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Sioux Falls Essential Info


Sioux Falls is a city of 148,000 located in Southeast South Dakota. Founded in 1883 in what was then known as the Dakota Territory, Sioux Falls has grown from a sleepy Midwestern town into a mecca for shopping and tourism in the northern Great Plains. It is widely recognized as the largest urban center between Minneapolis and Denver.

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  1. Mary Hart, a television host personality and a former Miss South Dakota, lived in Sioux Falls.
  2. The first fast-food restaurant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to serve french fries was the Barrell Drive Inn in 1939. It closed in the 1970’s."
  3. In 2012 the city was named Allstate Insurance’s “America’s Safest Driving City”, for the fifth year in a row.

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