User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


34° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Walmart Reviewing Save Our Neighborhood Petitions

September 5, 2013, 11:53 AM by Brady Mallory
Updated: September 5, 2013, 12:50 PM

Walmart Reviewing Save Our Neighborhood Petitions
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Walmart could challenge the petitions filed earlier this week by the neighborhood group opposed to a new store in Sioux Falls. 

Members of Save Our Neighborhood turned in more than 6,000 signatures to bring the issue to a public vote. The group wants voters to decide whether officials should rezone land for a new Walmart near 85th Street and Minnesota Avenue. The group submitted about 6,300 signatures, more than the 5,100 needed.

City Clerk Lori Hogstad says Walmart officials are also keeping a close eye on the petitions.  They are checking each signature to make sure it is legible, not missing any information and is from a registered voter.

"We are really pleased that the city provides a process and opportunity for people to do their own due diligence and review petitions.  We are taking that opportunity and carefully reviewing what has been submitted," Walmart Spokesperson Delia Garcia said in a statement.  "We feel confident that shoppers in Sioux Falls are looking for another option when it comes to affordable prices on the items they use everyday.  We think we need to keep in mind that this issue was approved by the City Council on a near unanimous vote."

The company has until Monday to get back to the City Clerk.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Vern Eide Pays It Forward For Thanksgiving

11/22/2014 6:34 PM

Closer to home, families are out buying turkeys as we are less than a week away from Thanksgiving.

Full Story
Chris Tomlin & Rend Collective Coming To PREMIER Center

11/25/2014 11:04 AM

Some of the biggest names in Contemporary Christian music are coming to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.

Full Story
Downtown Delicatessen Ready To Reopen

11/25/2014 2:20 PM

A downtown Sioux Falls delicatessen will re-open just in time for the holidays.

Full Story
Some Online Shoppers Pay More Than Others

11/26/2014 9:57 PM

A lot of people will chose to skip the lines on Black Friday and opt for Cyber Monday to order their gifts online. 

Full Story | Watch
Pierre, Fort Pierre Grocery Stores Being Sold

11/28/2014 6:29 AM

Rapid City-based Lynn's Dakotamart is buying grocery stores in Pierre and Fort Pierre.

Full Story


Events