited to announce a public workshop and interactive engagement website for the City’s update to the Falls Park Master Plan.

  • 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.

  • 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 Closure – Kuehn Park Avenue

    Beginning on Thursday, July 7, 2022, the south leg of the intersection of West 41st Street and Kuehn Park Avenue will be closed to allow construction crews to upgrade utilities

  • Street Construction News

    Lane Closures – 57th Street | Street Closure – Sycamore Avenue | Street Closure – Seventh Avenue | Street Closure – Old Orchard Trail | Lane Closure – Minnesota Avenue | Street Closure – Gibson Avenue

  • 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.