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Citizens Voice Shooting Concerns at Town Hall

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Sioux Falls Police have responded to 10 reports of gunshots on the city’s east side in the past two weeks. Two of those are believed to be gang related. This uptick has left residents feeling unsafe. Tuesday there was at a town hall meeting where police addressed concerns about all the recent gun crime. Hundreds of concerned neighbors showed up…

‘Sioux Falls Sanitation’ Customers Frustrated by Garbage Pileup

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Some folks in Sioux Falls are ready to sack their garbage service. Many say their garbage is piling up and they can’t get ahold of the sanitation company in charge of hauling it away.   For many customers who use Sioux Falls Sanitation, garbage is overflowing.  “It’s just frustrating for all us customers,” said Stephanie Ihnen. “We…

Strong Winds Create Flooding Concerns at Lake Poinsett

LAKE POINSETT, S.D.-It’s been a tough couple weeks for folks at Lake Poinsett. They’ve dealt with rain and flooding and now they’re being hit again by mother nature. Strong winds are creating big waves on the lake. Some of the waves are crashing hard against shorelines. A big concern right now for residence is protecting homes and businesses. A local excavating…

Digging Out of the April Snow Storm

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-While many are staying warm indoors, some folks in Sioux Falls had to brave the snowy, cold weather Thursday. For Sioux Falls resident James Wright, snow days are some of his busiest. He was out scraping ice off his car to get ready for a days work. Wright drives part time for Bite Squad. “People order food because…

Lead Retirement Home Abruptly Closing, Upsetting Residents

LEAD, S.D. (AP) – A retirement home in Lead has announced it’s closing in about a month, leaving about 20 residents scrambling to find another place to live. Golden Ridge Assisted Living has given residents until Sept. 15 to leave. Resident Maxine Kermu calls it, “a pretty dirty trick to pull on a bunch of old people.” Golden Ridge Manager…

Garage, Two Cars Damaged In Overnight Fire

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls Fire Rescue were called to the residence of 6000 West 37th Street at around 1:10 a.m. Monday morning for reports of a fire in an attached garage. Upon arrival, fire crews reported heavy flames from the garage area and two cars in front of the garage were also on fire. Two residents and their dog…

Proposal Has Residents Paying For On-Street Parking Permits Due To Congestion Near SDSU’s Campus

The Brookings City Council has proposed a way to fix parking concerns near SDSU’s campus. Residents would have to buy permits to park on the street in some areas near campus. “It’s a guessing game. Every single day, you really just kind of have to watch. If you can’t find a spot you just kind of have to drive around…

Weekend Event Aims To Strengthen Bond Between Police, Community

Coffee With a Cop held at two locations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For two years now, the Sioux Falls Police Department has been hosting “Coffee With a Cop” events around town to create better relationships between officers and the community. Community members met with police at Black Sheep Coffee Saturday afternoon.  Residents discussed concerns they have and enjoyed some coffee as well.  One police officer says she’s been coming…