There was a severe water main break near the Empire Mall parking lot on Friday afternoon. The water main break was at the intersection of W 49th Street and S Louise Avenue.

At the timeMall security and the Sioux Falls Police Dept. are on hand directing traffic and keeping cars from driving through flooded portions of the lot.

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Specifically, the affected area was on the south side of JC Penney running all the way to Crunch Fitness. The Burger King lot was extremely icy with running water as well.

A plow was spotted on Louise Avenue shortly after 4 pm clearing water and slush from the curb areas.

Danny V, Townsquare Media
Danny V, Townsquare Media

Detour Dining: Off-the-Beaten-Path Restaurants You Must Try in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa

Beyond the well-traveled tourist paths, there’s a whole different world of food exploration throughout South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota. From tiny restaurants in historic towns serving up generations-old recipes to small town dive bars that not only have cheap, cold beer, but unique and unexpected homemade dishes.

We’ve created an exploration of off-the-beaten path restaurants nestled in the charming landscapes of the tri-state area. Take a detour from the ordinary and discover the extraordinary flavors as you travel the roads not-so-often traveled. 

Gallery Credit: Karla Brown / Townsquare Media

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