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Sioux Falls man’s lost wedding ring found in local car wash vacuum

The Silverstar car wash on 26th and Sycamore is no stranger to having people’s belongings be sucked up into their vacuums. This week, staff found one very special item while cleaning out the vacuums.

Morningside basketball player becomes 1st Iowa female student athlete to have NIL agreement

A Morningside basketball player is now Iowa’s first female athlete with a name, image, and likeness agreement. Madison Clayton plays guard for Morningside Women’s Basketball and now has a deal in place with Silverstar Car Wash.

USD volleyball player signs sponsorship deal

A University of South Dakota volleyball player has become the first college athlete in the state to sign a sponsorship deal after the NCAA cleared the way for college athletes to make money off their names and likenesses. Brooklyn Bollweg has signed an endorsement deal with Silverstar Car Wash.

USD’s Brooklyn Bollweg becomes first South Dakota athlete to sign sponsorship deal

The NCAA cleared the way for college student-athletes to begin profiting from their name, image and likeness (NIL) earlier this week, and Friday night, University of South Dakota volleyball player Brooklyn Bollweg became the first South Dakotan to sign a sponsorship deal, reaching an agreement with Silverstar Car Wash.

USD’s Brooklyn Bollweg Becomes First South Dakota Collegiate Athlete Signed To Sponsorship Deal

Sioux Falls native takes advantage of new NCAA rules allowing athletes to profit off their name, image & likeness

USD’s Brooklyn Bollweg inks deal with Silverstar Car Wash

The NCAA suspended its rule prohibiting student-athletes from selling the rights to their names, images and likenesses earlier this week. On Thursday, athletes could begin to profit off their names, images and likeness (NIL), and on Friday, the first South Dakota athlete signed their first deal.

Morningside’s Madison Clayton, USD’s Brooklyn Bollweg become first Siouxland athletes to lock in endorsements

Brooklyn Bollweg and Madison Clayton didn’t wait long to take advantage of the Name, Image and Likeness agreement late Friday night. Bollweg and Clayton both signed endorsement deals with Silverstar Car Wash, becoming the first known Siouxland student-athletes to make revenue while competing at the collegiate level.

Madison Clayton becomes Iowa’s first female student-athlete to reach NIL sponsorship

Silverstar Car Wash announced the first Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) agreement for women’s athletics in Iowa with Madison Clayton. It is also Siouxland’s first NIL agreement. Clayton plays basketball at Morningside College.

Morningside’s Madison Clayton signs Iowa’s first female NIL sponsorship agreement

In a historic agreement for student athletes, Silverstar Car Wash announced the first Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) agreement for women’s athletics in Iowa with Madison Clayton. It is also Siouxland’s first NIL agreement. Clayton plays basketball at Morningside College.

Siouxland job seekers head to Tri-State Career Fair

The job market in Siouxland is bouncing back and job seekers converged on the Tyson Events Center today for a career fair.  Recruiters were excited to interview eager applicants looking to get their foot in the door after COVID-19 limited job openings. 

It could take more than 100 gallons of water to wash the car in the driveway

Choosing to wash a car in the driveway instead of using a car wash as a way to conserve water during a dry spell may not be the best choice, according to several studies and government entities.

Here’s a really easy way to help end addiction stigma today

You can support local nonprofit Emily’s Hope by making a donation – and getting a free car wash – at the new Silverstar Car Wash location on 41st Street.

Silverstar offering free car washes, encouraging donations to Emily’s Hope

The Silverstar Car Wash on 41st Street officially opened and they are encouraging community members to give back. The business is offering free washes through Wednesday. They are encouraging people to donate to Emily’s Hope instead.

A day in the life of a car wash cashier

Cashiers at Silverstar do a lot more than count change. It’s a job that combines customer service, sales, observation skills and, sure, a little bit of towel folding.

Silverstar Car Wash adds 10th Sioux Falls location on Minnesota Avenue

Silverstar Car Wash’s newest location is under construction. The popular car wash chain is remodeling the former Vern Eide Mitsubishi dealership at 1500 S. Minnesota Ave. into a central hub for several offices and a new car wash location, said spokesperson Andrea Vetos.

Silverstar donates $34,000 worth of free washes to nurses, teachers

Silverstar celebrated National Nurses Week earlier this month by giving away more than 1,000 free car washes to area nurses.

Teachers, here’s how to ‘wash away 2020’ with a free car wash

Silverstar Car Wash is giving free car washes to teachers as part of an annual event May 3 and 4. It’s the second time in recent months they’ve stepped up to help teachers – the first being a “washing away 2020” event for a local school.

Are you ready for some (indoor) football?

Silverstar Car Wash is teaming up with the Sioux Falls Storm for the first time this season to support the arena football players with sponsorship and free car washes.

Get the vaccine, get a bonus with this promotion for workers

Employees at Silverstar Car Wash have one more reason to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine: They’ll be taking home a bonus.

Rocket Auto Wash being converted to exterior-only car wash location

The Rocket Auto Wash by Silverstar in Sioux City has closed for remodeling. When it reopens, it will no longer offer full service cleanings for the inside of vehicles.

PROGRESS: Silverstar Car Wash, Sunnybrook Shine add to Sioux City’s carwash options

A veritable car-wash gold rush has taken Sioux City by storm. Vehicle owners now have somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 to choose from, between the long-established washes and the ones that opened only recently. Profile: Silverstar Car Wash

When you’re watching a Western, how do you differentiate the town sheriff from the rest of the spur-clinking, gun-toting, cowboy-hat-wearing citizens? What makes him stand out? You can probably picture it in your mind: that moment when the camera focuses on the silver star pinned to his breast. That iconic silver star was the initial inspiration for the Silverstar Car Wash name when the wash was built in 2006.

Silverstar Car Wash to help raise funds for Support Siouxland Soldiers

Silverstar Car Wash is helping raise funds for Support Siouxland Soldiers as part of the opening of their newest car wash.

Silverstar donation to Legends scholarship helps student athletes

Silverstar Car Wash donated $10,000 to this year’s Hy-Vee Sanford Legends scholarship program, which supports students who’ve made a difference in their school and community.

5 new car wash options for the year ahead

Show of hands, everyone who needs a trip through the car wash.

We thought so. Us too.

The good news: If you’re a Silverstar Car Wash member, your unlimited wash awaits no matter how many snow melts and mud puddles we’re in for in the coming weeks.

How clean cars are helping local nonprofits

Silverstar Car Wash raised more than $1,100 for Special Olympics South Dakota when its new southeast Sioux Falls location opened earlier this month.

Why it’s important to keep your car clean during the winter months

With winter in full swing, the last thing you may be thinking about is getting your vehicle washed, even with all the salt, sand and grit on it.

Popular 41st Street car wash will reopen with big improvements

It won’t be long before one of your favorite car washes is back and better than ever. The Silverstar Car Wash at 1221 W. 41st St. is going through a major renovation that will improve on one of the only things customers don’t like as much about the location: getting in and out.

From entry-level team member to manager, a job here can quickly become a career

You might start as a cashier or wash attendant, but there’s now a clear track to career growth for the nearly 200 employees at Silverstar Car Wash.

KeloLand Living: Protecting your Accessories

KELOLand Living recently aired a segment on SilverStar’s extra care to clean your accessories.

KeloLand Living: Employment

KELOLand Living recently featured Silver Star Car Wash to discuss employment opportunities.

Silverstar adds pressurized air, mat cleaner at west-side location

A DIY detail job? It’s possible with these new additions at Silverstar Car Wash. The location at 26th Street and Marion Road has added both pressurized air and a new mat cleaner that customers can use with any visit.

KeloLand Living: 60 Seconds with Silverstar Car Wash

KeloLand Living recently featured a segment with Silverstar Car Wash.

KeloLand Living: Silverstar

Part 2 of the KeloLand Living series

Silverstar brings back haunted car wash

If you’re looking for a car wash, there’s one in Sioux Falls that is hoping to scare up some Halloween business. Silverstar Car Wash on 57th Street and Marion Avenue is putting on a haunted car wash this week.

Spilling the tea: Silverstar haunted car wash

If you want to see this year’s Haunted car wash, you’ll find it at the Silverstar at the corner of 57th Street and Marion Road from 6-9 PM. You’ll be able to feel the fear all from the comfort, and safety, of your own car. It’s just $15 for entry, and is free for unlimited pass members. A portion of this year’s proceeds benefits Feeding South Dakota and they’re also accepting donations for local food pantries. And you get a clean car after your big scare!

Silverstar featured on KELOLand Living Segment

Silverstar Car Wash was recently featured on KELOLand Living.

Silverstar opens 2nd car wash in Sioux City

Sioux City’s latest car wash is now open.

Silverstar Car Wash is celebrating the grand opening of its second new facility in the metro, this one on Floyd Boulevard near Outer Drive.

Silverstar Car Wash plans new Sioux Falls location

Story courtesy of SiouxFalls.Business Southeast Sioux Falls: Silverstar Car Wash is coming to your neighborhood. The Sioux Falls-based membership-driven car wash is under construction at 57th Street and Graystone Avenue. “The location is great for us because we’ve had a number of customer requests for this area,” regional manager Andrea Vetos said. “The southeast part of…

Clean your vehicle inside and out, unlimited, with new value price

Drive away in a sparkling clean vehicle anytime you want for an incredible new value at Silverstar Car Wash.

The All Access Pass now is offered for just $45.95 per month and includes unlimited full-service washes at Empire Car Wash by Silverstar and unlimited exterior washes at any Silverstar location.

Silverstar to build office, car wash on Minnesota Avenue

Silverstar Car Wash plans to build its Sioux Falls headquarters office, along with a car wash and training center on Minnesota Avenue. The car wash is planning to build on and renovate the site currently owned by Vern Eide at 1500 S. Minnesota Ave.

Silverstar Car Wash opening Minnesota Ave. location despite resistant neighbors

A new business is coming to central Sioux Falls. But don’t expect the neighborhood to throw a house-warming party. Silverstar Car Wash is expanding its footprint in the community with plans to add an eighth location and establish its headquarters and a training center at the former Vern Eide Tint and Recon Center at 1500 S. Minnesota Avenue.

Residents concerned about new car wash

Another Silverstar Car Wash location is coming to Sioux Falls, but it’s not without some contention. The new Silverstar will take over the old Verne Eide building, located on Minnesota Avenue, between 23rd and 25th Street, but residents in the nearby area are not happy to see the business coming into the neighborhood.

Silverstar training programs help employees develop career paths

Jordan Shuman had been with Silverstar Car Wash for more than three years when he noticed a need in late 2018: The company was struggling with ensuring team members were being properly prepared for their jobs as they and Silverstar grew. Having recently graduated from Southeast Tech with an associate degree in business administration, he…

Silverstar car wash offering free sanitization for all customers

A Sioux Falls car wash is hoping to give people some peace of mind during the pandemic. Silverstar Car Wash is offering to sanitize car interiors for all customers. The way it works is you put the AC on full blast, and a crew sprays a sanitizer mist in the car for 60 seconds. They vacuum the interior then spray it again. 

Silverstar Car Wash raises money to donate to Crittenton Center

Over the last several days, Silverstar Car Wash on Hamilton Boulevard has been offering free “platinum” car washes. In lieu of paying for the service, they are asking for free-will donations for the Crittenton Center. Silverstar’s general manager said they wanted to help one of Siouxland’s oldest organizations any way they could.

Local carwash offering free service, asking for donations for Crittenton Center

A new Sioux City business is making its debut with an eye on a local non-profit.

Silverstar Car Wash is offering its services for free, but customers who want a carwash will be asked for a free-will donation that will be given in-full to the Crittenton Center, a non-profit in Sioux City. So far, about $1,000 has been raised.

Silverstar Car Wash opens on Hamilton Blvd.

It’s been more than three years since the Applebees on Hamilton Boulevard was torn down, but now there’s another reason cars are backed up in that area.

The new Silverstar car wash has just opened where that restaurant used to be and they’ve been giving free car washes to celebrate.

Disinfected in a minute – the safe way to keep your vehicle clean

There’s no need to worry about spreading germs while getting your vehicle washed at Empire Car Wash by Silverstar thanks to a new cutting-edge cleaning product.

The car wash at 41st Street and Grange Avenue has started using an EPA-certified disinfectant and electrostatic applicator inside vehicles before and after they go through an interior wash.

Rocket Auto Wash Joins the Silverstar Family

Silverstar Car Wash® continues its growth in the Upper Midwest with the acquisition of the Rocket Auto Wash in Sioux City, IA.  The acquisition brings the total to 6 car washes Silverstar will be operating or have under construction and development in Siouxland this year.

“We are proud to welcome Rocket Auto Wash to the Silverstar family of car washes,” said Bryan Slama, owner of Silverstar Car Wash. “We will continue to operate Rocket Auto Wash the same great way that the Hanson family has over the past 61 years.”