Mayor Paul Tenhaken

Senator Thune Wants to See South Dakota Become More High Tech

Senator John Thune held a discussion panel today about the technological future of South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Senator John Thune led a panel discussion about the benefits of bringing high-speed broadband to rural areas. Which he believes could help South Dakota be on par with other high-tech states. “If you can have the productivity at the same speeds and the same type of digital clarity,” said Thune. “Just as you could in any other place…

TenHaken Proposes $545 Million Budget For 2020

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Sioux Falls Mayor Paul Tenhaken has a lot of plans for next year’s spending as he proposes the largest budget in the city’s history. He gave his 20-20 budget address Monday. Mayor Tenhaken is recommending a record $545-million budget for 2020. One of the mayor’s main focuses is on infrastructure. He says it’s time to “catch up” on…

State of the City Address: Mayor Tenhaken Reviews His First Year

Sioux Falls Mayor TenHaken evaluates his first year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-With the population growing in Sioux Falls, so is the drug problem. Sioux Falls police have already made 366 meth-related arrests this year through the month of April. But for Mayor Paul TenHaken, the focus is not only on arresting drug dealers. He also wants drug abusers to get the help they need. “During the past year we…

Plans for Sioux Falls Community Triage Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The city of Sioux Falls is growing and with that comes growing pains like increased crime. That’s why Mayor Paul TenHaken says it’s time to open a community triage center. The triage center would help address addiction and behavioral health issues in the community. It allows people to get treatment as an alternative to going jail. For…

Senator Thune Hopeful in Brining 5G to South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Senator John Thune wants South Dakota to pave the way in bringing in the next generation of cellular service. Experts say 5G would change the way we communicate and increase access to the internet. It’s up to 20 times faster than the next best thing, 4G. Thune held a field hearing on the exciting, new technology at…