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Sauna studio 3 Degrees plans to add an east-side location early next year. The business will be in a retail center on Sycamore Avenue just north of 26th Street. The first location opened in 2013 at 57th Street and Louise Avenue.
The Sioux Falls Family YMCA has changed the mission of its downtown location from a fitness facility for all ages to a development center for youth with free programming. Adult memberships with limited hours and access to racquetball and basketball courts and sauna and steam rooms are available.
ISG, an architecture and engineering firm based in Mankato, Minn., is opening a Sioux Falls office in February. The firm will lease part of the former Sanford Foundation office in the CNA Surety Building at 101 S. Reid St. It will be ISG’s first South Dakota office and ninth location. It has offices in three other states.
Vern Eide Motorcars has acquired a Mitsubishi dealership in Sioux City that was owned by Woodhouse Auto Family. It has been renamed Vern Eide Mitsubishi Sioux City. Vern Eide now has 11 sites in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota.
Fareway has opened in Harrisburg. The 19,000-square-foot grocery store is on the northeast corner of Willow Street and Cliff Avenue. It’s the third Fareway in the Sioux Falls area for the Iowa-based company.
Meredith & Bridget’s Flower Shop is getting a new owner and a new name. Employee Jill Knochenmus is buying the business at 3422 S. Minnesota Ave. from mother-and-daughter owners Bridget Fitzgibbons-Peterson and Meredith Peterson, who started it in 2012. Knochenmus is renaming the shop Botanica.
Waste Management of South Dakota Inc. has acquired the Sioux Falls operations of GarbageMan, A Green Company.
Sioux Falls native Lisa Vanbeek has opened a pop-up version of her Colorado shop in Sioux Falls. Dylinger Wilde offers clothing, jewelry, accessories and gift items. The store will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday through Dec. 30 in the retail center near Olive Garden on West 41st Street.
Best Care Pet Hospital has acquired Animal Medical Clinic from Dr. Douglas Brost, who retired. Best Care, which is owned by Dr. Joe Spoo and Dr. Krista Hardy, has moved from 3209 S. Summit Ave. into the other clinic’s space at 1102 E. 10th St. and leased an adjacent space in the retail center.
Unglued will close Jan. 10. The store, which sells a variety of merchandise crafted by makers and artists from the region, opened in 2015. The original Fargo store will remain in business, owner Ashley Morken said. Scratchpad Tees, which has a store-within-a-store at Unglued, is looking for other options downtown.
Plains Commerce Bank bought land on the northeast corner of 57th Street and Sycamore Avenue for a future branch. The bank envisions a development that would include space for other retailers, similar to the its location on 49th Street west of Louise Avenue.
EightyOne, a combination video game arcade and bar, opens Dec. 25 in Harrisburg. Owner Errol Stewart said it will feature 52 games from 1978 to 2012. EightyOne will be open to all ages and eventually might add food. It’s in a retail center at 220 S. Cliff Ave.
Four affordable housing projects will begin construction in spring. Lloyd Cos. will build the 39-unit Cleveland Center at 2601 E. Eighth St. and a 25-unit apartment project on the Glory House campus at 4000 S. West Ave. Costello Cos. will build the 53-unit Majestic Ridge on Sparta Avenue in southeast Sioux Falls. The Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission and Affordable Housing Solutions will build and sell 12 units in the Sherwood Triplex/Twinhome Project at Sherwood Avenue and Pearl Street.
Intoxibakes started selling its alcohol-infused desserts online Nov. 1 at intoxibakessd.com. The bakery, which uses a commercial kitchen in Parker, is owned by Holly Boltjes, Josie Layton and Shannon Gilbertson. They offer free delivery in Sioux Falls and hope to open a storefront next year.
Klutch Trends has opened in the Remington Pointe retail center on 69th Street west of Western Avenue. Kayla Tjaden started her women’s boutique online two years ago. Tjaden focuses on higher-end designers and hopes to add her own fashion line next year.
The Sioux Empire Podcast Network has added a new program, “Tactical Pain Podcast.” Host Jennifer “Jeni Mc” McNamara will focus on helping those who live with chronic pain. Three episodes have been released, and future ones will come out every other Tuesday.
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Here’s a roundup of recent changes in the Sioux Falls business landscape.